Encyclopedia of North American Railroads

Encyclopedia of North American Railroads

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A magnificent reference with the latest information on railroads past and present for anyone who was ever enthralled by the romance of the railsDuring the 1850s and 1860s a typical railroad show could be called a aquot;gillyaquot; show a€” one using manual labor to transport the show ... Just as the railroads aspired to link the eastern portion of the country with the West, circus owners aspired to travel coast to coast. ... coming season will travel almost entirely by railroad, chartering for this purpose special trains, and visiting only the larger cities and towns.

Title:Encyclopedia of North American Railroads
Author:William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, Roberta L. Diehl
Publisher: - 2007


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