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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
About the Author
Dr. Stephen Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than 30 books. Among his New York Times best-sellers are: Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6, 1944, and Undaunted Courage. He was not... (read more)

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Transit Maps of the World
Transit Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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Transit Maps of the World is the first and only comprehensive collection of historic and current maps of every rapid-transit system on earth. Using glorious, colorful graphics, Mark Ovenden traces the history of mass transit-including rare and historic... (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
The Deschutes River Railroad War
by Leon Speroff
About the Author
Leon Speroff is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University. He is known worldwide for his textbook, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility, which has been translated into many languages and is now in its 7th... (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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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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Richly readable...[Stephen Ambrose] bears the reader on shoulders of wonder and excitement.... (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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With more than 250 modern photographs of restored and preserved steam locomotives, this book traces the evolution of steam power from the early nineteenth century to the demise of steam after World War II and offers a powerful pictorial history of the... (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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Author Allen J. Singer is a freelance writer, amateur historian, and avid street railroad enthusiast. Commingling these three areas of interest, Singer's passions have culminated into two illuminating and entertaining books: The Cincinnati Subway... (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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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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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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Illustrated train books usually can be appreciated only by fans. Swanson has collected black & white photos that would be respected in a museum (with some of less artistic quality). Pictures range from snapshots to studio quality. He covers the last... (read more)

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Tourist Trains Guidebook (Tourist Trains)
Tourist Trains Guidebook (Tourist Trains)
by Trains Magazine
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Chicago & North Western Railway (MBI Railroad Color History)
Chicago & North Western Railway (MBI Railroad Color History)
by Tom Murray
About the Author
Tom Murray has worked in the rail industry since 1970 with the Boston & Maine, Soo Line, CSX, and Southern Pacific. He has also worked as a transportation consultant and is a regular contributor to Trains magazine. The author of five railroad books... (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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