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"DOWN SOUTH" ON THE ROCK ISLAND. A COLOR PICTORIAL, 1940-1969
"DOWN SOUTH" ON THE ROCK ISLAND. A COLOR PICTORIAL, 1940-1969
Goen, Steve Allen
La Mirada, CA: Four Ways West Publications, 2002.

128 pages of color photographs. Map endpapers. Bound in laminated color pictorial boards. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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"FOLLOW THE FLAG." A HISTORY OF THE WABASH RAILROAD COMPANY
"FOLLOW THE FLAG." A HISTORY OF THE WABASH RAILROAD COMPANY
Grant, H. Roger
DeKalb, IL: University of Norhtern Illinois Press, 2004.

"The first authoritative history of the Wabash Railroad Company, a once vital interregional carrier. The corporate saga of the Wabash involved the efforts of strong-willed and creative leaders, but this book provides more than traditional business history. Noted transportation historian H. Roger Grant captures the human side of the Wabash, ranging from the medical doctors who created an effective hospital department to the worker-sponsored social events. And Grant has not ignored the impact the Wabash had on businesses and communities in the 'Heart of America.'" 292 pages with photographs, several maps, notes and index. Map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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"FORWARD IS THE MOTTO OF TODAY." STREET RAILWAYS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA 1866-1936
"FORWARD IS THE MOTTO OF TODAY." STREET RAILWAYS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA 1866-1936
Kean, Jefferson Randolf
Forty Fort, PA: Harold E. Cox, 1984.

80 pages with historic photographs, maps and rosters. A fine and bright copy.


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"NORTHERN OHIO TRACTION REVISITED:" A SUPPLEMENT TO "THE N.O.T.&L. STORY"
"NORTHERN OHIO TRACTION REVISITED:" A SUPPLEMENT TO "THE N.O.T.&L. STORY"
Blower, James M.
Akron, OH: Self published/James M. Blower [printing date unknown],

A supplement to "The N.O.T.&L. Story." 191 pages with historic photographs, maps and rosters. Errata sheet laid in. Small ding along the spine. A near fine, bright copy.


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"THE 17"
"THE 17"
Washburn, Edwin C.
Englewood, NJ: Washburn, 1929.

Railroad historical novel. 292 pages with photographs. Fine in about fine dust jacket with several short tears, very tiny chips, and crease along spine panel.


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"THE 17"
"THE 17"
Washburn, Edwin C.
Englewood, NJ: Washburn, 1929.

Railroad historical novel. 292 pages with photographs. Bound in original brown cloth with pictorial title label pressed onto the front cover, and printing on the spine in white. Owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. Tiny bump on one corner. Fine in varient, very good, oversized, gold dust jacket with edge wear, small chips, and tape mends to the reverse.


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"THE CRYSTAL RIVER PICTORIAL"
"THE CRYSTAL RIVER PICTORIAL"
McCoy, Dell
Silverton, CO: Sundance Publications Limited, 1979.

Signed by McCoy on the half-title page. The third printing removes Russ Coleman's name as co-author. The first detailed photographic record of the shortline railroads that once operated in the scenic Crystal River district of Colorado. 224 pages of photographs, yard maps, a few equipment diagrams, and index. Fine in clear vinyl dust protector with tiny snag to rear panel and a hint of rubbing.


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"THE RIO GRANDE PICTORIAL;" ONE-HUNDRED YEARS OF RAILROADING THRU THE ROCKIES, 1871-1971.
"THE RIO GRANDE PICTORIAL;" ONE-HUNDRED YEARS OF RAILROADING THRU THE ROCKIES, 1871-1971.
McCoy, Dell, and Russ Collman.
Denver, CO: Sundance Limited, 1980.

The Denver & Rio Grande was a vital link in the great transportation chains making up the direct central transcontinental routes. It's building through the Rockies was a dramatic saga of the American West. 216 pages of text, photographs, maps and a few diagrams. A fine and bright copy, within the clear vinyl dust protector.


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100 YEARS OF CAPITAL TRACTION: THE STORY OF STREETCARS IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL
King, LeRoy O., Jr.
Taylor Publishing Company, 1972.

Begun in 1862 with horse-cars, the streetcar system in Washington, DC, has a history more interesting than mostbecause of its unusual underground current collection system. 323 pages with historic photographs, car diagrams, maps and rosters. Small name stamp on the reverse of the front endpaper. Fine in very good dust jacket with several short tape mends on the spine panel.


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100 YEARS OF CAPITAL TRACTION: THE STORY OF STREETCARS IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL
100 YEARS OF CAPITAL TRACTION: THE STORY OF STREETCARS IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL
King, LeRoy O., Jr.
Taylor Publishing Company, 1972.

Begun in 1862 with horse-cars, the streetcar system in Washington, DC, has a history more interesting than mostbecause of its unusual underground current collection system. 323 pages with historic photographs, car diagrams, maps and rosters. Fine in very good dust jacket with several tiny tears and tiny chips.


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100 YEARS OF RAILROAD CARS
100 YEARS OF RAILROAD CARS
Lucas, Walter A., editor
New York: Simmons-Boardman, 1958.

Scores of pictures and plans of railroad cars built and operated on American railroads. 196 pages with numerous dimensional diagrams. Bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. Fine in very good dust jacket with faded spine panel and damp stain around the head of the spine panel. The book is unaffected.


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100 YEARS OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
100 YEARS OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Lucas, Walter A., editor
New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporations, 1957.

Scores of pictures and plans of steam locomotives built and operated on American railroads. 278 pages with numerous dimensional diagrams. Near fine in about very good dust jacket with several small chips and tears, and one tape mend.


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1897 TWELFTH ANNUAL GRAND SPECIAL EXCURSION TO NEW YORK. ROME, WATERTOWN AND OGDENBURG RR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GREAT FOUR TRACK NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER RR
1897 TWELFTH ANNUAL GRAND SPECIAL EXCURSION TO NEW YORK. ROME, WATERTOWN AND OGDENBURG RR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GREAT FOUR TRACK NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER RR
Daniels, George H., and Theo. Butterfield
New York: New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, Passenger Department, 1897.

"The Great New York Excursion, Tuesday, Oct. 5, '97. No Change of Trains, of Cars... to Grand Central Station, New York. Eight Mammoth Special Solid Trains of Wagner Palace Cars and First Class Standard Coaches. Seven Dollars to New York and Return. 10 Days of Pleasure." Large folded sheet, 24" x 16". Folded into twelve panels. On one side the panels show the excursion, the time tables and the destination with illustrations of the city and its attractions. On the reverse is a ten panel map of New York City of 1897, plus two further panels of information. A few very tiny spots of foxing on the front panel. A near fine, unused copy. No tears or wear.


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20th CENTURY
20th CENTURY
Beebe, Lucius
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1962.

One of the great names in luxury train travel, from Boston and New York to Chicago. 180 pages with photographs, illustrations, locomotive roster and index. Map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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3-AXLE STREETCARS FROM ROBINSON TO RATHGEBER, VOLUMES ONE AND TWO: 100 YEARS IN THE HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY OF RADIAL AXLE 6-WHEEL STEERING STREETCARS
3-AXLE STREETCARS FROM ROBINSON TO RATHGEBER, VOLUMES ONE AND TWO: 100 YEARS IN THE HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY OF RADIAL AXLE 6-WHEEL STEERING STREETCARS
Elsner, Henry
Hicksville, NY: N.J. International Inc., 1994 and 1995,

Each volume numbered 209 of a limitation of 1000 copies published. This study surveys the history and technology of the 3-axle steering or "radial" electric streetcar. A total of 366 pages with historic photographs, car diagrams, truck diagrams, bibliography, index, plus two foldout car diagrams. Three tiny letters written on upper corner of the title page of volume one. Both volumes fine and bright.


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4-8-0 TENDER LOCOMOTIVES
4-8-0 TENDER LOCOMOTIVES
Carling, D. Rock
New York: Drake Publishers, 1972.

Describes the origins and development of the 4-8-0 in the United States, and then, follows the locomotive as it traveled around the world, country by country. 112 pages of locomotives photographs, diagrams, data, rosters, bibliograph and index. Fine in very good plus dust jacket.


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40th ANNUAL REPORT OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT, TO WHICH ARE ADDED STATISTICAL TABLES COMPILED FROM THE ANNUAL RETURNS OF THE RAILROAD COMPANIES OF THE STATE FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1892
40th ANNUAL REPORT OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT, TO WHICH ARE ADDED STATISTICAL TABLES COMPILED FROM THE ANNUAL RETURNS OF THE RAILROAD COMPANIES OF THE STATE FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1892
Hartford, CT: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1892.

Report to the Governor, Luzon B. Morris, for the year terminating Dec. 31, 1892. 358 pages with financial tables for the various railroads. Also bound in are 96 pages of Laws Related Specially to Railroads. Large folded map of Connecticut affixed to pre-lim page. Bound in original black cloth with lettering and seal in gilt and border front and rear in blind. Light wear to corners. A very good copy. Digital photograph upon request.


Price: $225.00
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4449, THE QUEEN OF STEAM
Brueckman, Henry, and Jeffrey Moreau
Tiburon, CA: Carbarn Press, 1984.

A pictorial record of engine No. 4449's colorful career. 64 pages. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with thin light scratch on front panel.


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6,000 MILES THROUGH WONDERLAND: BEING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MARVELOUS REGION TRAVERSED BY THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
6,000 MILES THROUGH WONDERLAND: BEING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MARVELOUS REGION TRAVERSED BY THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Wheeler, Olin D.
St. Paul, MN: Northern Pacific Railroad, 1893.

A guide of what sights can be seen when traveling on the Northern Pacific Railroad. 106 pages illustrated from photographs by F. Jay Haynes, official photographer for the Railroad, plus two single page maps. Bound in original brown stiff paper covers with lettering and design in black and background in copper. Oversized covers very slightly worn along the edges. Very light and very small signature at the bottom of the front cover. A very good plus copy.


Price: $230.00
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75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE COMPANY: COMMEMORATING THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY OF PIONEERING.
Anonymous (Westinghouse).
Wilmerding, PA;: Westinghouse,, 1944.

57 pages of text extolling the history of Westinghouse and the development of the air brake, with numerous illustrations. Small owner's stamp. Bound in blue cloth. Very good.


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