The Electric Way Across the Mountains

The Electric Way Across the Mountains Through The Rugged Western Mountains Of Montana, Idaho And Washington, The Milwaukee Road Electrification Powered Heavy Duty Railroading In A Challenging Environment Richard Steinheimer S Classic Interpretive Photographs And Stories Have No Peer As An Account Of What The Men And Machines Of This Operation Were Like This Famous Book Now Is Back In Print In A Second Edition For Nearly Years, The Orange And Black Locomotives Of The Milwaukee Road S Western Electrified Lines Wheeled Tonnage Freights And Deluxe Passenger Trains Up And Over The Tortuous Grades Of The Bitterroot And Cascade Mountain Ranges Within The Pages Of This Acclaimed Volume, America S Most Celebrated Railroad Photographer, Richard Steinheimer, Directed His Talents To The Immensely Popular Subject Of The Milwaukee Road Electrification After Years Of Preparation And Visits To The Region, Steinheimer Provided The Reader With A Visual And Written Record Of The The Life And Times Of This Venture In Electric Traction The Result Was An Outstanding Volume Of Railroad Atmosphere And History, Out Of Print Within A Few Years Of Its Publication Now The Book Returns In A New Edition, With Additional Steinheimer Photographs, Including In Color, Along With Other Material To Enrich This Fine Book This Volume Remains The Richest Account Of The Human Side Of The Milwaukee Road And Its Notable Electrification This Book Is A Signal Event For Fans Of The Milwaukee Road, Of Mainline Electrification, And Of The Everyday Life Of Railroaders Often Acclaimed As Steinheimer S Masterpiece, It Is A Book That No Railroad Enthusiast Should Be Without Rail Artist Larry Fisher Has Created For The Book The Painting Shown Here, Depicting The Change Between Steam And Bipolar Electric Power At Othello, Washington, The Eastern End Of The Cascade Electrification X Photos Maps And Drawings, Timetables, Bibliography, Index

The Electric Way Across the Mountains

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