Product Details


Title:
Railroad History 193
Author:
Mark Reutter, Editor
Publisher:
Railway & Loco Hist Soc
ISBN or Item #
rlhs193
Date Listed:
2006-02-28 13:34:32
Retail Price:
$12.95
Our Price:
$12.95
Description:

Railroad History 193, Fall-Winter 2005

Mark Reutter, editor/publisher

Dan Cupper , deputy editor

Doris Dahl, Scott Paceley, production

Issue No. 192 introduced many improvements, including 8 1/4 x 10 1/2-inch page size; 20 percent more editorial content; more photographs, maps, and diagrams; color printing and photography; perfect-bound, 120-page book quality.

Crescent City Bound
A narrow strip of land between river and lake became a magnet for railroads and congestion.
By Mark Reutter and J. Parker Lamb

After the Flood
The streetcars took a hit.
By J. Parker Lamb

Mixed Legacy
Lucius Beebe pioneered the railfan book with colorful prose and pictures. Facts sometimes got in the way.
By Tony Reevy and Dan Cupper

From Russia With Love
The steam power that Soviet Russia gave to China started in America. A case study of technology transference.
By William D. Middleton

Steam in Indian Summer
A connoisseur of steam returns to China for a last hurrah. Coal dust, Reshui, and other bittersweet adventures.
By Alden H. Dreyer

Fighting Cars With Buses
How to counter the popularity of the automobile? SP&S tried coordinated bus-rail service on its Portland-Pacific Coast line.
By Douglas V. Shaw and Mark Reutter

Picturing the Railway
Part 2: 19th-century builders take the lead in selling the image and mechanics of locomotives.
By David L. Rousar

R&LHS Litho Collection
Restoring the art of another age.
By Jacqueline J. Pryor