Click on the image to download a PDF of the item. Click on the short description beneath it to go to the web page describing that item. In addition to publications from rail manufacturers, a few magazine articles that more-or-less served as advertising for rail products are also included here. “The Look of Things to Come” is 20 megabytes; most other booklets are around 10 megabytes; most other items are a megabyte or less. A few items may be duplicated on the relevant railroad pages.
During the height of the Silver Age, a consulting firm named Coverdale & Colpitts wrote a series of reports about the success of the new streamlined trains. PDFs of most of these reports, which range from 15 to 30 megabytes in size, can be downloaded below.