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  • 100 Years of Electric Traction

    By Colin J. Marsden

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780860933250
    • Publisher: Oxford Publishing Company
    • Published: November 1985
    An omnibus view of electric lines along British Rail and its predecessors from the 1880's to the present day. Illustrated.
  • 125 - The Enduring Icon

    By The 125 Group

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781445678597
    • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • 1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour

    By George Woods

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781445668086
    • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • 2 Illustrated Vintage Train Stories

    By Donohue Saalfield

    Our Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781482682700
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: March 2013
    Revisit the golden age of trains with these two delightful illustrated children’s stories from the early 20th century!Painstakingly prepared for new lives in the digital age, these books about vintage trains were written and illustrated at a time when nearly everyone rode the rails – including children. Because of that, the stories captured the imaginations of little ones around the world. Turn-of-the-century children were captivated by the allure of mighty steam trains that sent vapor high up into the sky and whizzed through the countryside at what at the time must have seemed to be tremendous speed. And now a whole new generation of children -- and adults -- can appreciate the wonderful old trains from that era.2 Illustrated Vintage Train Stories contains high-quality reproductions from the following books about antique trains: The Fast ExpressOriginally published by M. A. Donohue & Co. in 1917, The Fast Express features a marriage of sepia-tone illustrations and text, along with brightly colored drawings of life in and around old trains. It focuses on the adventures of young brother and sister George and Edith Foster as they go on a train journey by themselves to visit their aunt. My Book of TrainsOriginally published by Saalfield Publishing Company in 1919, My Book of Trains features lush colored illustrations from the turn of the 20th century. The illustrations focus on types of trains, the parts of a train and the depot, giving both fun and educational glimpses into the world of trains in a way that is accessible to children as well as adults.
  • The 400 Story

    By Jim Scribbins

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780816654499
    • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
    • Published: May 2008
  • 722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York (Centennial Edition)

    By Clifton Hood

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780801880544
    • Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
    • Published: July 2004
    Centennial Edition. In this definitive history, Clifton Hood traces the complex and intriguing story of the New York City subway system, and of the urban engineering marvels of the 20th century. For the subway's centennial the author supplies a new preface explaining that now, after a century, it's clearer than ever just how much of a marvel of urban achievement New York City's rapid transit system is. Notes, index. Illus., b&w plates; 5 maps. 336p. Pap.
  • An A-Z of Famous Express Trains: An Illustrated Trip Down Memory Lane

    By Julian Holland

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781446302958
    • Publisher: David and Charles
    • Published: May 2013
  • Across the Columbia Plain: Railroad Expansion in the Interior Northwest, 1885-1893

    By Peter J. Lewty

    Our Price: $21.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780874221145
    • Publisher: Washington State University Press
    • Published: January 1995
  • Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew Joseph Russell

    By Daniel Davis

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781607816379
    • Publisher: University of Utah Press
    • Published: October 2018
  • Akron Railroads, (Oh)

    By Craig Sanders

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738541419
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: January 2007
  • Alameda by Rail

    By Grant Ute

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738547060
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: March 2007
    The Alameda story begins in 1864, and laments the last of rail in 1960. Within that period this heavily illustrated history deals with ferries (crossing the Bay to San Francisco), transcontinental rail (this being the first tidewater terminus for a couple months), streetcars, bridges, and the tunnel to Oakland. Photo quality is fair to good, and many fine maps (often reproduced at a very small scale) greatly enhance the historic value of the work. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Alaska Railroad: History Through the Miles

    By Barton Jennings

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780984986668
    • Publisher: Techscribes, Incorporated
  • All Aboard America: Classic American Trains

    By Melville Wheaton

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780831714529
    • Publisher: SMITHMARK PUBLISHERS INC
    • Published: August 1996
    Looks at classic North American passenger trains, including the Broadway Limited, the Orange Bloosom Special, the Super Chief, and the Wabash Cannonball
  • All Aboard For Glacier

    By Carol Guthrie

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560372769
    • Publisher: Farcountry Pr
    • Published: January 2004
  • All Aboard for Santa Fe

    By Victoria E. Dye

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780826336583
    • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
    • Published: January 2007

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