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Electric and Street Railroads
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Portland's Streetcars (Images of Rail)

Richard Thompson

Street railways arrived early in Portland and made lasting social and economic contributions that are still apparent in the layout and character of the city's neighborhoods today. During the 1890s, streetcar lines spread rapidly into the West Hills and... (read more)

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Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History

Claude Wiatrowski

In this lavish celebration of the glory and grandeur that are the great North American railroads, author Claude Wiatrowski examines the development of the industry with nearly 90 features covering more than three dozen railroads past and present, as... (read more)

Pacific Northwest
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Rails Around McCloud (Images of Rail)

Jeff Moore

California's northeastern corner is dominated by the 14,162-foot-tall presence of Mount Shasta. On the southeastern flank of the great mountain lies the picturesque town of McCloud. The McCloud River Railroad established its operational headquarters in... (read more)

Steam Railroads
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Loco Motion: The World's Oldest Steam Locomotives

Michael R. Bailey

The definitive reference book revealing the very oldest examples of steam locomotives all over the world The development of the steam locomotive during its first half-century until 1850 is told here by exploring the surviving locomotives that may be... (read more)

North America
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Denver & Rio Grande Locomotives Photo Archive (Photo Archive)

John Kelly

The Rio Grande Railroad operated in the spectacular Colorado Rockies. Their slogan was "Through the Rockies, not Around Them."   Photos include 2-8-0 Consolidations, 2-8-2 Mikado's, 0-6-0 six-wheeler, 4-6-0 ten-wheeler, the big 4-8-4... (read more)

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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)

Oversized Books
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Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad

Derek Hayes

“Makes such a valuable contribution to United States and Canadian history generally, and railroad history specifically, that I found it hard to put down.” --Carlos A. Schwantes, author of Just One Restless Rider: Reflections on Trains and... (read more)

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America's Great Railroad Stations

Roger Strauss

An evocative and stunning photographic tribute to America's railroad stations. For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the railroad station or depot was the communal hub of every American town that could boast of train service. There... (read more)

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