Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press, 1966. Original edition. Boards. Quarto, pp. 154. Indexed, richly illustrated with b/w photos by the author. Good in Chipped and Price-clipped DJ. Item #13603
An earlier book by Plowden, devoted to documenting the waning years of the steam age, specifically the grand old steamships, paddlewheel boats, and locomotives that moved vast numbers of people and freight across America. An appreciative and nostalgic look at these great machines in their last active years.