Caboose

Caboose

By Brian Solomon

Book - 2016
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The image of a little red caboose trundling along behind a long freight train is a classic slice of Americana. With the help of nearly 300 marvelous modern and historical images depicting cabooses of all colors, this collection traces the development of this iconic, bygone rolling stock from the nineteenth century to their almost total demise by the mid-1990s. Bobber, cupola, bay window, and transfer cabooses are shown at work across the United States, in the process presenting the grand geographic scope of North American railroading. The photography is accompanied by detailed captions discussing caboose construction, function, history, and locations depicted.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Crestline,, 2016
Edition: New edition
ISBN: 9780785834274
0785834273
Call Number: 625.22 So472 2016
Characteristics: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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