Show Trains of the 20th Century

Show Trains of the 20th Century
$29.95
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583880302
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
Buy from an Online Retailer
US:
            
CA:
      
AU:
   

Description

Show trains were once a common sight across America, transporting their mysterious cargo from town to town. Now the enchantment of show trains is beautifully captured for all to enjoy. Rare photographs presented by the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin, display the unusual construction and exotic cargo of show trains. Witness all types of eye-popping traveling show cars including carnival trains, minstrel show cars, Uncle Tom's Cabin show cars, whale and other animal show cars. -Step right up- and see them for yourself!

The author

Bruce Nelson has worked in the transportation industry since graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Following more than 25 years of service with the Chicago Transit Authority, where he worked his way up through the ranks to the position of general manager, he is now employed by Parsons Brinckerhoff, an international engineering consulting firm. His interests include photography, music performance and the study of American history. He has authored many articles on transportation-related subjects for a variety of publications, and his photographs have appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and history books. A lifelong resident of northeastern Illinois, Bruce lives in Chicago with his wife, Jennifer.

Reader reviews

Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583880302
Illustrations: B&W Ill: 120
Size: 10.25 in x 8.5 in x 0.375 in / 260.35 mm x 215.9 mm x 9.525 mm
Published:

You might also be interested in

Triumph Motorcycles: How the West was Won
Nearly every motorcycle nut knows that Triumphs are the most famous bikes to ever come out of Great Britain. However, they also have an extensive history in North America and have been part of that continent’s motorcycling soul since long before World War II. From Triumph Motorcycles in America is an interesting tale of how the first Triumph ...
Read More >
Valentino Rossi Through the Years
In his home country of Italy Valentino Rossi is treated like a rock star. In the MotoGP record books, he goes down as one of the greatest motorcycle road racers of all-time. Amongst all of that is a colorful life filled with all sorts of racing machinery, rivalries, victories, as well as some lean times ...
Read More >
1912 Bugatti 5-Liter
In the early days of auto making, more powerful cars usually meant considerably more weight. From his base in Molsheim, France, Ettore Bugatti set out to make a trimmed-down performance car to stop the trend. To prove his point, the car was let loose on the race track where it fulfilled its destiny as a winner. ...
Read More >
See More Posts