More than a hundred illustrations, many in colour, painting the venerable "iron horses" — from the tiny Tom Thumb (which, early in its occupation, misplaced a race to a horse-drawn wagon) to vertical "teakettles" and "grasshoppers," and the streamlined "titans," equipped with bells, whistles, and lighting. Railroading lovers, version rail hobbyists, and Americana buffs could be thrilled with this specialist pictorial-guided journey in the course of the early days of the "iron horse."
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