Fascinating illustrated history of the railroad passenger car detailing the evolution from the beginning of the various kinds of cars: sleeping, dining, coaches, etc. including the competition between the entrepreneurs who designed them, such as Woodruff, Pullman, Mann, Lamothe, Imlay, Myer, and Wagner. Includes 35 contemporary accounts by passengers of the joys and travails of traveling on the railroads throughout the 1800s and 1900s. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, line drawings and lithographs. 209 pages with index.
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Book Description JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Good. Used with NO markings in text. Dust jacket shows rubbing at edges, and a few closed tears. Book is solid. Two small stamps on first page. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000150440