American Passenger Train Equipment 1940s-1980s from Quarto Publishing is a look at passenger cars and trains in the streamliner era. Passenger Trains hauled the most important freight - humans! Experience the heyday of passenger trains all over again. Photos, drawings and detailed captions document the huge variety of passenger cars in operations from the 1940s into the days of Amtrak. Includes information such as dimensions, passenger seating capacities, heating and air-conditioning systems, and the types of train services. Long-time railroad author Patrick Dorin puts all the various types of passenger equipment and designs into perspective. American Passenger Train Equipment 1940s-1980s will also appeal to model railroaders are sure to glean new ideas for their modeling projects.