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Rail Power (Gallery)
Rail Power (Gallery)
by Steve Barry
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For nearly two centuries, through vast upheavals and enormous change, railroads have remained crucial to North American transportation. And always setting the pace have been the mighty American locomotives in all their ever-evolving forms. This... (read more)

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American Locomotives in Historic Photographs: 1858 to 1949 (Trains)
American Locomotives in Historic Photographs: 1858 to 1949 (Trains)
by Ron Ziel
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A rare collection of 126 meticulously detailed official photographs, called "builder portraits," majestically chronicle the rise of steam locomotive power in America. Introduction. Detailed captions.... (read more)

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Old Bill Miner
Old Bill Miner
by Frank W Anderson
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By all appearances a charming, handsome southern gentleman to many. To lawmen in California, Colorado, N. Mexico and Canada's west, he was a notorious stagecoach and train robber -- who would apologize to passengers for delays he caused. Spent time in... (read more)

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Last Train To Paradise
Last Train To Paradise
by Les Standiford
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Now in paperback, "Last Train to Paradise" is acclaimed novelist Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad--one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken... (read more)

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Steam Power (Gallery)
Steam Power (Gallery)
by Brian Solomon
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No locomotives evoke the railroad’s golden age quite like the steam locomotives that plied the rails before diesel-electric power took over. With the help of more than 200 modern photographs depicting restored and preserved steam locomotives today,... (read more)

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Jane's Train Recognition Guide (Jane's Train Recognition Guide)
Jane's Train Recognition Guide (Jane's Train Recognition Guide)
by Howard Johnston
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<p>The essential guide to the world's trains.</p> <ul> <li>More than 460 locomotives and trains</li> <li>Global coverage</li> <li>Special features, subtypes, and history</li> <li>Detailed and up-... (read more)

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Early American Locomotives (Trains)
Early American Locomotives (Trains)
by John White
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Finest locomotive engravings from early 19th century: historical (1804–1874), main line (after 1870), special, foreign, but mostly American domestic engines. Many types: grasshoppers, camel-backs, Moguls, Forneys, plus some famous ones —... (read more)

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The Old Iron Road
The Old Iron Road
by David Haward Bain
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In the summer of 2000, David Haward Bain and his family headed west in search of America’s past. Following abandoned railroad tracks and the traces of old wagon trails, they discovered a uniquely American spirit of adventure that connects our past to... (read more)

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Great American Rail Journeys
Great American Rail Journeys
by John Grant
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Great American Rail Journeys takes you on location to eight of North America's most scenic and historically rich landscapes. Each of the rail adventures profiled in this volume - a counterpart to the highly praised public television programs - celebrates... (read more)

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Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity
Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity
by Amy G Richter
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"A fine work of cultural history, broadly conceived and imaginatively researched." -- The Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography "A groundbreaking contribution to the history of women and the railroad, Richter's meticulous research and lucid prose... (read more)

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Playing with Trains: A Passion Beyond Scale
Playing with Trains: A Passion Beyond Scale
by Sam Posey
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Why do grown men play with trains? Is it a primal attachment to childhood, nostalgia for the lost age of rail travel, or the stuff of flat-out obsession? In this delightful and unprecedented book, Grand Prix legend Sam Posey tracks those who share his... (read more)

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Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929
Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929
by Sarah Gordon
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Exploring the social, economic, and legal impact of the growth of the railroads, Sarah Gordon has written a richly informed narrative history of an American icon with surprising conclusions. Where the railroads and their entrepreneurs are ordinarily... (read more)

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Modern Diesel Locomotives (Enthusiast Color)
Modern Diesel Locomotives (Enthusiast Color)
by Hans Halberstadt
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Exceptional photography captures modern diesel locomotives hard at work moving trains on tracks everywhere from California to Boston. Major railroads are brought to life including the Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Conrail, Southern Pacific, and Burlington... (read more)

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Britain by Britrail: Touring Britain by Train (Britain by Britrail)
Britain by Britrail: Touring Britain by Train (Britain by Britrail)
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There is no better way to see England, Scotland, and Wales than by train, and there is no better guide to the British train system than Britain by BritRail. This book explains how you can use London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Cardiff as base cities for day... (read more)

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Britain by Britrail: Touring Britain by Train (Britain by Britrail)
Britain by Britrail: Touring Britain by Train (Britain by Britrail)
by Laverne Ferguson
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There is no better way to see England, Scotland, and Wales than by train, and there is no better guide to the British train system than Britain by BritRail. This book explains how you can use London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Cardiff as base cities for day... (read more)

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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
by Stephen E. Ambrose
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In this account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage, Stephen E. Ambrose offers a historical successor to his universally acclaimed Undaunted Courage, which recounted the explorations of the West by Lewis and Clark. Nothing Like... (read more)

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Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
by Peter Johnson
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CN... (read more)

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Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives (Enthusiast Color)
Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives (Enthusiast Color)
by Brian Solomon
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The most treacherous, and scenic, geographic obstacles in the world are crossed by narrow gauge lines running in the mountainous regions of Colorado and New Mexico. Stunning color photography highlights the more than 100 miles of narrow gauge line still... (read more)

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Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China
Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China
by Paul Theroux
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Paul Theroux invites you to join him on the journey of a lifetime, in the grand romanttic tradition, by train across Euope, through the vast underbelly of Asia and in the heart of Russia, and then up to China. Here is China by rail, as seen and heard... (read more)

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A Frontier Link with the World: Upson County's Railroad
A Frontier Link with the World: Upson County's Railroad
by David E Paterson
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A Frontier Link with the World is the history of one small company which operated a track sixteen miles long and served essentially one community. This company shared significant characteristics with its much larger neighbors, and therefore serves as a... (read more)

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