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Author Name    Welsh, Joe.

Title   PENNSY STREAMLINERS: THE BLUE RIBBON FLEET.

Publisher    Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, 1999, first printing.

Seller ID   24337

160 pp, oblong 8vo (8 5/8" H x 11 1/8" D), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0890242933 "Scarcely 50 years ago, the Pennsylvania Railroad was the largest and most important rail passenger carrier in the nation. Its fleet of more than 700 trains inc luding its premier east-west Blue Ribbon Fleet, carried Presidents and movie stars, the wealthy and the not-so-wealthy, across the countryside at high speed and in style. But those days of glamor and grace were short-lived. Railroad historia n J o e Welsh invites us to look over the shoulder of the Pennsy president as he plans strategy against the New York Central; he takes us alongside the drafting table of Raymond Loewy, designer of the Fleet of Modernism; and he lets us listen in o n t he b oa r droom debates that ultimately seal the fate of the Blue Ribbon Fleet. Employee interviews, Pennsy documents, rare color and black-and-white photos, and period advertising all give the reader a sense of what it was like to ride the Pe nn sy lva nia Ra il road when America traveled by train." Soft crease at bottom edge of rear panel - very minor edge wrinkling elsewhere. Fine/Very Good+

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