- Paperback: 704 pages
- Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; Reprint edition (March 1, 1985)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801827434
- ISBN-13: 978-0801827433
- Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 1.8 x 12.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 6.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 10 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,051,873 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The American Railroad Passenger Car, Parts I and II (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology) Reprint Edition
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A monumental work―truly a work of love... The historian, the researcher, the admirer of railway lore, the builder of model train sets, the restorer of a classic railway vehicle... will now spend the rest of their lives poring over Mr. White's words and his nearly 800 photographs and schematic cutaway drawings.(New York Times)
First-class.(Model Railway Constructor)
Well worth the price of the ticket.(Baltimore Sun)
The Super Chief of railroad books.(Chicago Sun-Times)
[A] beautifully produced volume... The real treat, however, is in White's informative and often entertaining narrative analysis of technological change.(Journal of American History)
About the Author
John H. White, Jr., formerly Curator of Transportation at the Smithsonian Institution, has written eight books and more than one hundred articles on American railroad technology.
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