Great Northern Railway Postwar Transcontinental Passenger Trains by John F. Strauss and Four Ways West Publications is filled with hundreds of never before published colorful and sharp black-and-white photographs. This fascinating book covers operations of Great Northern through passenger trains on affiliated railroads Chicago, Burlington and Quincy (CB&Q) and Spokane, Portland and Seattle, plus later successors Burlington Northern and Amtrak on former GN lines during the 1970s. Features include locomotive and car consists plus photos with extensive, and knowledgeable captions, and a handy index.
Great Northern Railway's passenger trains offered the finest as does this new 210 page title. Great Northern Railway's Empire Builder, Oriental Limited and Western Star are the headliners, however secondary trains such as the Fast Mail and other Great Northern postwar passenger trains are also documented. There are chapters of detours on other railroads due to blizzards and floods. Other chapters feature transportation to the 1962 Seattle Worlds Fair and GN's 1966-1970 multi-colors era.