This is the Official Guide for August 1936 on CD-ROM – with a specially designed easy, intuitive interface. This is not just page after page of scans. Railroads are indexed in alpha order; each railroad is a link that takes you right to the road’s information. Also linked from the interface is all the additional information in each Official Guide including Station index, steamboat and steamship Lines Index, military posts and more.
Packaged in a sturdy CD/DVD case, with instructions. No installation required. All you need is a Windows computer with a CD drive and Internet browser.
The interface allows you to view each page in a variety of ways – including as a double page spread or close up. This “Official Guide of the Railways August 1936″ on CD contains all 1500 pages, including covers, scanned and enhanced from the original book and presented in HTML format on CD, so it works right in your internet browser. This is very easy to use and navigate. This is a valuable reference of timetables, maps, and advertisements.
Many railroads included system maps with their listings, those maps have enhanced contrast and all images have been sharpened to make them easy to read. Some listings included ads, which are all reproduced on the CD. Did a particular station exist in 1936? The station index will show you. And of course, the heart of the Official Guide are the pages and pages of timetables. Each page has been enhanced for easier reading.