320 pages softcover
This updated encyclopedia of railroading presents history, photos, route maps, and fast facts for 150+ North American railroads. A new, searchable index makes locating information easy and fast. Learn about railroad lines that were abandoned or merged and discover why, plus take a look at major railroads that are still currently in operation. This is the ultimate railroad reference book for rail fans and history buffs. All major and many minor railroads from the past 100 years are included. Statistics highlight miles of operation, locomotives, and rolling stock.