This catalog examines railroad china design as an instrument of corporate image-building and an interesting aspect of design history. Work by Dreyfuss, Loewy and Colter is included. Text is statistical, historic and nostalgic. The design of the book mimics its content. Historic black-and-white photos contrast modern color shots of the china. Period typography recalls railroad ephemera. A panoramic format refers to railcar and dining table proportions and the experience of riding the rails. 74 pages, 11 1/2 x 7 5/8, 4-color, perfect-bound.