Chicago, America's Railroad Capital digital

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Along with its famed architecture and world-class museums, the city of Chicago holds the distinction of being the center of the country's railroad industry.

Chicago, America's Railroad Capital is no longer available in print, so make sure you get your digital copy today!

Also available, Chicago, America's Railroad Capital DVD.

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Description

In this special issue from the editors of Trains magazine, Chicago, America’s Railroad Capital describes how the city’s railroad infrastructure operates as a major hub for national, regional, and local rail traffic.

Some highlights include:

  • Historical Overview: Learn how and why the city became the nation's rail hub.
  • Union Station: Explore the Chicago landmark where over 125,000 people pass through each day.
  • The L: A look at the city’s rapid transit system through Blair Kooistra’s stunning photography.
  • Clearing Yard: See how the Belt Railway of Chicago’s hump yard handles up to 3,300 cars a day.
  • And more!
Whether you’re a railroad enthusiast or a Chicagoan at heart, you’ll find this 100-page special issue to be a valuable resource for exploring this iconic city.

Chicago, America's Railroad Capital digital is now available in a convenient digital format so you can enjoy your favorite hobby on your PC, Mac, laptop, iPad, iPhone and select Android devices version 2.2 or higher. Powered by Zinio™, digital editions are compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via App StoreSM, and Win8 devices.

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