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eBook An American Journey By Rail ePub

by Dudley Witney

  • ISBN: 0517052040
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  • Author: Dudley Witney
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing (May 9, 1990)
  • ePub book: 1528 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1540 kb
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Witney, Dudley; Jacobson, Timothy . 1948 .

Witney, Dudley; Jacobson, Timothy . 1948-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

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An American Journey by Rail is a railroad book about traveling by railroad throughout America. The photographer Dudley Witney’s railroad pictures along the railroad right of ways are stunning, especially the color ones

An American Journey by Rail is a railroad book about traveling by railroad throughout America. The photographer Dudley Witney’s railroad pictures along the railroad right of ways are stunning, especially the color ones. There are 110 color pictures that capture the fascination, beauty and strength of America’s railroads.

AN AMERICAN JOURNEY BY RAIL, photographs by Dudley Witney, text by Timothy Jacobson (200 pages. THE BOOK OF FRESH FLOWERS: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SELECTING & ARRANGING, by Malcolm Hillier (256 pages. Simon & Schuster. How to do so much with fresh flowers - including crystallization for the purpose of eating them - that one hardly knows where to begin.

Find nearly any book by Dudley Witney. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9781550132687 (978-1-55013-268-7) Hardcover, Key Porter Books, 1991.

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Great American Railroad Journeys is a BBC travel documentary series presented by Michael Portillo and broadcast on BBC Two. Using an 1879 copy of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of the United States and Canada, Portillo travels across the. Using an 1879 copy of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of the United States and Canada, Portillo travels across the United States primarily by train, though at times using other forms of transportation where necessary.

Great American Railroad Journeys. Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic to ride the railroads of America, armed with Appleton's General Guide to the United States, published in 1879. Great Indian Railway Journeys. Steam Railways: Watch programmes from the archive collection. Great Continental Railway Journeys.

The focus here at American-Rails

The focus here at American-Rails. com is not to aid in booking such a trip but highlighting America's rich heritage with trains. America by rail in those days was an entirely different experience and something to remember. In a time before airliners and automobiles, the journey itself was as important as the destination and railroads worked incredibly hard to attract ridership and retain patronage. Unfortunately, the freedom of the highway and speed of the jetliner made passenger trains highly unprofitable, resulting in Amtrak's creation (a complete history of this quasi-government company can be found elsewhere at this site).

The author is a retired university professor of sociology. After completing his college education at American University in Washington, . Army of Occupation in Germany during the Korean War. Following his military service, he went on to pursue a PhD degree in Sociology at the University of Chicago. During that time he worked at the Population Division of the .

Pictures America from the perspective of the railroad, discussing the fabled trains of yesterday and their respective routes, as well as today's trains and what they reveal about this country