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London: Elek Books 023631052-6 [023631052-6] 1975. (4to) 215pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, tables, maps, acknowledgements, index. There is a light impression from a paper clip on the front endpaper. "There has been no book on railways as wide-ranging as this, in… Read more
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Victoria: British Columbia Railway Historical Association 1968, 3rd printing. (stiff paper covers) 40pp. Very good plus. Staplebound. Maps, photographs, bibliography. "Of the myriad mining railroads built around the turn of the century, few could match the Lenora, Mt. Sicker in either the gleaming beauty of its diminutive narrow-gauge Shay locomotives or its harrowing use… Read more
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Camper's Special Timetables (20 Timetables)

by Canadian National Railway

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Canadian National Railways [no date]. (Brochure) Very good. An envelope containing 20 timetables for trains servicing lake resorts east of Winnipeg. 4 are duplicates. Dating: 1928, 1963, 64, 66, 67(2), 68(2), 69(2), 70(2), 74, the rest are Via 77, 78, 79, 81, 85, 86June, 86Oct, 88, 2015(national. (Transportation, Camper's Special--Train Service, Canadian National Railway, Train… Read more
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Vancouver: Vancouver City Archives 1986. (Oblong 4to plastic comb binding) Very good. 60pp. Photographs, diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. A light crease along the top edge of the front cover. Centennial project. Locale: British Columbia; Canada; Vancouver Harbour; Western Canada. (Transportation, Ports, Shipping, Ships, Transportation).
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Stevens Point: John D. Kamla 1988. (4to staplebound) Very good. 52pp. Photographs, maps, illustrations. Book about Stevens Point Airfield 1928-1988. Time Period 20th Century. Locale: United States; Wisconsin. (Transportation, Aviation History, Transportation).
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image of Automobile Driving; Self-Taught; An Exhaustive Treatise on the Operation, Management, and Care of Motor Cars

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Chicago: Charles C. Thompson Co. 1909. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. 222pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Diagrams, illustrations. "As comfort and safety in automobiling depend to a very large extent upon the skill of the driver, it should be the aim of everyone who undertakes to drive a… Read more
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Birmingham: Rootes Limited [circa 1966]. (Staplebound) Very good. 73pp. Tables, illustrations, notes. The covers are lightly soiled. "This handbook gives concise information on the running and maintenance of your car. It should be carefully read. It is not intended to be a service repair manual, and, should any work become necessary which is not detailed… Read more
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Calgary: British Railway Modellers of North America [0-919487-18-1] 1986. (Oblong 4to staplebound) Near fine. 30pp. Map, photographs, notes. "Canadian Pacific's Boundary Subdivision; its route westward from Nelson swinging to all points on the west side of the compass, the Boundary Subdivision threads its way along fertile valleys, following swift rivers and creeks, skirting high above… Read more
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Done, Honest & True; Richard Steinheimer's Half Century of Rail Photography

by Benson, Ted (Photography by Richard Steinheimer.)

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Pasadena: Pentrex Media Group 1999. (4to paperback) Very good plus. 96pp. Photographs. "Richard Virgil Dean Steinheimer never set out to revolutionize railroad photography. Heroic visions that defined a half-century of western railroading were the stuff of dreams when he first picked up a camera in the mid-1940s. Being honored for 'a lifetime of significant contribution… Read more
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Streetsville: Rod Clarke 978-0-9784406-0-2 [978-0-9784406-0-2] 2007. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 392pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Photographic endpapers, illustrations, photographs, maps, plans, appendices, notes, index. The top of the spine is lightly bumped. "When Edith and John Clarke bought their son a secondhand clockwork train set for his fourth birthday in 1945, they sparked in… Read more
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London: Railway Publishing Co. Ltd. 1939. (Limp cloth) Very good plus, no dust jacket. 113pp. Oblong. Technical drawings. Lightly shelfworn. "The publication of a collection of locomotive diagram drawings, giving the principal dimensions and other particulars of the engines belonging to the main-line railways of Great Britain, was decided upon in order to satisfy what… Read more
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The Evolution of Railways

by Lee, Charles E.

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London: Railway Gazette 1943, 2nd edition revised and enlarged. (Paper covered boards) 108pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Notes, illustrations, photographs, diagrams, tables, maps, index. The covers are splayed, there are two small red stains to the front cover, and a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "The importance of this little… Read more
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London: Railway Gazette 1918. (Hardcover) Fine, no dust jacket. 146pp. Photographic frontispiece, diagrams, illustrations, appendices, index, advertisements. "This book is designed to be an exposition of the application of a settled theory to British Railway Signalling, and in this respect may be taken as a distinct and commendable advance on publications dealing with the subject… Read more
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Canadian National Magazine; Volume 33 No. 6 June 1947

by Thompson, Walter S. (editor)

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Montreal: Canadian National Railways 1947. (4to staplebound) Very good. 55pp. Black and white and two-tone illustrations, photographs, advertisements. There is a 3 / 4-inch closed tear to the bottom of the staple binding and an inch-long closed tear to the bottom of the front cover. Time Period 1940's. Locale: Canada. (Transportation, Canadian National Railway,… Read more
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Stevens Point: Antiquarian Press 1981. (4to plastic comb binding) Very good. 34pp. Signed by the author. Illustrated inside covers, maps, bibliography. The covers are creased horizontally across the top edge. "This paper must be considered as merely a survey since the region's railroad history cannot be thoroughly covered in the time available. Nor can the… Read more
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$47.25
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Arleta: Clymer Publications [0-89287-157-1] 1979. (4to paperback) Very good plus. complex. Illustrations, photographs, diagrams. "This book is another in the world's largest-selling automobile repair series. Clymer books are noted for delivering more troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance information than any others". Book about Volkswagen Rabbit & Volkswagen Scirocco. Time Period 1975-1978. (Transportation, Automobiles, Car… Read more
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4449; The Daylight Decade

by Edmonson, Harold A.

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Chicago: Goodheart Publications 1991. (4to staplebound) Very good plus. Color photographs. "The Daylight-series of steam locomotives were among the most famous in the world even before No.4449 was pulled out of Oaks Park in Portland, Ore. In 1974 to undergo the restorative process that would see the locomotive not only pull the American Freedom Train in… Read more
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New York: Macmillan 1973, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 538pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Photographs, maps, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket is edgeworn. Series Editor Thomas B. Brewer. Locale: Canada. Series: Railroads of America. (Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Railways, Transportation).
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The Great Northern and Northern Pacific Railways in Canada (Volume One)

by Stuckey, Lawrence A. (With Donald M. Bain.)

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9780919487529
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Calgary: British Railway Modellers of North America [0-919487-52-1] 1996. (Oblong 4to staplebound) Near fine. 38pp. Maps, photographs. (Transportation, Great Northern Railway, Northern Pacific Railway, Railways--Canada).
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New York: Newsweek Books [0-88225-299-2] 1981. (Hardcover) Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. 352pp. Photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and repaired with clear tape at the top edge. "This is the story of the world's subways, told as never before. Within its epic sweep are found heroic… Read more
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