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The Resource All aboard : the complete North American train travel guide, Jim Loomis

All aboard : the complete North American train travel guide, Jim Loomis

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All aboard : the complete North American train travel guide
Title
All aboard
Title remainder
the complete North American train travel guide
Statement of responsibility
Jim Loomis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Loomis, Jim
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • United States
  • Canada
  • Railroad travel
  • Railroad travel
  • Copper Canyon (Mexico)
  • Railroad travel
Label
All aboard : the complete North American train travel guide, Jim Loomis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Why take a train? -- How it all began -- Amtrak to the rescue -- Planning your own train trip -- Packing and last-minute details -- Life onboard -- Who's in charge here? -- When things go wrong -- Passenger train equipment -- How it all works -- What about all those freight trains? -- Safety is priority number one -- Taking the train in Canada -- Mexico's Copper Canyon train -- Your top ten railroad stations -- Will there be trains in our future? -- Pick a train, any train --- Suggested itineraries -- Appendix A: Railroad terms and slang -- Appendix B: How to find a rail-savvy travel agent -- Appendix C: Private rail excursions -- Appendix D: Passenger rail advocates -- Appendix E: Excursion trains and railroad museums -- Index
Control code
2010036923
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xiii, 402 p.
Isbn
9781569761762
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., map.
Label
All aboard : the complete North American train travel guide, Jim Loomis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Why take a train? -- How it all began -- Amtrak to the rescue -- Planning your own train trip -- Packing and last-minute details -- Life onboard -- Who's in charge here? -- When things go wrong -- Passenger train equipment -- How it all works -- What about all those freight trains? -- Safety is priority number one -- Taking the train in Canada -- Mexico's Copper Canyon train -- Your top ten railroad stations -- Will there be trains in our future? -- Pick a train, any train --- Suggested itineraries -- Appendix A: Railroad terms and slang -- Appendix B: How to find a rail-savvy travel agent -- Appendix C: Private rail excursions -- Appendix D: Passenger rail advocates -- Appendix E: Excursion trains and railroad museums -- Index
Control code
2010036923
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xiii, 402 p.
Isbn
9781569761762
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., map.
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