Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760347476
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"An examination of the introduction of streamliners to American railroading, including the technology and styling trends"--

Classic American Streamliners

Author: Mike Schafer
Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780760303771
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Postwar. Experimental. Streamliners. tional streamlined equipment and wound
up shunning the little trains. ... Though reasonably reliable (the space-age
LWT12-type locomotive being little more than a high-speed version of a tried-and
-proven standard Electro-Motive switch engine in ... A third LWT12 locomotive
was built, also in 1956, to power Rock Island's Tafgo-style Jet Rocket ACF Talgo


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465436588
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Featuring DK's trademark brilliant photography, Train catalogs the development of trains from early steam to diesel engines and electric locomotives, explores in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and ...

The Streamline Era

Author: Robert Carroll Reed
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Great Northern Railway's streamliner, the Empire Builder, rolls along the
Wenatchee River near Wenatchee, Washington, in electrified territory. This giant
5,000 h.p. electric locomotive and an identical one, were the largest single-cab
all-electric streamlined locomotives in the world. — cbeat ... "Southern Pacific
Installs New Daylight Trains," Railway Age, February 10, 1940, pp. ... "Travel
Patrons Being Won by Style — Comfort — Speed," Railway Mechanical Engineer
, June, 1938, pp.

Railroad History

Author: Railway & Locomotive Historical Society
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Railway & Locomotive Historical Society. Relocating Pennsylvania Railroad,
Conemaugh River Flood Control Reservoir, by D. L. Sommerville, chief engineer,
Central Region, Pennsylvania ... S. P. Streamliner Sets Spring Styles [for women].
Railway Age, February 19, 1951, pp. ... The Story of High Speed Braking, by C. L.

Railway Age

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RAILWAY AGE— Index ELECTIONS & APPOINTMENTS [* Iridic at es ... 773 "'
Locomotive Mileage Cut Because of Coal subsidies:— (Continued) Solemn anu
Timely Warning from Brookings, ?47t, KIT Test of Voluntary Support, »4 \iul Need

The Great Railway Revolution

Author: Christian Wolmar
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857897799
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It was not so much the speed or the dieselpowered engines that caught the
public's imagination, but rather their streamlining. ... While the steam engine had
conquered the West, the streamliners solidified the bonds holding the Union
together. ... Several railways that did not introduce diesels nevertheless
streamlined their steam locomotives, but while they looked ... were responsible
for spreading the message as the trains were the most visible and ubiquitous
embodiment of the style.

All Aboard

Author: Lynn Johnson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811817479
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A study of the graphic images used to advertise and market rail travel in the twentieth century.

Railfan Railroad

Publisher: Carstens Publications]
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RRs - Maps from the Golden Age - Yenne .32.50 1NSF 20O4-20O5 Locomotive
Review . ... Style, Cajon Pass. .... 80^ Trackside on the PRRin Central
PermsyfvanB 4850 Trains to Yosemite- Burgess 61 .50 Union Pacifc Streamliners
- Kratvie 68 50 Union ... of theNew Haven -Cavenaugh 145.00 Foqq& Steam -
Clodfelter- h/c ^0-00 Hiawatha - First of the Speedliners (oversize) -300.00 Histay
of the Union ...