This huge deluxe 312-page, 8 1/2 x 11” hardbound book tells the history of The Milwaukee Road in 10 chapters of authoritative text, and numerous quality black and white and color photographs! Special Locomotive and Passenger Train chapters are included.
The book covers this transcontinental granger railroad between the years of 1928 and 1985. The Milwaukee was a proud line that faced many challenges during its lifetime including transportation rivals, overtaking five mountain ranges and staying afloat financially.
Author Scribbins is an authority on The Milwaukee Road, having worked in the passenger, public relations and other departments, starting with the line in 1948. This is his fifth railroad book.