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NEW YORK RAILWAYS THE GREEN LINE

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HICKSVILLE NY, N. J. INTERNATIONAL: 1994

Seller ID: 7411

ISBN: 0934088306

Condition: VERY GOOD


64 PGS. OF PHOTOS MAPS AND TEXT TELL THE HISTORY OF THE GREEN LINE IN NEW YORK CITY IN THE EARLY 1900'S THE TYPES OF CARS USED , ROUTES , MAINTANCE CHALANGES BUSINESS PROBLEMS ARE EXAMINED VERY GOOD CONDITION SMALL OWNER STICKER ON TITLE PAGE View more info

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HISTORIC SOUTHERN PACIFIC CARS

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, WAYNER PUB:

Seller ID: 7417

Condition: GOOD


48 PGS. OF PHOTOS AND LIMITED TEXT SHOW THE WIDE RONGE OF CARS USED BY THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC View more info

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The Pike's Peak Cog Road Centennial Edition

By: Abbott, Morris W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pulpit Rock Press: 1990

Edition: Centennial Edition

Seller ID: 27572DH

ISBN: 0962400823

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book -- very handsome with no tears or chips, non bumps, no names or writing and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 176 pages. Book comes with a little something extra too -- two souvenir tickets stamped June 16, 1982 which certifies that the riders ytaveled on the World's highest CCoh Railway from Manitou Springs, Colordo 6571 feet, To Pikesd Peak, 14, 110 feet. Book sports handsome map endpapers and many black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Much text too. View more info

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Journeys Through Western Rail History, Colorado Rail Annual No. 22

By: Albi, Charles, Kenton Forrest and Richard Cooley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Colorado Railroad Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 27127TB

ISBN: 091865422X

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book -- no defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 168 pages. Lavishly illustrated with facsimle documents, black and white photographs and full color photos -- 200 images in all. A compilation of articles which continue the saga of Colorado railway history, this time offfering topics which have not been previously discussed -- reminiscences of a Union Pacific claim ragent; the lost locomotive of Kiowa Creek, the New Mexico Central, the 1921 pueblo flood and Moffat Tunnel, the launching of Denver's light rail, the streetcar a... View more info

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WESTWARD TO PROMONTORY

By: BARRY COMBS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY , CROWN PUB.: 1986

Seller ID: 7410

ISBN: 0517562243

Condition: VERY GOOD


79 PGS. OF PHOTOS AND TEXT PRODUCE A PICTORIAL DOCUMENTARY OF BUILDING THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD ACROSS THR PLAINS AND MOUNTAINS OF THE AMERICAN WEST IN THE 1860'S VERY GOOD CONDITION , CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

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The Art of Railroad Photography: Techniques for Taking Dynamic Trackside Pictures

By: Benson, Gary J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 27195TB

ISBN: 0890241333

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book. No defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2" and is printed on coated paper with stunning color photography of railroads thoughout north America. there is an art to taking great train pictures and this book tells you how. Covers cameras and equipment, flim and light, planning a train watching trip, taking photos trackside, special situations, editing your slides and publishing, 148 pages. View more info

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Flagler's Folly; The Railroad That Went to Sea and Was Blown Away

By: Bethel, Rod

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Key West, Rod Bethel: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 25517DH

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease, Measures 7"x10" and has 111 pages. Lavishly illustrarted with historical photos in black and white. Tells the story of Henry Morrison Flagler who built a railroad at the end of the Floirda Key chain. Work began in 1904-05 and was completed in 1912.. But then in 1935 there came a hurricane ... View more info

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Analysis of Railroad Securities; A Guide to the Determination of Investment Values

By: Bogen, Jules I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1928

Seller ID: 24575

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book, tightly bound with no names or writing. Blue boards show a bit of fading, but book is tightly bound and pages and page edges are without fault. NO dustjacket. Book was written to help investors understand and feel confident about investing in railroads post-passage of the Transportation Act of 1920. Material divided into three parts: The New Order in the Railroad Industry; Evaluation of an Individual Railroad; and Financial Analysis. Also includes five appendices: Essential Provisions of the Interstate Commerce Act Affecting the Value of Railroad Securities; Computed Va... View more info

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Indiana Railroad: The Magic Interurban

By: Bradley, George K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans Association: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25055

ISBN: 0915348284

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book -- no bumps to boards, no names or writing , and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x12" and is printed on coated paper. Illustrated profusely, primarily with black and white historic photos, but also some color. An extensive text follows the evolution of the interurband in Indiana which were broguth together under the same umbrella -- the Indiana Railroad. 224 pages. View more info

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Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad: How the Medal Was Won (Bulletin 124)

By: Carlson, Norman (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans' Association: 1985

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23506

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book which is oversized at 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" with 159 pages. The binding is nicely decorated with a simple design in gilt on front and back. The only defect is the previous owner's name at the top corner of the frotn free endpaper. I have tucked an unused bookplate to use, or not, at your discretion. Chapters titles are: Lake Shores Days; Cost of Reoproduction of the Cihcago , Lake Shore and South Bend Railway Company in Indiana; The South Shore Is Born; Brief Submitted in Completion For the Fifth Annual Award of the Charles A. Coffin Foundation; and The Rehabilitation Conti... View more info

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Houston North Shore Railway

By: Charles C. Robinson; Paul L. DeVerter II

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Central Electric Railfans Association: 2000

Seller ID: 28110

ISBN: 0915348330

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful as new book -- appears unread. No names or writing and no defects inside or out. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The Houston North Shore Railway opened in 1927 and is noted for being the last interurban built in the U.S. Book contains 217 photographs, 16 maps including track layouts, six drawings of rolling stock and a roster of equipment. Book is printed on quality coated paper. Measures9" x 11" and has 164 pages. Beautiful color endpapers, front and back, each different. View more info

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TICKET TO TOLTEC

By: DORIS OSTERWALD

Price: $10.00

Publisher: LAKEWOOD CO., WESTERN GUIDWAYS LTD: 1976

Seller ID: 7408

ISBN: 0931788250

Condition: VERY GOOD


A MILE BY MILE GUIDE FOR THE CUMBRES & TOLTEC SECENIC RAILROAD IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO 96 PGS. OF . PHOTOS AND TEXT TELL THE HISTORY OF THE LINE AND SCENES OF THE WONDERFUL DIVERSE WILD COUNTRY IT RUNS THROUGH VERY GOOD CONDITION , CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

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Kansas City Streetcars Remembered

By: Elsner, Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hicksville, New York, N.J. International: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27491

ISBN: 0934088276

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean almost most like new oversized booklet. It has 80 pages filled with pictures of the streetcars of Kansas City, Missouri from the 1920's through the 1950's.The historic photographs are of fine quality and it's very attractive with color photos brightening up a spread of duotones. Each photo is captioned and examples are grouped by likeness. Booklet measures 8-1/4" tall and 10-3/4" wide. View more info

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The Boxcar Brigade: Saga of a Steam Locomotive Engineer 1890'S-1960's

By: Ester, Mary E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New London, Ohio, U.S.A., Mary Ellen Ester: 1993

Edition: First Edtiion

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 20548

ISBN: 0963649809

Condition: Very Good


Lovely book -- very clean and nice with pristine pages. Only real fault is a small bit of chipping to upper back corner which is nearly invisible in mylar because the white liner is almost the same color as the dustjacket. SIGNED and inscribed by author on title page thus, "To ----. best wishes and good luck. Mary Ellen Ester May 30, 1998." She also signed a small card laid-in with a train stamp on one side and a sticker showing a train and the title of the book on the other.The author, an Ohioan, grew up in a family in which many of the men devoted their lives to the railroad until f... View more info

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The Life and Times of the Swansea and Mumbles Railway

By: Gabb, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cowbridge, D. Brown & Sons Limited: 1987

Seller ID: 24785

ISBN: 0905928792

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice book with laminated pictorial boards, designed without dustjacket. Nicely illuatrated throughout with drawings and black and white photographs, Measures 7"x9-3/4". A very charming history of a British railway founded in 1804 as an industrrial tramway and later became a passenger train. 80 pages. View more info

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The Corn Belt Route : A History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company (Railroads in America Ser.)

By: Grant, H. Roger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, U.S.A.: Northern Illinois University Press, 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 9960a

Condition: Very Good


Very clean, attractive copy. Dustjacket protected by mylar. SIGNED and inscribed by author as such: " It is a pleasure to autograph this book for --------. H. Roger Grant.", Feburary 15, 1985." A scholarly work on the Chicago Great Western Railroad built by A.B. Stickney, a railroad which through 85 years of innovation changed the history of transportation. Excellent vintage photos. 231 pages. Indexed. View more info

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BALTIMORE'S LIGHT RAIL THEN AND NOW

By: HERBERT H HARWOOD JR.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, QUADRANT PRESS: 1995

Seller ID: 7409

ISBN: 0915276550

Condition: VERY GOOD


96 PGS OF PHOTOS AND TEXT TELLS THE STORY OF BALTIMORE'S STREET CARS, RAPID TRANSIT AND RAILSERVICE FROM THE MID 1800'S TO 1990 VERY GOOD CONDITION CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

The Train To Crystal City

By: Jan Jarboe Russell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 30292

ISBN: 1451693664

Condition: Fine


Crisp, Clean book with no defect of note and with no names or writing, no creases, and no bumps to corners. The dustjacket is likewise crisp and clean, has not been price-clipped, and has no remainder mark. The only defect is toning to the back cover. No tears or chips. The book measures 6- 1/4" x 9-1/4" with 389 pages. Ths author tells a true story which took place during WWII on a train headed to Crystal City, Texas, an interment camp in the middle of a government prisoner exchange program. The rtrain carried Italian, German, and Japanese immigrants. There was sadness and fear, b... View more info

HORSECARS, CABLE CARS AND OMNIBUSES

By: JOHN H. WHITE , JR.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY , DOVER: 1974

Seller ID: 7406

ISBN: 0486230090

Condition: VERY GOOD


106 PGS WITH B. & W. PHOTOS AND LIMITED TEXT ABOUT THIS EARLY URBAN TRANSIT SYSTEMS INCLUDES ALL107 PHOTOS FROM THE JOHN STEPHENSON CO. ALBUM OF 1888 VERY GOOD CONDITION , CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

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LACKAWANNA HERITAGE 1947-1952

By: JOHN KRAUSE ED CRIST

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NEWTON N.J. , CARSTENS PUB.: 1990

Seller ID: 7414

ISBN: 911868-69-0

Condition: GOOD


48 PGS OF PHOTOS AND TEXT TELL THE STORY OF THE LACKAWANNA RAILROAD FROM 1947 TO 1952 THE ERA OF TRANSITION FROM STEAM TO DIESEL VERY GOOD CONDITION CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info