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Image for The Pike's Peak Cog Road Centennial Edition

The Pike's Peak Cog Road Centennial Edition

By: Abbott, Morris W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pulpit Rock Press: 1990

Edition: Centennial Edition

Seller ID: 27572DH


Crisp, clean, as new book -- very handsome with no tears or chips, non bumps, no names or writing and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" and has 176 pages. Book comes with a little something extra too -- two souvenir tickets stamped June 16, 1982 which certifies that the riders ytaveled on the World's highest CCoh Railway from Manitou Springs, Colordo 6571 feet, To Pikesd Peak, 14, 110 feet. Book sports handsome... View more info

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Journeys Through Western Rail History, Colorado Rail Annual No. 22

By: Albi, Charles, Kenton Forrest and Richard Cooley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Colorado Railroad Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 27127TB


Crisp, as new book -- no defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 168 pages. Lavishly illustrated with facsimle documents, black and white photographs and full color photos -- 200 images in all. A compilation of articles which continue the saga of Colorado railway history, this time offfering topics which have not been previously discussed -- reminiscences of a Union Pacific claim ragent; the lost locomotive of Kiowa ... View more info

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The Art of Railroad Photography: Techniques for Taking Dynamic Trackside Pictures

By: Benson, Gary J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 27195TB


Crisp, clean, as new book. No defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2" and is printed on coated paper with stunning color photography of railroads thoughout north America. there is an art to taking great train pictures and this book tells you how. Covers cameras and equipment, flim and light, planning a train watching trip, taking photos trackside, special situations, editing your slides and publishing, 148 pages. View more info

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Flagler's Folly; The Railroad That Went to Sea and Was Blown Away

By: Bethel, Rod

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Key West, Rod Bethel: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 25517DH


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease, Measures 7"x10" and has 111 pages. Lavishly illustrarted with historical photos in black and white. Tells the story of Henry Morrison Flagler who built a railroad at the end of the Floirda Key chain. Work began in 1904-05 and was completed in 1912.. But then in 1935 there came a hurricane ... View more info

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Analysis of Railroad Securities; A Guide to the Determination of Investment Values

By: Bogen, Jules I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1928

Seller ID: 24575


Very nice clean book, tightly bound with no names or writing. Blue boards show a bit of fading, but book is tightly bound and pages and page edges are without fault. NO dustjacket. Book was written to help investors understand and feel confident about investing in railroads post-passage of the Transportation Act of 1920. Material divided into three parts: The New Order in the Railroad Industry; Evaluation of an Individual Railroad; and Financial Analysis. Also includes... View more info

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Indiana Railroad: The Magic Interurban

By: Bradley, George K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans Association: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25055


Crisp, beautiful book -- no bumps to boards, no names or writing , and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x12" and is printed on coated paper. Illustrated profusely, primarily with black and white historic photos, but also some color. An extensive text follows the evolution of the interurband in Indiana which were broguth together under the same umbrella -- the Indiana Railroad. 224 pages. View more info

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Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad: How the Medal Was Won (Bulletin 124)

By: Carlson, Norman (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans' Association: 1985

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23506


Very nice clean book which is oversized at 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" with 159 pages. The binding is nicely decorated with a simple design in gilt on front and back. The only defect is the previous owner's name at the top corner of the frotn free endpaper. I have tucked an unused bookplate to use, or not, at your discretion. Chapters titles are: Lake Shores Days; Cost of Reoproduction of the Cihcago , Lake Shore and South Bend Railway Company in Indiana; The South Shore Is Born;... View more info

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Houston North Shore Railway

By: Charles C. Robinson; Paul L. DeVerter II

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Central Electric Railfans Association: 2000

Seller ID: 28110


Crisp, beautiful as new book -- appears unread. No names or writing and no defects inside or out. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The Houston North Shore Railway opened in 1927 and is noted for being the last interurban built in the U.S. Book contains 217 photographs, 16 maps including track layouts, six drawings of rolling stock and a roster of equipment. Book is printed on quality coated paper. Measures9" x 11" and has 164 pages. Beautiful color endpa... View more info

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Kansas City Streetcars Remembered

By: Elsner, Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hicksville, New York, N.J. International: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27491


Crisp, clean almost most like new oversized booklet. It has 80 pages filled with pictures of the streetcars of Kansas City, Missouri from the 1920's through the 1950's.The historic photographs are of fine quality and it's very attractive with color photos brightening up a spread of duotones. Each photo is captioned and examples are grouped by likeness. Booklet measures 8-1/4" tall and 10-3/4" wide. View more info

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The Boxcar Brigade: Saga of a Steam Locomotive Engineer 1890'S-1960's

By: Ester, Mary E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New London, Ohio, U.S.A., Mary Ellen Ester: 1993

Edition: First Edtiion

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 20548


Lovely book -- very clean and nice with pristine pages. Only real fault is a small bit of chipping to upper back corner which is nearly invisible in mylar because the white liner is almost the same color as the dustjacket. SIGNED and inscribed by author on title page thus, "To ----. best wishes and good luck. Mary Ellen Ester May 30, 1998." She also signed a small card laid-in with a train stamp on one side and a sticker showing a train and the title of the book... View more info

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The Life and Times of the Swansea and Mumbles Railway

By: Gabb, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cowbridge, D. Brown & Sons Limited: 1987

Seller ID: 24785


Very nice book with laminated pictorial boards, designed without dustjacket. Nicely illuatrated throughout with drawings and black and white photographs, Measures 7"x9-3/4". A very charming history of a British railway founded in 1804 as an industrrial tramway and later became a passenger train. 80 pages. View more info

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The Corn Belt Route : A History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company (Railroads in America Ser.)

By: Grant, H. Roger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, U.S.A.: Northern Illinois University Press, 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 9960a


Very clean, attractive copy. Dustjacket protected by mylar. SIGNED and inscribed by author as such: " It is a pleasure to autograph this book for --------. H. Roger Grant.", Feburary 15, 1985." A scholarly work on the Chicago Great Western Railroad built by A.B. Stickney, a railroad which through 85 years of innovation changed the history of transportation. Excellent vintage photos. 231 pages. Indexed. View more info

The Train To Crystal City

By: Jan Jarboe Russell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 30292


Crisp, Clean book with no defect of note and with no names or writing, no creases, and no bumps to corners. The dustjacket is likewise crisp and clean, has not been price-clipped, and has no remainder mark. The only defect is toning to the back cover. No tears or chips. The book measures 6- 1/4" x 9-1/4" with 389 pages. Ths author tells a true story which took place during WWII on a train headed to Crystal City, Texas, an interment camp in the middle of a gov... View more info

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Illustrated Treasury of the American Locomotive Company

By: Kerr, Graham

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20622


Crisp, beautiful book with no bumps to black boards and no names or writing. Jacket is likewise clean and has not been price-clipped. Beautiful in brand new mylar. No tears or chips. Measures 8-3/4"x11-1/4". Lavish black and white photo illustration. Book is a showcase of the long, successful history of the American Locomotive Company which created 90,000 locompotives in steam, diesel-electric and electric. Book is primarily photographic, but does include a hist... View more info

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Slim Gauge Cars (Revised and Updated)

By: Lane, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newton, New Jersey, Carsten's Publications Inc.: 2011

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 27210


Crisp clean book with no names or writing. Only fault is small superficial crease to lower back corner. Measures 8-1/2"x10-3/4" with 128 pages. Quality paper and much illustration with drawings and black and white and full color photographs. Last page shows Narrow Gauge Rolling Stock Colors. Book is a valuable resource for both railroad historians and model builders. Covers passenger and freight cars that operated in the continental United Sttes, as well as i... View more info

When the Steam Railroads Electrified

By: Middleton, William D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 2001

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16447B


Originally published in 1974, this oversized book has been revised in the new edition to include a new final chapter, appendices, bibliography, index and appoximately 800 illustrations. Book is brand new and beautiful, printed on high quality glossy paper with crisp, clear photos throughout. Photo endpapers too and we will protect the dustjacket with a brand new mylar over.Text traces the history of electrification, a process which was largely, but not quite, as successf... View more info

Image for Fares, Please! From Horse-Carts to Steamliners

Fares, Please! From Horse-Carts to Steamliners

By: Miller, John Anderson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton Century: 1943

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 23505


A very handsome book bound in light brown tweed cloth with a gold oval pictorial inset on front board and black and gilt title, author and publisher boxes on spine. Previous owner left his name and address on the front free endpaper along with a sticker from the Electric Railroaders Association suggesting trolleys. Book is illustrated with drawings, but also large black and white photographs. Covers from the horse-drawn omnibus to urban transportation. In between you'... View more info

Excursion Through America

By: Mohr, Nicolaus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24322


Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 264 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State... View more info

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Daylight Limited San Francisco and Los Angeles (Color Print 1943)

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25159


Lovely print ready to frame, Clean bright print showing the Daylight Limited (Southerm Pacific Railroad) traveling along the Cauifornia coastline next to the Pacific ocean. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info

Image for Mount Shasta Elevation 14,161 Feet  Color Print  (1943

Mount Shasta Elevation 14,161 Feet Color Print (1943

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25161


Lovely print ready to frame. Clean. bright print showing a view of Mount Shasta at 14,161 feet with train tracks curving through the pines.. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info