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Title:
Train stations : whistle stops, rail stations, and train depots of North America
Author:
Mitchell, Alexander D.
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Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Courage Books, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780762412600
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Here's a pictorial history of the stations, depots, whistle stops, and roundhouses that have served as stopping points and commerce centers across North America for the last 200 years. With more than 100 great photographs, both vintage and contemporary, it's amust for any railway enthusiast.


Author Notes

Alexander D. Mitchell IV is a historian, writer, and photographer specializing primarily in railroad and transportation issues and history. Born and raised in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, he now resides in Baltimore, Maryland.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Chapter 1 The Station in American Lifep. 11
Chapter 2 The Earliest Stationsp. 19
Chapter 3 The Great Terminalsp. 31
Chapter 4 Decay and Declinep. 49
Chapter 5 Reuse, Restore, Revivalp. 59
Bibliographyp. 78
Indexp. 80