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Twilight of the Great Trains

Frailey, Fred W.

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ISBN 10: 0890241783 / ISBN 13: 9780890241783
Published by Kalmbach Books 1st printing, Waukesha, 1998
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192 p., color/bw photos, maps, schedule charts, index, 4to oblong; VG/VG dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 57083

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Title: Twilight of the Great Trains

Publisher: Kalmbach Books 1st printing, Waukesha

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Examines the responses of 11 railroad systems to the decline in intercity rail passengers in the 1960s. The decisions of railroad executives to maintain or drop this or that particular service are examined. Evolving railroad networks are detailed and customer use is explored. 11x9". Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Fred W. Frailey is author of Southern Pacific's Blue Streak Merchandise; Rolling Thunder; and Zephyrs, Chiefs & Other Orphans.

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