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The last interurbans

Middleton, William D.

The last interurbans

by Middleton, William D.

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Published by Central Electric Railfans" Association in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Canada,
  • Cuba
    • Subjects:
    • Electric railroads -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Electric railroads -- Canada -- Pictorial works.,
    • Electric railroads -- Cuba -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William D. Middleton.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesBulletin 136 of the Central Electric Railfans" Association, Bulletin ... of Central Electric Railfans" Association ;, 136.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF858.U5 M53 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3696021M
      ISBN 100915348365
      LC Control Number2003102648
      OCLC/WorldCa53141695

        H. Roger Grant explores the rise and fall of this fleeting form of transportation that started in the early s and was defunct just 30 years later. Perfect for railfans, Electric Interurbans and the American People is a comprehensive contribution for those who love the flanged : Indiana University Press. K-line K - $ K-line K Reading 15 Interurbans 2 Pack Powered And Dummy.

      Transportation historian George W. Hilton dies Published: August 7, BALTIMORE – George Woodman Hilton, retired professor of economics at the University of California at Los Angeles, long time Trains contributor, and a prolific author of books on transportation history and . Comparing electric interurban railways and "steam railroads". The three major interurbans entering Chicago were not typical interurban lines, enabling them to survive well beyond the 's, when most interurban lines were abandoned. SOUTH SHORE LINE "America's Last Interurban" continues to operate between Chicago and South Bend, Indiana.

      Here is the new, expanded edition of William D. Middleton's much-admired book on the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad. In more than photographs, maps, and schematic drawings, the rising and sinking fortunes of this technological triumph are chronicled from the first decade of the 20th century to the present day. Using the same. Passenger Service in the 's ISBN X (SB) (light used condition) Wilson Nickel Belt Rails, $ RB The Canadian (HB) (book excellent / DJ uniformly age toned) Kerr DPA-LTA, $ RBC The Canadian: Canadian Pacific's Last Transcontinental Passenger Train (SB) (like new) Ness & Bain $ RB


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