In this lavish birthday celebration of the distinction and grandeur which can be the nice North American railroads, writer Claude Wiatrowski examines the advance of the trade with just about 90 options masking greater than 3 dozen railroads prior and provide, in addition to dozens extra topics, together with railroads in movie and track, uniqueness railroads, lifestyles and commute at the rails, and a lot more.

Wiatrowski, a rail writer and award successful video manufacturer, generously illustrates the textual content with an array of subject matter, together with antique black and white and brand new colour pictures, duration commercials, maps, brochures, timetables, postcards, posters, menus, and different collectibles–just about 600 items in all, lots of them hardly observed!  Additionally integrated are an inventory of Internet instruments and phone data for museums, preserved railways, and ancient web sites during america and Canada.