|USA by Rail
by John Pitt is a wonderful book with information on train travel
across North America. Coverage of 25 long-distance rail journeys
in the US and 12 in Canada will help you plan your excursion.
This latest edition contains timetables, ticket information and information on over 500 destinations and 100 steam railways and
Steam's Camelot : Southern and Norfolk Southern Excursions in Color
by Jim Wrinn and Carl S. Jensen covers the history of Southern and NS excursion trains from the 1960's
with Southern's 2-8-2 No. 4501 and its pinnacle with N&W 4-8-4 No. 611 and the giant
2-6-6-4 in the 1990's. Includes over 150 full-color illustrations and
General & the Texas: A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid,
April 12, 1862 by Stan Cohen and James G. Bogle is a
large-format, richly illustrated book which ably brings out the
facts and the flavor of the "great locomotive chase."
The book draws heavily on the research and the photographic
collection of Atlanta Chapter, NRHS/SRM Preservation Partners
member James G. Bogle who is a widely known expert on the Andrews
Raid and the Western & Atlantic Railroad.
Foxfire 10 includes an update of a previously published
(1976) book titled Memories of a Mountain Shortline which
covers the history of the old Tallulah Falls Railway in Northeast
Bryan Boyd's Tullalah Falls: A Photographic Remembrance
1898-1961 is a perfect companion to the historical perspective
presented in Foxfire 10.
Central of Georgia Railway is an insightful journey back
in time documenting the evolution of railway travel while
recognizing the hard work and dedication of the people who made it
possible. Featured are over 200 images from the late 1940s to the
mid 1950s taken by railway photographers.
Atlantic Coast Line Passenger Service: The Postwar Years
With carefully researched text and excellent photographs,
Larry Goolsby chronicles the period from ACL's 1946 reinstatement
of its pre-war schedules in 1946, through the 1967 merger with
Seaboard and the dawn of Amtrak. Subsequent chapters cover local,
connecting and mixed service, special passenger trains, sample
consists, and passenger locomotives and equipment.