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Bangor and Aroostook: The Maine Railroad

By Angier, Jerry and Cleaves, Herb

Littleton, Ma: Flying Yankee Enterprises, 1986. xii, 274 pp. Quarto. No. 429 of a limited, signed edition of 600 copies, which has become quite scarce, signed by both authors. Color frontispiece. With Diamond Jubileee B&A Christmas card with color RR photo. The definitive history of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, with numerous illustrations and photographs, some in color. With 7 appendices: roster of locomotives, stations, big game shipped, etc. VG+ in GVG dust jacket with color photographs on front and back cover, with some creasing on the back cover and one small tape repair.. Limited, Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/GVG.

$124.00

Downeast Depots Maine Railroad Stations in the Steam Era

By Lord, Robert F.

Hartford: Published by the Author, 1986. 176 pp. Quarto. Softcover. Profusely illustrated with photographs of stations, maps, advertising, etc. Railroads include The Bangor and Aroostook; Belfast and Moosehead Lake; Boston & Maine; Canadian Pacific; Maine Central, Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes, etc. With index of stations. . First Edition.

$25.00

The Newfie Bullet: The story of Train Passenger Service in Newfoundland

By Lingard, Mont

Grand-Falls Windsor, Newfoundland: Mont Lingard Publishing, 2000. viii, 128 pp. Quarto. Stiff paper covers. Signed by author. A "story of a lifeline stretching across the island of Newfoundland, providing a safe, comfortable means of travel for residents and visitors alike". Color covers and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Near fine. Oversize: for Overseas and Canadian customers there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. ABE shipping quotes are only estimates.. Signed.

$36.50

Next Stop : Gaff Topsail: Chats, Stats and Snaps of the Newfoundland Railway

By Lingard, Mont

Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland: Mont Lingard Publishing, 1996. viii, 112 pp. Quarto. Stiff paper wrappers. With photographs by Mike Shufelt throughout and inscribed by Shufelt. History and anecdotes of the Gaff Topsoil section of the railway in Newfoundland. "Keeping trains running here had proven to be next to impossible during the entire lifetime of the railway." Near Fine. Oversize: for Overseas and Canadian customers there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. ABE shipping quotes are only estimates. . Signed. First Edition. Illus. by Shufelt, Mike.

$30.00

A Photo History of the Prince Edward Island Railway

By Graham, Allan

Summerside, P.E.I.: Williams & Crue, 2001. vi, 250 pp. Stiff paper wrappers. Illustrated history of the Prince Edward Island Railway from the 1860's to Dec. 28th, 1989. The text is drawn from vivid editorials, articles and letters found in PEI newspapers from 1866 to 1919. With numerous photographs. Light crease on corner of front cover, else Fine. Oversize: Overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote; the book will ship at cost. .

$150.00

A History of Maine Built Automobiles and Motorized Vehicles 1834-1935 With a History of Maine License Plates

By Fraser, Richard & Nancy

Maine: Self-published 518 pp. Numerous photographs and diagrams. Includes a register of Maine automobiles for 1905 and index. A few small nicks on top right corner of front board, crease on free front endpaper else fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$50.00

Men and Meridians: The History of Surveying and Mapping in Canada Volume 2 1867 to 1917

By Thomson, Don W.

Ottawa: Information Canada, 192. v,342 pp. With reference notes, map and figure guide, and index. Includes numerous maps and several fold-out plates with one long folding plate of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Richly illustrated in black and white and some color plates. Book is in very good/fine condition. In dust jacket with some tears at the bottom of the spine and near the top of the spine, otherwise Good.. Very Good/Fine/Good.

$25.00

Bangor and Aroostook: The Maine Railroad

By Angier, Jerry and Cleaves, Herb

Littleton, Ma: Flying Yankee Enterprises, 1986. xii, 274 pp. 4to Softcover. Color photographs on front and back cover. Color frontispiece. The definitive history of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, with numerous illustrations and photographs, some in color. With 7 appendices: roster of locomotives, stations, big game shipped, etc. VG. First Edition.

$45.00

The Rumford Falls & Rangelely Lakes Railroad
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The Rumford Falls & Rangelely Lakes Railroad

By Hutchinson, Doug

Dixfield, ME: Partridge Lane Publications, 1990. viii, 129 pp. Large trade paperback. With numerous photographs, maps and plans. With cover painting by Bill Paxton. VG+.

$45.00

Albion on the Narrow Gauge

By Wiggin, Ruby Crosby

Clinton, ME: Self-published, 1964. Green cloth. 8vo. 282 pp. A history of a Maine town and its "two footer" - the birth, life & death of the Narrow Gauge Railroad known as Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway. With numerous photographs. With index. Previous owner's name on ffep. Cocked spine else VG. In scarce dust jacket, soiled along spine and edges.. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$60.00

Electric Railways of Northeastern Ohio

By Canfield, Joseph M., (Editor)

Chicago: Central Electric Railfans Association , 1965. CERA Bulletin number 108. 223, [1] pp. Illustrated with 4 color plates, 14 color route maps, 1 folding schedule, and hundreds of charts, photographs and facsimiles of ephemera such as tickets and transfers. Bound in yellow cloth, title page has blue banner across top and a color illustration of Windermere line cars. Previous owner's name on ffep. Very faint over-all soil, yet an attractive copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$40.00

Rails North: The Railroads of Alaska and the Yukon

By Clifford, Howard

Seattle: Superior Publishing Co, 1981. 200 pages. Well illustrated with b&w photographs. Includes bibliography and Index. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Living (and Dying) in Avalanche Country: Stories from the San Juans of Southwestern Colorado
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Living (and Dying) in Avalanche Country: Stories from the San Juans of Southwestern Colorado

By Marshall, John; Roberts, Jerry

Silverton, Colorado: Simpler Way Publishing Co, 1998. 205, [7] pp. Warmly inscribed , "For Sarah, you are a wonderful enigma to me- but I'm doing my homework! Merry Christmas John Marshall 25 December 2000." Don't know who Sarah was, but the inscription illustrates the flavor of the book. You may not know these folks, but you'd like to. Stories of avalanches mixed with stories of life in the towns of Silverton and Ouray, Colorado, mixed with a little natural history. Illustrated with vintage photographs as well as pictures Roberts took to tell this story. Includes material used in the National Geographic Society film "Avalanche !" with sticker to that effect. . Signed. 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

England in Lodgings

By Benjamin, Charles H.

Pasadena, Ca: Self Published, 1929. 97 pp. Signed limited edition of a privately published travel book. Illustrated with pen & ink sketches by the author and one of his daughters. Benjamin and his family spent the summers of 1897 and 1903 in England. This book includes unusually detailed descriptions of the family's train trips, living arrangements, and meals. Of particular interest are lists of what the family paid for meals, lodging and tips. A card with a printed poem titled Over Production, giving the author's justification for no longer sending Christmas cards, is laid in. A prime example of doggerel; the poem lists some of the excesses which lead to the depression, such as: "...Too many houses crowd the street and still the agents plan for more...". Signed by Author. First Edition, Limited. Limp Card. Very Good.

$25.00