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image of IDAHO SPRINGS AND THE FAMOUS GEORGETOWN LOOP TRIP THROUGH BEAUTIFUL CLEAR CREEK CANON:  Schedule of Trains and Fares, Summer, 1924

IDAHO SPRINGS AND THE FAMOUS GEORGETOWN LOOP TRIP THROUGH BEAUTIFUL CLEAR CREEK CANON: Schedule of Trains and Fares, Summer, 1924

by Colorado & Southern Railway

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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Original document
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Denver: City Ticket Office, 1924. Original document. Softcover. Very Good. 4pp, printed black on pink stock. Contains time tables for Denver, Idaho Springs, Georgetown and Silver Plume as well as Forks Creek, Black Hawk and Central City. Lists round-trip summer fares from Denver. 6" x 3.25"
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image of THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR:  ITS LAWS, CHARACTER, STRENGTH AND MANNER OF WORKING

THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR: ITS LAWS, CHARACTER, STRENGTH AND MANNER OF WORKING

by Woll, Matthew

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA
Published
1925
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Very Good
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Third Edition
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New York: Workers Federation Bureau of America, 1925. Third Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp, including organizational charts and list of publications. Bound in printed brown wrappers, neatly removed from a nonce volume. 7.5" x 5.5" Matthew Woll was President, International Photo Engravers Union, and Vice-president, American Federation of Labor.
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image of THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPORTANCE OF THE EIGHT-HOUR MOVEMENT:  Eight Hour Series, No. 2

THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPORTANCE OF THE EIGHT-HOUR MOVEMENT: Eight Hour Series, No. 2

by Gunton, George

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Published
1889
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1889. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 34pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6"
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image of CONSTITUTION OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR:  As Adopted at the Forty-sixth Annual Convention Held at Detroit, Michigan, October 4-14, Inclusive, 1926

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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1926. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 47, (1), including an index to the Constitution and an index of labor literature. Bound in printed blue wrappers, neatly removed from a nonce volume. 5.75" x 3.5" [Not found in OCLC.].
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image of A LIST OF REFERENCES TO LITERATURE RELATING TO THE UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM.  August 15, 1922

A LIST OF REFERENCES TO LITERATURE RELATING TO THE UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM. August 15, 1922

by Bureau of Railway Economics

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Published
nd
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Fine
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Reprint
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Newton, MA: Crofton Publ Co, nd. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (viii), 299 with appendices and index, 23 legal case references. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine lettering. 11.25" x 8.5" This Bibliography of the Union Pacific System comprises two parts: I-Union Pacific Railroad; II-Oregon Short LIne Railroad.
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image of A COLLECTION OF FRESH FACTS, CONCERNING THE EFFECTS OF THE PROTECTIVE POLICY ON THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION, THE PRICES OF STEEL RAILS, WOOLEN AND COTTON GOODS, SALT, AND OTHER ARTICLES, THE WAGES OF LABOR, ETC., ETC.  Tariff Tract No. 2, 1882  [cover title]

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Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 28pp. Contents: The cost of transportation of western farm products; The price of steel rails; The tariff on wool and woolens; The tariff on cotton goods; The dairymen and the tariff; A tariff reminiscence; The duty on cotton ties; Wages… Read more
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image of CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WILLIAM ROE HOWELL

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WILLIAM ROE HOWELL

by Vanderbilt, Cornelius

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Published
1870
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Very Good
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Original document
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New York: Howell, 1870. Original document. Very Good. Head-and-shoulders sepiatone image of Vanderbilt in coat, white shirt and collar, and white bow tie, sporting his full white sideburns. Gilt-stamped below the image: "Howell, 867 & 869 Broadway." In gilt on the black verso are Howell's stylized signature and the two sides of an exhibition medal.… Read more
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image of ORGANIZATION & BY-LAWS FOR CONDUCTING THE BUSINESS OF THE PITTSBURGH, FORT WAYNE & CHICAGO RAILWAY COMPANY,  May 10th, 1862

ORGANIZATION & BY-LAWS FOR CONDUCTING THE BUSINESS OF THE PITTSBURGH, FORT WAYNE & CHICAGO RAILWAY COMPANY, May 10th, 1862

by Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago

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Published
1862
Condition
Good
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First Edition
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Pittsburgh: Printed by Barr & Myers, 1862. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 25pp. Bound in printed salmon wrappers. Corners of cover dusted and chipped without text loss, two spine holes for binding, internally sound. 8.75" x 5.75" [WorldCat records only the Revised Edition of this title, with holdings at NYPL, Yale, UWisconsin, UMissouri, and Stanford.].
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image of STATEMENT OF THE EXISTING CONTROVERSY BETWEEN THE TWO LINES OF RAILROADS FROM CINCINNATI TO LAKE ERIE.; (Submitted by S.S. L'Hommedieu, President.)

STATEMENT OF THE EXISTING CONTROVERSY BETWEEN THE TWO LINES OF RAILROADS FROM CINCINNATI TO LAKE ERIE.; (Submitted by S.S. L'Hommedieu, President.)

by Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railroad Company

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Published
1854
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Cincinnati: Cincinnati Gazette Company Print, 1854. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Bound in printed tan wrappers. Covers lightly dusted; two spine holes for binding. 9" x 6"
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image of SUGGESTIONS FOR SAVING RAILROAD FUEL.  Publication No. 1 of the Fuel Conservation Section, Division of Operation, United States Railroad Administration

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Washington DC: U.S. Railroad Administration, 1918. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 12pp. Bound in cloth-backed, printed card covers. 6" x 4". Covers smudged. Ties the need for conserving coal to homefront efforts during World War I, with 81 specific instructions to Engine-House Officials, Locomotive Engineers, and Locomotive Firemen and Hostlers. [WorldCat locates only one holding,… Read more
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image of PRINTED TRANSFER OF 71 SHARES IN THE UNITED N.J. R.R. & CANAL COMPANY FROM HENRY P. PERRINE OF TRENTON, NJ TO THE TRENTON BANKING COMPANY AS HIS ATTORNEY,  8 JULY 1898

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1898. Good. Printed in display type and regular type, accomplished by hand, signed by Henry P. Perrine and witnessed. 7" x 8.5". Perforated by two large "PAID" stamps. Perrine, a West Point graduate, served with the 6th US Cavalry Regiment, 1871-1875, on frontier duty at Fort Riley, Kansas.
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image of 1884 HANDWRITTEN LETTER (ALS) FROM CHARLES E. PUGH, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RR, TO GENERAL LEWIS PERRINE AT TRENTON, NJ,  DATELINED PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 19th, 1884,  REGARDING TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE ACTIVITY

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1884. Original document. Very Good. One page, quarto, 15 lines in sepia ink on Pennsylvania Railroad letterhead. In part: "I believe you are President of the Princeton and Kingston Branch Turnpike Company, and an Agreement has been entered into between that Co. and the Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Company for the erection of Poles… Read more
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image of RAILWAY PATENT CLAIM REPORTER.  Published for the Use of Subscribers to the Railway Protective Agency, for the Examination of Patents.  Vol. I, No. 5, October, 1860

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New York: Published by the author, 1860. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Fair. (32)pp; 11 illustrations, birdseye view on back cover showing the Newark Terminal of the New York, Harlaem [sic] & Albany Railroad. Bound in printed tan wrappers; dampmark to cover and first several leaves. 9" x 5.75" Contents: Our Agency and Publication;… Read more
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image of TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRADE TO THE MEMBERS OF THAT ASSOCIATION,  February 6, 1854

TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRADE TO THE MEMBERS OF THAT ASSOCIATION, February 6, 1854

by Philadelphia Board of Trade

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Published
1854
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: Printed by Deacon & Peterson, 1854. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 61pp. Printed tan wrappers. 9" x 5.75" Has much on rail lines to move goods, including the Guage Law which required all railways built in Pennsylvania to conform to a certain track width.
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image of WESTERN SECTION, ERIE, POCKET TIME TABLE.; R.H. Soule, Gen'l Manager.  L.P. Farmer, Gen'l Pass'r Agt

WESTERN SECTION, ERIE, POCKET TIME TABLE.; R.H. Soule, Gen'l Manager. L.P. Farmer, Gen'l Pass'r Agt

by New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad

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Published
1887
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: American Bank Note Co, 1887. First Edition. Very Good. Broadsheet, printed in black ink on buff stock, opens to 12.25" x 25.5". Includes an inset map (5.75" x 8.75") and a long paragraph of text on Chautauqua Lake. Folds to 6" x 3.25" with different illustrations of Niagara Falls on both cover panels. Dated… Read more
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image of VAN RIEBEECK TERCENTENARY, 1652-1952, LINES OF COMMUNICATION:  The Story of 300 years of transport in South Africa, together with an Illustrative Map...

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Cape Town: South African Railways & Harbours Administration, 1952. First Edition. Printed self-wrappers. Very Good. Broadsheet. Full-color map, 22" x 28", with illustrations around border; detailed text and 11 views from b&w photographs on verso. Cover panels printed in blue and yellow. Folded to 11" x 4.75" as issued.
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image of TROLLEY TRIPS THROUGH NEW ENGLAND AND HUDSON RIVER VALLEY, 1912:  Summer Time Tables.  Also by Train and Steamer.  How and Where to Go, What to See

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Hartford: Trolley Press, 1912. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 144pp; illustrated throughout text with photographs and maps, foldout map at centerfold. Pictorial stiff wrappers. 6.75" x 4.5" Full of information on travel by trolley, train and steamboat, with route maps and pictures of hotels, &c. [WorldCat reports only the British Library and Williams… Read more
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image of BOSTON & ALBANY RAILROAD,  BOSTON & WORCESTER DIVISION.  NOTICE.; No. 201.  On Wednesday, November 17th, and on every succeeding Wednesday...excepting in severe snow storms, the 7 P.M. Passenger Train from Boston will run through Milford....Returning, will leave Milford at 8.55 P.M....and reach So. Framingham at 9.30 P.M.  Boston, November 15, 1875.  W.H. Barnes, Ass't Sup't

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Boston: Boston & Albany RR, 1870. First Edition. Very Good. Broadside, 6.75" x 7.5" [Not recorded by WorldCat.].
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image of TWO (2) FREE PASSES ISSUED TO A TRANSITMAN FOR THE READING RAILROAD, BY THE ATLANTIC CITY RAILROAD COMPANY IN 1928

TWO (2) FREE PASSES ISSUED TO A TRANSITMAN FOR THE READING RAILROAD, BY THE ATLANTIC CITY RAILROAD COMPANY IN 1928

by Atlantic City Railroad

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA
Published
1928
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Very Good
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Original editions
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Atlantic City, NJ: AC RR Co, 1928. Original editions. Very Good. Two printed passes, accomplished by typewriter. Issued to Kennard W. Gregory, a Reading Company transitman, residing in Philadelphia. Both issued December 16, 1928. The first, #AF85265 is for passage from Atlantic City to Philadelphia. The second, #AF85269 covers a… Read more
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image of ATLAS P.L.M. - VALLEY OF THE RHONE:; Lyons, Vienne, Orange, Avignon, Arles, Nimes, Aigues, Mortes

ATLAS P.L.M. - VALLEY OF THE RHONE:; Lyons, Vienne, Orange, Avignon, Arles, Nimes, Aigues, Mortes

by France

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Published
1918
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Paris, Lyons and Mediterranean Railway, 1918. First Edition. Pictorial Stiff Wrappers. Fine. 20pp; centerspread map in color, two color plates, illus throughout from photographs. 10.25" x 7.25" A handsome travel brochure.
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