Hardcover. New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 2007, First Edition. Big, heavy folio, 399pp, 400 maps and photographs, a chart of the network that spanned the North American continent. Gift quality in a Mylar cover. Near Fine / near fine. Item #14700
An entirely original visual exploration of the transportation system that united the USA from the earliest experiments and surveys through the rail building boom, to the transcontinental lines that followed the pioneer trails. D etailed full color, computer-generated maps with informative supporting text trace the growth of the railroad network and trolley systems.