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Trackside Around St. Louis 1952-1959 with Jim Ozment: James Sandrin

Trackside Around St. Louis 1952-1959 with Jim Ozment

James Sandrin

Published by Morning Sun Books, 2000
ISBN 10: 1582480397 / ISBN 13: 9781582480398
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Title: Trackside Around St. Louis 1952-1959 with ...

Publisher: Morning Sun Books

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


Rivaling Chicago as the gateway to the West, St. Louis was an under-photographed hub of railroad activity in the 1950s. Native Jim Ozment took his camera trackside during the Eisenhower years and captured the last of steam and the polish of the new diesels that the many railroads of St. Louis stabled. Contents; The Bridges of St. Louis, pp. 5-7; Alton & Southern Railroad, pp. 8-9; Baltimore & Ohio, pp. 10-13; Chicago & Eastern Illinois, pp. 14-15; Chicago & North Western, pp. 16-17; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, pp. 18-25; Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis, pp. 26-33; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, pp. 34-37; Illinois Central Railroad, pp. 38-41; Illinois Terminal Railroad, pp. 42-47; Indiana Northern, pg. 48; Louisville & Nashville, pg. 49; Missouri-Kansas-Texas, pp. 50-51; Missouri Pacific Railroad, pp. 52-71; Nickel Plate Road, pp. 72-73; Pennsylvania Railroad, pp. 74-77; St. Louis Public Service Company, pp. 78-80; St. Louis Water Works Railway pg. 81; St. Louis-San Francisco, pp. 82-95; St. Louis-Southwestern, pg. 96; Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis, pp. 97-107; Wabash Railroad, pp. 108-123; National Museum of Transport, pp. 124-127; Into the Sunset, pg. 128. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # msb1147

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Synopsis: "A railroad hub second in importance only to Chicago is examined during the 1950s road-by-road. See A&S, B&O, C&EI, C&NW, CB&Q, NYC, GM&O, IC, IT, MKT, Frisco, PRR, MP, Cotton Belt, TRRA and Wabash when their first generation diesels gleamed in their newness. A little steam too!"

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