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ALONG AN OPEN TRACK

by Kochanek, Ed & Sally

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Prospect Heights, IL: North Shore Publishers, 1972. Hard Cover. Quarto. Excitement of railroading in fine photography. Over 330 photos, 4 color plates. 208 pp.tears to top spine area of dust cover.
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ALTOONA AND LOGAN VALLEY 1882-1954 - PENNSYLVANIA TRACTION SERIES

by Rohrbeck, Benson W.

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West Chester, PA: By the Author, 1969. Original Wraps. Good. Pamphlet. 32 pp. Brief look at the city railcars.
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An Acquaintance with ALCO

An Acquaintance with ALCO

by Olmsted, Robert P.

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McMillan (Publication, Woodridge, IlL, 1980). Quarto. no pagination. 3rd printing, B&W photos of engines, PA's and FA's, of the American Locomotive Company, in atmospheric scenes in falling light, heavy weather, and twilight. Bound in blackcloth lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, previous owner's name whited out, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket.
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Annual Report, 1947-1949

by Chicago and North Western Railroad Company

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Orginal Wraps. Very Good/No Dust Jacket as Issued. the 1947 through 1948 have maps with some red color accents and each years show modest increases in revenue. The 1949 report is in stark black and white (including its map) and the decline in revenues is measured at 14.5%.
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B & O; Great Photos....a Portfolio

B & O; Great Photos....a Portfolio

by Roberts, Charles S.

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Baltimore, MD; (1994): Barnard, Roberts & Co. First Edition. Quarto. 207pp. History of the B&O, from Jersey City west to Ohio, with the mystery and awe, and the new Cardinal. B&W and color photographs throughout. 207pp. bound in pictorial paper covered boards lettered in blue, near fine.
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Broad Street Station, Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia 1881 - 1952

by Albrecht, Harry P.

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Philadelphia: Harry P. Albrecht, 1976. Revised. Orginal Wraps. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket as Issued. Oblong Octavo. Oblong octavo, 48pp. Annotated photographs of Broad Sreet Station through the years, a view of developing the station and area. In purple paper wraps.
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Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engineers Magazine (October 1914)
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Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engineers Magazine (October 1914)

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Columbus, OHio: Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engine Men, 1914. Octavo. pp. 401-525, plus preliminaries, ads. Several full page detailed ads of brake devices (some in color), Besides the many articles on air brakes, there are dozens of technical articles on other equipment (including an electric power that might surpass steam). The article on "fireman and firing" p. 202-203 shows the danger as coal supplies dwindle. There is an article on immigration which is says has brought in "a large population of untrained and unadapted races of south and east Europe...they have lowered the wage standard of the American population." There is a long article "War Prices in the United States" which accuses the monopolies of big business of having obscene profits. The chart of pages 509-510 lists death and disability claims. Besides heart attacks and various other serious maladies it notes boiler explosions, derailments, struck by train, ran over by train, suicides and several others. Bound in pictorial… Read More
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Canadian National and Canadian Pacific in Northern Ontario, in Two Volumes

by Wilson, Dale and Gordon D. Jomini

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Calgary, AL: Calgary Group of British Railway Modellers of North America, 1984. First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Oblong Octavo. 26, 26pp. Excellent photographs of trains and engine, including a tall bridge and a coal tower. Profusely illustrated. In white wraps. We have loose issues of incomplete volumes on inventory; please inquire.
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Chicago Surface Lines; an Illustrated History
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Chicago Surface Lines; an Illustrated History

by Lind, Alan R.; Donald M. Hoffman

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Park Forest, IL: Transport History Press, 1986. Quarto. 3rd Edition, Second Printing. 400 pages. Photo illustrated in black & white. The author who also has written extensively on Illinois railroads had made this his final and most complete study of the Chicago Surface Lines. Not only is it the finest pictorial record with texts explaining each one, but the author has concentrated on equipment and routings. Nearly 600 black & white photographs, covers the period 1837-1947. Photos of all car types, rosters, along with a history of all street cars and bus lines. This was when Chicago had the world's largest street railway. Bound in red cloth lettered in gilt, near fine in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.
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Colorado and Southern Northern Division

Colorado and Southern Northern Division

by Ehernberger, James L. And Francis G. Gschwind

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(Callaway: E & G Publications, 1966). First Edition. Quarto. Signed by both authors. 64pp. illustrated in black and white. The only historical data to e found in this publication will be that which is necessary for purposes of clarification, in the photo captions. Instead, this book has but one purpose...to analyze, pictorially, the motive power in service on the division during the final quarter century or so of steam operation. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards with a black and white view of a train on the George Town loop bridge, ruled in red. A very good copy lightly rubbed around the edges.
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Colorado Rail Annual No. 18.  Railroading in the Rockies a Half Century Ago
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Colorado Rail Annual No. 18. Railroading in the Rockies a Half Century Ago

by Albi, Charles, Corneliuss W. Hauck, and William C. Jones (editors)

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Golden, CO: (1990): Colorado Railroad Museum. First Edition. Quarto. 221pp. Illustrated with over 300 black and white photographs, folding maps laid in at rear. Three accounts of travel by railroad in the Rockies, two young Californians', a Coloradoan and a businessman riding the Santa Fe Business car. Bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A near fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket.
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Connecticut Company's Streetcars

Connecticut Company's Streetcars

by Kramer, Frederick A., With Ed Wadhams

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Newton, NJ: Carstens Pubs., Inc, 1993. First Edition. Quarto. 96pp. Profusely illustrated history of The Big Yellow Cars, with Yale Bowl Open Cars, Express Mortor Lines, and lesser known lines, cars rosters. Also, the Isolated Torrington Line. Bound in color pictorial stiff paper wraps. Near fine.
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El Ferrocarril De Pennsylvania y La Exposicion Colombiana, Con Notas Descriptivas De Las Ciudades...
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El Ferrocarril De Pennsylvania y La Exposicion Colombiana, Con Notas Descriptivas De Las Ciudades De New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Chicago y Una Descripcion Completa De Los Terrenos y Edificios De Ls Exposicion, Con Mapas e Illustraciones

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Philadelphia: Compania Del Ferrocarril De Pennsylvania, 1892. Octavo. 139p. 7 maps (as called for in most editions, some apparently have only 6). Spanish language. The Pennsylvania Railroad made an extraordinary effort in corporate image making to produce editions both in English and Spanish. Maps included are: Pennsylvania RR, New York to Chicago: (2) New York Harbor; (3) New York City; (4) Philadelphia (5) Washington (6) Chicago; and (7) Chicago, Business District. This copy was bound in Malaga, Spain for the W.C. Bevan & Company which was one of the largest U.S. companies in Spain. Bound in brown cloth, spine lettering gilt, light brown endpapers. A very good copy with nice maps.
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The Electirc Interurban Railways in America
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The Electirc Interurban Railways in America

by Hilton, George W. And John F. Due

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Stanford, California: Standford University Press, 1960. First Edition. Thick Octavo. 463p. index. One of the most colorful yet neglected American transportation history has been re-created in this definitive history of the electric inter-urbans. From their early construction in the early 1900's to their sharp decline after World War II as the family automobile became ubiquitous. Part I describes the construction, technology and how passenger and freight traffic led to the expansion of American in the first half of the 20th Century. Trains Magazine said "a first-rate work of such detail and discernment that is might well serve as a model for all corporate biographies." Marvelous scholarship with an expanse of boyish enthusiasm and 37 well-chosen photographs. The details of even the smallest lines make this an essential reference. Bound in gray cloth pictorially stamped in black depicting a railcar, spine lettering black, endpapers are maps. A very nice copy in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with… Read More
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Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins
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Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins

by Deyoung, Larry and Robert F. Collins

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(Morning Sun Books,Scotch Plains, New Jersey,; 1998). First Edition. Quarto. First printing. 128p. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full color photographs by Robert F. Collins specifically for the Morning Sun publications. A near fine copy bound in black cloth lettered in yellow, spine lettering yellow, in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.
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George L. Beam and the Denver & Rio Grande, Volume 1

George L. Beam and the Denver & Rio Grande, Volume 1

by Thode, Jackson C.

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Denver, CO: Sundance Publications, Ltd, 1987. First Edition. Quarto. Second Printing, 280pp. A superb study of a company photographer, and a stunning country to ply one's trade. These conditions make up for a un-prescedented book of photographic images: all are superb views of the trains, often the uncommon, quieter side of railroading in the west. Each photo has extensive text on the story behind the shot.
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Green Bay & Western
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Green Bay & Western

by Mailer, Stan

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Edmonds, WA.(1989): Hundman Publishing Inc. First Edition. Quarto. 349pp., illustrated. The Green Bay and Western tale includes ties to a moribund canal between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi, a Minnesota-Iowa extension aimed at the Missouri River and Omaha , and a never realized attempt at a St. Paul extension. Bound in silver cloth, spine lettering in foil silver, corners bumped, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear to corners and spine ends.
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The Hard Coal Carriers (volumes 1 & 2)

The Hard Coal Carriers (volumes 1 & 2)

by Bernet, Gerard E.

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New Jersey, 1994 and 1995: RAE Publishing. First Ediiton. Oblong. Two volumes. Volume 1: First Generation Geeps 80pp. and Volume 2: Camelback Twilight.96pp. Illustrated in color and black and white, bound in stiff pictorial wraps. Minor rubbing to edges, a couple of bent corners. A very good set.
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Historia De Los Ferrocarriles De Mexico

Historia De Los Ferrocarriles De Mexico

by Roman, Julia

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Mexico: Talleres Graficos Del Museo Nacional De Arquelogia, 1933. Octavo. 64 pages, ilustrado. Breve estudio sobre del desarrollo general del sistema ferroviario, desda la primera concession, orogada en 1837, hasta la terminacion de la linea del Sud-Pacifico, en 1932, (BNMA) .Una copia muy buena encuadernada en papel rígido envuelto en letras y estampadas en negro, sin abrir, bordes entonados, hojas doradas.
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The L the Development of Chicago's Rapid Transit System, 1888-1932 (Bulletin 131, Central...
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The "L" the Development of Chicago's Rapid Transit System, 1888-1932 (Bulletin 131, Central Electric Railfans' Association)

by Moffat, Bruce G.

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Chicago: CERA, 1995. First Edition. Original Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 305p. The definitive history of the Chicago's "L
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