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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

Label
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loomis, Jim
Dewey number
917.304
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E158
LC item number
.L59 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroad travel
  • Railroad travel
  • Railroad travel
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Copper Canyon (Mexico)
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 -- Will there be trains in our future? -- Appendix A: Pick a train, any train -- Appendix B: Suggested itineraries -- Appendix C: Railroad terms and slang -- Appendix D: How to find a rail-savvy travel agent -- Appendix E: Passenger rail advocates -- Appendix F: Excursion trains and railroad museums
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 354 p.
Isbn
9781569763094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010036923
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 2010036923
  • (OCoLC)617445784
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 -- Will there be trains in our future? -- Appendix A: Pick a train, any train -- Appendix B: Suggested itineraries -- Appendix C: Railroad terms and slang -- Appendix D: How to find a rail-savvy travel agent -- Appendix E: Passenger rail advocates -- Appendix F: Excursion trains and railroad museums
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 354 p.
Isbn
9781569763094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010036923
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • 2010036923
  • (OCoLC)617445784

Library Locations

    • Joe A. Guerra, Laredo Public Library – MainBorrow it
      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
      27.5416154 -99.4826071
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