Cover title: Yonder comes the train: the story of the Iron Horse and some of the roads it travelled.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-390) and index.
1. In the beginning -- 2. The steam locomotive comes to America -- 3. Pioneer railroads -- 4. The bugle blows -- 5. Rails toward the sunset -- 6. Innovations and developments -- 7. More innovations -- 8. With the throttle back -- 9. Lure and lore -- 10. Into the yonder she returns.
An illustrated history of the steam locomotive in America, tracing the growth of early and later great railroads and describing outstanding events, personalities, innovations, and engines.