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REPAIR MANUAL, AIRSHIP ENVELOPE FABRICS FOR AIRSHIP MODELS ZSG-4, ZS2G-1, ZPG-2, ZPG-2W, ZPG-3W; 1 APRIL 1961. NVWEPS 01-195-503
REPAIR MANUAL, AIRSHIP ENVELOPE FABRICS FOR AIRSHIP MODELS ZSG-4, ZS2G-1, ZPG-2, ZPG-2W, ZPG-3W; 1 APRIL 1961. NVWEPS 01-195-503
Bureau of Naval Weapons, 1961.

This publication supersedes NAVAER 01-195-503 dated 1 July 1959. Final page number is 179, with many supplemental pages between. Numerous illustrations, airship diagrams, tables, charts, many as foldouts, and index. Tiny light spots of foxing to the leading edge of the text block, else a fine unused copy.


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MUSÉE RÉTROSPECTIF, DE LA CLASSE 34, AÉROSTATION A L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONALE DE 1900, A PARIS. RAPPORT DU COMITÉ D'INSTALLATION
MUSÉE RÉTROSPECTIF, DE LA CLASSE 34, AÉROSTATION A L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONALE DE 1900, A PARIS. RAPPORT DU COMITÉ D'INSTALLATION
Renard, Paul, and Albert Tissandier
Saint-Cloud, France: Belin Frères, 1900.

Approximate translation of the French title into English; "Retrospective Museum, Class 34, Ballooning at the International Universal Exhibition of 1900 in Paris. Installation Committe Report." A French history and catalogue of the exhibition. 69 pages with illustrations and several plates. Bound in original gray paper covers printed in black. Spine heavily chipped and worn. Binding loose. A fair but intact copy, in tissue dust protector.


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GIRL AROUND THE WORLD
GIRL AROUND THE WORLD
Kilgallen, Dorothy
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1936.

A race around the world in competition with two other New York newspaper reporters using only means of transportation available to the general public. She was the only woman and came in second. She flew on several types of airplanes of the day, and on the Hindenburg. 219 pages with photographic plates and several illustrations. Bound in light blue cloth with lettering and illustration stamped in black. Mild soiling to the endpapers. Spine mildly faded. A very good copy, without dust jacket.


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THROUGH THE AIR: A NARRATIVE OF FORTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE AS AN AËRONAUT. COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE VARIOUS ATTEMPTS IN THE ART OF FLYING BY ARTIFICIAL MEANS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME...
THROUGH THE AIR: A NARRATIVE OF FORTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE AS AN AËRONAUT. COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE VARIOUS ATTEMPTS IN THE ART OF FLYING BY ARTIFICIAL MEANS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME...
Wise, John
New York: Arno Press, 1972.

Continuation of the extended title reads; "With an Account of The Author's Most Important Air-Voyages and his Many Thrilling Adventures and Hairbreadth Escapes. Also, An Appendix, In Which Are Given Full Instructions for the Manufacture and Management of Balloons." An expanded edition of "System of Aeronautics," first published in 1850. This Arno issue reprints the 1873 To-Day Printing and Publishing Company edition. Wise was a pioneer in the field of ballooning making over 400 flights during his lifetime and was responsible for several innovations in balloon design. 650 pages with numerous full-page woodcut engravings of balloons in flight and of balloon types. Bound in light blue cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. A fine and bright copy.


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AERONAUTICS IN THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES, WITH A SURVEY OF MILITARY AERONAUTICS PRIOR TO 1861; VOLUME I [no other volumes were ever published]
AERONAUTICS IN THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES, WITH A SURVEY OF MILITARY AERONAUTICS PRIOR TO 1861; VOLUME I [no other volumes were ever published]
Haydon, F[rederick] Stansbury
New York: Arno Press, 1980.

Originally published by Johns Hopkins Press in 1941. This book recalls from oblivion the pioneer work of Thaddeus S.C. Low, creator of the first air force in Ameerica, and also the work of the other lesser military aeronauts of the same period, John Wise, James Allen John La Mountain, and others. 421 pages with index, plus 45 plates bound in the rear. Bound in dark blue cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. A fine and bright, as new copy.


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SHIPS IN THE SKY
SHIPS IN THE SKY
Toland, John
London: Frederick Muller, Ltd., 1958.

Tells the whole story of dirigibles, of the adventurous men who developed them and flew them, of the great flights and death flights that made them admired and feared beyond all other means of transportation. 260 pages with photographs and index. Tape ghost on the title page, else a fine copy in a very good dust jacket.


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THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN AERIAL NAVIGATION; LOWE PLANET AIRSHIP
THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN AERIAL NAVIGATION; LOWE PLANET AIRSHIP
Lowe, Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine
Los Angeles: Aerial Publishing Company, 1910.

Best known for the observatory named after him, and his Mt. Lowe Railway. Lowe was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States. This 52 page publication was an attempt to attract investors for his passenger carrying balloon. It was never constructed. Owner's name on the title page. Wear along the spine. A very good copy.


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THE AIR ARM OF THE CONFEDERACY; A HISTORY OF ORIGINS AND USAGES OF WAR BALLOONS BY THE SOUTHERN ARMIES DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
THE AIR ARM OF THE CONFEDERACY; A HISTORY OF ORIGINS AND USAGES OF WAR BALLOONS BY THE SOUTHERN ARMIES DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Cornish III, Joseph Jenkins
Richmond, VA: Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee, 1963.

Official Publication #11. 48 pages with photographs and illustrations. A very good plus copy.


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UP SHIP!
UP SHIP!
Rosendahl, Charles E.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1931.

Rosendahl served on the dirigible Shenandoah and was commander of the dirigible Los Angeles and the ridged airship Akron. 311 pages illustrated with photographs. Bound in original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Offsetting to the front and rear endpapers where paper clippings were laid in, though no longer present. A near fine copy, without the dust jacket.


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LZ1. DAS ERSTE LUFTSCHIFF DES GRAFEN ZEPPELIN. EINE DOKUMENTATION
LZ1. DAS ERSTE LUFTSCHIFF DES GRAFEN ZEPPELIN. EINE DOKUMENTATION
Knäusel, Hans Georg, editor
Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Werke, 1975.

Translation into English of the German title; LZ1, The First Airship of Count Zeppelin. 112 pages with diagrams, photographs, and reproduced pages from previous works. Fine in fine dust jacket with the merest hint of wear at the spine panel ends.


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THE GREAT AIRSHIP, A TALE OF ADVENTURE
THE GREAT AIRSHIP, A TALE OF ADVENTURE
Brereton, F.S.
London: Blackie and Son, Ltd., 1914.

Grandmother's gift inscription is dated Christmas 1913, though the publication year is 1914. All six full-page illustrations are present. A near fine copy in very good, bright, color wrap around illustrated dust jacket with very light edge wear. Seldom found in such an attractive dust jacket.


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AEROSTATICS
AEROSTATICS
Warner, Edward P.
New York: Ronald Press Company, 1926.

A course in the theory of airship design. 112 pages with equations, graphs, charts and index. Obivious removal, though since smoothed over, of plates and pockets on the endpapers. Several stamps on some of the page margins of the Ground School, U.S. Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida. Remains a very good copy.


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THE GREAT DELUSION; A STUDY OF AIRCRAFT IN PEACE AND WAR
THE GREAT DELUSION; A STUDY OF AIRCRAFT IN PEACE AND WAR
Neon [Mrs. B. Ackworth, or Mr. Bernard Ackworth, there is a controversy]
New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh, The Dial Press, 1927.

The preface by Arthur Hungerford Pollen. 288 pages with index. Bound in dark blue cloth with lettering on the spine in gilt. A very good copy.


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STANDARD INSTRUCTION FOR 84,000 CU. FT. DIRIGIBLE, TYPE "FA" GOODYEAR D____
STANDARD INSTRUCTION FOR 84,000 CU. FT. DIRIGIBLE, TYPE "FA" GOODYEAR D____
Akron, OH: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, 1918.

Corrected to April 1, 1918. "This book is developed from practical experience in the handling of Goodyear Dirigibles. Its purpose is three-fold: 1] to acquaint trained operators of other motor balloons with the special features of this particular type. 2] to serve as a reference book in the training of new operators. 3] To supply a memorandum of various items in order to prevent any important step from being overlooked." 82 pages with instructions, charts, tables, illustrations, photographs and index. Gray cloth covers with leather strap clasp and lettering in gilt. Navy Department stamp on the inside front cover. A very good plus copy.


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MISS JEMIMA
MISS JEMIMA
de la Mare, Walter
Oxford: Basil Blackwell [about 1925],

An "excellent" short story. Bleiler; Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 501. Color frontis and three full-page black and white illustrations by Buckels. Bound in original patterned paper covered boards. Light toning to the spine, else a near fine copy.


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TWO TALES: I. THE GREEN ROOM; II. THE CONNOISSEUR
TWO TALES: I. THE GREEN ROOM; II. THE CONNOISSEUR
de la Mare, Walter
London: Bookman's Journal Office, 1925.

Number 149 of 250 numbered copies signed by de la Mare on special limitations page. The Green Room; "An excellent story." The Connoiseur; "is one of de la Mare's finest stories." Quoted from Bleiler; Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 503 and 504. 128 pages printed on hand made paper. Bound in quarter vellum over hand made paper and printed (maybe painted) covered boards. A near fine, bright copy. No dust jacket.


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BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER TALES WITH DESIGNS BY BOLD
BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER TALES WITH DESIGNS BY BOLD
de la Mare, Walter
London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1925.

Collects twelve stories with black and white illustrations throughout. "The illustrations, in the white-on-black British woodcut school, are excellent." Bleiler; Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 502.Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and illustration stamped in gilt. Near fine in very good dust jacket with light edge wear, moderate soiling on the rear panel and moderate fade to the spine panel.


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CONFEDERATE ARMS
CONFEDERATE ARMS
Albaugh, William A., III, and Edward N. Simmons
Harrisburg, PA: Stackploe Company, 1957.

278 pages with photographs and illustrations, and directory of makers, gunsmiths, and dealers, and those men, places and items connected with Confederate ordnance. An extensive guide to almost everything the Confederate soldier used, carried, handled or treasured. Bookplate on the front endpaper. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket with tape mend to the head of the spine panel.


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FLORA, A BOOK OF DRAWINGS BY PAMELA BIANCO
FLORA, A BOOK OF DRAWINGS BY PAMELA BIANCO
de la Mare, Walter
London: William Heinemann [1919],

A collection of poetry by de la Mare and illustrations by Bianco, seven of which are in color. An unread copy as most pages remain unopened. Original note card laid in. Bound in illustrated and lettered off white paper covered thin boards. One corner moderately bumped. Light toning to the endpapers. A very good copy in very good dust jacket with tape reinforcement to the edges on the reverse.


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GREAT NORTHERN PICTORIAL - VOLUME 4; ROCKY'S NORTHWEST POSTMAN AND NEW COMPANIONS
GREAT NORTHERN PICTORIAL - VOLUME 4; ROCKY'S NORTHWEST POSTMAN AND NEW COMPANIONS
Strauss, John F., Jr.
La Mirada, CA: Four Ways West Publications, 1994.

Great Northern Railway's streamlined era passenger train service. 168 pages of black and white and color photographs, maps, consists, time-tables, bibliography, ads, rosters, and car diagrams. Map endpapers. Laminated color pictorial covers. Fine and bright, issued without dust jacket.


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NARROW GAUGE IN THE ROCKIES
NARROW GAUGE IN THE ROCKIES
Beebe, Lucius, and Charles Clegg
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Press, 1958.

Inscribed by Beebe on the half-title page, "For Don R. Wolters, a green light, from Lucius Beebe, 1959." 224 pages. 250 photographs, equipment drawings, three full color paintings by Howard Fogg, and map endpapers. Very good in near very good dust jacket with several short tears.


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SOUTH PACIFIC COAST: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NARROW GAUGE SOUTH PACIFIC COAST RAILROAD
SOUTH PACIFIC COAST: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NARROW GAUGE SOUTH PACIFIC COAST RAILROAD
MacGregor, Bruce A.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1968.

The building and maintaining of the right of way through unstable terrain the SPC succeeded hauling timber, farm products and mining material plus a brisk passenger business. 280 pages with text, photographs, maps, rosters, several diagrams, and index. Fine in near fine, bright dust jacket.


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INTERURBANS TO THE LOOP; NORTH SHORE LINE; SOUT SHORE LINE
INTERURBANS TO THE LOOP; NORTH SHORE LINE; SOUT SHORE LINE
Olmsted, Robert P.
Robert P. Olmsted/Self published, 1969.

Photograph album of the North Shore and South Shore. Some handsome photos of Electroliners and Little Joes. Unpaginated. Fine in very good dust jacket with small shallow chip.


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MEXICAN NARROW GAUGE
MEXICAN NARROW GAUGE
Best, Gerald M.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1968.

In Mexico, the network of narrow gauge systems was complex and varied. Some were 2-foot gauge, some 30 inches, and some 3-foot. 180 pages of text with maps, extensive rosters, and numerous photographs. Fine in very good dust jacket with tiny chip and short tear.


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O.& W.; THE LONG LIFE AND SLOW DEATH OF THE NEW YORK, ONTARIO & WESTERN RAILWAY
O.& W.; THE LONG LIFE AND SLOW DEATH OF THE NEW YORK, ONTARIO & WESTERN RAILWAY
Helmer, William F.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1959.

The O&W was a tenacious road, and long after similar lines bowed to changing times and the encroachment of truck transport, it still hung on. 211 pages with historic photographs, rosters, and bibliography with folded map and profile slipped into rear pocket. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with a few short edge tears.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 11, A JOURNAL OF RAILROAD HISTORY IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST, 1973
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 11, A JOURNAL OF RAILROAD HISTORY IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST, 1973
Hauck, Cornelius W., editor
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1973.

This issue covers the abandoned Chihuahua Mineral Railway, the photography of Otto Perry, and the onetime Ouray Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande narrow gauge. 215 pages with numerous historic photographs and maps. Fine in near fine dust jacket with short tear and tape ghost to the head of the spine panel.


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KATY SOUTHWEST; STEAM AND DIESEL PICTORIAL
KATY SOUTHWEST; STEAM AND DIESEL PICTORIAL
McCall, John B., and Frank Schultz, III
Dallas, TX: Kachina Press, 1985.

144 pages of steam and diesel locomotive photographs. A near fine, bright copy.


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"THE CRYSTAL RIVER PICTORIAL"
"THE CRYSTAL RIVER PICTORIAL"
McCoy, Dell, and Russ Collman
Silverton, CO: Sundance Publications Limited, 1973.

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 fine clear vinyl dust protector.


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THE SWITZERLAND TRAIL OF AMERICA, WITH AN ADDED CHAPTER
THE SWITZERLAND TRAIL OF AMERICA, WITH AN ADDED CHAPTER
Crossen, Forest
Fort Collins, CO: Robinson Press, 1978.

Number 17 of an issue of 10,000 copies signed by Crossen on a special limitation page. Built to serve the gold and silver mines in the Rockies west of Boulder, Colorado. 422 pages with vintage photographs, maps and index, plus three maps on two folded sheets in the rear pocket. Bound in color illutrated cloth covered boards. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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THE GILPIN GOLD TRAM; COLORADO'S UNIQUE NARROW-GAUGE.
THE GILPIN GOLD TRAM; COLORADO'S UNIQUE NARROW-GAUGE.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope
Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Company, 1977.

Inscribed in blind on the title page, "Best wishes, Mallory Hope Ferrell. The only 2 foot gauge railroad in Colorado. With 20 miles of track and using Shay locomotives, the Gilpin Tramway served as a main artery for the flow of ore from the mines above Central City to the smelters at Blackhawk. 112 pages of text, photographs, several maps, locomotive diagrams, and rosters. Large folded map in rear pocket. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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THE MOFFAT ROAD
THE MOFFAT ROAD
Bollinger, Edward T., and Frederick Bauer
Chicago: Sage Books/Swallow Press, 1962.

Signed by Bollinger on the title page. 359 pages of text, photographs, diagrams and rosters. A thorough and complete book about America's most colorful railroad. Corners mildly bumped. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.


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THE MOFFAT ROAD
THE MOFFAT ROAD
Bollinger, Edward T., and Frederick Bauer
Chicago: Sage Books/Swallow Press, 1962.

Copy 180 of 2000 numbered copies signed by Bollinger and Bauer on the special limitation page. 359 pages of text, photographs, diagrams and rosters. A thorough and complete book about America's most colorful railroad. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.


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THE SOUTHERN: A NARROW GAUGE ODYSSEY, VOLUME ONE
THE SOUTHERN: A NARROW GAUGE ODYSSEY, VOLUME ONE
Dorman, Richard L.
Santa Fe, NM: R.D. Publications, 1986.

The charm of this funky narrow gauge line was the little steamers struggling up mountain passes, two and three locomotives to a train. 153 pages with historic photographs, maps, and three full page color paintings by J. Finnell. Fine in very good dust jacket with 1.5 inch tear to the rear panel.


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SOUTHERN PACIFIC NARROW GAUGE
SOUTHERN PACIFIC NARROW GAUGE
Ferrell, Mallory Hope
Edmonds, WA: Pacific Fast Mail/PFM, 1982.

Cover painting by Mike Pearsall. 272 pages of text, photographs, some in color, maps, diagrams and rosters. The "Slim Princess" was said to have been built 300 miles too long and 300 years too soon. The visionary plan was of connecting with the distant Colorado River and all the silver and gold towns that would spring-up between. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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THE CROOKEDEST RAILROAD IN THE WORLD; A HISTORY OF THE MT. TAMALPAIS AND MUIR WOODS RAILROAD OF CALIFORNIA.
THE CROOKEDEST RAILROAD IN THE WORLD; A HISTORY OF THE MT. TAMALPAIS AND MUIR WOODS RAILROAD OF CALIFORNIA.
Wurm, Theodore G., and Alvin C. Graves.
Glendale, CA: Trans-Anglo Books/TAB, 1983.

123 pages with photographs and diagrams. Includes maps, index, bibliography and a detailed roster of equipment. Map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket


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DAVID MOFFAT'S DENVER NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC, "THE MOFFAT ROAD"
DAVID MOFFAT'S DENVER NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC, "THE MOFFAT ROAD"
Griswold, P.R. "Bob"
Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1995.

Signed by Griswold on the title page. A biography of David Moffat's exciting life and the story of his Moffat Road, which reached only as far as Steamboat Springs before his passing. After his death, the Denver, Northwestern and Pacific went into receivership and was renamed the Denver and Salt Lake Railroad. 244 pages of history with photographs, diagrams, time-tables, maps, and index. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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RAILROADS OF NORTHERN COLORADO
RAILROADS OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Jessen, Kenneth
Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Company, 1982.

The first in-depth study of rail development in north-central Colorado. 288 pages of text with photographs, maps, bibliography and index. Each of the eight chapters is devoted to a particular railroad. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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DENVER’S RAILROADS; THE STORY OF UNION STATION AND RAILROADS OF DENVER
DENVER’S RAILROADS; THE STORY OF UNION STATION AND RAILROADS OF DENVER
Forrest, Kenton, and Charles Albi
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1981.

For a full century Denver Union Station had been the rail gateway to the Mile High City and the Rocky Mountain West. This is the full story of this historic station. Also included is all the Denver area railroad facilities: passenger and freight yards, locomotive shops and roundhouses, junctions and even the electric trolley and interurban railways that once served the city. 244 pages with numerous vintage photographs, maps, diagrams, bibliography and index, plus packed laid in containing five Denver area maps showing rail lines and time-table no 107, February 20, 1938. Also laid in is a facsimile Colorado and Southern Railway employee Time-Table of the Denver Terminal Division, no. 9, Thursday, May 15, 1924.. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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DENVER AND SALT LAKE RAILROAD 1913-1926
DENVER AND SALT LAKE RAILROAD 1913-1926
Griswold, P.R. "Bob"
Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1996.

Signed by Griswold on the title page. After the death of David Moffat, The Denver, Northwestern and Pacific went into receivership and was renamed the Denver and Salt Lake Railroad. 242 pages of history with photographs, diagrams, time-tables, ads, maps, bibliography and index. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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RAILROADS IN THE WOODS
RAILROADS IN THE WOODS
Labbe, John T., and Vernon Goe
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1961.

The complete, documented, authoritative account of railroad logging in all of its ramification, amply illustrated with 440 photographs of oustanding clarity and detail. 269 pages. Previous owner's bookplate on the reverse of the front free endpaper, else fine in near fine dust jacket with light wear at the head of the spine panel.


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ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD: STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, SHIPS AND HISTORY
ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD: STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, SHIPS AND HISTORY
Prince, Richard E.
Green River, WY: Richard E. Prince/self published, 1966.

232 pages of Atlantic Coast Line locomotives and ships with data, vintage photographs, (many are builders' photos), diagrams and rosters. The photographs of this first edition are sharper and clearer than the Indiana University Press reprint edition. Bound in original purple pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY STEAM BOATS, LOCOMOTIVES AND HISTORY
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY STEAM BOATS, LOCOMOTIVES AND HISTORY
Prince, Richard E.
Green River, WY: Richard E. Prince/self published, 1969.

268 pages of Seaboard Air Line Railway locomotive and steamboat data, photographs, (many are builders' photos), maps, diagrams, rosters and index. The photographs of this first edition are sharper and clearer than the Indiana University Press reprint edition. Bound in original orange pebbled cloth with lettering in black. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD OLD DOMINION LINE AND CONNECTIONS. EASTERN CAROLINA DISPATCH
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD OLD DOMINION LINE AND CONNECTIONS. EASTERN CAROLINA DISPATCH
Prince, Richard E.
Millard, NE: Richard E. Prince/self published, 1972.

A history of the NS Railroad and the merging of all its predecessors, but mostly a discussion of the various types of locomotive power and of the ships of its water operations. 248 pages with an abundance of locomotive and ship photographs, data, maps, rosters, time-tables and index. Bound in original maroon pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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LOCOMOTIVE 4501
LOCOMOTIVE 4501
Morgan, David P.
Milwaukee, WI;: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1968.

The biography of Southern Railroad's steam locomotive, number 4501, a Baldwin built 2-8-2 Mikado. 127 pages with photographs. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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RAILS, SAGEBRUSH AND PINE; A GARLAND OF RAILROAD AND LOGGING DAYS IN OREGON'S SUMPTER VALLEY
RAILS, SAGEBRUSH AND PINE; A GARLAND OF RAILROAD AND LOGGING DAYS IN OREGON'S SUMPTER VALLEY
Ferrell, Mallory Hope
San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1967.

The Sumpter Valley Railway, Oregon's erstwhile narrow gauge, was built during the great days of lumber barons. With the S.V.R. were an array of privately owned loggers. Each laid slim gauge rails into the woods and pulled out their log trains with Shays, Climaxes and Heislers. 128 pages with more than 210 illustrations and photographs, 10 prototype scale diagrams, rosters, and index. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. A very handsome copy.


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STEAM, STEEL, AND STARS: AMERICA'S LAST STEAM RAILROAD
STEAM, STEEL, AND STARS: AMERICA'S LAST STEAM RAILROAD
Link, O. Winston [text by Tim Hensley]
New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc. Publisher, 1987.

The glorious late years of steam railroading in America - 1955 to 1960 - are powerfully documented in this captivating book. The 90 riveting photographs by O. Winston Link presented here cover every activity on the Norfolk and Western Railway, the last major railroad in America to successfully use steam power.144 pages. Fine in near fine dust jacket. A very attractive copy.


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NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILWAY - POCAHONTAS COAL CARRIER. N&W RY - PRECISION TRANSPORTATION
NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILWAY - POCAHONTAS COAL CARRIER. N&W RY - PRECISION TRANSPORTATION
Prince, Richard E.
Millard, NE: Richard E. Prince/self published, 1980.

A lengthy history of the N&W Railway and the merging of all its predecessors, but mostly a discussion of the various types of motive power. 352 pages with an abundance of locomotive photographs [some as builder's photos], data, maps, rosters, time-tables and index. Bound in original maroon pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt. Very light bump to one corner. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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N & W: GIANT OF STEAM
N & W: GIANT OF STEAM
Jeffries, Major Lewis Ingles
Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Company, 1980.

About the Norfolk & Western Railway and its home-designed and home-built steam locomotives. Includes a brief history of the predecessor lines, a description of the locomotive servicing facilities, the Roanoke shop operations, and the locomotive engineering. 333 pages with new and historic photographs, a few locomotive diagrams, Locomotive class statistical data, and a list of sources, plus two large folded maps in the rear pocket. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket illustrated in color by Howard Fogg.


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THE HEISLER LOCOMOTIVE 1891-1941
THE HEISLER LOCOMOTIVE 1891-1941
Kline, Benjamin F. G., Jr.
Lancaster, PA: Benjamin F.G. Kline, Jr./Self published, 1982.

The definitive history of the geared Heisler locomotive. 199 pages of text, photographs, diagrams and rosters. Errata sheets laid in. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of wear to the top of the spine panel. A very handsome copy.


Price: $140.00
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LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Prince, Richard E.
Green River, WY: Richard E. Prince/self published, 1959.

128 pages of L&N locomotive data, photographs, (most are builders' photos) and rosters. The photographs of this first edition are sharper and clearer than the Indiana University Press reprint edition. Guy Dunscomb's copy with his stamp. Bound in original blue cloth with lettering in gilt. A fine copy with just a little rubbing to the cloth on the leading edge of the front cover. Issued without dust jacket.


Price: $150.00
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