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Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West, O'Connor, Richard
21 O'Connor, Richard Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West
Putnam 1973 0399111204 / 9780399111204 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Putnam, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition. How and why the transcontinental railroads were built, with cast of players from exploited Chinese and Irish gandy dancers and dance-hall girls to the Wall Street tycoons, land barons, and presidents who conned thousands onto the sterile waterless plains. William F. Cody was paid $500 a month to kill at least twelve buffalo a day for meat. In 18 months he killed 4,280 buffalo to nourish the Kansas Pacific's workmen. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey, Pindell, Terry
22 Pindell, Terry Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Pr 1990 080211279X / 9780802112798 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition. DJ has come light edgewear and a chip at top of spine. "Part history and part travelogue, his chronicle of that journey is a fresh portrait of America and of the 'steel riders' who have seen the country up close. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Union Pacific Country, Robert G Athearn
23 Robert G Athearn Union Pacific Country
Rand McNally 1972 Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Rand McNally, 1972, second printing. In near fine condition, light toning of pages. DJ has been bumped at top of spine. Inscribed on title page: For Eugene Wilson, who has "railroaded" more than one old friend!!! Robert G. Athearn Book also includes, laid in, a copy of a lecture announcement, for a lecture given by the author at the University of Colorado, November 10, 1976, titled "The American West: An Enduring Mirage?" The story of railroad's expansion and its vital role in the settlement of the American West in the late 1800's. Also contains information on the role of the LDS church in the UP railroad. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System, Robert J Casey, W A S Douglas
24 Robert J Casey, W A S Douglas Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System
Whittlesey House 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition. History of the growth of the railroad and the people who worked so hard to see it completed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Great Iron Trail The Story of the First Transcontiental Railroad, Robert West Howard
25 Robert West Howard The Great Iron Trail The Story of the First Transcontiental Railroad
Bonanza 1962 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Bonanza, 1962. In near fine condition with a poor DJ, has been chipped and torn in several places, held together by the mylar. How the blood, sweat, tears and dollars of teh dreamers, explorers, inventors, iron men, graders and financiers combined to build America's first transcontinental railroad. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
7-Day Country Quilts, Roen, Fran
26 Roen, Fran 7-Day Country Quilts
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sterling Pub Co Inc 1992 0806986859 / 9780806986852 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover. Good condition, cover shows wear, name and phone number on title page. Amish Bar Quilt, Paddle Wheel, Jacob's Ladder, Tumbling Blocks, Tripe Around the World, Mother's Quilt, Double Flower Garden, Multiblock, Patience Corner, Shadowed Windows, High and Low, Quick Fan, Flower Basket, Indian Homeland, Chain Link, Dresden Plate, Railroad Crossing, Field of Flowers, Fruit Dish. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Mapmaker's Children: A Novel, Sarah McCoy
27 Sarah McCoy The Mapmaker's Children: A Novel
Crown 2015 0385348908 / 9780385348904 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Stated first edition. She found a porcelain doll head and discovered a piece of the Underground Railroad under her house... 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Barber Shop Harmony, Sigmund Spaeth
28 Sigmund Spaeth Barber Shop Harmony
Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover. Mills Music, 1942. In good condition, shows wear, pages yellowing. A collection of new and old favorites for male quartets. Has the words for All That Glitters is not Gold set in on a separate sheet of paper. Includes How Dry I Am, Workin' on the Railroad, and I Love You Best of All. 24 songs in all. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Cezanne Pinto : A Memoir, Stolz, Mary
29 Stolz, Mary Cezanne Pinto : A Memoir
Mississauga, ON, Canada Random House of Canada, Limited 1994 0679849173 / 9780679849179 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Alfred A. Knopf, first, 1994. In very good condition. The story of a young man who broke the chains of slavery. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Scrap Quilts Fast and Fun, Wilens, Patricia
30 Wilens, Patricia Scrap Quilts Fast and Fun
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A. Oxmoor House 1997 0848716701 / 9780848716707 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition. Pin points, step-by-step guide to quiltmaking and quilts: Courthouse Steps, Diamond Jubilee, Madras Kaleidoscope, Crossed Canoes, Sunflower Sayonara, Wildflowers, Pyramids, Devil on the Run, Bedding Down, Cups & Saucers, Maple Street Rag, Maple Street Blues, Baskets of Liberty, Spider Web, Stars In Stars Out, Spools, Crossroads to Jericho, Signs & Symbols, Spring Blossoms, Prairie Queen, Hunter's Star, Folk Art Freedom, String Squares, Railroad Crossing, Starburt, Bear's Paw, Evening Star, Flock of Geese. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
History of the Southern Pacific, Yenne, Bill
31 Yenne, Bill History of the Southern Pacific
New York, New York, U.S.A. Smithmark Pub 1994 0831737883 / 9780831737887 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Smithmark Publications, second printing, 1994. In near fine condition. Southern Pacific is the legacy of the men who tamed the Sierras, saved the Imperial Vally, and united California with Texas and Oregon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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