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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 910.4 HOLLAND (Text) 33946002977812 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
  In honor of Judith A. Kline Stratton for dedicated service to the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library as a volunteer in 2014

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  • ISBN: 9780007559350 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0007559356 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    304 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: London : Times Books, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Discover the fascinating histories and routes of 50 of the world's most scenic railways. Railway expert, Julian Holland, takes a journey around the world. Train journeys from each continent and thirty-five countries are profiled. Detailed text on history, geography and present-day operations is complemented by Times mapping and a selection of high-quality photographs. Journeys include; * Le Petit Train Jaune in the Pyrenees featuring France's highest railway station. * Cape Town to Kimberley in South Africa a feat of late Victorian engineering through the Hex River Mountains and across the Karoo Desert. * Qinghai-Tibet Railway in China contains the highest railway, tunnel and station in the world. * Trans-Australian Railway in Australia contains the world's longest stretch of dead straight track. * Cumbres & Toltec Railroad in USA takes passengers on an awe-inspiring scenic 64-mile journey through the Rocky Mountains along the Colorado-New Mexico border. * La Trochita in Argentina where original oil-fired steam locomotives travel along a narrow gauge railway in the shadow of the Andes Mountains.
Subject: Holland, Julian 1946- Travel
Railroad travel
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