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Edited by Hal Carstens, these books contain many rare photos spanning a range of eras and regions - a must for anyone interested in classic passenger trains and equipment!
VOLLUME 1: Wood and heavyweight passenger cars disappeared from revenue service in the years following World War II. Here are photos of cars from the early days of railroading until the last cars were relegated to work train service. Chock full of vintage photographs this book shows passenger cars in their heyday including some interesting interior shots. Diagrams of cars included.
VOLUME 2: Our second passenger car volume, is loaded with plans and photos of streamlined lightweight coaches, combines, baggage and mail cars, lounge cars, cafe and dining cars. Many of these cars were later operated by Amtrak while others went to Auto-Train, the Susquehanna, Algoma Central, Sierra Railroad, Alaska Railroad and other roads.
VOLUME 3: Featuring numerous black and white photos and detailed floor plans, this book looks at first class cars on the Pennsylvania Railroad, New York Central, Denver & Rio Grande Western, Amtrak and more. Builders represented include Pullman, Budd, ACF and others.
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