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Railroads of America

By: Association of American Railroads

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Association of American Railroads: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28664

Condition: Very Good+


This is a pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition. The pamphlet and its contents are in clean, bright condition with the exception of one crease to the top front corner. The text pages are clean and bright. "Of all the forms of transportation which have been developed during man's onward march, the one which has contributed most to the spread of civilization, the creation and diffusion of wealth, the expansion... View more info

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Highball A Pageant of Trains

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 0

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33758

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, bumping and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, small nicks, along with edge tears, wrinkles and several chips missing, mostly to th... View more info

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Steamcars to the Comstock The Virginia & Truckee Railroad, The Carson & Colorado Railroad...

By: Beebe, Lucius and Charles Clegg

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33918

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips missing along with some light toning and wear. "In Steamcars to the Comstock the authors deal lovingly with two railroads and impart to each its individual character and worth." "The Virginia and Truckee... View more info

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HISTORY OF THE J. G. BRILL COMPANY

By: Brill, Debra

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IL, Indiana University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25067

ISBN: 0253339499

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "From a small horsecar building firm established in 1868, the J. G. Brill Company grew to be a world leader in a rapidly evolving and growing industry that at the time of the First World War was the fifth largest in the United States. Besides its very succe... View more info

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The Iron Horse America's Steam Locomotives: a Pictorial History

By: Comstock, Henry B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: 0

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33759

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some very beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have noticeable toning and ground-in dirt. There are also a couple of small semi-closed edge tears. "After December 1942,... View more info

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A General Freight and Passenger Post A Practical Solution of the Railroad Problem

By: Cowles, James Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27144

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and was most likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally solid condition. The red covers have some fading and rubbing to the front and rear board edges. The spine ends have bumping, rubbing and fraying. The spine is sunned and the lettering has faded somewhat. The text pages are clean and bright, however the front endpaper has detached and is laid in. Both front and rear inner hinges have cracked. ... View more info

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Three Little Lines Silverton Railroad, Silverton, Gladstone & Northerly, Silverton Northern.

By: Crum, Josie Moore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durango, CO, Durango Herald-News: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A32409

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light edge wear, ground-in dirt and spotting. There is a one inch long bit of paper removed from the bottom front corner and a larger roundish spot of foxing / spotting to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's address label on the title page ... View more info

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The Slow Tired and Easy R. R. : the Story of the Stockton Terminal & Eastern R. R. and it's Rough Road to Success

By: Davis, Olive

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fresno, CA, Valley Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33919

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has toning where a newspaper article was laid-in. The dust jacket has several smallish edge tears, rubbed spots and edge nicks. "The S. T. & E. Was not another big company ownede by faceless people in some faraway city; it was a local business.&#... View more info

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America's Fighting Railroads A World War II Pictorial History

By: Denevi, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. , Inc.: 2008

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A37187

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Donald DeNevi was born in Stockton, California, where his father ran a hardware store. Seeing the Stanley Kramer film “My Six Convicts”at the age of 14 incited a life-long fascination with the psychology o... View more info

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A Century Of Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives

By: Dunscomb, Guy L.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Modesto, CA, Guy L. Dunscomb: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32150

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This copy is missing the map supplement. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several large chips missing from the spine ends, and the front spine joint is mostly detached. "The historic Southern Pacific, the ... View more info

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1985 Steam Passenger Service Directory Twentieth Annual Edition

By: Empire State Railway Museum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Middletown, NY, Empire State Railway Museum, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: A33757

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The rear bottom corner has a very noticeable crease with rubbing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, with the exception of several doodles... View more info

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Trains, Tracks & Trails How the Railroads Reached the West

By: Ewing, Norris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Lane Book Company: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29383

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "A pair of iron rails lay side by side like two shining snakes in the Platte River Valley of Nebraska." View more info

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Western Pacific Headlight Issue No. 8, Vol. 92, No. 2

By: Feather River Rail Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portola, CA, Feather River Rail Society: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35718

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a rectangular splotch of color lifted where part of a small address label was partially removed. The text pages are clean and bright. "Dr. Sperry began developing a method of locating internal rail defects in 19... View more info

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Florida's Great Ocean Railway Building the Key West Extension

By: Gallagher, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press, Inc.: 2003

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35732

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Initially called "Flagler's Folly", the construction of the oversea railroad required many engineering innovations as well as vast amounts of labor and monetary resources. Once the decision was made to move forward with the project, Flagler sent his eng... View more info

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6 HO Railroads You Can Build

By: Model Railroader Magazine / Bob Hayden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Waukesha, WI, Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 29259

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "From the pages of Model Railroader Magazine come these six HO layouts, complete with detailed, step-by-step instructions for building each one." View more info

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Trains: The Magazine Of Railroading March 1961 (Vol. 21 No. 5)

By: Morgan, David P. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Trains Magazine: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34314

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This magazine is in Very Good - condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The magazine and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The bottom spine of the magazine has a tear. The covers have some rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "Trains is a monthly US magazine dedicated to trains and railroads, and is one of the two flagship publications of Kalmbach Publishing. The magazine is read both by railroad enthu... View more info

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The Railroads of San Joaquin County An Elementary School Source Book

By: Spencer, Horace A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stockton, CA, Horace A. Spencer: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 31387

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning bumping and edge wear to the book covers and bottom corners of the text pages. "When the Golden Spike was driven at Promintory Point, Utah in May, 1869, the nation was spanned with its first transcontinental railroad... View more info