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1 Canadian Railway Museum Guide 
Montreal, Canada Canadian Railway Museum 1971 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Brochure 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1971 side-stapled booklet guide to the Canadian Railway Museum in Quebec. English text with French translation. Paragraph with accompanying b&w photo for 10 locomotives, 18 streetcars & trolleys, and 4 railway cars. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; stain at bottom right rear cover; a few other marks to covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Train Shed Cyclopedia No. 37: Industrial and Foreign Locomotives 1930 
Novato CA Newton K. Gregg 1975 0912318686 / 9780912318684 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a 1975 reprint of Industrial Locomotives and Service Equipment, Section 18, and Foreign Steam locomotives, Section 19, from the 1930 "Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice." Book Condition : Good; no internal markings; rubbing to covers, some spotting at cover edges, creasing to rear cover and cover corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The Catalogue of the Centenary Exhibition of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1827-1927 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Baltimore, MD Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 1927 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Catalog for the B&O Centenary exhibition at Halethorpe Field in Baltimore MD in September and October 1927. Documents railroad history with listings of items from badges, ephemera, parts and couplers to locomotives and cars.172 pp. w/ b& w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, owner inscription on front free end paper; scattered page and page tip creasing; wear and chipping along cover edges; some light staining and creasing to covers. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Rock Island Locomotives on the Maine Central Edwin B. Robertson
Edwin B. Robertson 1981 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Also includes the Four L & N Locomotives. "This book is a story in photographs of a series of fourteen Rock Island Railroad and four Louisville and Nashville Railroad locomotives that the Maine Central Railroad purchased." B&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; small chip tear at staple; price sticker adhesive remnant at top left front cover and at top right title page; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Tommy Varner's Red Rooster : A History of the Tuscarora Valley Railroad George N. Pierson
Mifflintown PA Juniata County Historical Society 1995 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Juniata County Historical Society, Occasional Paper Series No. 2. 124 pp. with over 100 b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. History of a short gauage railroad in Juniata County Pennsylvania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The line principally hauled farming products and lumber. Book Condition : Very Good-; no text marks; several small stains to covers; light cover corner curling and light cover creasing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Freight Car Impact (Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics - Volume 1 ), Guins, S. G. & Tack, C. E. (edited by)
6 Freight Car Impact (Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics - Volume 1 ) Guins, S. G. & Tack, C. E. (edited by)
New York The American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1971 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
A collection of 17 papers related to engineering and rail freight. Softcover. 275 pages. Volume 1 of the Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics sponsored by Rail Transportation Division, ASME. 1971, no other date or printing mentioned. Book Condition : Good; Previous owner stamping on title page and contents page. Otherwise pages are clean and unmarked, no tears, some light corner tip creasing. Cover is clean w ith light creasing and some wear and chipping to edges. Binding is tight. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Pittsburgh Trolley Pictorial Harold A. Smith
Pittsburgh PA Pennsylvania Railway Museum Association 1971 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
42 b&w photos, predominantly from the 1920's - 1940's, show examples of trolley equipment and lines in this 14 page side-stapled oversize booklet. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light wear to corner covers; price label adhesive remnant at top left rear cover; a few small smudges on rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Classic Freight Cars, Vol. 8: 50 Ft. Boxcars Henry Maywald
Flushing NY H & M Productions 1995 1882608119 / 9781882608119 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Subtitled : Penthouse to Outhouse Boxcars. Covers 50 foot boxcars. Organized geographically, then by individual railroad, an index at front provides an alphabetical guide. 64 pages, each page has 2-3 color photos accompanied by text with several additional full page photos. 8 1/2" x 11" oblong side-stapled softcover. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 World Famous Horseshoe Curve Jaime Serensits
Hanover PA The Railroad Press 2006 1931477205 / 9781931477208 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
8 1/2 x 11 side-stapled softcover. 30 color and 4 b&w photos with accompanying text give brief history of Altoona's Horseshoe Curve originally owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; chip to bottom left rear cover and top center rear cover; light front cover curling. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
10 Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started) Jameson, Henry B.
Abilene, KS Reflector-Chronicle Publishing Corporation Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
A compilation from a series of articles published in the 1983 in the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle. The articles are based on data taken from the diaries of J. B. Edwards, a pioneer merchant who lived in the area during the famous Chisholm Trail cattle boom and bust days. Edwards lived to be 106 and was the last man alive who know Wild Bill Hickok personally, and didn't mince any words in confirming he was a disappointment as City Marshal. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 56 pages. Book Condition : Good+; pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some shelf wear and a little light pink staining to lower right rear. 0 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Yellow Cars of Los Angeles (Interurbans special) Jim Walker
Glendale CA Interurban Press 1977 0916374254 / 9780916374259 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Subtitled : A Roster of Streetcars of Los Angeles Railway and Successors from the 1890's to 1963. Exhaustive survey history of trolley and cars used in Los Angeles. 318 pp. including well over 100 b& w photos, many diagrams, individual car histories, and much more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear along edges with a few small tears along top. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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12 Pennsy Streamliners: The Blue Ribbon Fleet Joe Welsh
Waukesha WI Kalmbach Pub Co 1999 0890242933 / 9780890242933 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
160 pp. w/ color and b&w photos throughout. Describes the transition to lightweight trains in the Pennsylvania railroad system and the changes in ridership that led to the long decline of railroads. Archival photos, advertising, employee interviews, and more. Mylar jacket lightly taped to inside covers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear along edges; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 The ol' hook & eye: A history of the Kishacoquillas Valley Railroad Co John G Hartzler
Belleville PA J.G. Hartzler 1988 0962064203 / 9780962064203 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1988 1st Edition. 170 pp. with profuse b&w photos and illustrations. Organized chronologically, this work covers both an early 20th century railroad history and Mifflin County Pennsylvania history. Multiple appendices cover the rolling stock, freight and profitability, and maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light shelf wear to covers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 West Penn Traction: Featuring West Penn Railways, Monongahela West Penn Public Service, Morgantown, Wheeling Traction System, Wheeling Public Service (CERA Bulletin 110) Joseph M. Canfield (editor)
Chicago IL Central Electric Railfans' Association 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Survey history of electric railway lines in the Upper Ohio River Valley. 218 pp. w/ c. 350 b&w photos and several maps throughout. Many photos of trolley cars as well as design illustrations. Errata sheet inlaid. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few small spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; several tears to top edge and spine ends repaired with tape; overall rubbing. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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15 The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901 Josephson, Matthew
Norwalk CT Easton Press 1987 Leather Bound Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Easton Press Leather bound. History of the rise of industrialists (J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and more) and their empires before and during the Gilded Age. Gilt text block and sewn-in ribbon marker. Includes unused Easton press bookplate and ancillary marketing materials. Book Condition : Very Good; ink notation on reverse of title page, underlining to foreword, Table of Contents, and bibliography only; light spotting to side text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Robert H. Sayre: Engineer, Entrepeneur, Humanist 1824-1907 Metz, Lance E.
Easton PA Hugh Moore Historical Park and Museums 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Program accompanying 1985 exhibit honoring the 19th century engineer, businessman. Brief biography of his life, one b&w photo. Chief engineer of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Sayre later oversaw construction of the first iron works of what would become Bethlehem Steel. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; crease at bottom left front cover; sticker on top right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania No Author
Ephrata PA Science Press 1985 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scarce 1985 Science Press oblong softcover guide to the Railroad Museum in Strasburg Pennsylvania. 23 full color, 15 b&w photos & illustrations accompany text describing various locomotive models and cars in the collection. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some staining to cover; creasing near spine; a few spots to text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Railway Literature 1556-1830 : A Handlist Peddie, R.A.
London England Grafton & Co. 1931 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is a primarily British bibliography of railroad literature up to 1830 when the first public steam-powered railway was opened. Plate Waggon, Wooden Edge, and Iron railways are included. Book Condition : Good; Ex-College Library; bookplate and rubber stamps inside front cover, pocket and slip inside rear cover; slight waterstain to top of front free end paper; rubberstamp and pencil cataloging information on title page; text unmarked; some light scuffing to covers and spine; small bump to spine ends and bottom edge of rear cover; wear to cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Great Canadian Railway Stories, Volume One, June 1993 Peter Wilson (editor)
Trenton ON Canada Trent Port Historical Society 1993 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Debut issue (5,00 copies printed) of Canadian rail lore magazine. First issue of planned twenty. Includes 24 brief stories on weather (flooding and snow), food, transporting animals, and other tales of life on the Canadian railroads. 40 pp. w/ b&w photos & illustrations. Book Condition : Good; vertical crease to center of front cover which transfers to the majority of pages; no text marks; wear to cover corners; rubbing to both covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Illinois Central Railroad Robert Durham
Auburn PA SELF PUBLISHED 2000 1891427059 / 9781891427053 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on limitation page. Oblong Softcover, Limited Edition (#5/570). Steam locomotives and Trains 1891-1956. 65 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of passenger and freight trains; switch engines. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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