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Americana - Railways, Railroads, Trains

Americana - Railways, Railroads, Trains

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Union Pacific Railroad Company Form 7171
1 Union Pacific Railroad Company Form 7171
Union Pacific 1945 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Small, stiff orange-brown cloth-covered covers, teal pin binding, black lettering on front cover. Union Pacific, Effective August 1, 1945. In very good condition, edgewear, a spill on front board. Rules and Instructions Governing Maintenance of Air Brakes, Communicating Signal System, Electric Headlights, Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Systems, and Lighting. Definitions, general rules and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869, Ambrose, Stephen E.
2 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Simon & Schuster 2000 0684846098 / 9780684846095 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Near fine condition. The story of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads and the men who built them. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Accross the Plains and Mountains, Barry B Combs
3 Barry B Combs Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Accross the Plains and Mountains
0517562243 / 9780517562246 First Thus Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Oversized softcover. Crown Publishers, first revised edition, 1986. In near fine condition, minor bumping of edges. Barry Combs combines his knowledge of the history of the UP railroad with a long and thorough study of the original photos of A J Russell. Numerous B & W photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains, Barry B Combs
4 Barry B Combs Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains
1969 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Garland Books, 1969. In very good condition iwth a good DJ, has a chip out of top right corner, some minor soiling and wear. A J Russell chronicled the building of the Union Pacific. HIs pictures are here with Combs knowledge of the history of the UP Railroad. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Impossible Railway: The Building of the Canadian Pacific, Berton, Pierre
5 Berton, Pierre The Impossible Railway: The Building of the Canadian Pacific
Knopf 1972 0394465695 / 9780394465692 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition, cover has a few light marks, map on front endpaper has minor stain at top of page, pages toning. DJ is good, shows edgewear and has a crease near the price. Illlustrated with 27 maps and 16 pages of halftones. Originally published in Canada in two volumes: The National Dream and The Last Spike. This is the first American edition of the combined volumes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Smoke Over the Divide Union Pacific Wyoming Division, Ehernberger and Gschwind
6 Ehernberger and Gschwind Smoke Over the Divide Union Pacific Wyoming Division
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. E & G Publications, 1965. In very good condition, name on back of front cover, minimal library markings. 64 pages. Follow the history of railroads and locomotives in the Wyoming area. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Pictorial Encyclopaedia of Railways, Ellis, Cuthbert Hamilton
7 Ellis, Cuthbert Hamilton The Pictorial Encyclopaedia of Railways
London, United Kingdom Hamlyn 1973 060003075X / 9780600030751 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Hamlyn, 1973, fifth impression. In very good condition, front hinge is beginning to separate. DJ is good, has a tear at top of spine, corners show some wear, protected by mylar. Over 800 pictures and 30,000 words of captions that tell the story of railways from the first Babylonian rutways to the 100 MPH monorail. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Cavalcade of the Rails, Frank P Morse
8 Frank P Morse Cavalcade of the Rails
E P Dutton 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. E P Dutton, 1940, stated first edition. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, minor foxing to end-papers. Stories, legends, and history of railroading in America. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Railroad Avenue Great Stories and Legends of American Railroading, Freeman H Hubbard
9 Freeman H Hubbard Railroad Avenue Great Stories and Legends of American Railroading
McGraw-Hill 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. McGraw-Hill, 1945, first printing. In very good condition, name on back of front cover, boards show scuffing, edges of boards bumped. Contains many of the great legends associated with railroad. Black & White Illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Fall 1979, Geoff Fischer
10 Geoff Fischer ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Fall 1979
European Train Enthusiasts 1979 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Newsletter, softcover, 8 pages. ETE, 1979. In very good condition. Contents: Editorial, Subscription Information, Postal Car, Gene's Jottings, Prototype Corner - The Rhaetian Railways (Alfred E Hauser). Illlustrations depict railway line developments for Switzerland and the Grisons, Rhaetian Railways, Gerguen-Preda, and Alp Gruem-Poschiavo. Also a detail of the Standard Rhaetian Railway passenger coach - second class for 64 passengers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Summer 1979, Geoff Fischer
11 Geoff Fischer ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Summer 1979
European Train Ethusiasts 1979 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Newsletter, softcover, 8 pages. European Train Enthusiasts, 1979. In very good condition, section missing from front cover (renewal form), some internal markings by previous owner. Newsletter for train enthusiasts. Contents: Editorial, Subscription Information, Postal Car, Modeling the Rheingold Train (John Schmate), Modeling Advice and Questions, Second News Report on Europe's Rails (Alfred E Hauser). 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
They Built the West An Epic of Rails and Cities, Glenn Chesney Quiett
12 Glenn Chesney Quiett They Built the West An Epic of Rails and Cities
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. D. Appleton 1934. In very good condition, has minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, light scuffing of covers, spine panel has severe sun-fading, owner's name on inside front cover and on front endpaper. The history of the great cities and railroads of the American West. B & W frontispiece and numerous additional b & w plates, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A Pathfinder in the Southwest, Grant Foreman
13 Grant Foreman A Pathfinder in the Southwest
University of Oklahoma 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968, second printing. In very good condition, usual library markings, some residual glue from tape on boards and front endpapers. The itinerary of Lieutenant A. W. Whipple during his explorations for a railway route from Fort Smith to Los Angeles in the years 1853 & 1854. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Steam Locomotive, Haine, Edgar A.
14 Haine, Edgar A. The Steam Locomotive
Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A. Cornwall Books 1990 0845347632 / 9780845347638 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Cornwall Books, 1990. In near fine condition. B & W photos, illustrations, and maps. More than one thousand illustrations which register the evolution, development, and applications of this source of motive power in various parts of the world. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
To The Great Ocean The Taming of Siberia and the Building of the Trans-Siberian Railway, Harmon Tupper
15 Harmon Tupper To The Great Ocean The Taming of Siberia and the Building of the Trans-Siberian Railway
Little Brown 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition, outside page edges show some foxing. DJ is fair, has scuffing, is torn at the top of the spine and has some soiling. Overcoming the weather of Siberia and spanning 6,000 miles, the Trans-Siberian Railway was put in while the American West was being won. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The World's Rail Way, J G Pangborn
16 J G Pangborn The World's Rail Way
Bramhall House 1974 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Bramhall House, 1974, revised edition, fascimile of 1894 edition. In very good condition, inscription and label on front end papers. DJ is fair, lots of wear and a large tear on front cover, encased in mylar. Anecdotes, little-known details that bring into focus the tensions, the frustrations, the disasters, the boundless conifidence and faith that colored the lives of the railroad pioneers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom, John B Hungerford
17 John B Hungerford Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom
Hungerford Press 1967 Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover. Hungerford Press, 1967. In good condition, cover wear, soiling and a couple of creases. Interior is clear and bright. B & W photos and illustrations, maps. History and overview of the Silverton Train, which runs between Durango and Silverton, Colorado. Great photos! 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today, John Murray Gibbon
18 John Murray Gibbon Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today
Bobbs-Merrill 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Bobbs-Merrill, 1935, stated first edition. In very good condition, edges of boards worn and rubbed, a few scratches on the front and back panels. Numerous b & w and color plates, illustrations, and fold-out maps. The Canadian Pacific railway system. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson, L T C Rolt
19 L T C Rolt The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson
St Martins Press 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. St. Martin's Press, 1962, first edition. In very good condition, name on front endpapers, outside page edges lightly soiled. DJ is fair, has some chips and tears, back cover is soiled and lots of edgewear, now encased in mylar. During the lifetime of the two men, England was transformed from a rural land where speed of communications had been determined by the horse, to an industrial complex linked by a network of rails which spanned rivers, burrowed beneath mountains, brought London and Edinburgh within a day's journey of each other. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Railways The Pioneer Years, Malcom Fletcher, John Taylor
20 Malcom Fletcher, John Taylor Railways The Pioneer Years
Chartwell Books 1990 1555216277 / 9781555216276 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Chartwell, 1990. In near fine condition, two pieces of tape on half title page, end papers have some coloration flaws. The first 100 years of railway development, with an authoritative chronology up to 1939 and index of types of locomotive. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
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