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  • Date Of Publication: 2012
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Chicago Postwar Passenger and Commuter Trains

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In 1948, Chicago was the gathering place of 22 railroads, seven belt and switching roads, eight industrial railroads and three electric lines. Track was everywhere as passenger trains and commuter trains crowded the approaches to the terminals near the Loop that is Chicago, undisputed railroad capital of the world. Chicago Passenger Trains & Commuter Trains captures the spirit and challenges of the post-World War II era, as streamlined passenger trains arrived and departed from Chicago’s six celebrated stations during the pinnacle years of intercity train service. Welcome aboard as we ride those grand trains of the 1950s and 1960s into their twilight years and transition into Amtrak’s “Rainbow era.” Vintage and color photography, terminal and commuter maps, train brochures, postcards and tickets are featured. Nice color and vintage scenes for modelers.

Author: John Kelly

Author Bio: NA

ISBN: 9781583882917

Publisher: Enthusiast Books

Binding Type: Paperback / softback

Illustrations: 40 color & 80 b/w photos

Language: English

Pages: 128

Printing Status: No longer supplied by us

Edition: NA

Country Made: NA

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