Other

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.


1930 Booklet

1939 Article

1939 Article

1939 Booklet

1940 Article

1940 Booklet

1940 Booklet

1940 Booklet

1945 Locomotive card

1946 Brochure

1947 Brochure

1947 Brochure

1947 Brochure

1948 Article

1948 Booklet

1948 Booklet

1948 Booklet

1948 Locomotive card

1948 Locomotive card

1949 Locomotive card

1950 Article

1950 Article

1956 Article

1956 Booklet

1956 Flyer

1956 Brochure

1957 Article

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.


1938 Report

1939 Report

1941 Report

1945 Report

1950 Report