By Don L. Hofsommer
During this visually gorgeous and entire photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer documents the top of branchline passenger carrier, the death of electrical railroads, the transition from steam to diesel energy, in addition to the tip of universal provider freight carrier at the Colorado slim gauge. Off the most traces contains readers alongside out-of-the-way railways in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Montana, and South Dakota to work out the adjustments that happened on those strains from the Forties to the Nineteen Nineties.
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