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Closing Arguments of Hon. Harry Bingham Before the Railroad Committee of The New Hampshire...
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Closing Arguments of Hon. Harry Bingham Before the Railroad Committee of The New Hampshire Legislature, Wednesday, August 10, 1887

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Concord, New Hampshire: N.H. Democratic Press Company, 1887. In favor the "Atherton Bill" and in Opposition to the "Hazan Bill" Rare, unique volume. Harry Bingham (1821-1900) was a lawyer and a long-serving member of the New Hampshire legislature where he was known a talented debater. Many of his speeches (including this one) were published, and this volume is among his better known speeches. Bingham was also the chief counsel for the Concord (New Hampshire) Railroad System. The book is an 8vo size clothbound hardcover with leather spine. Leather spine extends about an inch over black cloth. 26 numbered toned pages followed by large section of blank pages. Speckled finish on outside pages. Exterior spine badly chipped and a small piece is tucked inside cover. Our 8th photo shows where that remnant fits. Bumped top corners. Two inch split to rear hinge - see last photo. Ex-library with two paste-in labels and minimal markings. This book circulated only once in 1908.… Read More
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The Elements of Railroad Engineering
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The Elements of Railroad Engineering

by Raymond, William G

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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1923. Fourth Edition, Revised 8vo size clothbound hardcover; 453 toned pages with some charts, photographs, maps and fold-outs. Multipage folded out map attached to back cover. Includes Prefaces to this and to prior editions. Edgewear; bumped and worn corners and head and heel of spine; owner's signature stamp to inside front cover, fep and top and bottom of book. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. 4th. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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First Trains:  The Illustrated History of Railroads No. 1 1830-1890
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First Trains: The Illustrated History of Railroads No. 1 1830-1890

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London: Phoebus Publishing Company, 1977. 4to size traditional magazine binding; 64 pages with color and black and white illustrations throughout Contents: Birth of the Railway Age France Gathers Momentum Railways Unite Germany The Mobilization of Italy Tracks Across America The Changing Face of the World Edgewear and rubbing to covers; small spot on bottom corner of front cover. . Magazine. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Grand Central
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Grand Central

by Marshall, David

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New York: Whittlesey House, 1946. Tan clothbound hardcover with maroon title block and gilt titles; 280 pages with section of black and white photographs on glossy stock. From jacket flap: "Grand Central has come to mean much more than a mere station; it has become the meeting place of thousand each day, the goal of millions each year, a city within a city, an integral part of the minds and the lives of the American people. (The author) delves beneath surface facts to bring you the history an inner workings of Grand Central; to tell the behind-the-scenes story... Here will be found stories of the famous trains that come into Grand Central; the truth of wy the famous star-studded ceiling was painted in reverse; the reason for the fabulous red carpet; the "Kissing Gallery"; the celebrated names behind the history of the stations..." Ex-library with typical treatments also previous owner's name and address label. No dust jacket, but flap from jacket has been clipped and… Read More
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The John Bull Steam Locomotive Replica 2008 Hicksville New York Dedication
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The John Bull Steam Locomotive Replica 2008 Hicksville New York Dedication

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Hicksville, NY, 2008. Very Rare Private Press Booklet 4to size trade paperback with color illustrated covers; unpaginated - about 48 pages with some black and white photographs and illustrations There is no formal Contents page. Contents include: The Ariel - The Inspiration for the John Bull Project Era of LIRR Steam Locomotive Ends at Hicksville A Steam Locomotive from Hicksville and the Town of Oyster Bay The Camden and Amboy Railroad John Bull at the Smithsonian Institution Valentine's Dream - An Icon for Hicksville In very good condition with edgewear and lightly curled corners. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Private Press.
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Light Steam Power Magazine:  Vol. 2, July-Sept. 1952 No. 6
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Light Steam Power Magazine: Vol. 2, July-Sept. 1952 No. 6

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1952. Magazine: Vol. 2, July-Sept. 1952 No. 6; an 8vo size staple bound magazine, paginates from 220-262 with black and white illustrations and photographs. Contents include: The Serpollet System The Late Mr. R. H. Bolsover The Scott-Newcomb Steam System Doble Steam Cars British Light Steam Power Society Steam Launches and Their Machinery, 1909 Firing Monotube Steam Generator with Solid Fuel A 1920 Stanley Steamer wtih Modern Boiler and Burner Thermodynamics of Vapour Power-Plants for Motor Vehicles Some rubbing wear to covers, staples in binding have rusted and there are rusty areas a staple insertion points, particularly in the center fold and top back cover. There are some light wrinkles on back cover and on page 229 and wear to top of spine. Ephemera includes: 1. Published sheet, circa 1951, titles Modern Steam Power Development. There is an underlined sentence and a folded edge on the right side. 2. Published Legal size sheet, also circa 1951 with some information on Modern… Read More
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Locomotive Operation: Questions and Answers Defects and Remedies Examination Questions

Locomotive Operation: Questions and Answers Defects and Remedies Examination Questions

by Deal, Alonzo W. Sr.

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, 1918. Very Rare Private Press: Title Page: The Westinghouse Automatic and Straight Air-Brake Combined E.T. Equipment and Machinery Questions and Answers with Their Defects and Remedies Private Press, published by the author: Circa 1918 Small 16mo red clothbound hardcover has very thin boards with lovely rounded corners; 346 pages with some black and white illustrations. Author Alonzo Deal was an Air-Brake and Machinery Examiner for the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. He began his railroad career with the North Pennsylvania Railroad in 1876. His biography appears on page 2 and his photograph on page 3. Bumped head and heal of sunned spine with some wear and soil to covers; dusty top. Blank back endpage was stuck to back of inside cover and caused a tear to rep, with some residual paper on rear inside cover. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" -… Read More
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Locomotives in Our Lives:  Experiences of Three Brothers with Regular, narrow- and Small-Gauge...
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Locomotives in Our Lives: Experiences of Three Brothers with Regular, narrow- and Small-Gauge Railroards

by Pennoyer, A. Sheldon

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New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1954. 238 pages with black and white illustrations and photographs. Jacket has much wear with some creasing, mild chipping at top, several tiny tears at bottom; and several three inch tears to creased back. Pencilled prices on fep are crossed off. Illustrated pages are in great condition. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Cloth. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Lore of the Train
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The Lore of the Train

by Ellis, C. Hamilton

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New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995. 4to size pictorial hardcover with matching illustrated dust jacket. Loaded with lovely black and white and color vintage illustrations and diagrams. Many full page, full color illustrations Endpapers are illustrated. Even the Contents page is illustrated! 240 pages including index. From dust jacket: "All important developments in the history of the train are illustrated by detailed drawings, many of them fully and accurately colored, while the picturesque side of the subject is rendered by reproductions of woodcuts, engravings and fine paintings... All important national contributions to the development of this remarkable machine are faithfully recorded, and the story is continuous from the first invention containing all the elements that make up a train, Richard Trevithick's 1804 Penydarren Tramroad in South Wales, to the introduction of the latest electric trains, most notably at this stage in Japan." Contents include: Mid-Nineteenth… Read More
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Marketing Urban Mass Transit: a Comparative Study of Management Strategies
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Marketing Urban Mass Transit: a Comparative Study of Management Strategies

by Schneider, Lewis M.

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Boston: Harvard University, 1965. Rare signed copy. Signed and inscribed by author on fep. Also includes a very rare Abstract handout of this volume. 8vo size clothbound hardcover with photo illustrated dust jacket; 217 clean pages. From flap: "There can be little doubt that the subject of mass transportation is one of the most hotly debated in our urban areas... In this volume Professor Schneider discusses the mass transportation dilemma from a somewhat different point of view form that of exiting's metropolitan planning engineering, or financial studies. He has focused on management in the urban mass transit industry rather than technology, social costs, or public benefits... he contends that administrators of urban mass transit, despite a variety of pressures, have the power to plan and implement marketing strategies which and strengthen the industry." If you're a fan of the song "Charlie on the MTA" check out the photo on the bottom corner of the dust jacket.… Read More
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Steam Trains
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Steam Trains

by Fitzsimons, Bernard

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Leicester, England: Magna Books, 1992. Folio size pictorial hardcover with matching dust jacket; 96 glossy pages including Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white and color photographs, including many two page spreads. From dust jacket: "(This book) captures the unique appeal of its fascinating subject in contemporary illustrations and photographs from around the world, and in a commentary which traces the origins of the railways, the growth of the national systems, the divergence of design trends the the vital innovations that have shaped its development." Jacket has light wear, edgewear and a quarter inch tear at top of spine, ruffling to page tops. . Pictorial Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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