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


Price: $55.00
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"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"
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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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 fine and bright copy
"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 fine and bright copy


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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.
"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.


Price: $65.00
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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.
"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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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.
"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.


Price: $75.00
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"THE OVERLOOK ROUTE," THE DAYTON, COVINGTON AND PIQUA TRACTION CO.
Gordon, William Reed, and Richard M. Wagner
Wyoming, OH: Trolley Talk, 1972.

52 pages with historic photographs, maps and roster. Name written on upper corner of the front cover. Rear cover with thin one inch long stain and lightly soild. A very good plus, bright copy.


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52 pages with historic photographs, maps and roster. Covers lightly soiled, else a near fine, bright copy.
"THE OVERLOOK ROUTE," THE DAYTON, COVINGTON AND PIQUA TRACTION CO.
Gordon, William Reed, and Richard M. Wagner
Wyoming, OH: Trolley Talk, 1972.

52 pages with historic photographs, maps and roster. Covers lightly soiled, else a near fine, bright copy.


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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.
"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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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.
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.


Price: $60.00
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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.
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.


Price: $45.00
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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.
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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One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific steam locomotives meeting at Promontory on May 10, 1869. The Chef's Special Luncheon was $2.00. Fine and bright.
1869 - 1969 CENTENNIAL MENU; DOMELINER, CITY OF PORTLAND
Fogg, Howard
Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1969.

One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific steam locomotives meeting at Promontory on May 10, 1869. The Chef's Special Luncheon was $2.00. Fine and bright.


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One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Union Pacific crossing the Missouri River From Council Bluffs, the ferry H.C. Nutt unloads at Omaha. The Chef's Special Luncheon was $2.00. Fine and bright.
1869 - 1969 CENTENNIAL MENU; DOMELINER, CITY OF PORTLAND
Fogg, Howard
Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1969.

One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Union Pacific crossing the Missouri River From Council Bluffs, the ferry H.C. Nutt unloads at Omaha. The Chef's Special Luncheon was $2.00. Fine and bright.


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One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of two modern Union Pacific trains meeting in colorful Weber Canyon, Utah. The Fruit Salad Plate was $2.10. Fine and bright.
1869 - 1969 CENTENNIAL MENU; DOMELINER, CITY OF PORTLAND
Fogg, Howard
Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1969.

One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of two modern Union Pacific trains meeting in colorful Weber Canyon, Utah. The Fruit Salad Plate was $2.10. Fine and bright.


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One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Columbia River portage point - 1872. Fried Filet of Sole was $2.10. Four tiny stains on the inside menu, else fine and bright.
1869 - 1969 CENTENNIAL MENU; DOMELINER, CITY OF PORTLAND
Fogg, Howard
Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1969.

One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene of the Columbia River portage point - 1872. Fried Filet of Sole was $2.10. Four tiny stains on the inside menu, else fine and bright.


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One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene titled, "Moment of Excitement." Plains Indians, desperate for winter food and hides, stampede buffalo onto the tracks stallin an immigrant train heading West. Broiled Columbia River salmon dinner was $3.80. Fine and bright.
1869 - 1969 CENTENNIAL MENU; DOMELINER, CITY OF PORTLAND
Fogg, Howard
Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1969.

One of a series of Union Pacific menus illustrated by Howard Fogg celebrating the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This menu illustrated with a scene titled, "Moment of Excitement." Plains Indians, desperate for winter food and hides, stampede buffalo onto the tracks stallin an immigrant train heading West. Broiled Columbia River salmon dinner was $3.80. Fine and bright.


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