Railways of Yesteryear – South America

Ian Thomson-Newman

Profusely illustrated, this book blends both entertaining travelogue and historical reference data to make a fascinating read on the heyday of rail travel in South America
Publication date:
January 2019
Publisher :
Mainline & Maritime
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ISBN : 9781900340557

Dimensions : 210 X 297 mm
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A detailed account of the railways of South America in their fading "glory years" where it was still possible to travel from one side of the continent to the other. The book includes well researched historical information on the railways of every country in South America, as well as personal recollections of the trials and tribulations of what travelling by train in some of the most inaccessible parts of the continent could be like. By well-known expert on Latin American railways, Ian Thomson-Newman.