Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover

Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover

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Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg Yellow cover
 
The Age of Steam by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg A Classic Album of American Railroading
HARD COVER WITH DUST JACKET (damaged dust jacket)
More than 500 illustrations.
Forward dated 1957.
304 pages

TABLE Of CONTENTS
Foreword8
I In Times Primeval10
II Way Down East26
III Pennsylvania Dutch48
IV Look Away, Dixie Land76
V Steamcars to Bonanza116
VI California the Golden136
VII High Sierra154
VIII Northwest Passage168
IX Sherman Hill186
X Retainers in the Rockies198
XI Santa Fe Trail230
XII The Great Plains244
XIII The Tall, Far-trafficking Shapes 276
THIS brilliant anthology of the steamcars, the locomotive engines that drew them, the people that rode the trains in a pattern of continental conquest, is destined to become a classic, for it appeals to the critical interest and developed taste of Americans who savor the nation's past and character. In the century and a quarter lifespan of steam power, no artifact, not even the thorough-braced Concord coach of Western association nor the glamorous Mississippi River packet, was more characteristic of the American way of life than the steam railroad engine. No American lived who was not affected by it; none saw or experienced it without being moved by its implications of combined beauty and usefulness.
THE AGE OF STEAM is a pictorial anthology of railroading in the grand manner and in its golden age. It embraces the beautifully painted wood burners of the Early Ordovician age of overland transport and the ultimate devising of the genius of steam in engines that highballed twenty all-steel Pullmans at eighty miles an hour, the folkways of little carriers and operations, personnel and installations of main lines of continental consequence and the landscapes made animate by the smoke plumes of a hundred years of trains.

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