Great Northern Railway Postwar Transcontinental Passenger Trains
by John F. Strauss, Jr.
Great Northern Railway Postwar Transcontinental Passenger Trains is filled with hundreds of never before published colorful and sharp b&w photographs. Also included is operations of Great Northern through passenger trains on the CB&Q (Burlington Route), Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway, and later Burlington Northern, followed by Amtrak operations of former Great Northern trains as well as Pacific Northwest passenger operations during the 1970s. This incredible title has it all, including actual 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 connecting trains are also featured. There are chapters of detours on other railroads due to blizzards and floods. There are chapters featuring transportation to the 1962 Seattle Worlds Fair, and GN’s 1966-1970 multi-colors era.