Fast Trains

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Railroads and the need for speed.
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Fast Trains explores motive power, signaling systems, marketing, and passenger and freight service. First-hand accounts of high-speed runs will put you in the center of the action. This 116-page, oversized edition is packed with dramatic photos and compelling articles such as:

- High-Stepping Hudsons – The 4-6-4 was the ultimate steam speedster on many roads.
- Running Santa Fe’s Super C – An engineer recalls his time on America’s hottest freight.
- Coast-to-Coast Speed Record – A UP streamliner’s cross-country dash has never been equaled.
- Banana Trains of Mid- America – Illinois Central rushed fruit trains from New Orleans to Chicago.
- And much more!
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