This updated encyclopedia of railroading presents history, photos, route maps, and fast facts for 170+ North American railroads. A new, searchable index makes locating information easy and fast. Learn about railroad lines that were abandoned or merged and discover why, plus take a look at major railroads that are still currently in operation.
* The ultimate railroad reference book for rail fans and history buffs
* All major and many minor railroads from the past 100 years are included
* Statistics highlight miles of operation, locomotives, and rolling stock