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"A" REAL ENGINE - NORFOLK & WESTERN 2-6-64 LOCOMOTIVE Tim Hensley and Ken Miller with Tom Dressler 200 pages hardcover

This all new book on the Norfolk & Western's highly acclaimed Class A 2-6-6-4 locomotives features numerous color and B&W photos, most of which have never been published before. This book covers the operations and details of the famed class A.

Due 2018 Alpha1

A CENTURY & 10 OF DENVER & RIO GRANDE NARROW GAUGE FREIGHT CARS 1871 to 1981 2ND ED Robert Sloan softcover

This book includes a look at the first freight cars used by the Rio Grande - Refrigerator Cars, Boxcars, Stock Cars, Flat Cars, Gondolas, Cabooses, Work Cars and Tank cars. The book features a number of photos, lettering diagrams and scale drawings. Alpha1

$ 48.00
A HISTORY OF GEORGIA RAILROADS Robert Jones 160 pages softcover

Before the start of the Civil War, Georgia had ten railroads, five of which figured significantly in General William T. Sherman s Atlanta Campaign and March to the Sea. The number of rail lines in the state ballooned after the war. Many were founded by individual entrepreneurs like Henry Plant and Thomas Clyde, while the biggest railroad of them all (Southern Railway) was created out of whole cloth by New York financier J.P. Morgan. At the close of the nineteenth century, consolidation was already in process, and by the end of the next century, only three significant railroads remained in Georgia. Alpha1

$ 21.50
A HISTORY OF THE ANDOVER IRONWORKS COME PENNY GO POUND Kevin Wright 128 pages. softcover

Soon after Philadelphia began to exploit New Jersey's largest hematite deposit in 1758, Andover Furnace and Forge began producing the best metal in the world. Its product was so desirable that the newly formed American military wrested control from Loyalist owners in 1778. This frontier industrial outpost endured thirty-five years before labor costs, competition from cheap imports, careless consumption of woodlands and difficulty in transporting its products finally extinguished its fires. Today, repurposed eighteenth-century stone mills and mansions at Andover and Waterloo testify to the combination of rich ore, abundant water power and seemingly endless forests that long ago attracted teamsters, woodcutters, charcoal burners, miners, molders and smelters to the Appalachian Highlands of New Jersey. Local expert Kevin Wright tells the hidden story of the facets and personalities that once made Andover iron so widely coveted. Alpha1

$ 19.50
A HISTORY OF THE BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD Bruce Heald 128 pages. softcover

On June 27, 1835, New Hampshire chartered the Boston & Maine Railroad, and a juggernaut was born. From the gravity-defying Mount Washington Cog Railway to logging transport trains to the famous Depression-era Snow Train, Heald traces the fascinating history of New England's most renowned railway. Alpha1

$ 21.50
A HISTORY OF THE CB&Q QUINCY BRANCH - NORTH CROSS ROUTE QUINCY TO GALESBURG R.W. Linroth 464 pages hardcover

Written by retired BNSF conductor Ralph W. Linroth, this new book covers the lines from Quincy to Galesburg through Bushnell and Macomb, Quincy to Burlington through Ursa, Mendon, Carthage, Dallas City, Lomax, and East Burlington, IL and the line from Quincy to Louisiana, MO including coverage of the CB&Q-Wabash/NW joint operations. Extensive photo coverage of Quincy, its industries and the branch lines by some of the great CB&Q photographers makes the finest record ever for this namesake of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. Alpha1

$ 80.75
A HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Terry Ruscin 224 pages softcover

Traveling across the treacherous and diverse landscape of western North Carolina is a challenge historically met with human ingenuity. Mountain traces of Native Americans, dusty stagecoach routes and vital railroads lined the region. Asheville installed the stateミs first electric streetcars. Intrepid young men and women continued North Carolinaミs aviation legacy. The Buncombe Turnpike helped tame the Blue Ridge Mountains, allowing livestock drives to reach markets in South Carolina. Author Terry Ruscin reveals the visionaries and risk-takers who paved the way to the Land of the Sky in a wondrous examination of western North Carolina transportation history. Alpha1

$ 21.50
A SHORT HISTORY OF FLORIDA RAILROADS Gregg Turner 162 pages softcover

Florida's railroad heritage began in the 1830s amidst Native American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways as the primary mode of transport, the "Iron Horse" linked practically every town and city, carried tourists and locals, and ably conveyed the wealth of Florida's mines, factories, forests, groves, and farms. Nearly 175 years later, railroads still remain a dependable source of transport within the Sunshine State. Alpha1

$ 23.75
A TRANSPORTATION MIRACLE -28TH INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS S/C 100 pages softcover

This publication covers the transportation side of the 28th International Eucharistic Congress that was held in Chicago on June 20-24, 1926. There has never been anything like the 28th International Eucharistic Congress. Steam railroads from across the U.S. and Canada carried 600,000 people to Chicago, and more than 1 million people participated in the events. A Transportation Miracle, available in July 2016, tells this incredible story. Topics include background information, day-by-day details, the role that the rail lines played, and information on Cardinal Mundelein, who envisioned this Eucharistic Congress. Streetcars provided 15 million passenger trips. Interurbans, rapid transit and suburban trains carried people throughout Chicago. Five railroads combined to provide more than 300,000 passenger trips for the closing ceremonies _ a triumph of logistics and coordination! During Chicago's first 100 years, this Eucharistic Congress and the World's Fairs of 1893 and 1933-34 established Chicago as an international city. Enhancing the value of this publication, acclaimed railroad artist Mitch Markovitz has created six original colorful pieces of artwork portraying the North Shore Line's Cardinals' Special. Alpha1

$ 23.75
A TRIP BY RAIL IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY ON THE B&O RR AND SOUTHERN RY Bob Cohen 160 pages hardcover

This book covers the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and Southern Railway line in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley: from Brunswick to Harpers Ferry on the mainline and then all the way up the Valley, 163 more miles in all, to Lexington, Virginia, via Strasburg and Harrisonburg. Each station and its community is included with a basic history along with individual passenger station data. Every passenger station along that right-of-way is covered and nearly all have photographs, most from way back when. For many images this is their first time in print. The earliest photograph dates from around the mid-1880s and is as sharp as can be. Profusely illustrated with over 100 images, nine different maps, each strategically placed throughout the narrative, all help guide the reader through a region that has received far too little historical coverage up to the present. Coverage is also included for other railroads that crossed or interchanged with the B&O and Southern at various points along the main line. This is the case at Charlestown, Winchester, Strasburg, Harrisonburg, Staunton and Lexington where the Norfolk & Western, Pennsylvania RR, Winchester & Western, and Chesapeake & Ohio receive noteworthy attention. Alpha1

$ 55.75
A WALKING TOUR OF THE BLUE RIDGE - SOUTH END OF CSX'S CLINCHFIELD LINE A.R. Poteat 112 pages. softcover

This book is a guide to the South End of the CSX's Clinchfield Line between Erwin, TN and the tunnel in Spartansburg, SC. Well illustrated with many photos and maps. Alpha1

$ 14.50
A WHISTLE UP THE VALLEY - REPRINT Robert C. Jones 120 pages hardcover

The Story of the Peavine, Vermont's White River Railroad, a Vermont shortline that ran between Bethel and Rochester from 1898 to 1933. The railroad provided passenger service and freight service. It covered talc mines and mills, lumbering operations, granite quarries, tanneries & as well as other businesses. Alpha1

$ 30.00
ADIRONDACK IRON & STEEL COMPANY NEW FURNACE 1849-1854 TAHAWUS NY 13 pages softcover

This includes site maps of the Adirondack Iron & Steel Furnace at Tahawus New York. Also included are drawings of the furnace and some of the machinery. Alpha1 "

$ 25.00
ADIRONDACK LOGGING -LIFE & TIMES IN THE EARLY YEARS OF LOGGING'S MECHANIZATION William O'Hern 458 pages softcover

This wonderful book combines historical information, rare photographic documentation, intriguing recipes, and humor in a most successful way. Alpha1

$ 26.75
AFRICAN AMERICAN RAILROAD WORKERS OF ROANOKE - N&W Sheree Scarborough 160 pages softcover

Roanoke, Virginia, is one of America's great historic railroad centers. The Norfolk & Western Railway Company, now the Norfolk Southern Corporation, has been in Roanoke for over a century. Since the company has employed many of the city's African Americans, the two histories are intertwined. The lives of Roanoke's black railroad workers span the generations from Jim Crow segregation to the civil rights era to today's diverse corporate workforce. Older generations toiled through labor-intensive jobs such as janitors and track laborers, paving the way for younger African Americans to become engineers, conductors and executives. Join author Sheree Scarborough as she interviews Roanoke's African American railroad workers and chronicles stories that are a powerful testament of personal adversity, struggle and triumph on the rail. Alpha1

$ 19.50
AKRON CANTON & YOUNGSTOWN & AKRON & BARBERTON BELT IN COLOR Robert Lucas 128 pages hardcover

The history and operations of the Akron Canton & Youngstown RR and the Akron & Barberton Belt Line are examined mostly in color in this 128-page hardcover book. Equipment and facilities are also included. Alpha1

$ 48.75
ALASKA RAILROAD IN COLOR VOL 1 DECADES OF TRANSITION Kevin Holland 128 pages hardcover

An introduction to the Alaska Railroad in all its scenic glory from the 1960s-80s. It combines a capsule history and tour of the line with profiles of the diesel locomotives and rolling stock that kept this unique railroad moving. Alpha1

$ 48.75
ALCO HH SERIES - HIGH HOOD PIONEERS R. Daniel Cupper, David Sweetland & Paul K. Withers.Softcover

Covers 176 Alco HH units built between 1932 & 1940. Alpha1

$ 27.50
ALCO OFFICIAL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY Walter Appel. 128 pages. Hardcover. All Color.

This book is an all color look at the diesel locomotives built by Alco using photos from the company's archives. Alpha1

$ 40.50
ALCO'S CENTURY SERIES VOL 1 - FOUR-AXLE MODELS Diesel Era Softcover

More than 250 black & white photos. Includes all Alco Century diesel - electric models in the US and some Canadian models as well. Alpha1

$ 32.50
ALCO'S CENTURY SERIES VOL 2 SIX AXLE MODELS Diesel Era 160 pages softcover

This volume covers the C-628, C-630, and C-636 models in text, photographs, and roster. Over 250 color and black and white photos. Alpha1

$ 36.50
ALCO'S FA - RUNNING IN THE SHADOW R. Craig Rutherford 160 pages hardcover

This book traces the comprehensive history of ALCO - GE & MLW FA series locomotives. It covers the Locomotives in the US as well as those in Canada & Mexico. There is also a detailed roster section. Alpha1

$ 60.00
ALCO'S IN AUTUMN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA IN THE 1960'S & 70'S Mike Bednar 52 pages softcover

The newest book from Mike Bednar features 77 color photos of ALCO's in northeastern Pennsylvania during the 1960's and _70's -- in the Autumn of their careers. LV, CNJ, Reading, D&H and more! You'll see everything from dependable ALCO switchers serving local industries to quartets of roadswitchers on ore drags to big Century 628's climbing mountains with symbol freight tonnage. Alpha1

$ 23.50
ALGOMA CENTRAL IN COLOR Stephen Timko 128 pages hardcover

Headquartered at Sault Ste. Marie, this colorful all-EMD railroad extended directly north from the Great Lakes into the wilderness of Ontario. Although most famous for its passenger trains through the beautiful Agawa Canyon, the road was also a heavy duty freight hauler carrying lumber, mining, and steel products. Alpha1

$ 48.75
ALL ABOARD A HISTORY OF FLORIDA'S RAILROADS Stephanie Murphy-Lupo 288 pages softcover

Florida's size and shape meant a largely remote interior until shortly before the Civil War. The catalysts for blasting through that anonymity were three ambitious and very different visionaries who built railroads linking east to west and north to south: Henry Morrison Flagler, David Levy Yulee, and Henry Bradley Plant. Their iron horses transported people rich tourists from New York, slaves from Africa sold in Havana and goods from around the state and the globe: oysters, cattle, sugar cane, molasses, and phosphate. Versions of the main lines run today hauling freight in and out of the state and carrying passengers to connecting lines nationwide. Yet Florida s size and shape still get in the way of efficient auto trips and affordable inter-state air travel. A private company is today planning to build a high-speed passenger train from Miami to Orlando. All Aboard is the complete history of railways in the state of Florida telling the tale of its beginnings as well as its future." Alpha1

$ 19.50
ALL ABOARD THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY TRAINS Dana Amendola 192 pages hardcover

It's usually said that it was "all started by a mouse" but did you know that iconic mouse was invented while on a train ride' Since its inception, The Walt Disney Company has often ridden the rails to tell its stories, whether in a theme park, live-action movie, or animated film.All Aboard explores the wide variety of trains in Disney's history, accompanied by rare photographs from the Disney Archives and heretofore unseen conceptual artwork behind the trains in the movies and theme parks. Never before has such a comprehensive focus been exclusively trained on this fascinating topic. Fans of Disney history, rail history, and armchair travelers alike will be captivated by this museum-quality book. Alpha1

$ 45.75
ALLEGHENY OIL HERITAGE - PENNSYLVANIA 19 pages softcover

This looks at oil industry in Pennsylvania. Includes a site map of the region, details on the Central Power Process for pumping the oil, drawings of the facilities for Geer-Tiona Power, Mead Power, Lockwood Power, Mallory Lot 6, Golden Oil and West Oil Company in Wets Virginia. Alpha1 "

$ 35.00
ALONG THE MOUNT BEACON INCLINE RAILWAY Gregory Bilotto and Frank DiLorenzo 128 pages softcover

Situated on scenic Mount Beacon in New York State's Hudson River Valley is a great American achievement and engineering marvel almost lost to history. Opened in 1902, the Mount Beacon Incline Railway served locals, revelers, sightseers, and vacationers for nearly 100 years, riding them to the pinnacle of Mount Beacon for a 75-mile panoramic view, among other attractions. The incline was constructed when trains were king, and undeniably it emerged as a grand tourist destination; its notoriety was widespread, even earning the prized position as background of the majestic Empire State flag, as seen today. Eventually, the railway ceased operation and was shuttered. Today, with the planned restorative work of the Mount Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society (MBIRRS), the prospect of reinstallation remains high. Along the Mount Beacon Incline Railway is a record to the celebrated history, preservation, and future of the railway in its natural setting. Alpha1

$ 21.50
ALONG THE OLD WEST SHORE WEEHAWKEN TO BUFFALO John Ham, Gene Dauner and Jerry Clearwater 304 pages hardcover

Long over due, this book is a look at the New York West Shore & Buffalo Railway and her successors. This provides a pictorial review of this nearly 500 mile long railroad which stretched from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes.

Due September Alpha1

$ 55.75
ALONG THE RAILS A SURVEY OF MAINE'S HISTORIC RAILROAD BUILDINGS Kirk Mohney 156 pages softcover

Along the Rails: A Survey of Maine's Historic Railroad Buildings is a book which celebrates the architectural legacy of railroading. Through historic photographs and drawings, as well as in two documentary catalogues, the book describes the design history of passenger stations and records the various facilities that supported the maintenance of track and rolling stock. Although buildings are the central topic of this volume, the development of Maine's railroad system is discussed in an introductory chapter and through a detailed chronology.

Very limited quantities. Alpha1

$ 25.00
ALONG THE VALLEY LINE - HISTORY OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY RAILROAD Max Miller 160 pages softcover

The Connecticut Valley Railroad once carried both passengers and freight along the west bank of the Connecticut River between Hartford and Old Saybrook. Completed in 1871, today the railroad is known throughout New England for the nostalgic steam-powered excursion trains that run on a portion of the line between Essex and Chester. Until now the history of this popular tourist attraction has been the stuff of local lore and legend. This book, written by railroad historian and former vice president and director of Valley Railroad, Max R. Miller, provides the first comprehensive history of the Connecticut Valley Railroad through maps, ephemera, and archival photographs of the trains, bridges, and scenery surrounding the line. Offering tales of train wrecks, ghost sightings, booms and busts, Along the Valley Line will be treasured by railroad enthusiasts and historians alike.

Due September Alpha1

$ 23.75
ALTON & SOUTHERN OPERATIONS IN ST LOUIS - TRRA softcover

This issue covers the Alton & Southern's operations in St Louis. This volume also includes the origins of Gateway Yard and the St Louis & Ohio River Railroad. Alpha1

$ 39.75
ALTOONA ACTION Thomas Biery. Hardcover.

Railroading in the Altoona area. The book covers the operations of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Conrail and Penn Central. Well illustrated with some color photos. Alpha1

$ 41.00
ALWAYS ON THE OTHER SIDE THE STORY ABOUT THE BONNER COUNTY FERRIES Paul Rechnitzer 100 pages softcover

This book describes each of the 14 ferry crossings that were used over a 100 year period beginning in 1860. There are many photographs from private collections and stories about the characters that operated both the current and powered ferries bridging the gaps in important trails. Alpha1

$ 24.50
AMERICA'S GREATEST CIRCUS TRAIN Bruce Nelson 208 pages hardcover

Bruce Nelson, a career transportation professional and historian, brings back the days when the colorful Great Circus Train ran from the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin, through both Wisconsin and Illinois, delighting thousands of spectators. This book features 335 mostly color photographs and illustrations. The steam- and diesel-operated Great Circus Train was the source of the historic circus wagons used in the Milwaukee and Chicago circus parades that drew millions of spectators between 1965 and 2003. Over the years, the train consisted of up to 29 vintage cars carrying hundreds of guests and almost 90 historic horse-drawn wagons. Alpha1

$ 50.75
AMERICA'S SHORTEST INTERSTATE RAILROAD - NEBRASKA-KANSAS RR IDEAL CEMENT Richard Schmeling 80 pages softcover

The Nebraska-Kansas Railroad was owned and operated by the Ideal Cement Company at its plant near Superior, Neb. This small industrial railway, about four miles long at maximum length, crossed the state line from the cement plant in Nebraska to the company's rock quarry in Kansas. Hauls of the N-K Railroad were almost exclusively limestone rock for use in the manufacture of cement at the Superior plant. The line achieved national fame when "Ripley's Believe It or Not" cited it as being the shortest interstate railroad in the U.S. The N-K, which at various times used electric, steam and diesel power, operated until the end of cement production at the Superior plant in 1986. This book includes 95 black- and-white illustrations. Alpha1

$ 19.50
AMERICA'S WORKHORSE LOCOMOTIVE THE 2-8-2 Robert LeMassena 80 pages softcover

This is the story of the many 2-8-2 type locomotives built from 1884 to 1949. Includes a look at Baldwin, Alco, USRA models and more. Includes engines from many major railroads as well as smaller lines. Many photos. Alpha1

$ 20.00
AMERICAN CAR & FOUNDRY BOX CARS 1960-1981 Edward Kaminski 256 pages hardcover

The last period of AC&F manufacturing of box cars was the years 1960-1981 and this volume provides both the history and extensive color photography, along with details of the car design and construction in this period. Many colorful paint schemes were in use by the railroads and lessors, large and small, and they are shown here, including many Incentive Per Diem schemes. A complete production roster of the box cars built is also provided. Coverage includes 40 foot as well as 50 foot inside post cars, 50 foot outside post cars, and 60 foot inside and outside post cars. Many of these 60 foot cars were built for auto parts service. Alpha1

$ 70.75
AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS S/C John White. 112 pages. Softcover.

Histories of Alco, Baldwin, Lima, Climax, Porter, Heisler and steam locomotive builders. Alpha1

Out of Print and in limited supply.

$ 20.00
AMERICAN PASSENGER TRAIN EQUIPMENT 1940S-1980S "Patrick Dorin 128 pages softcover

Beginning in the late 1930s in North America, the new streamlined, lightweight passenger equipment was being designed by a number of companies including Pullman Standard, American Car and Foundry and the Budd Company (to name a few). After being sidetracked by WWII, new streamlined passenger equipment came rolling off the assembly lines. Trains, such as the Great Northern's Empire Builder, once equipped with heavy weight cars, became a new generation of streamliners. The new streamlined cars soon became mixed with the heavy weight cars', creating some rather interesting consists. Photos, drawings and detailed captions document the huge variety of passenger cars in operations from the 1940s into the days of Amtrak. Includes information such as dimensions, passenger-seating capacities, heating and air-conditioning systems, and the types of train services. Long-time railroad author Pat Dorin puts all the various types of passenger equipment and designs into perspective. Even model railroaders are sure to glean new ideas for their modeling projects. Alpha1 "

$ 32.75
AMERICAN PASSENGER TRAINS WW2 TO AMTRAK Patrick Dorin 128 pages softcover

Passenger trains played an important role in the growth of traveling across America or to the nearest city-the height of its service after WWII until the start up of Amtrak. This book provides railroad hobbyists, historians, museum operators, and transportation instructors and planners with information about the types of train services and operations in various corridors, such as Chicago - Milwaukee; the overnight and daytime long distance service; transcontinental trains, and the various types of local trains on both main lines and branch lines. The book reviews the types of sleeping car, coach, parlor car, food and beverage services available at that time. The equipment and service such as vista dome coaches, dining and lounge cars with many types of meals and beverages, sleeping accommodations and coach seats including reclining and leg rests were drawing cards for passenger traffic. This historic review, including train schedules and advertisements, provides information on train consists which is valuable for creating model railroad layout size trains. Alpha1

$ 32.75
AMERICAN RAILWAY ASSOCIATION STANDARD BOX CAR OF 1932 REVISED EDITION Ted Culotta 297 pages hardcover

The 1932 ARA standard box car was the watershed event in the design of house cars in North America. While the 1932 ARA standard car has lived in the shadow of the 1937 AAR box car and its subsequent iterations, it was the box car that design that changed the course of box car engineering and set the tone for house car design for decades. In addition, this design was developed and approved under the guidance of the Car Construction Committee of the ARA. This genesis of the design, and subsequent acceptance by almost every Class One railroad in North America, either in the 1932 ARA or 1937 AAR forms, demonstrated that the railroads could attain consensus on standardization not only in theory, but in the reality of concrete orders for cars built to the design.This thoroughly revised edition covers all aspects of the 1932 ARA box car. Included are a brief history of the events leading to the design, the design process, the prototypes, testing of the design and extensive coverage of the cars as built and modified for every railroad that owned cars built to the design. Over 50 new images and several revamped drawings plus newly uncovered details included. Alpha1

$ 65.75
AMERICAN STEAM FINALE 1954-1970 Lloyd Stagner 48 pages softcover

American Steam Finale is an informative guide to how and when the last steam locomotives whistled and chuffed their wayacross America's landscape and into the hearts of railroad buffs everwhere. Noted steam authority Lloyd Stagner presents a railroad-by-railroad synopsis of when regular steam services on both main lines and short lines across the United States, with listings for more than 90 railroad lines. The steam enthusiast, both American and international, can use this book to easily trace which railroads were the last to use steam and where. Includes text, 50 illustrations and photographs and a steam timeline. Alpha1

$ 20.00
AMERICAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tom Morrison hardcover

Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time�enormous engines that powered a industry of colossal scale and intensity. They were deceptively simple machines yet even as the technology was being perfected it was becoming obscure. Despite immense and sustained effort, they remained grossly inefficient in their use of increasingly costly fuel and labor. In the end, they baffled their masters and, as soon as diesel-electric technology provided an alternative, the steam locomotive disappeared from American railroads. Drawing on the work of eminent engineers and railroad managers of the day, this lavishly illustrated history chronicles the challenges, triumphs and failures of steam locomotive development and operation.

Due Winter Alpha1

$ 92.75
AMERICAN STEAM ON AUSTRALIAN RAILS David Burke 168 pages hardcover.

Railways, according to the history books, were a British invention, and as a result, English companies were quick to capture a huge part of the world market. So how did American steam locomotives come to play a major role in rail transportation in 19th-century Australia, then a British colony? In American Steam on Australian Rails, David Burke tells the fascinating story of Yankee ingenuity and the companies that challenged an English monopoly. While purchasers of equipment for Australian lines argued about the virtues and failings of the American machine, most had to admit that the engines made for the Wild West worked equally well riding the curves, grades, and light rails of outback Queensland, Victoria, and New South Wales. Burke provides copious descriptions of the locomotives themselves, from early models with ornate domes, long cowcatchers, and wooden cabs, right through to the trim 59 class 2-8-2 imported from Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton by New South Wales in the twilight of steam. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photos and illustrations, American Steam on Australian Rails documents the progress of hundreds of Yankee engines across the vastness of a new continent as they became part of a grand Australian railroad adventure. Alpha1

$ 19.50
AMERICAN STEEL & WIRE COMPANY - CLEVELAND, OH 43 pages softcover

This looks the American Wire & Steel Co/US Steel Central Furnace in Cleveland. Includes site maps and photos of the facility. Alpha1

$ 60.00
AMTRAK ACROSS AMERICA Robert Yanosey 96 pages softcover

A state-by-state all-color look at Amtrak operations from inception to present day. Alpha1

$ 36.75
AMTRAK ACROSS AMERICA - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY - EXPANDED 2ND EDITION John Fostik 144 pages softcover

Amtrak is an essential part of America's transportation system for over 28 million passengers. Amtrak Across America profiles every line from the past and present. Whether it was a legacy Streamliner of the pre-Amtrak era -- Champions, Chiefs, Eagles, Rockets, Zephyrs - or today's modern Acela Express, or even one of the anticipated, high speed, -corridor trains-, they're all here.With evocative photos, postcards, memorabilia and other collateral, this book is a journey through the past 40 years of Amtrak across America, and all the preceding rail lines that transformed the nation. This expanded edition has new information on all Amtrak's routes making this useful for anyone thinking of riding the rails.

Due Fall Alpha1

$ 34.75
AMTRAK AN AMERICAN STORY 144 pages softcover

This book chronicles the history of Amtrak. Drawing on four decades of archival photographs, it highlights the employees, trains, and technology that made rail travel possible since 1971. Accompanying the photos are a historical summary, timeline, and personal narratives for each decade. The Day in the Life of Amtrak photo feature offers a countrywide look at today_s system. It is a great American train story. Alpha1

$ 19.50
AMTRAK BY THE NUMBERS - A COMPRHENSIVE PASSENGER CAR AND MOTIVE POWER ROSTER 1971-2011 David Warner and Elbert Simon hardcover

White River Productions presents this comprehensive roster of Amtrak_s passenger cars and motive power in service during the company's first 40 years, fully illustrated with a mixture of lineside scenes and roster views. Roster information is presented in a spreadsheet format with introductory text, grouped by major categories such as steam-heated cars, Heritage fleet, Amfleet, Superliners, diesel locomotives, and electric locomotives. Alpha1

$ 75.50

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