The Chester & Holyhead Railway

The Chester & Holyhead Railway

BNSF Railway

BNSF Railway

Union Pacific Railroad

Publication Date15th April 2019

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

A stunning collection of photographs of the United States' most famous railway - Union Pacific Railroad, an American icon.
RRP: £14.99 Online Price £13.49
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ISBN
9781445685434
One of the giants of American railroading, the Union Pacific Railroad serves a huge swathe of the Mid and Western United States, from the Great Lakes and the Deep South to the Pacific coast. The vast array of locomotives – over 8,000 – and diversity of loads combined with ever-changing scenery make for fascinating viewing and photography. One minute you can be watching as a fast hotshot double-stack intermodal train carrying as many as 300 containers flies by at over 70 miles an hour; moments later and the local goods is in view, dropping a wagon or two into the local factory complex.

This collection of photographs, mainly from the south-western states, was taken through the lens of a UK-based photographer and attempts to show the reader just a small selection of the scenes and variety that the Union Pacific has to offer.
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