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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. Small name stamp on the reverse of the front endpaper. Near fine in about 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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75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE COMPANY: COMMEMORATING THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY OF PIONEERING
75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE COMPANY: COMMEMORATING THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY OF PIONEERING
Wilmerding, PA: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 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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AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVES IN HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS, 1858 TO 1949
AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVES IN HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS, 1858 TO 1949
Ziel, Ron
Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1993.

129 pages of mostly builders' photogrpahs of steam locomotives with commentary. Lower corner crease to the front cover. A near fine copy.


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AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL - 1966.
AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL - 1966.
San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1965.

A yearly digest of Transportation Heritage featuring many excellent black and white photographs of steam and traction locomotives. 120 pages of photographs, diagrams, maps and rosters. Bound in illustrated and lettered white cloth. Small owner's stamp. A fine and bright copy.


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ARKANSAS VALLEY INTERURBAN
ARKANSAS VALLEY INTERURBAN
Isely, M.D. (Doc)
Glendale, CA: Interurbans, 1977.

Revised from the 1956 original edition. Interurbans Special 19. 67 pages with rare photographs, maps and descriptive roster. A fine and bright copy.


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ARKANSAS VALLEY INTERURBAN: INTERURBANS SPECIAL 19
ARKANSAS VALLEY INTERURBAN: INTERURBANS SPECIAL 19
Isely, M.D. (Doc)
Glendale, CA: Interurbans, 1977.

Revised from the 1956 original edition. 67 pages with rare photographs, maps, schedules and descriptive roster. A fine and bright copy.


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CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO DIESEL REVIEW
CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO DIESEL REVIEW
Shaver, Carl W., editor
Alderson, WV: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, 1982.

The majority of the book is an all time diesel locomotive roster up to the year of publication. 228 pages with photographs and rosters. Covers moderately rubbed. An about fine, sound copy.


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CLASSIC STEAM TRAINS OF THE SOUTH
CLASSIC STEAM TRAINS OF THE SOUTH
Tillotson, Curt, Jr.
Lynchburg, VA: TLC Publishing Inc., 2000.

Steam trains of the Southeastern United States, with great photos of the era 1930-1955, illustrating operations on many of the South's premier reailroads including the Southern, Norfolk and Western, Seaboard Air Line, Atlantic Coast Line, Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac, Clinchfield, Louisville and Nashville, and others. 128 pages with numerous photographs, some in color, and bibliography. Map endpapers. Bound in color pictorial laminated covers. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket.


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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 very good dust jacket with fade to the spine panel.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 12; THE SOUTH PARK LINE, A CONCISE HISTORY
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 12; THE SOUTH PARK LINE, A CONCISE HISTORY
Chappell, Gordon, Robert W. Richardson, Cornelius W. Hauck
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1974.

The full story of Colorado & Southern's famed narrow gauge South Park & Pacific. 280 pages with photographs, maps, rosters, bibliography and index. Two folded maps of the D.S.P.&P. laid in. Fine in very good plus dust jacket.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
Hauck, Cornelius W., editor
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1981.

Documents the story of the first railroad to breach the remote mining frontiers of Idaho and western Montana - the narrow gauge Utah & Northern, later to become the Oregon Short Line. 215 pages with numerous photographs, maps and rosters. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
Hauck, Cornelius W., editor
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1981.

Documents the story of the first railroad to breach the remote mining frontiers of Idaho and western Montana - the narrow gauge Utah & Northern, later to become the Oregon Short Line. 215 pages with numerous photographs, maps and rosters. Fine in very good dust jacket with mild edge wear.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 15: IDAHO, MONTANA ISSUE
Hauck, Cornelius W., editor
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1981.

Documents the story of the first railroad to breach the remote mining frontiers of Idaho and western Montana - the narrow gauge Utah & Northern, later to become the Oregon Short Line. 215 pages with numerous photographs, maps and rosters. Fine in near fine dust jacket with long areas of rubbing.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 16: SHORT LINE TO CRIPPLE CREEK: THE STORY OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS & CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT RAILWAY
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 16: SHORT LINE TO CRIPPLE CREEK: THE STORY OF THE COLORADO SPRINGS & CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT RAILWAY
Wilkins, Tivis E.
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1983.

The Cripple Creek gold rush which began in 1891 created a need for railroad transportation to serve the boomtown that eventually grew to a population of over 50,000. The Short Line was one of three railroads which fought for a share o f this business. This is the line's history from construction to boom and abandonment. 180 pages with numerous photographs, maps, illustrations and roster. Packet laid in with folded map, payment voucher, and reprint of promotional pamphlet. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket A very attractive copy.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 17; A JOURNAL OF RAILROAD HISTORY IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 17; A JOURNAL OF RAILROAD HISTORY IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST
Albi, Charles, and William C. Jones, editors
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1987.

Contains "Rocky Mountian Rocket" by Mike Doty and Mel McFarland, a history on the Rock Island in Colorado; "Tennessee Pass" by Robert Le Massena, a history of the Rio Grande's Royal Gorge Route; and "Last of the Birneys" by Ernie Payt on, a history of the streetcar system in Fort Collins, CO. 280 pages with numerous photographs, maps and dimensional diagrams. Map packet for Annual No. 17 laid in. Fine in near fine bright dust jacket with light wear.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 18: RAILROADING IN THE ROCKIES A HALF CENTURY AGO
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 18: RAILROADING IN THE ROCKIES A HALF CENTURY AGO
Albi, Charles, Cornelius W. Hauck and William C. Jons, editors
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1990.

Contains "Eastward Ho! Two Californians' Journey to Colorado" by Ted Wurm, a 1939 photographic journey to Colorado; "Westward Ho! A Coloradoan's Photo Safari Across the Rockies" by John W. Maxwell, Sr., two photographic journeys made in 1940 and 1941 in search of steam and narrow gauge; and "On Line: Three Years On A Santa Fe Business Car" by Edward Mahoney, the author's narrative of adventures of western steam railroading in the years 1919 to 1922. 221 pages with numerous photo graphs. Folded map and Santa Fe Rwy timetable laid in. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with the merest hint of rubbing to the rear panel.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 18: RAILROADING IN THE ROCKIES A HALF CENTURY AGO
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NO. 18: RAILROADING IN THE ROCKIES A HALF CENTURY AGO
Albi, Charles, Cornelius W. Hauck and William C. Jons, editors
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum/CRM, 1990.

Contains "Eastward Ho! Two Californians' Journey to Colorado" by Ted Wurm, a 1939 photographic journey to Colorado; "Westward Ho! A Coloradoan's Photo Safari Across the Rockies" by John W. Maxwell, Sr., two photographic journeys made in 1940 and 1941 in search of steam and narrow gauge; and "On Line: Three Years On A Santa Fe Business Car" by Edward Mahoney, the author's narrative of adventures of western steam railroading in the years 1919 to 1922. 221 pages with numerous photo graphs. Folded map and Santa Fe Rwy timetable laid in. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NUMBER 10: NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NUMBER 10: NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME
Hauck, Cornelius W.
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972.

The history of the Colorado Central Railroad to Clear Creek. Begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. 223 pages with maps, rosters and numerous photographs. Mild bump at heel of spine, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket with corresponding bump to heel of spine panel.


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COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NUMBER 10: NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME
COLORADO RAIL ANNUAL NUMBER 10: NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME
Hauck, Cornelius W.
Golden, CO: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972.

The history of the Colorado Central Railroad to Clear Creek. Begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. 223 pages with maps, rosters and numerous photographs. Newspaper clippings and folded map laid in. Mild bumps to lower corners, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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