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Brown, R. W. Moncure Robinson, 1802-1891: Genius of America's Earliest Railways. New York: Newcomen Society of England, American Branch, 1949. 2nd printing. 32 pages. Illustrations. Moncure Robinson Chronology. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover); covers slightly sunned. Former owner's name inside front cover. #28466. $30
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Burlington Railroad. Chicago-Aurora Centennial, Burlington Railroad, 1864-1964. Burlington Route. Foreword by Harry C. Murphy, President, Burlington Lines. Chicago?: Burlington Lines, 1964. 4to. 25 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover); former owner's name on Foreword page. #28467. $50
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The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company. Time Table No. 117, in effect 2:01 a.m. April 24, 1960. Scranton, Pennsylvania?: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company, 1960. Narrow 8vo (regular size). 207 pages. For the Government of Employes [sic] Only. Slightly stained wrappers (soft cover). #19323. $47.50
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Dietz, David. Dawn of the Diesel Age. Illustrations by Herbert Roese. New York: Scripps-Howard Newspapers, 1935. Folio (very large book). 25 pages. Ten full-page drawings by Roese. Reprinted from the Scripps-Howard Newspaper. Good hardcover, covers stained and soiled, internally very good. #25345. $50
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General Electric Company. 3000-Volt Multiple-Unit Car. Electrical Equipment for Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad on Requisitions N-369934, N-369940, N-369939, C-60906. Contract GE-50912. Instructions GEI-5125. Schenectady, New York: General Electric Company, 1930. Small 4to. 73 numbered pages, interspersed with many unnumbered drawings and pages from technical brochures. Index. Illustrations. Dated September, 1930. Very good hardcover. 8-1/2 x 11 inch 4-hole pages with metal clips in dark brown cloth-covered stiff binder with gilt title on front cover. #28306. $250
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Grow, Lawrence, compiler. Waiting for the 5:05: Terminal, Station and Depot in America. Introduction by Clay Lancaster. New York: Main Street/Universe Books, 1977. 1st printing. Small 4to (medium-large book). 128 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. 'A visual history of the monumental and awe-inspiring, as well as the small and picturesque, buildings which have served as railroad terminals, stations, and depots since the early 19th century. - Front jacket flap. Very good hardcover in slightly frayed and worn dust jacket. ISBN 0876632835. #25775. $20
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Hartley, Scott. New England Alcos in Twilight. Homewood, Illinois: PTJ Publishing, 1984. Oblong 4to (medium-large book). 72 pages. Color and black-and-white photographs. Illustrations. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 0937658103. #24258. $22.50
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Hill, M. F. Permanent Way: Being the Official History of the Development of the Transport System in Kenya & Uganda. Volume 1. Foreword by Sir Reginald Robins. Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam: East African Literature Bureau, 1976. 2d edition, reprinted. Small 4to (medium-large book). xii, 591 pages, plus 10 unnumbered pages of photographs. Index. Photographs. Maps. First published in 1949, 2nd edition published in 1961. Subtitle on front cover: The Story of the Kenya & Uganda Railway. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover), edges and spine slightly rubbed. #26770. $65
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Horton, Gertrude Fitch. The Delaware & Northern and the Towns It Served. Fleischmanns, New York: Purple Mountain Press, 1989. 1st edition. 4to. 144 pages. Photographs. Map. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover); some dampwrinkling throughout; edges and corners slightly rubbed. ISBN 0935796142. #29503. $40
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Jersey Central Lines. Historical Highlights, 'The BIG Little Railroad'. New Jersey: Jersey Central Lines, 1949. [16] pages. Illustrations. The Coupler, April, 1949. 'These historical highlights are adapted, in the main, from portions of a manuscript of a forthcoming book-length history of the Jersey Central now being written by Mr. Joseph O. Osgood, Jr.' - Rear cover note. Formerly the Somerville and Easton Railroad, then the Jersey Central Lines, subsequently the Central Rail Road Company of New Jersey. Good wrappers (soft cover), with a tear in the rear leaf. #26554. $40
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Kell, C. M. Railroad Lanterns: An Easy to Use Buying Guide with Price References. Photographs by Patrick Abel. Marietta, Pennsylvania: Mabius Marketing Systems, 1981. [32] pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #25443. $75
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National Railway Historical Society, Oswego & Midland Chapter. Program for a Scenic Motor Bus Tour, Northern Division, Rome & Utica Branches, April 24, 1976. Includes 'Oswego & Midland Railroad, 1866-1873: An Historical Sketch,' by Raymond A. Wood, who also prepared the Itinerary. Raymond A. Wood, History and Itinerary. Middletown, New York: National Railway Historical Society, Oswego & Midland Chapter, 1976. 32 unnumbered pages. Bibliography. Historical photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Track maps. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #28465. $25
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Norwood, John B. Rio Grande Memories. Forest Park, Illinois: Heimburger House Publishing Company, 1991. 1st edition. 4to (large book). 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. Color and black-and-white photographs. Illustrations. Map. Dated, inscribed and signed by the author on title page. The reader is taken trackside for insights and inspirations into the workings of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, with chapters on Famous Stations; Famous Locations; Natural and Manmade Disasters; Passenger, Presidential Troop and Special Trains; and Equipment. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. Unrelated gift inscription on title page. ISBN 0911581219. #25094. $50
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Passenger Train Annual. Passenger Train Annual, Numbers 1-4, and 1987-1992. (10 issues). Editors and compilers: Otto Janssen (#1-2); Kevin P. Keefe (#3-4); Paul Zack, Mike Schafer, and Kevin McKinney (1987); Mike Schafer (1998); Mike Schafer and Paul D. Schneider (1989); Elrond G. Lawrence (1990); Carl Swanson (1991); Andrew S. Nelson (1992) Hopewell, New Jersey & Park Forest, Illinois: PTJ Publishing, 1975-1992. 4to (large book). 10 issues. Color and black-and-white photographs. #1-4 are oblong 4to. The 1987-1992 volumes were published in Glendale, California by Interurban Press. From the Publisher of Passenger Train Journal. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #24271. $150
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Pennisi, Bob. The Northeast Railroad Scene. Volume I: The Lehigh Valley. Volume 2: The Lehigh & Hudson River. Volume 3: The Reading Co. Volume 4: The Erie Lackawanna. Volume 5: The Jersey Central. Volume 6: The Penn Central. A Brief Look before Conrail. Flanders, New Jersey: Railroad Avenue Enterprises, 1976-1985. Oblong 4to (medium-large books). 6 volumes (60, 56, 64, 88, 64, 71 pages). Photographs. Track maps. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #24265. $175
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Sherry, A. (Allan). New Haven Division, Murray Hill to Cedar Hill. Edited by H. Butz. Hopatcong, New Jersey: Parlor Car Enterprises, 1987. 4to. 96, (3) pages. Photographs. Illustrations. A thumbnail perspective of The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad from the 1950's to 1979, independent road to part of the Penn Central. - Introduction. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0962004707. #29650. $30
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Sinclair, Roy, photographs and text. The TranzAlpine Express, New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: Grantham House Publishing, 1995. Revised. 4to (large book). 32 pages. Color photographs. First published in 1995. 'The TranzAlpine, or simply the 'Tranz,' is New Zealand's well-known coast-to-coast tourist train that each morning departs Christchurch on a 231-kilometre journey to Greymouth. Its narrow-gauge (1067-millimetre) single track passes through 19 tunnels.' Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 1869340469. #26696. $25
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Southern Pacific Lines. A Picture Journey over Overland Route [Lake Tahoe Line]. San Francisco: Southern Pacific Lines, 1930? Folio (very large book). 65 Photographs. Good pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #11229. $40
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Trost, Gerhard. Kleine Eisenbahn, Ganz Einfach. Leipzig: Urania Verlag, 1967. 3d, enlarged edition. 247 pages. Diagrams. Illustrations. Photographs. 2 sets of plans laid in. First published in 1962. Text in German. Very good pictorial hardcover in worn dust jacket. #16014. $27.50
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United States National Handcar Races. 1984 U.S. National Handcar Race Program, May 18-20, 1984, Sacramento, California. Sacramento, California: Sacramento Area State Parks Docent Council Association and the California State Railroad Museum, 1984. 4to (large book). 28 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Advertisements. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #25447. $25
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Wabash Railway Company and Wabash Railway System, 1930-1939. Four Intervening Petitions, August 1930, and A Corporate and Financial History as of December 31, 1939. Washington, D.C.: 1930. Before the Interstate Commerce Commission. Finance Docket No. 6486: [1] Application of the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway Company to Acquire Control of The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company and Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary, The Lorain & West Virginia Railway Company, Under Section 5 (2) and (3) of The Interstate Commerce Act. Brief for Applicant, The Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway Company. C. F. Taplin, William S. Bronson, Counsel for Applicant. Washington, D.C., August 20, 1930. 8vo. iii, 46 pages. Soft cover. Very good. [2] In the Matter of the Application for Approval and Authorization of the Acquisition of Control by The Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway Company of The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company and Its Subsidiary, The Lorain & West Virginia Railway Company, Under Paragraphs (2) and (3), Section 5 of The Interstate Commerce Act, as Amended. Brief on Behalf of the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company, Intervener. Volume II. Abstract of Evidence. W. A. Colston, W. H. Boyd, J. H. Agate, Counsel for Intervener. August 21, 1930. 218 pages. 2 Folding tables. Soft cover. Very good. [3] Volume III. Appendix. W. A. Colston, W. H. Bod, J. H. Agate, Counsel for Intervener. August 21, 1930. 4to. Numerous unnumbered text pages and folding charts and tables. Soft cover. Very good.(Volumes II & III only.) [4] In the Matter of the Application for Approval and Authorization of the Acquisition of Control by The Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway Company of The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company and Its Subsidiary, The Lorain & West Virginia Railway Company, not involving consolidation, under paragraphs 2 and 3 of Section 5 of The Interstate Commerce Act as Amended. Brief on Behalf of The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company, Intervener. Andrew P. Martin, Charles F. Close, Cleveland, Ohio, Attorneys for The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company. August 21, 1930. 76 pages. Softcover. Very good. [5] Wabash Railway System. Corporate and Financial History as of December 31, 1939. New York, N.Y.: Judicial Printing Company, n.d. 4to. iii, 186 pages. Softcover. Very good. 5 items. Very good soft cover volumes. #30035. $165
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Wood, Don, Joel Rosenbaum, and Tom Gallo. The Unique New York & Long Branch. Earlton, New York: Audio-Visual Designs, 1985. 1st printing. 4to (large book). 238, [2] pages. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. Endpaper photographs. Very good hardcover in slightly worn and frayed dust jacket, with a dampstain along the left-hand edge of the front jacket cover. ISBN 0917451104. #24246. $80
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