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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
by Doug Most
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In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew more congested, the streets became clogged with plodding, horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 crippled the entire northeast, a solution had to be found. Two brothers... (read more)

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Horsecars, Cable Cars and Omnibuses
Horsecars, Cable Cars and Omnibuses
by John H White
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Open cars, gondolas, battery-powered cars, more. One of the best sourcebooks ever assembled. 125 photographs.... (read more)

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Lake Shore Electric Railway (Images of Rail)
Lake Shore Electric Railway (Images of Rail)
by Thomas J Patton
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The Lake Shore Electric Railway commenced operation in 1893 on the north coast of Ohio, providing transportation to Cleveland, Lorain, Sandusky, Toledo, and on to Detroit, Michigan. The Lake Shore Electric Railway connected with many other electric... (read more)

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From Small Town to Downtown: A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919 (Railroads Past and Present)
From Small Town to Downtown: A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919 (Railroads Past and Present)
by Lawrence A Brough
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The Jewett Car Company was born in Akron, Ohio, in the heyday of the electric railway boom in the 1890s. The company gained an excellent reputation for its elegant, well-built wooden cars for street railway companies, interurban lines, and rapid transit... (read more)

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San Franciscoas California Street Cable Cars (Images of Rail)
San Franciscoas California Street Cable Cars (Images of Rail)
by Walter Rice
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San Francisco's internationally recognized cable cars are the symbol of the individual character of a great city. The California Street cable car line is one of only three remaining lines in the city. The California Street Railway, or Cal Cable, was... (read more)

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San Francisco's Municipal Railway:: Muni (General History)
San Francisco's Municipal Railway:: Muni (General History)
by Grant Ute
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On December 30, 1909, following the passage of the bond issue allowing construction of San Francisco's Municipal Railway to begin, Mayor Edward Robeson Taylor gushed, "This is great . . . The Geary Street road will now be built and run by the people and... (read more)

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The Subway Pictures
The Subway Pictures
by Peter Peter
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In The Subway Pictures, Peter Peter shares his extraordinary images of life on the move, capturing “ordinary” New Yorkers in a remarkable give-and-take with their public surroundings. As Billy Collins writes in his Foreword, “Each of... (read more)

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Tours of Discovery
Tours of Discovery
by Anthony Perles
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A fascinating pictorial journey through the many decades of development and change on the Municipal Railway, (cable, streetcar, trolley bus and motor bus) of San Francisco.... (read more)

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Notes on the Underground: An Essay on Technology, Society, & the Imagination
Notes on the Underground: An Essay on Technology, Society, & the Imagination
by Rosalind Williams
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The underground has always played a prominent role in human imaginings, both as a place of refuge and as a source of fear. In a work that masterfully combines the study of technology and the study of literature, Rosalind Williams argues that the... (read more)

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Subterranean Railway
Subterranean Railway
by Christian Wolmar
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London Underground: 1863 Onwards (All Lines and Extensions) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
London Underground: 1863 Onwards (All Lines and Extensions) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
by Paul Moss
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San Francisco's Interurban to San Mateo (Images of Rail)
San Francisco's Interurban to San Mateo (Images of Rail)
by Walter Vielbaum
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It's strange to think that an electric commuter rail line rivaling BART in efficiency, speed, and comfort ran over 100 years ago between San Francisco and San Mateo, but run it did. The 40 Line, or San Mateo Interurban, began in 1892 with an initial... (read more)

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Interurban Era
Interurban Era
by William D Middleton
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Chicago Surface Lines an Illustrated History 3RD Edition
Chicago Surface Lines an Illustrated History 3RD Edition
by Alan Lind
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Tramway Memories
Tramway Memories
by J Joyce
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Textbook on Electric Street Car Running
Textbook on Electric Street Car Running
by International Correspondence Schools
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Trolley Trails Through the West Volume 1 Yakima Valley
Trolley Trails Through the West Volume 1 Yakima Valley
by Robert S Wilson
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Key System Album
Key System Album
by Jim Walker
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Big Heart
Big Heart
by Melvin Van
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Remarkable GG-1
Remarkable GG-1
by Zimmerman
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