The Railroaders - The Old West


This is The Railroaders, one of The Old West series from Time Life Publishing, 1975. Leather-like padded hardcover, no dust jacket as issued by publisher. Simulated hand-tooled front cover makes this a handsome book. Full color illustrated frontspiece on front cover. This copy is like new, clean and unmarked inside. Binding is tight and straight.

The Railroaders, complete history of the Iron Giants that made travel possible for all in America from East to West. Contents include Visionaries - or Fools, Barons of The Western Road, Working on the Railroad, Ride to California, and more. The full color illustrations are impeccable in detail. Period photos bring the history to life. See the men who dreamed of and built the rail lines from dream to completion. Maps include the tourist map for Union Pacific. Captivating full color reprints of posters advertising rail travel and the rail hold-ups by western outlaws. Poster illustrations recreate one of the first successful advertising campaigns in American History. Sure to please any history buff.

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