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Caboose (Enthusiast Color)
Caboose (Enthusiast Color)
by Mike Schafer
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All styles, all vintages and all colors of the unique little cars that bring up the rear! For more than 100 years, the caboose has been a part of the railroad scene. Mike Schafer offers this full-color gallery filled with caboose history and development,... (read more)

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Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen
Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen
by Joel Jensen
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Although steam engines were seldom used for everyday train transportation by 1960, they live on in the minds of those fortunate enough to have experienced them and in the many museums and steam-powered excursions throughout the country. They are... (read more)

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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took on the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took on the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
by Dennis Drabelle
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How two of Americas greatest authors took on the Central Railroad monopoly  The notorious Central Pacific Railroad riveted the attention of two great American writers: Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris. In The Great American Railroad War, Dennis... (read more)

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Kinsey Photographer: The Locomotive Portraits
Kinsey Photographer: The Locomotive Portraits
by Dave Bohn
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In the winter of 1970, Dave Bohn found the surviving negatives of Darius and Tabitha Kinsey. Bohn and his colleague, Rodolfo Petschek, initiated a long-term effort to reproduce in book form the magnificent Kinsey archive. Here you’ll find Darius... (read more)

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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
by Paul Theroux
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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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Union Pacific Country
Union Pacific Country
by Robert G Athearn
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"No one has done before what Athearn has done in this volume. He has utilized company records and a variety of other sources to write a very attractive and readable, but scholarly account of the impact of the Union Pacific and its branch line son the... (read more)

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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A gorgeously illustrated collection of the world's greatest railway maps and posters, historical and contemporary. Transit Maps of the World was an extraordinary and unexpected success and is now a cult favorite. In his irresistible follow-up Mark... (read more)

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Union Pacific Railroad (Railroad Color History)
Union Pacific Railroad (Railroad Color History)
by Brian Solomon
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Famous for its role in the Transcontinental Railroad, Union Pacific is Americas oldest- and the worlds largest- railway, serving two-thirds of the United States for a century and a half. This retrospective spans the UPs entire history from 1862 to... (read more)

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Steam Power (Gallery)
Steam Power (Gallery)
by Brian Solomon
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No locomotives evoke the railroad’s golden age quite like the steam locomotives that plied the rails before diesel-electric power took over. With the help of more than 200 modern photographs depicting restored and preserved steam locomotives today,... (read more)

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The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890
The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890
by George Roger Taylor
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Rapid population growth in the Great Plains and the American West after the Civil War was the result not only of railroad expansion but of a collaboration among competing railroads to adopt a uniform width for track. The American Railroad Network, 1861... (read more)

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Lionel: A Century of Timeless Toy Trains
Lionel: A Century of Timeless Toy Trains
by Dan Ponzol
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""With its lavish color pictures... it should elicit nostalgic smiles from anyone who grew up with the company's electric toy trains...the text...chronicles the company's history and its place in an era of optimistic technological progress...Bill Milne's... (read more)

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Faces of Railroading: Portraits of America's Greatest Industry
Faces of Railroading: Portraits of America's Greatest Industry
by Carl Swanson
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- Compiled and written by Model Railroader senior editor Carl Swanson, graduate of West Virginia's Woodland School of Photography - Introduction by Doug Riddell, locomotive engineer - Ideal for rail enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone with an... (read more)

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Tourist Trains Guidebook (Tourist Trains)
Tourist Trains Guidebook (Tourist Trains)
by Staff Of Trains Maga
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Kids love trains, grown-ups love trains, and everybody loves a good train museum. But how do you find those great train destinations? With Tourist Trains Guidebook, of course! This unique travel reference is both a guidebook, with detailed information... (read more)

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Wisconsin Central: Railroad Success Story
Wisconsin Central: Railroad Success Story
by Otto Dobnick
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Discover how the Wisconsin Central has become the most successful regional railroad in the country. Explains how the WC grew from a modest paper-hauler to a major international freight carrier.... (read more)

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Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929
Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929
by Sarah Gordon
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Exploring the social, economic, and legal impact of the growth of the railroads, Sarah Gordon has written a richly informed narrative history of an American icon with surprising conclusions. Where the railroads and their entrepreneurs are ordinarily... (read more)

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Model Railroading in Small Spaces
Model Railroading in Small Spaces
by Mat Chibbaro
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Wonderful layout plans for HO and N scale trains show how to build an impressive layout in nearly any space. Includes step-by-step instructions for building layouts in closets and drawers, on tables, and more.... (read more)

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Gravity, Steam and Steel: An Illustrated Railway History of Rogers Pass
Gravity, Steam and Steel: An Illustrated Railway History of Rogers Pass
by Graeme Pole
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BC Historical Federation Writing Awards 2009 Honourable Mention Canadian Rockies Award shortlist, 2009  Steep grades, extreme climate, avalanche hazard, tunnels, trestles, and bridges-all in a wilderness setting-Rogers Pass packs a great deal of... (read more)

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The History of North American Steam
The History of North American Steam
by Christopher Chant
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Informative text, specifications, and hundreds of illustrations illuminate the steam-powered era in North American rail history. Here is the most comprehensive historical account of this important aspect of American transportation history.... (read more)

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Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
by Joann Roe
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press A history of the massive undertaking required to build the railroads and roadways through the northern Cascades into the Seattle region.... (read more)

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The Ma & Pa: A History of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
The Ma & Pa: A History of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
by George W Hilton
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"George Hilton's affectionate yet complete and accurate account of Ma & Pa is at once all that the short line's host of admirers could ask as well as a model of How To Write Railroad History... (read more)

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