By Mark Wegman
Over the process 15 years, writer Mark Wegman researched unique railroad corporation drawings, documents, or even paint chips to render a hundred and eighty colour profiles, entrance view, most sensible perspectives, and inside layouts representing the steam, diesel, and electrical locomotives and the passenger vehicles of greater than forty of the main celebrated golden-age "name" trains around the nation.
Wegman's drawings are observed by means of histories of every teach and dozens of interval images, postcards, menus, baggage stickers, and print advertisements. the result's a lavishly appointed trip again in time to the zenith of the USA passenger teach travel.
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Recently, Service. Here it is it was featured in by Lima built in 1 941 , undoubtedly one of the most famous locomotives is a painting by artist Ted Rose on a 33-cent seen climbing past Worden, Oregon, on April 28, 1 991 , on its stamp way in issued by the United States Postal to Railfair 1 991 in Sacramento, California. Brian Solomon Northerns were those built by Baldwin between 1938 and 1944. There were three separate orders, each considered a different class and identified by the number of the first locomotive in the group (a standard Santa Fe practice).
The gave it NP was the first road to use the 4-8-4 and the controversial name, Northern. a controversy? Because Why is no other locomotive type has more names than the Many The First 4-8-4s In 1926, Northern Pacific this worked with Alco lines (priority) passenger trains. Alco delivered the adopted NP's Northern, but many others applied 4-8-4s to NP their own moniker. On the Lackawanna they were known as Poconos, while the nearby Lehigh Valley called them Wyomings. For a while, Canadian Class A.
RichardJay Solomon 49 mm ii'^ M. Canadian National 6218 hauls an excursion Canadian National operated its across the border from Buffalo, 4-8-4s at Islington Avenue, Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, both freight and passenger in New York. service. CN 6218 is now on March 21, 1971. preserved at Fort Erie, Ontario, Fred Matthews They used a smaller and featured an NP's 4-8-4s featured 73-inch drivers— a standard respects. on many Mountain ideal elongated smokebox situated at the front of the loco- The locomotives weighed motive beneath the stack.
American Passenger Trains and Locomotives Illustrated by Mark Wegman