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1 Canadian Railway Museum Guide 
St. Constant, Quebec 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 Pennsylvania's Street Railways Benson W. Rohrbeck
West Chester PA Ben Rohrbeck Traction Publications 1997 Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1997 2nd Printing. Part of the Pennsylvania Traction Series. Organized by region. Illustrated with b&w photographs and maps of local rail/trolley lines throughout the state. Plastic comb spiral bound softcover, 288 pages. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; front cover and title page starting to separate; scuffing, creasing, and 2 chips to covers; label adhesive remnants to top front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Wilmington & Philadelphia Traction Co. Benson W. Rohrbeck
West Chester PA Traction Publications 2008 First Edition Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of street railways in northern Delaware and southeast Pennsylvania, centered on Wilmington DE and Chester PA. Part of the Pennsylvania Traction Series. Illustrated with b&w photographs throughout and 2 fold out maps of the trolley lines serving the Chester County and Wilmington areas. Plastic comb spiral bound softcover, 120 pages. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; sticker/label adhesive residue at top right front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Man in the Air 200 Years 1783-1983 Signed Charles J. Bauer
Silver Spring MD Silver Springs Press 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page : "To Connie Fowler. From the author artist Charles J. Bauer Sept 2, 1984." Stated 1st Edition. Predominantly full page b&w illustrations with accompanying text on famous aviators and flights. several additional pieces inlaid/attached to free end papers. Book Condition : very Good; No text marks; light bumping to spine ends; slight curling to free end papers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chipping and small tears along edges; light rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Transportation Policy Options: the Political Economy of Regulatory Reform Ferguson, Allen R ; Leonard Lee Lane; Public Interest Economics Foundation (U.S.);
Washington, DC Public Interest Economics Foundation 1976 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Conference publication: proceedings of a conference on the economic regulation of surface transportation, sponsored by the Public Interest Economics Foundation. Blue illustrated softcover, 188 pp., unillustrated. Condition: Very good; some cover scuffing. Pages clean, bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Freight Car Impact (Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics - Volume 1 ), Guins, S. G. & Tack, C. E. (edited by)
7 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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8 Gotham Turnstiles: A Visual Depiction of Rapid Transit in the New York Metropolitan Area from 1958-1968 Henderson, John
Flushing NY H & M Productions 1992 0962903787 / 9780962903786 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, this is a brief history of subways, railways, and related transit during the 1950's and 60's in metropolitan New York and environs. Includes the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad, New York City Transit Authority, South Brooklyn Railway, Staten Island Rapid Transit, and Newark City Subway. Book condition : Near Fine, no text marks; price sticker remnant at top right front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 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: 32.50 USD
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10 Illustrated Treasury of Rail Rapid Transit Systems and Cars of North America J.W. Kerr
Montreal Canada DPA-LTA Enterprises 1983 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Survey of public rail systems in American and Canadian cities. Also covers 35 subway and light rail systems. 260 pp. w/ 200 photos (many full page) of equipment and numerous line maps. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear along edges; tearing at corners; some toning to reverse. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 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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12 Tales the Boatmen Told James Lee
Exton PA Canal Press Inc. 1977 0916838080 / 9780916838089 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on front free end paper. 1977 1st printing. Produced from transcripts of taped interviews with captains, drivers, lock tenders, and more, this work seeks to preserve the memory and history of New Jersey's Morris Canal. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light spotting to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good; tape-repaired tear at bottom center front; wear to cover edges and corners; rubbing; some small stains. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
13 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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14 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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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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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7), Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
16 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletins, May and June 1939 (Vol. 7, Nos. 6 & 7) Livengood, William S. Jr. (Secretary)
Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs 1939 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Two monthly bulletins from 1939. Topics include canal route rivalries, new gasoline pumps, PA as leading brick producer, new meat and poultry regulations, bond issues. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 54 combined pages. Book Conditions : Good; pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no tears, some ligh t corner bends. Covers have some light soiling / spotting (especially No. 7), light creasing, corner curling and edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 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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Tobacco and the Brilliant With Additional Notes By Melvin H. Jack son, Miller, Helen Hill
18 Tobacco and the Brilliant With Additional Notes By Melvin H. Jack son Miller, Helen Hill
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution No Edition Stated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Interesting history on the Virginia-built ship Brilliant, used to transport tobacco from the colonies to England. Also includes an essay "Rebuilding the Brilliant" for an exhibit in the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise in the Smithsonian's National Museum in 1976 with two drawings showing the plans and specifications used by the builders. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 27 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light shelf wear; crease at top left staple point; two small spots at bottom right front. 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 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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20 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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