10 Railroad History Books That Shed Light on the Industry

This innovative mode of travel allowed people to make cross-country journeys in days rather than weeks or months. 

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Buy Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow at Amazon

Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow

By Dee Brown

Buy Targeted Tracks at Amazon

Targeted Tracks

By Scott L. Mingus Sr. and Cooper H. Wingert

Buy History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad at Amazon

History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad

By Maury Klein

Buy Last Train to Texas at Amazon

Last Train to Texas

By Fred W. Frailey

Buy Railroads and the American People at Amazon

Railroads and the American People

By H. Roger Grant

Buy The Wreck of the Old 97 at Amazon

The Wreck of the Old 97

By Larry G. Aaron

Buy The Greatest Railroad Story Ever Told at Amazon

The Greatest Railroad Story Ever Told

By Seth H. Bramson

Buy The Men Who Loved Trains at Amazon

The Men Who Loved Trains

By Rush Loving Jr.

Buy Iron Women: The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad at Amazon

Iron Women: The Ladies Who Helped Build the Railroad

By Chris Enss

Buy Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America at Amazon

Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America

By Michael A. Hiltzik