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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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Freight Car Impact (Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics - Volume 1 ), Guins, S. G. & Tack, C. E. (edited by)
5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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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 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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13 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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14 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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15 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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16 Certificate of Membership in the Relief Fund and Regulations Governing The Pennsylvania Railroad Voluntary Relief Department Pennsylvania Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad 1906 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
An interesting piece of Railroad memorabilia. This is a little booklet measuring about 6-3/4" x 4" with 54 pages. The cover is black cloth over stiff cardboard. Inside the front cover is the Certificate of Membership in the Relief Fund - No. 224640 - issued to Harry Myers on Nov. 8, 1906. The rest of booklet outlines the regulations as amended to January 1, 1906. Book Condition : Good. Pages are basically clean and bright with no tears or writing except some pencil to margins of the Certificate. There is some soiling to top edge of booklet. Cover has some scuffing and rubbing. Edges have some wear with a bit of fraying to the cloth . Binding is tight. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Booklet. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Rock Island Locomotives on the Maine Central Robertson, E. B.
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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18 Beaver County Trolleys (Pennsylvania Traction Series) Rohrbeck, Benson W.
West Chester PA Ben Rohrbeck Traction Publications 1985 First Edition Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of street railways in Beaver County, Pennsylvania covers : Beaver Valley Traction Co.; Patterson Heights Street Railway Co.; Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler & New Castle Railway Co.; Steubenville, East Liverpool & Beaver Valley Traction Co.; and, Woodlawn & Southern Street Railway Co. Part of the Pennsylvania Traction Series. Illustrated with b&w photographs throughout and 2 fold out maps at rear. Plastic comb spiral bound soft cover, 81 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; wear to cover edges and corners; rubbing to rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Fine HO Scale Model Railroad Collection of Richard Knopf (Auction Catalog - Sale 6939, March 8, 1997), Sotheby's New York
19 The Fine HO Scale Model Railroad Collection of Richard Knopf (Auction Catalog - Sale 6939, March 8, 1997) Sotheby's New York
New York Sotheby's 1997 N/A Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Sotheby's 1979 auction catalog of 303 HO scale model railroad stock lots. All lots are pictured in color or b&w, with descriptions. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. Book Condition : Very Good; Clean, unmarked, no creases or tears, light rubbing and corner wear to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tales of the Orient Express (Innovations In Paper Volume 10, Number 1), Weyerhaeuser Company
20 Tales of the Orient Express (Innovations In Paper Volume 10, Number 1) Weyerhaeuser Company
Plymouth Meeting, PA Weyerhaeuser Company N/A Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Advertising booklet put out by the Weyerhaeuser Company. This is volume 10, number 1. No date shown (c.1980). This issue retells a few famous Tales of the Orient Express. To help recreate that grand epoch the booklet uses the depth and warmth of text and cover papers by Weyerhaeuser. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs, line drawings and watercolors. 16-page stapled softcover. A clean crisp unmarked copy. Paperback, no date shown. 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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