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St. Paul: MBI Publishing, 2002. First Impression. Hardcover. In exceptionally good condition. Demy folio, [27.75cm/11inches], full alabaster-embossed ebony-coloured cloth with mylar-protectect dust jacket, pp.156, indexed. Illustrated with b-w halftones, colour plates &tc... Please feel free to ask for particulars and/or additional photographs.

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20th Century Limited

Karl R. Zimmermann

Andover Junction Publications, 2002. hardcover. New Condition. This is a professional look at one of America's most famous passenger trains. In the history of American railroading, no train stands taller than the 20th Century Limited, New York Central's famous flagship that plied the 'Water Level Route' between Chicago and New York from 1902 until 1967. This book tells the complete story of this extraordinary train, from its illustrious beginning in the days of opulent wooden cars through its demise in the era of passenger-train cutbacks. Along the way, this chronicle recounts the Century's operation in multiple sections (as many as seven in one direction) in the 1920s and 30s, when it ran with heavyweight Pullmans, as well the streamline era, ushered in with industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss' elegant train of 1938. The Century was a train of magnates and movie stars, with a red carpet rolled out for departure from Chicago to New York. With the finest of food in the diner and a full array of amenities: bar ... Read more

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20th Century Limited


MBI Publishing, 2003. Heavilly illustrated account of this most famous of New York Central express train services. 156pp. Fine copy in dw.. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.

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20th century limited.

Zimmermann, Karl R.

2002 0760314225. Osceola, WI: MBI 2002. Lex.-8°. 156 S., durchgehend zum Teil farbige Abbildungen, Pappband (Stempel auf Nachsatz; gut erhalten) (=Railroad color history)

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