Hiawatha - Nothing Faster On Rails

 
9780963902917: Hiawatha - Nothing Faster On Rails

Hardcover spiral bound, 11x14" oversize horizontal format, 256 pages. 2014. "Hiawatha - Nothing Faster On Rails is a deluxe, hard cover, spiral bound book, detailing the ongoing development of lightweight passenger car construction by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. More than 250 pages, 11" x 14". Over 347 B&W and 20 Color photographs, most never before published. Over 105 drawings illustrating: The development of the Milwaukee Road's second, third and fourth lightweight - high speed trains: the Hiawatha of 1936, 1939, and 1942. HO scale plans and 26 full color side elevations of all cars produced by the Milwaukee Shops 1936-1942, with later modified versions. Also included are the Hiawatha's locomotives in photographs and HO scale plans. A photographic pictorial of the Hiawatha's operation. Later modifications and assignments of the 1936-1942 passenger equipment. Rosters and typical train consists. Table of Contents 8 pages Introduction and Table of Contents 4 pages Chapter 1: Speed, Style and Horizontal Ribs 40 pages Chapter 2: The 1937 Hiawatha 32 pages Chapter 3: The 1939 Hiawatha 2 8 pages Chapter 4: The 1942 Hiawatha 16 pages Chapter 5: The Milwaukee Road in Color 42 pages Chapter 6: Modified Equipment. 30 pages Chapter 7: Hiawatha Pictorial 26 pages Chapter 8: Hiawatha Locomotives 19 pages Chapter 9: Converted Equipment 4 pages Rosters, Dispositions, Typical Consists 2 pages Chronology. 5 pages Truck Drawings

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