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Description - Chasing Trains by Robert W. Richardson

This book tells of the numerous lifetime railroad adventures of Bob Richardson, noted author, photographer and historian. This new, limited second edition features 425 color and black and white photographs and covers Bob's favorite locomotives, his travels in the Northeastern and New England states, Canada, Texas and Oklahoma, Old Border states and the Midwest, Southern States, Mexico and Central America, Persian Gulf countries, Colorado and New Mexico, the Vanishing interurban, the San Juan, railroading in the snow, Poncha and Marshall passes, the Gunnison area, Ouray, the Rio Grande Southern and much more. The book features 22 chapters and covers such railroads and subjects as the Ohio River & Western, the crookedest railroad in the world; the Aliquippa & Southern; the East Broad Top; Tionesta Valley Railway; Edaville; the Tweetsie; woodburners in the woods; Like Oak, Perry & Gulf; and winter at Crested Butte, among others. Possessing a fascination with trains and railroading as far back as 1931, Bob's interest developed quickly into a lifelong career of chasing, riding and photographing trains. His train riding has led to many adventures few railfans have experienced.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780911581560
ISBN-10: 0911581561
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 280mm x 29mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Heimburger House Publishing Company
Publisher: Heimburger House Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert W. Richardson

Robert W. Richardson