IntroductionTourist Trains Guidebook, 6th Edition
from Kalmbach Publishing's Trains Magazine
is the 2017 edition of this guide to recreational railroading. It is Item #01212
Thoroughly updated, Tourist Trains Guidebook, 6th Edition describes 500 of the most popular train rides and museums in the United States and Canada. The new user-friendly format organizes attractions by region with a handy site list, map, and photo at the start of each section.
This is a must-have guidebook for railfans and anyone interested in a unique travel experience! - Kalmbach
Over 500 museums and operating railroad rides in the USA and Canada are listed. It features over 200 color photos within its 400 pages of a 5.375" x 8.375" format.
This book categorizes the attractions by regions, 12 of them across the USA and Canada. This softcover book utilizes articles and reviews by Trains
magazine editors and contributors.
It is a good size for baggie cargo pants pockets or a camera bag. Railfans and railroad modelers have a wealth of resources within these pages.
Hundreds of railroad venues are listed. Not surprisingly, some mini-seums and sites are missed. Your community may have a local museum or some artifacts in a park that is beyond the scope of this book, perhaps similar to the preceding examples.
The book offers web and email addresses, telephone numbers, and admission hours and information. Furthermore, they list train rides like excursions and dinner trains, and other special events.
Photos and graphics
Most pages have a full color photograph of the facility, 200 color photos in fact.
Like the previous 5 editions, a lot of work goes into reference guides like this. Tourist Trains Guidebook, Sixth Edition
is a fine concise resource for modelers and railfans to use to find their way to fun railroad vacations. Each page has useful information to help you make a good decision where to spend your limited time. The photographs are excellent.
There are no real problem with this book and recommend it.
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