Walter Borneman

Walter R. Borneman is the author, most recently, of "Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona (Little, Brown 2019). He holds both a master's degree in history and a law degree. He lives in Colorado.

When Christmas arrived by rail

Even amid a global pandemic just-in-time delivery remains the expectation of the 21st century, but nothing can equal the nostalgia of a time when all of America relied on the railroads.