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  1. Trains: A Complete History (Complete... New Trade Paper $19.95
  2. Lionel Calendar New Wall Calendar $14.99
  3. Railroads, Reconstruction, and the... New Trade Paper $58.50
  4. North American Locomotives Calendar New Wall Calendar $14.99
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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)

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North American Locomotives: A Railroad-By-Railroad Photohistory

Brian Solomon

Spanning more than 150 years of railway locomotive technology, this invaluable volume examines the wide variety of steam, diesel, and electric locomotives that have powered North American railroads through the decades. Because locomotive-building has... (read more)

Steam Railroads
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The Original Bulleid Pacifics (Haynes Great Locomotives)

John Scott Morgan

Echoing the format and character of the Haynes Great Cars Series, this new, highly detailed, colorful series dealing with individual and important classes of steam locomotive. This is it to be the ultimate book for lovers of these iconic locos with... (read more)

Pacific Northwest
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North Bank Road: The Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway

John T Gaertner

Gaertner begins his story in the 19th century, continues the saga through 1905 when the SP&S was incorporated, describes six decades of operations, and ends in the 1970s when the railroad was assimilated into the massive Burlington Northern system... (read more)

Trolleys and Subways
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Subway Style: 100 Years of Architecture & Design in the New Yorkcity Subway

Andrew Garn

October 2004 marks the 100th anniversary of the largest underground transit network in the world. Love it or hate it, if you're a New Yorker, you can't live without it: 3.5 million people ride the rails every day. The subway is as much a symbol of New... (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)

Model Railroads
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Kit Building for Railway Modellers, Volume 2: Locomotives and Multiple Units

George Dent

Locomotive kit building remains the best route to achieving a varied range of motive power in most scales but it also retains a mystique, being associated with expert modellers and expensive tools. In this invaluable, richly illustratedvolume... (read more)

North America
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Railroads and the American People (Railroads Past and Present)

H Roger Grant

In this social history of the impact of railroads on American life, H. Roger Grant concentrates on the railroad's "golden age," 1830-1930. To capture the essence of the nation's railroad experience, Grant explores four fundamental topics--trains and... (read more)

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