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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 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 Narrow Gauge to Boston: A Nostalgic Window on the Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad Frank Kyper
South Platte Press / Brueggenjohann/Reese 2010 0942035879 / 9780942035872 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Printing oblong softcover. History of eastern Massachusetts railroad profusely illustrated with b&w photos of rolling stock and railway facilities.112 pp. Book Condition : Fine, unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 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 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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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
9 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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10 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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11 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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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 Railroads of New Jersey: Fragments of the Past in the Garden State Landscape Lorett Treese
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811732606 / 9780811732604 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Covers the Garden State's railroad heritage, from the first steam rail experiment in Hoboken, through the 20th century. Organized by region, with standard sub-sections for each - Great Railways, Rail Stories (smaller railroads) , Railroad Giants (leaders), Sampling the Railroad History (current trips), and Rail Trails. 228 pp. w/ b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light curl to front cover open edge; crease to front free end paper; light cover corner wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 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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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 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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The Fine HO Scale Model Railroad Collection of Richard Knopf (Auction Catalog - Sale 6939, March 8, 1997), Sotheby's New York
17 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
18 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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19 Great Canadian Railway Stories, Volume 1, June 1993 Wilson, Peter (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. Book Condition : Good; Vertical crease to center of front cover which transfers to the majority of pages; no internal markings; wear to cover corners; rubbing to both covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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