American Locomotives in Historic Photographs 1858 to 1949, by Ziel, Ron
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- ISBN: 9780486273938 | 0486273938
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/14/1993
A rare collection of 126 meticulously detailed official photographs, called "builder portraits," of American locomotives that majestically chronicle the rise of steam locomotive power in America. Railroading expert Ziel's introduction and captions provide readers with a brief history of railroading in America, the art of the builder portrait and key details on each locomotive depicted.