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Great American railroad journeys

Michael Portillo

Great American railroad journeys

historical companion to the BBC series

by Michael Portillo

  • 308 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Railroad travel,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 252) and index.

    Statementforeword by Michael Portillo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.Z83 P678 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238607M
    ISBN 101471151514
    ISBN 109781471151514
    OCLC/WorldCa983459127

      Great American Railroad Journeys sees the famous brand of social-history-cum-travelogue venture to the New World. Across multiple programmes and using Appleton's General Guide To The United States & Canada as reference, Michael Portillo now undertakes an epic trip by train from New York and Boston on the East Coast down to the Deep South of Atlanta and New Orleans, then 5/5(1). Great American Railroad Journeys. Great American Railroad Journeys is a BBC travel documentary series presented by Michael Portillo. Using an copy of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of the United States and Canada, Portillo travels across the United States by train, making stops to learn how important historical sites, influential historical events, famous Americans, and the.

      Great American Rail Journeys book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This beautiful book, like the television programs it pa /5.   Great American Railroad Journeys sees the famous brand of social-history-cum-travelogue venture to the New World. Across multiple programmes and using Appleton's General Guide To The United States & Canada as reference, Michael Portillo now undertakes an epic trip by train from New York and Boston on the East Coast down to the Deep South of Atlanta and New Orleans, then /5(13).

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This official, lavishly illustrated BBC-produced tie-in to the Great American Railway Journeys series—soon to air on PBS—captures Michael Portillo's epic journey across the United States.

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