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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 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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Freight Car Impact (Anthology of Rail Vehicle Dynamics - Volume 1 ), Guins, S. G. & Tack, C. E. (edited by)
4 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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5 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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Early Days in Abilene Kansas (Where It All Started), Jameson, Henry B.
6 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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7 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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8 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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9 Western Maryland Diesel Locomotives Patrick Stakem
Lynchburg VA TLC Publishing 1997 1883089247 / 9781883089245 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
106 pp. w/ b&w and color photos throughout. Chapters include : A short Western maryland Corporate History; the ALCO's; the Baldwin Units; GE; Prime Movers; The Shops; Route & Territory; and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; foxing to title page and rear free end paper; two scratches to front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued, glossy covers. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Norfolk & Western Railroad Clinchfield Robert K Durham
Auburn PA SELF PUBLISHED 2000 1891427075 / 9781891427077 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on limitation page. Oblong Softcover. Steam Locomotives and Trains 1938-1956. 68 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of passenger and freight trains; and, mallets. First half of book covers The Norfolk and Western Railroad, Second part covers The Clinchfield and the Virginian Railroads. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; rubbing to rear cover; light crease at top right front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 The Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads Robert K Durham
Auburn PA Robert K. Durham 1999 1891427067 / 9781891427060 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 1932-1959. 74 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of switch engines; passenger and freight trains; electrics; and mallets. First half of book covers The Great Northern Railroad, Second part covers The Northern Pacific. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to covers; a few small page tip creases. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 The Southern Pacific Railroad Robert K Durham
Auburn PA R.K. Durham 1998 1891427032 / 9781891427039 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on limitation page. Oblong Softcover. Steam Locomotives and Trains 1936-1956. 76 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of passenger and freight trains; yard, mountain, and northern type engines; and, mallets and cab forwards. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear along spine. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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16 The Southern Railway Robert K Durham
Auburn PA R.K. Durham 1996 0964448068 / 9780964448063 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on limitation page. Oblong Softcover. Steam Locomotives and Trains 1935-1937. 52 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of switch engines; light and heavy passenger engines; light and heavy freight engines; and Mountain type. Also provides examples from The Norfolk Southern, The Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line, and, the Atlantic Coast Line. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; wear around rear cover edges appears to be printer error rather than chipping. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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17 The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Robert K. Durham
Auburn PA Robert K. Durham 1999 1891427040 / 9781891427046 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on limitation page. Oblong SOFTCOVER (same ISBN), Limited Edition (#7/570). Steam locomotives and Trains 1941-1952. 72 pp. with rich b&w archival photos of passenger and freight trains; switch, passenger, and freight engines; Colorado and Southern Engines; and The Zephyr, a lightweight stainless steel train with a streamlined diesel locomotive. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few very small creases to covers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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