Railways

The First Transcontinental Railroad (known originally as the "Pacific Railroad" and later as the "Overland Route") was a railroad line built in the United States of America between 1863 and 1869 by the Central Pacific Railroad of California and th...

A quick-paced, colorful description of the physical characteristics, purposes, early history, and high-speed capabilities of bullet trainsthe fastest passenger trains in the world.

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"His writing shines in descriptive passages, showing his love of travel and landscapes . . . " Publishers Weekly In 1972, Ed Davis, like many in his generation, felt the call of the road. Unlike most, Davis rode freight trains. He caught rides on-...

No other American city had such a fascinating group of railroad passenger stations as Chicago.

This book highlights Chicago's six major railroad stations and the trains that served them. Included are Dearborn Station, Grand Central Station,...

Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellan is one of the railroad industry s last living titans. An iconic and innovative executive, McClellan participated in the creation of both Amtrak and Conrail and worked f...

Across Montana and up and down the branch lines, this guide will take you where the Milwaukee dared to go.

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City Train gets stuck on the tracks. Thankfully there are lots of people around to help her.

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