Civil War Railroads & Models
Edwin P. Alexander
Hardcover, coffee table book, 256pp, Transportation, Railroad
The Fairfax Press, 1989
possible book club edition
Condition: used, acceptable, a couple white splotches on the back cover, black staining along the right edge, dust dots on the top edge, and all of the pages are wavy from possible moisture/water damage. The pages are clean and tight. The dust jacket is in acceptable condition with tearing and creasing around the edges along with scratching/rubbing.
Synopsis: For all fans, historians, and model builders, this is the definitive work on Civil War railroads and models. Civil War Railroads & Models combines historical information culled from newspaper clippings, military reports, railroad company documents, and eyewitness accounts with hundreds of rare photographs and drawings of the period, making this volume one that will please Civil War and railroad historians alike. In addition, many scale drawings of locomotives, railroad cars, and buildings of the 1860s are provided as a guide for hobbyists interested in building historically accurate working model railroads of the Civil War period.