The American Streamliner: Postwar Years

Donald J. Heimburger, Carl R. Byron
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After World War II, America was on the verge of an economic boom that brought with it new, fashionable trains with sleek cars and locomotives.  Discover just how the locomotive industry evolved in the years following World War II. 
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After World War II, America became an economic powerhouse and it carried over to the rail transportation system. An era of new, fashionable trains with sleek cars and locomotives were now available for passengers. Streamliner locomotives were out, diesels were in. Discover just how the locomotive industry evolved in the years following World War II. 

Author: Donald J. Heimburger, Carl R. Byron
Size: 10"x10"
Pages: 200
Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Prologue: The Streamliner Era
The Postwar Years

Chapter One: 1945-1949
Postwar Pinnacle of Perfection

Chapter Two: 1950-1959
Their Noontide Passes

Index

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