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The golden age of train travel

Steve Barry

The golden age of train travel

by Steve Barry

  • 275 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads,
  • Railroad travel,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteve Barry
    SeriesShire Library -- no. 778, Shire library -- no. 778.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE1021 .B37 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 pages
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27162387M
    ISBN 100747813248
    ISBN 109780747813248
    OCLC/WorldCa856977172

    Read "The Golden Age of Train Travel" by Steve Barry available from Rakuten Kobo. For the century after all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steaml. BOOK Skip to end of page. The Golden Age Of Travel by Steam. Your Package New search Departs at Fri, 3 Jul from London Victoria. Arrives at Lose yourself in the romance and magic of s train travel on this spectacular steam-hauled journey.

    Restored to their former glory, the Belmond British Pullman's carriages are as famous today as in the heyday of train travel. Whether you prefer afternoon tea, flowing champagne or both—as many guests do—there's a journey for everyone. Whichever you choose, we guarantee that you'll be whisked back to a more elegant era. Get this from a library! All aboard!: the golden age of American rail travel. [Bill Yenne;] -- Traces the history of the passenger train in the United States. It was the time of the gleaming Pullman car, the conductor and his call.

    OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm: Contents: Introduction --Steel across the frontier () --When everybody came by train () --The golden twilight ().Responsibility: edited by Bill Yenne. Originally conceived as “Palaces on Wheels” by George Mortimer Pullman, each lavishly appointed carriage is an original s and 30s masterpiece from the golden age of rail travel.


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