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Classic American streamliners

Mike Schafer

Classic American streamliners

by Mike Schafer

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Express trains -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMike Schafer and Joe Welsh.
    ContributionsWelsh, Joe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF573 .S325 1997, TF573 .S325 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23276732M
    ISBN 100760303770
    LC Control Number97028420

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    Classic American Streamliners Hardcover Book Mike Schafer Trains Railroad. 5 out of 5 stars. 2 product ratings 2 product ratings - Classic American Streamliners Hardcover Book Mike Schafer Trains Railroad. $ $ shipping. Plymouth Owners Manual Sales Brochure Lot of 7 36 De Luxe.   Both Santa Fe Railway photos are reproduced here from the beautiful Classic American Streamliners, Mike Schafer and Joe are many good books on specific streamliners but Classic American Streamliners has an impressive collection of photographs, some new to my eyes, although the two above appear also in other books, such as Santa Fe Streamliners.

    (shelved 5 times as classic-american-fiction) avg rating — 3,, ratings — published Description. Dorset Press, Hardcover with dust jacket. (ISBN ) Fully illustrated in color and black and white. Fascinating pictorial history including advertisements from the appropriate eras as well as fascinating photographs of the rail cars, from the outside as well as the excited passengers on the inside.


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Classic American streamliners by Mike Schafer Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Author Mike Schafer hails from Rockford, Illinois, where he recalls his earliest train-watching experiences on the Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, Burlington Route, and Chicago & North Western.

He vividly can recall his first train rides, circaon IC\us Hawkeye and Land O\u Corn between Rockford and Chicago/5(10). Gorgeous archival photographs combine with original brochures, time tables and menus to illustrate the great story of the streamlined trains that reigned supreme from the /5(2).

CLASSIC AMERICAN STREAMLINERS is worth its price just for the wealth of photographs (the majority in color) of these stylish steel titans of a bygone era. Its more than just a picture book as the text is also extremely informative.I especially enjoyed learning where a vintage locomotive wound up after its days on the raills ended (Scrapheap?/5.

This is the second book about streamline trains for authors Welch and Schafer. Their first book, 'Classic American Streamliners', Classic American streamliners book the history of these trains in words, photos and plenty of graphic material, now this latest book takes a slightly different approach and looks at the art and design of the streamliner/5(16).

Streamliners were a relatively late era development. The period in which trains ruled interstate transportation, the so-called "Golden Age," occurred between the 's and World War I.

Into the 's there was strong recovery, following federal takeover during the war, which persisted until the Great Depression and subsequent economic downturn of the 's. Classic American Streamliners Mike Schafer.

out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Trains of America: All-color railroad photography featuring the late steam and early diesel era Donald Heimburger. out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover.

$ Classic Railroad Scenes Art /5(2). Richly illustrated with over photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as car "cities on wheels"--Places that were going somewhere.

Classic American Streamliners. Category: BOOKS / Railway English | pages | PDF | MB. Resolve the captcha to access the links. Registered members don't get captcha. All Issues: Railroad History. Back Yesterday, 18 Over classic books and novels you can read free online. The library includes the greatest books of all time, including; Moby Dick, The Call of the Wild, The Prince and the Pauper, The Red Badge of Courage, The Awakening, Little Women, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Garden, White Fang, Babbit, Daisy Miller, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and hundreds of other classic novels.

Mike Schafer ; Joe Welsh Richly illustrated with over photos, this book tells the story of railroad streamliners, from their early days as short little articulated speedsters to their halcyon years as car "cities on wheels"--Places that were going somewhere.

Streamliner Memories by Mike Schafer is an excellent railroad book about Streamliners. The book has excellent color and black and white photos of passenger trains during the s, s and early s.

Streamliners are my favorite passenger trains. The book has excellent reading about the author's train trips during the s and early s/5(6).

Travel back in time to witness the dynamic trains that reigned supreme from the s through the s. The great streamliners of yesteryear are brought to life: Santa Fe's Chiefs, Rock Island's Rockets, and Union Pacific's City of Salina pop from the pages in lavish color.

Original brochures, time tables and dining car menus, plus coverage of development, interior design. Classic American Streamliners The definitive one volume history of America's greatest passenger trains. Outstanding and rare color images and advertising bring to to life a time when the passenger train was king.5/5(2).

A really good book on streamliners that I have and that no one has mentioned yet is "Streamliners: History of a Railroad Icon" by Mike Shaefer and Joe Welsh.

It's very informative and beautifully illustrated and covers all of the major streamliners from the 's to the start of Amtrak. Classic American Streamliners (Book): Schafer, Mike: Gorgeous archival photographs combine with original brochures, time tables and menus to illustrate the great story of the streamlined trains that reigned supreme from the s through the s.

Union Pacifics City of Salina, Santa Fes Chiefs and Rock Islands Rockets are among the many streamliners featured. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Email a friend. Used Book. Description. Classic American Steamliners / Streamliner by Mike Schafer & Joe Welsh - Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good. Price clipped.

Light shelf/edge wear to book. ISBN: Book Subject: Railroads. Please ask any questions, and look at all pictures, prior to Bidding/ Rating: % positive. This book features the streamliners designed by Raymond Loewy for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Henry Dreyfuss for the New York Central, Otto Kuhler for the Milwaukee Road and the B&O, and the Electro Motive Division styling team.

A layered PDF of Streamliners Across America, contributed by Thomas Rednour For best results and control of the layers, open in Adobe Reader. Contact Eric - your feedback is appreciated. All comments, original material and page design copyright © by Eric H.

Bowen. Page revised. A noted authority on American railroads, Joe Welsh is a regular contributor to Trains" magazine and has appeared on the History Channel. He is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed The American Railroad, Classic American Streamliners," and Travel by Pullman," Welsh is a transportation planner for the City of Auburn, Washington.5/5(2).CLASSIC AMERICAN STREAMLINERS is worth its price just for the wealth of photographs (the majority in color) of these stylish steel titans of a bygone era!

Its more than just a picture book as the text is also extremely informative.I especially enjoyed learning where a vintage locomotive wound up after its days on the raills ended (Scrapheap?Reviews: 6. Union Pacifics City of Salina, Santa Fes Chiefs and Rock Islands Rockets are among the many streamliners featured.

Filled with everything pertaining to streamlined trains including their development, rolling stock, motive power, designs, operations, and appointments.

Fabulous! **THIS IS A USED BOOK. SHOWS SIGNS OF WEAR AND TEAR.**.