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Keuka Lake Memories the Champagne Country 1835-1935 [Paperback] by Gordon, Wi...

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Seller ID: Q3-E0EJ-TM99

ISBN: 0932334768

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover-Stated 1 of 2000 Printed-1986 2nd edition Heart of the Lakes Publishing...in Very Good Condition, just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers and edges...No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...This is the result of 14 years of research into the three-foot narrow railroads that served Bath and Hammondsport NY. numerous vintage B&W photographs. Fascinating slice of local New York State history...ISBN-0932334768...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-8 View more info

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Pennsylvania Railroad Company. The Air Brake and Train Air Signal. Instructions

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania Railroad Company: 1908-01-01

Seller ID: 190629001

Condition: Very Good


Vintage Original Softcover, 1919 (No. 99-A-2) Pennsylvania Railroad Company 84 pages with 26 detailed fold-out diagrams at the end of the book. Very Good, in stiff tan cloth covered wraps with black titles. Minor shelf/edge wear, soiling and smudges to cloth covers. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. FFEP has a small closed tear. Cover and title page have date of 1916 but at the top RH corner of the title page it states Reprint (7-15-19). 84 pages of text which cover the operation of the various parts of the Automatic Air Brake, the Automatic Quick-Action Brake, ... View more info

Headlights and Markers

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Creative Age Press, New York: 1946-01-01

Seller ID: 200120003

Condition: Good


Hardcover, 1946 Creative Age Press, New York 406 pages. Good, no DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to blue cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp but edge of rear board has a bump. Spine is very sunned. Previous owner name and date (1946) on FFEP. All other pages are clean and unmarked. An anthology of 17 railroad stories for all RR enthusiasts. Stories are taken from the Saturday Evening Post, Esquire, Atlantic Monthly and other publishers like Scribners, Bobbs-Merrill and more. Edited by Frank Donovan Jr. and Robert Selph Henry.Recommended. Respectable vintage copy. LOC View more info

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The Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad. [Paperback] by Appleton, ...

By: Appleton, Roger.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: L. Feitz: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: KZ-7GP6-I96P

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover ,1970 Leland Feitz Cripple Creek, CO unpaginated (27pages) Very Good+, in illustrated wraps.. just a hint of shelf/edge wear to photographic cover with a bit of age-toning to edges and rear panel...No notes or writing-All pages are clean and crisp-with map and 27 B &W photographs...detailed, engaging and lively story of John Birmingham, who decided in the 1960's to find, restore and run an entire narrow gauge train that was actually used in the gold camps of Colorado. The Cripple Creek and Victor is still in operation today. A real labor of love that every train enthusiast underst... View more info

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Union Pacific Country [Paperback] by Athearn, Robert G.

By: Athearn, Robert G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1976-09-01

Seller ID: OJ-YLXX-3O0Y

ISBN: 0803258291

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, 1976 Bison Books 480 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear and rubbing to covers No previous owner marks. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0803258291. LOC SSS-05 View more info

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Trains in transition by Beebe, Lucius Morris

By: Beebe, Lucius Morris

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Hawthorne Books: 1976-01-01

Seller ID: BX-Q3IS-DNNK

ISBN: 0801578825

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 1975 Hawthorne Books 210 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to covers. one small closed tear to front cover and some dust spoiling to rear cover. no previous owner marks. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0801578825. LOC SSM-01 View more info

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400,000 miles by rail;: The reminiscences of a "professional passenger" on al...

By: Blanton, Burt C

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1972-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: C8-QGTP-0HKG

ISBN: 0831070870

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, 1972 First Edition Howell-North Books 183 pages. Fine, in a VG DJ. Light green cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp. Moderate shelf wear to DJ, minor chipping to DJ at top of spine. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0831070870. LOC SSM-01 View more info

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History of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. [Paperback] by BRYANT, K...

By: BRYANT, Keith L.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 0P-FI2E-A7DH

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1982 University of Nebraska Press 398 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0803260660. LOC SSS-05 View more info

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The Colorful Streetcars We Rode (Bulletin 125) by Carlson, Norman

By: Carlson, Norman [Editor]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1986-06-01

Seller ID: LO-58SD-AZHD

ISBN: 091534825X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, 1986 Central Electric Railfans Association 112 pages. Near Fine, in a VG+ DJ. Red cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and rubbing to DJ - now in mylar. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-091534825X. LOC SSM-02 View more info

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An Interurban Goes Modern: And Other Early C.E.R.A. Bulletins

By: CERA

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfans' Association: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: 190520001

ISBN: 0915348020

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, 1977 Central Electric Railfans Assn Paginated in sections. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf wear to covers and edges. No previous owner marks-All pages are bright, clean, and crisp. 14 bulletins (#20 - 34). ISBN-09153488020. LOC SSM-02 View more info

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Chessie's Road

By: Charles W. Turner

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chesapeake And Ohio Historical: 1993-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 151203005

ISBN: 0939487195

Condition: Near Fine


Oversize Heavy Hardcover, 2nd Revised Edition with Index Chesapeake And Ohio Historical Society 323 pages. Near Fine, in glossy illustrated boards, as issued. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to glossy illustrated boards - corners sharp. No previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp, map end papers. Comprehensive history of the C & O Railroad. First published in 1955, extensively revised in 1986 (doubling the size of the book adding about 300 photos) and now revised again in 1993 with a chapter about CSX Transportation, C & O's successor with an index added for the first time. ... View more info

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Boston Main Line EL [Paperback] by Chiasson, Jr., George

By: Chiasson, Jr., George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Headlights 'The Magazine of Electric Railways', Volume 49, 1987, ncrd,: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 4X-9P10-PE9G

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1987 Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a whisper of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks-All pages are bright, clean, and crisp. LOC SSM-01 View more info

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America's First Installation of System Wide Railroad Radio Communication

By: Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad: 1949-01-01

Seller ID: 171012010

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce Softcover, 1949 Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 9 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. No creases anywhere. Fascinating booklet explaining the installation of radiotelephone service on the entire South Shore and South Bend Railroad and how it would improve safety and operations. Illustrated with black and white photos. Scarce original pamphlet.LOC SSE-4 View more info

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The Iron Horse by Comstock, Henry B

By: Comstock, Henry B

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Galahad Books: 1974-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2R-582K-PZNO

ISBN: 0883651971

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, First Edition 1971 Galahad Books 228 pages, Near Fine, in a VG+ DJ. Light brown cloth boards with dark brown titles - corners sharp. Minor shelf wear/rubbing to Dust Jacket. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0883651971. LOC SSM-01 View more info

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The Port of New York. A History of the Rail and Terminal System from the Begi...

By: Condit, Carl W

Price: $139.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1980-01-01

Seller ID: QS-W0AC-MQZH

ISBN: 0226114600

Condition: Very Good +


2 Volume Set in Hardcover, University of Chicago Press. Vol1 has 456 pages and Vol 2 has 399 pages. Both books are Very Good+ in VG Dust Jackets, Vol 1 (1980) has blue cloth boards, silver titles, with just a hint of shelf wear to edges, corners sharp, no notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Vol 2 (1981) has brown cloth boards, silver titles, with just a hint of shelf wear to edges. Minor shelf wear/rubbing and some minor edge wear to Dust Jackets, spines of DJ have minor sunning, jackets now in mylar. Vol 1 has a very small closed tear to the DJ at the top on the front. No ... View more info

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New York Central's Mercury: The Train of Tomorrow by Cook, Richard J.

By: Cook, Richard J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: T L C Pub: 1996-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OC-A83S-0FQ1

ISBN: 0962200344

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, First Edition 1996 TLC Publishing 60 pages. Near Fine, in color illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks-all pages are bright, clean, and crisp with a faint touch of age-toning to the page edges. Extensively illustrated with black-and-white photographs, includes chapters on the Mercury locomotive, Mercury cars, the Chicago Mercury, the Cincinnati Mercury, The James Whitcomb Riley, and Cleveland Union terminal. It was a sensation in its time, a train that was a winged messenger of hope for a Depression consciousness. The Mercury, built ... View more info

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Ride The Big Red Cars: How Trolleys Helped Build Southern California [Hardcov...

By: Crump, Spencer

Price: $15.45

Publisher: Crest Publications., Los Angeles, CA: 1962-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7S-0Q69-I2FA

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Stated First Edition Crest Publications 240 pages. Very Good, no DJ. Minor shelf wear/rubbing to creme cloth boards with red titles-two bumped corners. A touch of age-toning to the edges of the cloth and some foxing to the top edge of the textblock. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. 240 pages illustrated by photographs. Good period photographs and informative text illustrate the development of greater Los Angeles and how it grew along trolley lines. The Big Red Cars of the title belonged to Henry Huntington's Pacific Electric which reach its peak during t... View more info

Image for The railway revolution;: George and Robert Stephenson by Rolt, L. T. C

The railway revolution;: George and Robert Stephenson by Rolt, L. T. C

By: George and Robert Stephenson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: St. Martins Press: 1962

Seller ID: BC-731N-49WW

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover 1st American Edition 1962 St Martin's Press 356 pages. Very Good+ in VG DJ. Charcoal cloth boards with gilt titles and accents - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to unclipped DJ, two tiny closed tears to spine of DJ - now in mylar. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. LOC SSE-6 View more info

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Living in the Depot: The Two-Story Railroad Station (American Land and Life) ...

By: Grant, H. Roger; Franklin, Wayne [Foreword]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Iowa Press: 1997-03-01

Seller ID: 8K-4ZCX-VD1S

ISBN: 0877455880

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1993 University of Iowa Press 131 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. No creases, no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. Well researched volume examines the American railroad depot in social and architectural terms-easy delightful reading suited both to the rail or social historian. ISBN-0877455880 LOC-SSM-02 View more info

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To California Over the Santa Fe Trail

By: Higgins, C.A.; over 50 b/w illus / vigs [Illustrator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Fe RR Passenger Dept: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: 190121002

Condition: Very Good+


Original Softcover, 1915 Santa Fe RR Passenger Dept 231 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear and rubbing to covers. Loaded with small illustrations of sights and scenes along the Santa Fe Trail. Five sections: 1) East of the Rockies, 2) New Mexico, 3) Arizona, 4) Southern California and 5) Central California. Notable for illustrations by J.T. McCutcheon, Carl N. Werntz, John W. Norton and James Allen McMcracken. With pink advertising leaf tipped in at front dated Chicago January 27, 1915. Very handsome vintage copy. LOC SSS-01 View more info