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American Locomotives in Historic Photographs: 1858 to 1949 (Trains)

Ron Ziel

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)

Trolleys and Subways
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Interurban Trains to Chicago (Photo Archive)

John Kelly

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)

Pacific Northwest
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North Beach Peninsula's IR&N

Sydney Stevens

For nearly 40 years, the quirky little narrow-gauge railroad, begun in 1889 by the Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company, ran along the North Beach Peninsula in southwestern Washington. The train provided the primary transportation link from Ilwaco in... (read more)

Steam Railroads
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A Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand

Victor Hand

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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Tate British Artists: Wyndham Lewis

Richard Humphreys

Wyndham Lewis (18821957), arguably the most significant British artist-writer of the 20th century, pioneered cutting-edge modernism in Britain before World War I, helping to turn London into an international vortex of creative activity. Yet he is unknown... (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)

Electric and Street Railroads
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San Francisco's Municipal Railway:: Muni (General History)

Grant Ute

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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