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Tweetsie Adventure
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Tweetsie Adventure

By Lentz, Alice Boggs

Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1995. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Fine. Oblong quarto. Slim hardback bound in green and blue glossy paper-covered boards. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A fresh, clean copy. First Edition, second printing with a "2" on the number line.

$18.50

High Green and the Bark Peelers: the Story of Engineman Henry A Beaulieu and his Boston and Maine Railroad

By Neal, R. M.

New York: Duell, SLoan and Pearce, 1950. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 12mo. 275 pages. Hardcover in illustrated green dust jacket. DJ is chipped, has edgewear. There is a 1.5 inch flap at headcap of DJ. Prior owner has name label on front flyleaf. Text is clean and sound.

$17.50

Men of Erie, A Story of Human Effort
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Men of Erie, A Story of Human Effort

By Hungerford, Edward

New York: Random House, 1946. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 346 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a worn blue dust jacket. The jacket shows several edge tears and chips; spine ends chipped. The book is sound with secure inner hinges. Prior owner's mass-market bookplate on the front pastedown. Text is clean.

$8.00

The Lackawanna Story, The First Hundred Years of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
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The Lackawanna Story, The First Hundred Years of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

By Casey, Robert J.; [and] W. A. S. Douglas

New York, London, and Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1951. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 223 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a brown dust jacket. The jacket shows some rubbing and wear. The book has a 1951 gift inscription on the front flyleaf. Text is sound and clean.

$10.00

North Carolina Roads and Their Builders

By Waynick, Capus

Raleigh, NC: Superior Stone Company, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 308 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with gilt illustration on front covers. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The spine is a bit tanned. Map endpapers. The front flyleaf and half title ar foxed. The text is generally clean. Illustrated with numerous photos and three large folding maps. Volume I only.

$20.00

Extra South. An Unscheduled, Unhurried Look at Dixie Steam Railroading.

By Reid, H.; Foreword by Manly Wade Wellman

Susquehanna, Pa.: Starrucca Valley Publications, 1964. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 4to. 144 page. Hardcover with a yellow and black dust jacket. An EX-LIBRARY copy with full markings. The jacket shows heavy wear with chipping, edge tears and creases. Top inch of the jacket spine is torn. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The text appears clean. Illustrated with some photos. This is #1027 of 2000 copies.

$10.00

1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Owner's Manual
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Owner's Manual

By Cadillac

Detroit, Mich.: Cadillac Motor Car Co., 1993. Soft cover. Good. 12mo. 325, 8, 11, 16 pages (Including index). Soft cover bound in white wrappers with a spiral wire spine. Moderate wear to the binding. Page 325 (appears to be a blank) has the top half torn away. Otherwise a sound copy.

$8.00

Seaboard Air Line Railway: Steam Boats, Locomotives and History

By Prince, Richard E.

Green River, WY: Richard E. Prince, 1969. Hardcover. Fair. 4to. 268 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in orange cloth with brown title. Binding is rubbed and worn. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Profusely illustrated. Prior owner's name on pastedown. Quite musty with foxing on endpapers. Damping at spine.

$40.00

Train Accident Reconstruction and FELA & Railroad Litigation

By Loumiet, James R.; [and] William G. Jungbauer.

Tucson, Arizona: Lawyers & Judges Pub. Co, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. (559) pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy pebbled cloth with cover lettering in gilt. Light weawr to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. The number line on the copyright page ends in "1" and suggests a First Edition.

$75.00

Instructions, Suggestions and Helpful Hints for Planning and Operating your American Flyer Railroad.

By American Flyer.

New Haven, Conn.: The A. C. Gilbert Company, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Good. 8vo. 64 pages. Soft cover bound in yellow and blue stapled wrappers. moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. Some foxing to the title page, but the interior is generally clean.

$12.50

Southern Railway's Spencer Shops: 1896-1996

By Galloway, Duane. [and] Wrinn, Jim

Lynchburg, VA: TLC Publishing, Inc, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 105 pages. Glossy hardcover with green/pictorial cover. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Damped and Musty. Profusely illustrated.

$14.50

Early American Locomotives With 147 Engravings
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Early American Locomotives With 147 Engravings

By White, John H.

New York: Dover Pubns, 1972. Soft cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to. Soft cover bound in red and tan wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated throughout.

$6.00

Norfolk & Western: Diesel's Last Conquest
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Norfolk & Western: Diesel's Last Conquest

By Warden, William E.

Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.A.: TLC Pub, 2000. 4th Printing. Soft cover. Good. 4to. 62 pages. Soft cover bound in brown/grey and blue pictorial wrappers. Binding is lightly rubbed. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Profusely illustrated. Damping to lower edge at spine - slightly musty.

$15.00

North Carolina Insight Vol 6. No 1

By Finger, Bill

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Center for Public Policy, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 52 pages. Soft cover bound in stapled grey and blue wrappers. Binding is lightly bumped along edges. Hinges are tight and sound. Articles on North Carolina Railroads, Political Process and Forestry.

$7.50

A Picture History of U.S. Transportation

By Craib, Roderick

New York: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1958. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. 124 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and white dust jacket. The jacket shows rubbing and wear and has a 2 inch taped tear at the bottom of the front panel near the spine. The book is sound and clean. Illustrated.

$9.50