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NEW YORK CENTRAL POWER ALONG THE HUDSON VOL 1 Ed May and Richard Stoving 48 pages softcover

This volume features a great variety of steam, diesel and electric power at Harmon, a major servicing point between New York City and Albany. Well illustrated. November1

$ 18.50
NEW YORK CENTRAL POWER ALONG THE HUDSON VOL 2 Ed May and Richard Stoving 48 pages softcover

In this volume witness the parade of Niagaras, Pacifics, Mohawks and even streamlined Hudsons and diesels storming up and down the east shore of the Hudson River. November1

$ 18.50
NEW YORK CENTRAL STEAM & ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE FOLIO DIAGRAMS 1926 REV 1930 126 pages Softcover

This book reproduces drawings of New York Central steam & electric locomotives from 1930. Included are switchers, American Types, Forneys, Moguls, Ten Wheelers, Consolidations, Mikados, Atlantics, Prairies, Pacifics, Mohawks, Mallets and electric locomotives.

November1

$ 34.50
NEXT STATION WILL BE VOL 10 ERIE MARION DIVISION MARION, OH TO CHICAGO softcover

This is a look at the stations along the Erie's Marion Division from Marion, Ohio to Chicago in 1910. November1

$ 10.00
NEXT STATION WILL BE VOL 11 ERIE BRANCHES FROM JERSEY CITY, NJ TO ROCHESTER, NY 88 pages softcover

This is a look at the stations along Several of the Erie's branch lines between Jersey City, NJ and Rochester, NY. Included are the Newark Branch, Newburgh Branch, Montgomery Branch, Pine Island Branch, Pine Bush Branch, Tioga Division and Rochester Division. November1

$ 10.00
NEXT STATION WILL BE VOL 12 ERIE BRANCHES BETWEEN MEADVILLE, PA & MARION, OH Softcover

This is a look at the stations along Several of the Erie's branch lines between Meadville, PA and Marion, OH. Includes the Dayton Branch and the Mahoning Division. November1

$ 10.00
NEXT STATION WILL BE VOL 13 ERIE BUFFALO DIVISION, BRADFORD DIVISION, DUNKIRK BRANCH 61 pages Softcover

This is a look at the stations along the Buffalo Division, Bradford Division and Dunkirk Branch. November1

$ 10.00
NORTH AMERICAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS Harold Davies hardcover

This book includes brief histories for all of the major and minor steam locomotives builders in the US and Canada. The book also includes a small section on builders plates. November1

$ 40.75
NORTH BEACH PENINSULA'S IR&N Sydney Stevens 128 pages softcover

For nearly 40 years, the quirky little narrow gauge railroad, begun in 1889 by the Ilwaco Railway & Navigation Company, ran along the North Beach Peninsula in southwestern Washington. The train provided the primary transportation link from Ilwaco in the south to Nahcotta in the north, making the peninsula communities accessible to one another and supplying a reliable route to outside markets for the area's major industries- oystering, logging and cranberry farming. A tide table, not a timetable, governed the railroad's schedule, allowing coordination with steamers that met the train at either end of its daily journeys. Old-Timers in the area still speak affectionately of the trains unorthodox schedule and its informal and accomodating service. And they remember with fondness that the IR&N was widely known as the 'Irregular Ramblin' & Never-get-there Railroad'. November1

$ 21.50
ON RAILWAYS FAR AWAY William Middleton 320 pages hardcover

In this lavishly illustrated memoir, William D. Middleton invites readers to climb aboard and share with him 60 years of railroad tourism around the globe. Middleton_s award-winning photography has recorded events such as the final days of American Civil War locomotives in Morocco and the start up of the world_s first high-speed railway in Japan. He has photographed such great civil works as Scotland_s Firth of Forth Bridge and the splendid railway station at Haydarpasa on the Asian side of the Bosporus, while closer to home he has been recognized for his significant contribution to the photographic interpretation of North America_s railroading history. On Railways Far Away presents over 200 of Middleton_s favorite photographs and the personal stories behind the images. It is a book that will delight both armchair travelers and those for whom the railroads still hold romance. Oscar1

$ 55.75
PASSENGER CARS #2 STREAMLINE CARS Hal Carstens 118 pages softcover

Our second passenger car volume, is loaded with plans and photos of streamlined lightweight coaches, combines, baggage and mail cars, lounge cars, cafe and dining cars. Many of these cars were later operated by Amtrak while others went to Auto-Train, the Susquehanna, Algoma Central, Sierra RR, Alaska Railroad and other roads. Papa1

$ 30.50
"PASSENGER CARS #3 SOLARIUMS, SLEEPERS, INSPECTION CARS" Hal Carstens 123 pages softcover

This volume is dedicated to documenting the develoment of lightweight streamlined extra-fare accomodation and special purpose passenger carsin operation during the post-war 'Golden Age' of rail travel until the twilight of independent railroad passenger service. Spanning the years from 1936 when the first lightweight sleepers were introduced until the inauguration of Amtrak, this collection of photographs, plans and commentary covers the period of rail travel when 'half the fun of going was getting there'. Over 120 photographs. Papa1

$ 30.50
PITTSBURGH & WEST VIRGINIA TIMETABLES Howard Worley jr 508 pages softcover

Here published for the first time is a complete set of Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway timetables, from the Number 1 issued in 1917 up to the final Number 27 edition published in 1956. Papa1

This title is out of print and in limited supply.

$ 25.00
PLACER COUNTY CALIFORNIA Arthur Sommers 128 pages softcover Arcadia

Placer County runs between the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountains, against Sacramento County in the west and 100 miles east to Lake Tahoe. Along the present-day southern border, gold was discovered in 1848 by James Marshall at John Sutter_s lumber mill, leading to the California Gold Rush. This relatively narrow county (only 10 to 15 miles across in some spots) has early immigrant trails, wagon roads, railways, and highways all passing through as they head across Donner Summit and across the Sierra Nevadas. Mining, agriculture, transportation, logging, and recreation made Placer County important in the past, and they keep it a thriving place to live now in the 21st century. Papa1

$ 21.50
PLANT SYSTEM OF RAILROADS STEAMSHIPS & HOTELS Gregg Turner & Seth Bramson 144 pages hardcover

The Plant System of Railroads, Steamships and Hotels was founded in the 19th century by Connecticut native Henry Bradley Plant (1819-1899). After spending much of his career in the express package business, Plant began to create a railroad system below Charleston, South Carolina. His greatest challenges came in peninsula Florida during the 1880s and 1890s, where newcomers and tourists were arriving in droves. When completed, Plant_s railroad fiefdom embraced 2,235 miles of track in four states. To augment his railroad interests, the former _captain_s boy' operated steamboat services, owning among other firms the popular Plant Steamship Line out of Port Tampa, Florida. His fleet of vessels served many destinations, such as Key West, Havana, Mobile, Fort Meyers, Jacksonville and the maritime provinces of Canada. Always solicitous of the traveling public, tourists and businessmen, Plant also established a chain of eight distinctive hotels in central and southwest Florida, among them the famed Tampa Bay Hotel, which is today home to the University of Tampa and the Henry B. Plant Museum. This lovely and authoritative history recounts how the Plant System became the South_s first great industrial enterprise. Rare photographs, ephemera, and a thoughtful text truly make this a book to savor and enjoy'. Papa1

$ 45.75
RAILROADS AND DEPOTS OF ORANGE COUNTY (CA) Rob Richardson 128 pages softcover

Railroads have been a part of Orange County for over 130 years. The great names of American railroading--Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe; Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific--were firmly planted here by the early 1920s and linked with the largest interurban rail system in the United States, the famed Pacific Electric Railway. Thousands of people passed through Orange County's depots during the 1940s as they came to serve at the many military bases located here during World War II. The names have since changed, and yet the county's rail scene remains as dynamic as ever, with Amtrak, Metrolink, and amusement park railroads joining the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific. Railroad depots, new and old, are located across Orange County and continue on both as vital parts of history and the future of transportation for America's fifth most populated county. Romeo1

$ 21.50
RAILROADS OF THE PIKE'S PEAK REGION 1870-1900 Allan Lewis 128 pages softcover Arcadia

During the gilded age of rail travel in the late 1800s, Colorado Springs became one of the primary portals of westward expansion and a hub for both passenger and freight traffic. Over thousands of miles of tracks traveled merchants, industrialists, tourists, and fortune seekers, all bent on enjoying what Colorado had to offer either on a temporary or permanent basis. Much of the history of the Pike's Peak Region was predicated on the railroads, and the growth that the area enjoyed was dependent on the new residents and the trains that brought them. Romeo1

$ 19.50
RAILWAYS AT WAR John Westwood 224 pages hardcover

This military history of railroads is superbly written, marvelously organized and jam packed with fascinating details. It clearly and cogently explains the various strategic and tactical roles played by railroads in numerous military campaigns. It describes the ways in which the use of railroads facilitated the advent of modern, total war. John Westwood penetratingly examines the origins and evolution of military railroading. His story starts in the 1830s, when the Prussian General Staff carried out the first studies of the practical military uses of railways. He reveals the intriguing fact that it took the Great Powers a surprisingly long time to realize how valuable railways could be in war. They were troubled by the possibility that both sides in a conflict could employ rail power. It was argued well into the late 19th Century that troops might be stranded if the lines int he rear were destroyed by opposing forces and leaders couldn't determine who would run the railroads in wartime, the owners or the government. Mr Westwood shows how events int he United States made European indecisiveness on the matter largely academic. The American Civil War is presented as the first historical demonstration of the critical importance of railways in war. The inability of the Confederacy to replace its demolished rail lines is identified as a major reason for the South's defeat. Despite this graphic example, military planners took decades to discover the utility of even such basic aspects of military railroading as armored trains and rail transport to carry the wounded to the rear. And yet by the First World War, railroads were and integral part of Warfare. Railways at War is filled with vivid and provocative vignettes amplifying and Concretizing the author's insights on the development of military railroading. For instance, he recounts that in 1914 the grip of the railway timetable was so dominant a factor in all military planning that the German Kaiser was told it would be impossible to halt mobilization once it had been authorized, because the trains would be thrown out of joint. Mr Westwood persuasively maintains that the coming of railways had almost as profound an effect on the waging of war as the introduction of gunpowder, that the ability to mobilize and support millions, nit just thousands, of men in the field was the hallmark of total war that rail transport made possible. He supports his contention with colorful and convincing coverage of all the railways wars through the Second World War and carries his analysis into the contemporary era. His readable and carefully illustrated book is an essential addition to the library of every railroad enthusiast and student of military history. Romeo1

$ 15.00
RAILWAYS OF SOUTHERN QUEBEC VOL 2 Derek Booth 196 pages softcover

Railways of Southern Quebec, Volume II, continues the study, begun in Volume I, of various railway companies that operated in Quebec south of the St. Lawrence River. The featured railways illustrate the many diverse elements of 19th century railway construction. Also covered are aspects of the railway network rationalization resulting from railways having lost their transportation primacy to cars and trucks. This volume focuses on the central Eastern Townships with the histories of the Waterloo & Magog Railway, the Missisquoi & Black Rivers Valley Railway, and the Orford Mountain Railway. Also covered are other associated lines, including the Canadian Pacific Railway_s "Short Line" which continued from Megantic, Quebec to Saint John, New Brunswick through Maine. There are overviews of several other railway companies, all of which, together, formed the extensive network of railways that lay south of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. Romeo1

$ 28.50
READING COMPANY CABOOSES John Hall 270 pages hardcover

This is a look at all of the cabooses used by the Reading Railroad. Includes early cabooses up to former Reading cabooses used by Conrail. Well illustrated. Romeo1

$ 45.50
READING STEAM IN ACTION VOLUME 2 Benjamin Bernhart 70 pages softcover

This is a look at the steam locomotives of the Reading. Well illustrated. Romeo1

$ 15.00
REMEMBERING THE GRAND TRUNK WESTERN I.E. Quastler 112 pages softcover

This is a photographic look at the last decades of the Grand Trunk Western. The book includes 102 full page photos, 80 of which are in color. Romeo1

$ 32.75
REQUIEM FOR STEAM - RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS OF DAVID PLOWDEN David Plowden 200 pages hardcover

As a child, David Plowden was given a box camera, and before long he began to photograph railroad trains. As he matured and started on what would become a lifetime in photography, trains_specifically steam locomotives_became one of his passions, and then they were eclipsed by modern diesel locomotives. It is our good fortune that Plowden was on the scene at the end, documenting what would become this book, his reverent tribute to the steam era. Romeo1 "

$ 60.75
"RICHMOND, FREDERICKSBURG & POTOMAC RAILROAD PASSENGER SERVICE 1935 TO 1975" William Griffin 106 pages hardcover

This book looks at the passenger train service of the RF&P. Includes the passenger operations, locomotives and passenger cars. Well illustrated. Romeo1

$ 25.00
RIO GRANDE CAR PLANS Robert Wayner softcover

This book includes scale drawings of Rio Grande passenger, freight and maintenance of way equipment. Well illustrated. Romeo1

$ 18.50
ROCK ISLAND STEAM POWER F. Wesley Krambeck, William Edson and Jack Farrell 140 pages hardcover

This book looks at the steam locomotives of the Rock Island. Includes American Types, Ten Wheelers, Moguls, Consolidations, Atlantics (Chautauqua), Pacifics, Mikados, Mountains, Santa Fes, Northerns and switchers.

This title is out of print and in limited supply. Romeo1

$ 45.00
SACRAMENTO STREETCARS William Burg 128 page softcover Arcadia

Until 1947, Sacramento's streetcars linked a bustling downtown district with residential neighborhoods, workplaces, and a growing series of suburbs. Starting with horse-drawn cars on Front Street, the streetcar system owned by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company expanded to include Midtown, Curtis Park, Land Park, Oak Park, and East Sacramento. But PG&E was not alone; two other companies ran streetcar routes downtown, along with suburban lines to West Sacramento, North Sacramento, Rio Linda, Elverta, Colonial Heights, and Colonial Acres. Sierra1

$ 19.50
SAN FRANCISO BAY AREA AVIATION William Larkins and Ronald Reuther 128 pages softcover Arcadia

From hot-air balloons to jets, no other location has a more diverse aviation history than the San Francisco Bay Area. Aside from private and commercial airline operations, the area has housed the NACA/NASA Research Center, the prestigious Boeing School of Aeronautics, and the dirigible USS Macon. It is currently the center for antique aircraft in Northern California and has been the site of numerous flight records, including the Dole Race and Amelia Earhart_s circumnavigation attempts. San Francisco was also home to the pioneer Pan American Airways flying boat, which opened the Pacific Ocean to air travel. Sierra1

$ 19.50
SAN FRANCISCO'S POWELL STREET CABLE CARS Emiliano Echeverria and Walter Rice 128 pages softcover

San Francisco's cable cars are an internationally recognized symbol of the city, but they also have a long and fractious history. The Powell Street lines have been the subject of much controversy through the years, due to a complex lineage of private and public ownership. Among the story's twists and turns are the line's actual routes following the 1906 earthquake, which caused heavy damage and forced major repairs. The Powell lines were taken over by the city in 1944, but the mayor tried to abandon them in 1947. The public disapproved of this move, and since then the Powell Street line has only grown in stature and its importance to San Francisco. Sierra1

$ 19.50
SEASONS OF TRAINS - A NEW ENGLAND RAILROADER'S JOURNEY George Pitarys 128 pages hardcover

In Seasons of Trains, writer and photographer George Pitarys takes the reader on a personal journey through the four seasons, covering 35 years of railroading and railfanning in New England and eastern Canada from 1974 to today. From his days as an Operator for the Canadian Pacific and the Maine Central, George shares his unique experiences as a career railroader in the glory days of the 1970s and 1980s in northern New England through his colorful writing style and photography. George also recalls his favorite railfanning expeditions, bringing us trackside to many exciting locations in the region, some famous, and some well off the beaten path. From New England, you_ll see George_s extensive collection of images of the Maine Central, Canadian Pacific, Canadian National, Bangor & Aroostook, Grand Trunk, Aroostook Valley, Boston & Maine, Central Vermont, Delaware & Hudson and many more, in both classic and contemporary periods. George has also traveled to eastern Canada extensively. From Quebec to Nova Scotia, he explores Canadian Pacific and Canadian National lines where Alco-MLWs abound, as well as the myriad shortlines in the region. In Seasons of Trains, George takes us chronologically through the cycle of the seasons. From the sub-zero cold of winter, through the warmth and green of spring and summer to the colors of fall, this is a beautiful, all-color book experience you won't want to miss! Sierra1 ""

$ 57.00
SHORT LINES A COLLECTION OF CLASSIC AMERICAN RAILROAD STORIES Rob Johnson 244 pages hardcover

The influence of the railroad on the lives of Americans was at its height roughly between 1900 and 1950. Americans not only rode the rails in unparalleled numbers, they also wrote and read about this mode of transportation. The railroad story was a distinct popular genre during those years, crowding the pages of such magazines as McClures, Scribners and the Saturday Evening Post. The stories in this collection date from 1897 through 1941. Presented here is some of the best work of the best railroad writers as well as classic stories by their better known contemporaries, such as Frank Norris, Owen Wister, Jack London, O. Henry, Christopher Morley and Thomas Wolfe. Although the early golden age of the iron horse that inspired the railroad genre has faded away, these stories- may long out of print until now- remain finely crafted, untarnished masterpieces. Sierra1

$ 20.00
SOUTHERN PACIFIC PASSENGER CARS VOL 4 DINING SERVICES CARS 576 pages Hardcover

This volume covers the various Dining Services cars used on the Southern Pacific. Among the cars covered are Wood Dining Cars, Steel Dining Cars, Articulated Dining Cars, Cafe-Lounge-Observation Cars, Tavern Cars and Automats. Well illustrated with over 970 images and 142 plans. Sierra1

$ 145.00
SOUTHERN RAILWAY STEAM TRAINS VOL 2 FREIGHT Curt Tillotson 112 pages hardcover

This book portrays the lines freight trains from the 1930s to the end of steam. This book captures the essence of the Southern's remarkable stable of older, yet well-maintained and superbly-operated, steam locomotives. Sierra1

$ 30.50
SR&RL PASSENGER CARS S/C Gary Kohler softcover

This is the first of a 2 volume set looking at the passenger cars of Maine's 2 foot Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad. This volume includes an overview of the passenger cars, baggage/RPO cars, Parlor Car and Combines. Well illustrated with many photos and drawings. Sierra1

$ 27.50
STEAM AT ALLENDALE Ian Wilson 192 pages hardcover

Turn the clock back more than forty years to the last decade of steam operation on the network of CNR lines radiating out of Allandale. Between these covers you will journey by mixed train through the scenic crannies of the Niagara Escarpment; stand trackside at Gravenhurst as Mikado locomotives change places on the head end of hot paper trains; travel by way freight through apple orchards to the sparkling waters of Georgian Bay; witness the Penetang mixed train winding through tall grass; study the servicing rituals being performed on steam engines coming and going from the 27-stall Allandale roundhouse; and stand on the station platform as number 41 rolls in behind a 6000-series Mountain Type. 248 photos. Sierra1

$ 67.00
STEAM ECHOES OF HAMILTON Ian Wilson 192 pages hardcover

Until someone invents a time machine, the best way to visit the railway operations of yesteryear in Southern Ontario is through the pages of Ian Wilson's books. Take a trip back to the past in the vicinity of Hamilton, Ontario, steel manufacturing centre of Canada. In addition to the variety of industrial switching and downtown operations, you will enjoy exploring the Hagersville Subdivision southward from Hamilton. Take a branchline train ride through Caledonia and Jarvis to the scenic north shore of Lake Erie. Watch the small engines and mixed trains amid the scenic surroundings of Simcoe, Port Rowan and Port Dover. Sierra1

$ 69.00
STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF THE B&O RAILROAD PHOTO ARCHIVE Kim Tschudy 128 pages softcover

The Baltimore & Ohio (B&O), America's first railroad, was formed in 1827. In 1830 the B&O opened its first 13 miles of rail between Baltimore and Ellicott's Mills. By 1838 the B&O was hauling mail between Baltimore and Washington D.C. This book is a look back at the steam engines served the B&O from the Civil War to the end of the steam era. Included are steam engines beginning with small Civil War era 4-6-0s up to the first streamlined locomotive - #5302. A must for all steam enthusiasts. Sierra1

$ 27.75
STEAM SCENES AT ALLENDALE "Ian Wilson 192 pages hardcover

Stand amid cinder-blanketed shop tracks as locomotives are serviced at the Allandale roundhouse; watch the bustling yard engine switch cars for local assignments; visit the magnificent station platform as passenger trains make connections; witness way freights and mixed trains embarking for the picturesque environs of Collingwood, Meaford, Penetang, Georgetown and Parry Sound; and experience the sadness of dead engines languishing on storage tracks after autumn 1958. Journey to the busy yards at Orillia, Gravenhurst and Huntsville, where North Bay passenger trains and local switchers share the spotlight. See diesel cars pounding along the branchline from Burlington through Palgrave and Beeton, and venture to the wilds of Algonquin Park on the remnants of the old Canada Atlantic Railway. Marvel at a mixture of neat railway stations and grounds in an era when CN Express trucks, mail sacks and milk cans shared platforms with passengers. Behold steam locomotives amid their natural habitat of wooden trestles, 70-foot turntables, crossing shanties, water tanks and timber coaling plants against a backdrop of Ontario's most beautiful scenery in the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay and Muskoka regions." Sierra1

$ 67.00
STEAM TRAINS A MODERN VIEW OF YESTERDAYS RAILROADS "James Bell 192 pages hardcover

Few images speak as clearly of a time and a place as a dramatic black-and-white photograph of an American steam locomotive powering through that storied era of railroad history. All the new photographs in this beautiful book meticulously recreate that original style, capturing the bygone age of steam rail against the settings of its heyday, including period architecture and other details." Sierra1 "

$ 28.00
STEAM'S CAMELOT -SOUTHERN/NORFOLK SOUTHERN EXCURSION "Jim Wrinn 100 pages hardcover

Southern and Norfolk Southern excursion trains delighted enthusiasts for 28 years. This book covers the beginning, and expansion, of steam excursions on the Southern under Graham Claytor, overviews the endless stream of different "hired" steam locomotives from other railroads, and brings the story into the N&W era with the 611 and 1218. 150 color photos." Sierra1

$ 35.75
STEEL RAILS & SILVER WINGS Robert Serling and George Foster 144 pages hardcover

This book covers the history of the collaboration between the Santa Fe and Pennsylvania Railroad on transcontinental air transport. Sierra1

$ 33.00
STOCK CAR CYCLOPEDIA VOL 1 "100 pages softcover

There were roughly 100,000 stock cars out of 2,000,000 freight cars in the United States. That's 5 out of every 100 cars. And the variation in the fleets of the stock car era' Huge. Whether the west, east, north or south; stock cars could be seen on virtually any road." Sierra1

$ 27.50
STREET RAILWAYS OF LOUISIANA Louis C. Hennick 152 pages softcover

This history of street and interurban electric railways of Louisiana outlines and accentuates a fascinating and marvelous period of growth enjoyed by the state's larger cities, the interval of time between the 1870s and the late 1920s. Hennick details street railways from all over the state; from Alexandria to Baton Rouge, Lake Charles to Shreveport. He also gives special attention to the major rail lines, such as the O-K Line and the Burnside Tramway, and the major companies investing in the street railway projects, such as the St. Tammany & New Orleans Railways and Ferry Co., and the Southwestern Traction & Power Co. Sierra1

$ 27.50
TAKE THE TRAIN TO TOWN THE STORY ABOUT THE BONNER COUNTY (ID) RAILROADS Paul Rechnitzer 300 pages softcover

In this book the author, through old newspaper clippings, artifacts, and attributed works of others, writes about the four railroads that were a part of pioneering in this part of the Idaho panhandle, beginning in 1883. This includes the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Spokane International, Idaho & Washington Northern Railway, and Milwaukee Road. Tango1 "

$ 36.50
THE GENERAL & THE TEXAS A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE ANDRES RAID, APRIL 12, 1862 Stan Cohen & James Bogle 160 pages softcover

The Andrews Raid, or as it is more commonly known "The Great Locomotive Chase," involved a small raiding party of 22 troopers from several Ohio regiments and two civilians including James J. Andrews, the leader. It was a very risky venture designed to disrupt rail traffic between two important Southern supply cities, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Atlanta, Ga. Isolating these points would give the Federal Army a chance to strike deep into the heart of the Confederacy. Tango1

$ 17.50
THE MEN WHO PIONEERED ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION James Greller 48 pages softcover

The book is a collection of articles from the former publication Electriclines magazine on the pioneers who developed present day electric transportation. The book covers inventors such as Frank Sprague, Nikola Tesla, Bion Arnold and Van Depoele. Other stories cover the first electric locomotive, the first railroad main line electrification, electrifying the Manhattan Els, the development of power supply for distribution and writing on Westinghouse, General Electric and Werner Von Siemens. This book is good for children and adults. It illustrates the men and ideas that changed our lives forever. For like our present day where the computer is vastly changing our world rapidly, over 100 years ago, it was electric power that changed everyone's life for the better and made it a reality. Tango1

$ 23.75
THOSE MAGNIFICENT TRAINS AN AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY Charles Ditlefsen softcover

This is a look at American Railroads. Includes photos of steam and diesel locomotives, passenger trains, canadian railroads and Colorado Narrow Gauge. All color. Tango1

$ 14.50
TRAIN TIME RAILROADS AND THE IMMINENT RESHAPING OF THE UNITED STATES LANDSCAPE "John Stilgoe 288 pages hardcover

In Train Time John Stilgoe picks up where his acclaimed work Metropolitan Corridor left off, carrying his ideas about the spatial consequences of railways up to the present moment. Arguing that the train is returning, "an economic and cultural tsunami about to transform the United States", Stilgoe posits a future for railways as powerful shapers of the American Life" Tango1

$ 27.50
TRAINS OF THE CIRCUS 1872-1956 Fred Dahlinger Jr 128 pages softcover

The circus was one of the most popular forms of entertainment in America. Beginning in the 1870s, specially built trains transported the circus to eager crowds across the United States. Rare behind the scenes photographs display the exciting and unusual construction and operation of circus trains. Tango1

$ 27.75
TRAINS OF THE UPPER MIDWEST PHOTO ARCHIVE STEAM & DIESEL IN THE 50S & 60S Marvin Neilsen 128 pages softcover

High-quality photos show freight & passenger trains of railroads that served the Upper Midwest during the 1950s & 1960s. Trains & locomotives from C&NW, Great Northern, Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, Northern Pacific & more! Included are schedules, dinner menus, drink coasters & sales brochures. This nostalgic book will transport the reader to the Upper Midwest during the '50s & '60s. Tango1

$ 27.75

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