The end of steam and the dawn of diesel power was the time when Navy photographer Robert O. Hale began documenting western railroads. David P. Morgan, longtime editor of Trains Magazine, classified Hale’s work as unique and innovative.
The Railroad Caboose by William F. Knapke with Freeman Hubbard is the most distinctive, most comprehensive volume ever built around a piece of railroad rolling stock. A century of tradition is served up in an easy-to-read style with a matchless picture gallery.
The Streamline Era by Robert C. Reed presents the complete streamline story as it relates to trains and locomotives, where swift movement was significant.
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Golden West Books
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We're glad you came by to visit us. We're a specialty book publisher focusing on railroad subjects. We've been in business since 1960, and our books are recognized as authoritative and entertaining. Click here to learn more about us.
Donald Duke 1929-2010
Golden West Books was founded in 1960 by Donald Duke, whose love of railroading resulted in dozens of authoritative titles published in the intervening 50 years. Click here to learn more about Mr. Duke.
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