Offered is Recreational Railroads by Arthur T. H. Tayler, a beautiful coffee table size book, with a glossy color photographic dust cover, 9-1/2 x 12-1/2" size, weight 3 pounds bound in Red cloth over boards with silver gilt titles on the spine. It takes the reader back to the golden age of rail transport and follows the routes of the world's finest preserved railroads . This is a wonderful journey back to the past, traveling in yesterday's trains, on the most stunning routes from Alaska to South Africa covering 23 lines & museums in the USA and Canada plus 12 in the British Isles, 12 in Western Europe and 7 in the Southern Hemisphere. For each journey, the history of the line is given as well as route maps and information on rates.This is a valuable and necessary planning guide and accompaniment to any nostalgic rail journey.
It has hundreds of glossy full color photos, rail route maps, date lines, useful data lists and gradient illustrations. Almost all photos show Steam Locomotion. Published by Chartwell Books, Edison N.J.
It is in excellent condition with just a few short transparent book tape pieces on the inside of the dust cover at the front folds. The dust cover shows only very slight inconsequential creases at some edges. The Hard cover and all pages are like new.
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