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Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World

Christian Wolmar

The opening of the world's first railroad in Britain and America in 1830 marked the dawn of a new age. Within the course of a decade, tracks were being laid as far afield as Australia and Cuba, and by the outbreak of World War I, the United States alone... (read more)


Steam Railroads
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The Twilight of Steam: Great Photography from the Last Days of Steam Locomotives in America

Brian Solomon

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)


Antiquarian
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Gwr Locomotives of the Edwardian Era

Peter Darke

With the final elimination of the broad gauge in the early 1890s, the Great Western Railway for the first time possessed a fleet of locomotives that was exclusively standard gauge. A number of classic locomotive designs emerged from both Wolverhampton... (read more)


Electric and Street Railroads
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Transit Maps of the World

Mark Ovenden

Recommended by The New York Times Book Reviewand#160; ["This handsomely designed volume makes a case for the diagrams...provoking many 'aha moments.'"] A collection of the most important ideas, theories, and concepts of all time 100 Diagrams That... (read more)


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Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World -- from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief

Tom Zoellner

A revelatory, entertaining account of the world's most indispensable mode of transportation. Tom Zoellner loves trains with a ferocious passion. In his new book he chronicles the innovation and sociological impact of the railway technology that changed... (read more)


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Rails Around the Thumb (Images of America)

T. J. Gaffney

Discover how important railroads once were to Michigan's Thumb region in this wonderful collection of images. Although the area is best known for its agrarian roots, the railroad operations were involved in so much more, from light industries that fed... (read more)


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Locomotive Appliances

Marshall M. Kirkman

Locomotive Appliances is a railroading classic, reproduced with top quality materials, with every word and illustration just as in the original . In 496 PAGES and 325 ILLUSTRATIONS it covers the steam locomotive and its appliances from pilot beam to draw... (read more)


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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

Paul Theroux

Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt in a desolate land of cracked hills and thorn... (read more)


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