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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: MBI Publishing
Publisher Place: St.Paul.MN
Publisher Year: 2001
Edition: First Edition

Description: 156 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: For more than a century, the caboose was an integral feature of the American freight train. That rich history comes to life in this colorful photohistory celebrating cabooses of every style, vintage and color. While alluding to the long history and folklore associated with the caboose before its demise in the late 20th century, the book details the caboose's 19th century e For more than a century, the caboose was an integral feature of the American freight train. That rich history comes to life in this colorful photohistory celebrating cabooses of every style, vintage and color. While alluding to the long history and folklore associated with the caboose before its demise in the late 20th century, the book details the caboose's 19th century evolution, designs and cabooses used by railroads across the country. Evocative period photography in color and black and white is complemented by a selection of contemporary advertisements and sidebars detailing fascinating facets of caboose history, like the lives of railroad crews who lived and worked on them. (less)

ISBN: 9780760308950

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