Locomotives, trains, stations, bridges, tunnels, and other railway masterpieces are richly displayed, accompanied by technical details and distinctive perspectives. American railroading takes center stage in this volumeincluding Grand Central Terminal, the Pioneer Zephyr and Moffat Tunnelbut readers will also experience the best the world offers: Britains Flying Scotsman, the Japanese Shinkansen, Finlands Helsinki Station, and more.
Solomon is a leading world railroad photographer and writer. He has co-authored more than ten books and has studied railway operations in more than a dozen countries. The book draws from his 100,000+-image collection, plus features the photographic work of such notables as Otto Perry, Jim Shaughnessy, Colin Garratt, John Gruber, and many others.
Lush photos of current and historical trains, bridges, stations, and more
Feature stories tell the tale behind each masterpiece
Author is respected railway expert, photographer, and writer