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The Field Guide to Trains
Author: Brian Solomon

ISBN: 9780760349977
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 22 June 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 23.6 x 1.5
Description:
This book is an indespensible illustrated resource for railfans and families on road trips, filled with easy-to-find information on locomotives and rolling stock, such as railroad cars, coaches, and wagons.

Now you can be the human Wikipedia page of trains--from locomotives to rolling stock.

No Great American road trip would be complete without seeing trains streaming across wild prairies and through thick forests. All kinds of diesel and even a few steam locomotives can be seen, with everything from boxy frontends to curving streamlined bodies. The containers, flat cars, and boxcars pulled by these locomotives carry diverse freight, and the variety of these cars is wide. The Field Guide to Trains: Locomotives and Rolling Stock is the source for easy-to-digest information on locomotives and cars. Model railroaders will also find this book indispensible, as it offers myriad ideas for realistic train systems.

The book is divided by diesel-electric locomotives, self-propelled passenger trains, passenger cars, freight cars, rail transit, and preserved equipment at museums and excursion stea...

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