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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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Reveals the never-before told story of how and why passenger service declined in the years after World War II. Traces the decline and fall of the pre-Amtrak passenger train and how eleven rail systems fought off the inevitable.

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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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