Product Details


Title:
America's Rural Hub: Trains in Central Illinois during the late 20th Century
Author:
Stanley A Changnon
Publisher:
Mayhaven Publishing
ISBN or Item #
1878044044
Date Listed:
2014-09-12 00:00:00
Retail Price:
$39.95
Our Price:
$29.95
Description:
Untitled Document

America’s Rural Hub

Trains in Central Illinois during the late 20th Century

By Stanley A. Chagnon.

Softcover, 218 glossy pages, 8x10.5", b/w photos throughout, index. 1991

"Changnon writes "After years of train watching, I found East-central Illinois...had more train activity than any comparably sized rural area in the nation.

"Changnon's collection of photos transport us to the prairies of central Illinois for glimpses into the history of the 19th century through the heavily trafficked lens of the 20th. Chicago and North Western (CNW, Illinois Central Gulf (ICG), Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI), Chessie System (CSX), MoPac (Missouri Pacific), M&I (Missouri & Illinois), Louisville and Nashville (L&N, Family Lines), Norfolk and Western (N&W)."