Quarto Publishing Books: The California Zephyr - an Entertaining History of America's Most Celebrated Train Route
Discover the fascinating history of a full range of railroads subjects with Quarto Publications hard- and softcover books, perfect for research and modeling.
America's most talked-about train, inaugurated March 20, 1949, operated in partnership over the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Denver & Rio Grande, and Western Pacific and incorporated the best of the Zephyr fleet including Vista-Dome coaches and observation cars. Vintage equipment diagrams showcase baggage cars, Vista-Dome coach, Vista-Dome buffet-dormitory car, dining car, bedroom-cabin car and Vista-Dome bedroom-buffet-lounge-observation car. Other highlights feature original trip reports by 3Zephyrette2 hostesses, travel brochures, timetables, dining car menus and a full-color photo gallery of the stunning California Zephyr. Softcover, 126 pages.