Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56
Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56
Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56
Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56

Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56

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Classic Trains Special Collector's ed #1 Dream Trains 2003 streamliners 1946-56
 
Dream Trains Classic Trains Special Collectors edition.   The Last Best Streamliners 1946-1956, great trains and the final push for passengers, 6 top observation cars, dining on the UP & Santa Fe, California Zephyr Congressional  North Coast Ltd  114 pages
Class Trains Special Edition No.1 Dream Trains 2003
3 GREAT DAYS AHEAD"  By Robert S. McGonigalThe Burlington Route's optimism and innovation set the pace
6 CONTRIBUTORSMeet the crew of this Special Edition
8 THE BEST TRAINS IN THE WORLD  By Joe WelshFor a golden decade after World War II, America's streamliners held center stage in the world of transportation
18 EYES FRONT  By Michael ZegaAdvertising the dome car, far and away the most popular of the railroads' postwar passenger-service innovations
24 THE MOST GORGEOUS TRAIN  By Peter A. HansenWhen Northern Pacific took the plunge to modernize its North Coast Limited, it jumped into the deep end of the pool
36 DR. HOOTEN'S SLEEPY-HOLLOW SEATS  By Carl R. ByronA Harvard professor and manufacturer Heywood-Wakefield combined to create the most widely used coach seat
40 PHOTO SECTIONAn all-color gallery with the Empire Builder, Blue Bird, Shasta Daylight, Capitol Limited, Phoebe Snow, and more
50 WHEN CINERAMA RODE THE C.Z.  By David LustigThe story behind how the famous California Zephyr starred in one of the first super-wide-screen movies
54 THE FRUGAL APPROACH  By Kevin J. HollandHow economical railroads-Monon, Reading, Erie, Illinois Central, and the like-kept up with the Budds and Pullmans
66 DINING UPSTAIRS  By Mike SchaferGM's Train of Tomorrow, two Union Pacific City streamliners, and Santa Fe's El Capitan offered you meals on high
72 CROWN JEWELS OF THE NORTHEAST  By Joe WelshPennsylvania's 1952 re-equipping of the Congressional and Senator marked the peak of service on the busiest corridor
82 FRONT ROW ON THE FUTURE  By Jim ScribbinsThe ticket office in Milwaukee Road's hometown station was a great place to witness the streamliner revolution
86 GLASS CITY GETS ITS STATION  By Geoffrey H. DoughtyToledo's Central Union Terminal, decades in the making, was one of the last big-city depots to be built
94 WHITE ELEPHANTS UNDER WIRES  By Mike SchaferIllinois Terminal's three St. Louis Car Co. streamliners were an exercise in futility
100 ENDING ON A HIGH NOTE By Karl Zimmermann Six top observation-car designs graced the Broadway Limited, 20th Century, Silver Meteor, Empire Builder, Hiawatha, and C.Z.
114 "MODERN & STREAMLINED"Granger road Minneapolis & St. Louis wrote one of the most unusual chapters to postwar passenger-train modernization

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