Train: The Definitive Visual History

Category: Book
By (author): Dk, Publishing
Series: Dk Smithsonian
Subject:  TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
Publisher: DK
Published: September 2014
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 12.07in x 10.20in x 1.19in
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From The Publisher*Featuring amazing images of trains, virtual tours of engines, and profiles of key innovators, designers, and engineers, Train: The Definitive Visual History traces the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high speed bullet trains.

Comprehensive catalogs feature the most important trains from each period, exploring in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and follows the development of trains from early steam to Diesel engines and modern electronic locomotives.

Beautiful photographs and detailed maps explore some of the world's most impressive rail routes from South Africa to Siberia, including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the trans-Siberian Railway, and the high-speed Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen line.

Includes 2 exclusive prints.

From The Publisher*A glorious celebration of all things train and track, this magnificently illustrated catalogue of trains from around the world highlights the development of trains from early steam to diesel engines to electric locomotives. Explores iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin in detail alongside stories of key engineers and designers and tales of iconic rail journeys. This unmatched reference also chronicles the cultural backdrop against which railroads were built around the world.

  • Features of 1600 photographs and illustrations
  • Some of the most impressive rail journeys in the world are described in detail including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and the high-speed Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen line


Includes 2 frameable prints!