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All Aboard: The Golden Age of American Rail Travel Bill Yenne

All Aboard: The Golden Age of American Rail Travel

Bill Yenne

Published June 15th 1989
ISBN : 9780880293532
Hardcover
192 pages
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 About the Book 

There is a profound fascination, a longing for those days of magic and glory, when trains, like the Broadway Limited, the Super Chief and the Coast Daylight, were the last word in transportation. It was an era when airplanes were still unreliable andMoreThere is a profound fascination, a longing for those days of magic and glory, when trains, like the Broadway Limited, the Super Chief and the Coast Daylight, were the last word in transportation. It was an era when airplanes were still unreliable and highways were torturous two lane affairs unfit for a journey of more than a hundred miles. It was the time of the gleaming Pullman car, the conductor and his call. It was the golden age of American rail travel!