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FACES OF RAILROADING-PORTRAITS OF AMERICA'S GREATEST INDUSTRY (OOP) SALE

 

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Currently out of print, original retail was $29.95. Hardbound edition with picture sleeve cover, printd on heavy stock paper. "Faces Of Railroading" is a glorious photographic tour of the people and railroads who made railroading the greatest industry America has ever known. This book illustrates the workforce and people who traveled the rails that best personify this great industry, covering mostly the 1940-50's era. 160 pages of classic black-and-white photography illustrating the glory years of trains(when people got dressed up everyday, for work and pleasure). All photo's have detailed text, and cover all the major RR's(S.F., N&W, U.P., N.Y.C., P.R.R., and much more). Photo's are compiled from some of the most famous railroad photographers; O.Winston Link(great classic N&W shots), Richard Steinheimer, Don Wood, and many more. Carl Swanson has written an ideal book for train history buffs, railroad enthusiasts, and anyone else with an appreciation for evocative black-and-white photography. A great addition for any train library.

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