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Image for Steam Days in Dunsmuir - featuring Dick Murdock's Smoke in the Canyon

Steam Days in Dunsmuir - featuring Dick Murdock's Smoke in the Canyon

By: Church, Robert J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Signature Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303653

ISBN: 1930013302


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour frontis. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 264 pages This book is a combination of fascinating personal stories by Southern Pacific railroaders who worked out pf Dunsmuir, California in the heyday of big-time steam railroading. View more info

The Railway Navvies. A history of the men who made the railways

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1972

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID273060


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some insect damage & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 224 pages View more info

Image for Frisco Power Locomotives and Trains of the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway 1903-1953

Frisco Power Locomotives and Trains of the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway 1903-1953

By: Collias, Joe G.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Springfield, Missouri, The Frisco Railroad Museum Inc.: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition, Enlarged

Seller ID: ID302791

ISBN: 0931365171


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. An excellent copy. Near Fine condition in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Some black & White line drawings. Black& White maps to endpapers. This second edition includes an additional 16 pages of never before published color photos of Frisco steam, diesel, equipment and facilities as well as a full color cover 322 pages The S... View more info

Image for 600 The Pacific Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

600 The Pacific Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

By: Colquhoun, Douglas; Stewien, Ronald and Thomas, Adrian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Railway Historical Society (S.A. Division) Inc.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303096


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black and White & Colour Photographs + fold-out diagram at rear. Covers a little rubbed. 46 pages View more info

Image for 700 The '700' Series Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

700 The '700' Series Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

By: Colquhoun, Douglas; Stewien, Ronald and Thomas, Adrian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Railway Historical Society: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID303097


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black and White & Colour Photographs. 50 pages View more info

Image for 500 The 4-8-2 and 4-8-4 Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

500 The 4-8-2 and 4-8-4 Locomotives of the South Australian Railways

By: Colquhoun, Douglas; Stewien, Ronald and Thomas, Adrian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Railway Historical Society: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID223624


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black and White & Colour Photographs. Uncommon. 50 pages View more info

Image for The Western Maryland Railway.  Fireballs and Black Diamonds

The Western Maryland Railway. Fireballs and Black Diamonds

By: Cook, Roger & Zimmermann, Karl

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Diego, Howell-North Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279055

ISBN: 0831071397


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Maps. 308 pages An illustrated history of the railroad, with particular emphasis on the quarter-century from the Western Maryland's Centennial in 1952 to the Chessie System's assumption of the line in the seventies. View more info

Image for Rails to the Lakes.  The Story of the Hamilton & Northwestern Railway

Rails to the Lakes. The Story of the Hamilton & Northwestern Railway

By: Cooper, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ontario, The Boston Mills Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281539

ISBN: 0919822312


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages In its rivalry with Toronto, the City of Hamilton planned and backed two early railway enterprises. The first of these was the Hamilton & Lake Erie, which climbed Hamilton Mountain to connect its namesake city with the harbour at Port Dover. The second c... View more info

Image for Railways Then and Now The Changing Railway Scene in Britain

Railways Then and Now The Changing Railway Scene in Britain

By: Course, Edwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Portman (Batsford): 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID156

ISBN: 0713405333


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 166pages View more info

Image for Famous Railway Photographers Derek Cross

Famous Railway Photographers Derek Cross

By: Cross, Derek

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288180

ISBN: 0715369296


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some faint yellowing to page edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated View more info

Image for HO Model Railroad Structures

HO Model Railroad Structures

By: Curren, Art

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Kalmbach: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280283

ISBN: 0890240590


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 76pages An idea, project and technique book on how to make unique HO scale buildings from inexpensive kits. View more info

Image for The Northern Counties Railway Volume 1 [1845-1903] & Volume 2 [1903-1972]

The Northern Counties Railway Volume 1 [1845-1903] & Volume 2 [1903-1972]

By: Currie, J.R.L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1973 &1974

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: ID280519


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjackets. Dustjacket are now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeves. A nice set. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Volume 2 dustjacket is a slightly softer tone than that of Volume 1. Does not look faded just not an exact match to the colours of Volume 1. 294, 248 pages Volume 1 discusses the beginnings and development while Volume 2 looks at the Heyday and Decline. A third vo... View more info

Image for Centenary of a Railway Town Peterborough 1976

Centenary of a Railway Town Peterborough 1976

By: Currie, Roger; Palmer, David; Ramsey, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Railway Historical Society (S.A. Division) Inc.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303103

ISBN: 0909970106


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Mild rubbing to spine edge. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. [54 pages] View more info

Image for Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry E. Peterson

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry E. Peterson

By: Del Vecchio, Mike

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Scotch Plains, NJ, Morning Sun Books Inc.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275225

ISBN: 158248015X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. An excellent copy. Near Fine condition in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 128 pages In the 20th century, the DL&W was a shining example of a well run railroad. It image of Phoebe Snow to promote the cleanliness of hard coal and the dust free ride to stone ballast is a significant part of early 20th century America. Photographer Henry Peterson chronicled... View more info

Image for Ticket To Ride.  A Rail Journey Around Australia

Ticket To Ride. A Rail Journey Around Australia

By: Dennis, Anthony & Rayner, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283657

ISBN: 0731800958


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Covered in clear adhesive film by previous owner. 144 pages The authors' account of a 20,000km rail odyssey around Australia. View more info

Image for Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad In Color

Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad In Color

By: DeRouin, Edward M.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Scotch Plains, NJ, Morning Sun Books Inc.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303698

ISBN: 1582480494


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. First printing. 128 pages The Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad (reporting mark C&EI) was a Class I railroad that linked Chicago to southern Illinois, St. Louis, and Evansville. Founded in 1877, it grew aggressively and stayed relatively strong throughout the Great Depression and ... View more info

Image for Norfolk & Western's Y-Class Articulated Steam Locomotives

Norfolk & Western's Y-Class Articulated Steam Locomotives

By: Dixon, Jr., Thomas W.; Parker, Karen; Huddleston, Gene.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Forest, VA, TLC Publishing Inc.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302667

ISBN: 0939487926


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Excellent condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings and some maps. Diagrams to endpapers. 128 pages Based on an original work by William E. Warden. Details the history of Norfolk & Western's Y-Class 2-8-8-2 compound articulated (Mallet) steam locomotives from their inception in 1910 through to the last built in 1952. View more info

Image for Norfolk & Western's Powhatan Arrow

Norfolk & Western's Powhatan Arrow

By: Dixon, Thomas W. Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Forest, VA, TLC Publishing Inc.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302955

ISBN: 0939487918


Oblong Small Quarto Size [28x21 cms]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Line Drawings. 113 pages This book details the equipment, motive power, schedules, services. and overall life of the Powhatan Arrow. View more info

Image for Chesapeake and Ohio Railway A Concise History and Fact Book

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway A Concise History and Fact Book

By: Dixon, Thomas W. Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Clifton Forge, VA, The Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society Inc.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303268

ISBN: 0939487942


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Endpaper maps. 160 pages View more info

Image for Esthétique de la Locomotive a Vapeur

Esthétique de la Locomotive a Vapeur

By: Doerr, Michel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions N.M. La Vie du Rail: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition [Assumed]

Seller ID: ID285291


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - but with just a hint of wear to corners of covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Text in French. 151 pages View more info