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Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen
Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen
by Joel Jensen
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Although steam engines were seldom used for everyday train transportation by 1960, they live on in the minds of those fortunate enough to have experienced them and in the many museums and steam-powered excursions throughout the country. They are... (read more)

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A Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand
A Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand
by Victor Hand
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Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand is the latest in our celebrated publications on railroad photography. Unlike previous volumes, this book has an international bent: Hand has taken photographs in more than fifty countries over the... (read more)

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Vintage Diesel Power
Vintage Diesel Power
by Brian Solomon
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This formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives. Author Brian Solomon covers every prominent manufacturer of the period—... (read more)

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The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy
The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy
by Jim (pht) Shaughnessy
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Jim Shaughnessy is a revered name among railroad photographers. This collection, the best of his work over a forty-year career, features 170 duotone photographs taken between 1946 and 1988, with an emphasis on the railroad culture of the fifties and... (read more)

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Rock Island Line (Railroads Past and Present)
Rock Island Line (Railroads Past and Present)
by Bill Marvel
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This richly illustrated volume tells the story of a legendary railroad whose tracks spanned the Midwest, serving farms and small-town America for more than 140 years. One of the earliest railroads to build westward from Chicago, it was the first to span... (read more)

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The Illustrated Guide to Locomotives of the World: A Comprehensive History of Locomotive Technology from the 1950s to the Present Day, Shown in Over 3
The Illustrated Guide to Locomotives of the World: A Comprehensive History of Locomotive Technology from the 1950s to the Present Day, Shown in Over 3
by Colin Garratt
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With detailed specifications for 55 key locomotive designs, it features long-running steam-powered engines and modern electric and diesel trains.... (read more)

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Northern Pacific Railway Photo Archive (Photo Archive)
Northern Pacific Railway Photo Archive (Photo Archive)
by John Kelly
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“All aboard the streamlined, Vista-Dome North Coast Limited leaving on Track 1 for Minnesota’s Lake Region, the vast prairies of North Dakota, Montana’s magnificent Rockies, Idaho’s lakes and forests, the Inland Empire of Spokane... (read more)

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Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey (Railroads Past and Present)
Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey (Railroads Past and Present)
by Don L. Hofsommer
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In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the transition from steam to diesel power, as... (read more)

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Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces
Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces
by Ron Brown
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Rails Across the Prairies traces the evolution of Canada's rail network, including the appearance of the first steam engine on the back of a barge. The book looks at the arrival of European settlers before the railway and examines how they coped by... (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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Interurban Trains to Chicago (Photo Archive)
Interurban Trains to Chicago (Photo Archive)
by John Kelly
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Interurban Trains to Chicago follows Samuel Insull's Great Chicago Systems, three superb interurban routes powered by electric traction that carried passengers from the north, west and southwest into downtown Chicago. They were the Chicago North Shore... (read more)

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Baltimore & Ohio's Capitol Limited and National Limited (Great Passenger Trains)
Baltimore & Ohio's Capitol Limited and National Limited (Great Passenger Trains)
by Joe Welsh
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Inaugurated in 1923 and 1925, respectively, the Baltimore & Ohio’s Capitol Limited and National Limited became household names in cross-country transportation. Their outstanding service and cuisine offered in Pullman sleepers and the railroad... (read more)

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The Twilight of Steam: Great Photography from the Last Days of Steam Locomotives in America
The Twilight of Steam: Great Photography from the Last Days of Steam Locomotives in America
by Brian Solomon
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It’s remarkable to consider that not that long ago, a good chunk of American commerce was carried out by huge steam-powered leviathans. Even as the Interstate and jet engines were revolutionizing the way people traveled and shipped goods, steam... (read more)

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The American Streamliner, Post War Years
The American Streamliner, Post War Years
by Don Meimburger
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A total of 371 photos and illustrations are featured in this exciting volume which covers the great American passenger trains after World War II.... (read more)

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Some Vernacular Railroad Photographs
Some Vernacular Railroad Photographs
by Jeff Brouws
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Jeff Brouws and Wendy Burton have been collecting vernacular railroad photographs for many years, poring through disorganized boxes of snapshots at train shows and swap meets. With a keen editorial eye they have sought out the unusual, the lyrical, the... (read more)

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Emotions of Railway Art: 100 New Paintings from the Guild of Railway Artists
Emotions of Railway Art: 100 New Paintings from the Guild of Railway Artists
by Various Artists
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Emotions are the driving force when an artist puts brush to canvas. This is the fifth fine-art book by the Guild of Railway Artists since being formed just over 30 years ago, but one with a difference. Earlier titles adhered to a specific theme, but... (read more)

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New York Central Railroad (MBI Railroad Color History)
New York Central Railroad (MBI Railroad Color History)
by Brian Solomon
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For decades the New York Central reigned as one of Americas most important railroads. Beginning with the 1853 consolidation of a group of fledgling railways that formed a route from Buffalo to Albany, the New York Central grew into a powerhouse... (read more)

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Caboose (Gallery)
Caboose (Gallery)
by Brian Solomon
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The image of a little red caboose following along behind a long, slow freight train is a classic slice of Americana. This collection traces the development of this iconic bygone piece of rolling stock, from the nineteenth century to the caboose’s... (read more)

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the Worldandmdash; with a French twist A word-of- mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. In... (read more)

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Trains (Applewood's Pictorial America)
Trains (Applewood's Pictorial America)
by Jim Lantos
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Over 60 images relating to trains in a full-color paperback. Part of Applewood's Pictorial America series, the book features images free for personal use drawn from historical and modern sources and includes prints, paintings, illustrations, and... (read more)

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