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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869
by Stephen E. Ambrose
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In this account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage, Stephen E. Ambrose offers a historical successor to his universally acclaimed Undaunted Courage, which recounted the explorations of the West by Lewis and Clark. Nothing Like... (read more)

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Transit Maps of the World
Transit Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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A completelyand#160;updated and expanded edition of the cult bestseller, featuring subway, light rail, and streetcar maps from New York to Nizhny Novgorod and#160; Transit Maps of the World is the first and only comprehensive collection of historical and... (read more)

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Railroaded: the Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (12 Edition)
Railroaded: the Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (12 Edition)
by Richard White
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This original, deeply researched history shows the transcontinentals to be pivotal actors in the making of modern America. But the triumphal myths of the golden spike, robber barons larger than life, and an innovative capitalism all die here. Instead we... (read more)

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The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
by Leon Speroff
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Tracing the geological and railroad history of the Pacific Northwest, Leon Speroff uniquely evokes the Age of the Railroad in his newest book, The Deschutes River Railroad War. With intricate detail, expert understanding and amusing anecdotes, he brings... (read more)

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Rescue by Rail: Troop Transfer and the Civil War in the West, 1863
Rescue by Rail: Troop Transfer and the Civil War in the West, 1863
by Roger Pickenpaugh
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Between 23 and 25 September 1863 the Eleventh and Twelfth Corps of the Army of the Potomac were sent across the Appalachians to strengthen Union troops in the struggle for supremacy in Eastern Tennessee. The Battle of Chickamauga—a Confederate... (read more)

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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
by Stephen E Ambrose
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Abraham Lincoln, prior to being elected president and at the time working as a railway lawyer, met future Civil War hero General Grenville Dodge, in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1859. According to historian Stephen Ambrose, Lincoln's first words were "Dodge... (read more)

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Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World -- from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World -- from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
by Tom Zoellner
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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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Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History
Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History
by Claude Wiatrowski
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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)

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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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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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Cincinnnati on the Go: History of Mass Transit (Images of America)
Cincinnnati on the Go: History of Mass Transit (Images of America)
by Allen J Singer
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Cincinnati on the Go explores the various modes of transportation that helped people get around in the first half of the 20th century, providing a unique view of the Queen City through the eyes of her everyday commuters. This volume features historic... (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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Early American Steam Locomotives
Early American Steam Locomotives
by Reed Kinert
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Relive the early days of train travel with this exciting illustrated story of steam locomotion. Working with great love and skill from builders' specifications, old engravings, and contemporaneous accounts, author Reed Kinert recreates, in exacting... (read more)

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Lionel: A Century of Timeless Toy Trains
Lionel: A Century of Timeless Toy Trains
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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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The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
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This fascinating pocket book draws on numerous primary sources from the early days of the British rail network to the Big Four, British Railways, and beyond. Beginning in the days of steam power, this compact history outlines the rules of the rail... (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 Trains Magazine
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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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Chicago & North Western Railway (MBI Railroad Color History)
Chicago & North Western Railway (MBI Railroad Color History)
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By the time it merged into the Union Pacific in 1995, the unassuming yet iconic Chicago & North Western Railway was one of the nation’s oldest surviving railroads, a testament to the Midwestern stoicism with which it had gone about its business... (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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Sacramento's Streetcars (Images of Rail)
Sacramento's Streetcars (Images of Rail)
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Until 1947, Sacramento's streetcars linked a bustling downtown district with residential neighborhoods, workplaces, and a growing series of suburbs. Starting with horse-drawn cars on Front Street, the streetcar system owned by the Pacific Gas and... (read more)

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