|About the Book|
Hardbound- 8.5 x 11- 144 pages- printed endpapers wiith color map- color dustjacket with painting by Grif Teller- many illustrations and period advertisements- color ephemera section. This is the history of the brief collaboration between the Pennsylvania, the Santa Fe, and even the Norfolk and Western Railroads on transcontinental air transport. Harken back to the period of the development of the Ford Trimotor airplane. In this earlier and less sophisticated era of airliner technology existed an unlikely partnership among competititve modes of transportation. Rediscover Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart in their roles as public relations icons. This is a rail and air journey across America in the early part of the twenthieth century.