My Library - Railroading Books - The American Freight Train
08/02/2001

Author: Jim Boyd

Publisher: MBI Publishing Company

Published: 2001

ISBN: 0-7603-0833-0

Pages: 156

About 50/50 text and photos covering the topic of what makes up a U.S. freight train, both in the steam days and up until the year 2000.

ChapterPageTitle / Description
6Foreword
7Introduction
19Tramways to Railroads
221Competition and Cooperation
333What Makes a Freight Locomotive
451How a Freight Yard Works
565King Coal
685Iron and Steel
795Boxcar Business
8113Food on the Move
9129Petrochemicals for Plasticville, U.S.A.
10139Out of the Woods
11147Cabooses: End of an Era
156Index