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Union Pacific Railroad Company Form 7171

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Union Pacific: 1945

Seller ID: 016511

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Nothing Like It in the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018781

ISBN: 0684846098

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. The story of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads and the men who built them. View more info

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Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Accross the Plains and Mountains

By: Barry B Combs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016491

ISBN: 0517562243

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains

By: Barry B Combs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1969

Seller ID: 016498

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Impossible Railway: The Building of the Canadian Pacific

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020524

ISBN: 0394465695

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Smoke Over the Divide Union Pacific Wyoming Division

By: Ehernberger and Gschwind

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 013866

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Pictorial Encyclopaedia of Railways

By: Ellis, Cuthbert Hamilton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hamlyn: 1973

Seller ID: 016503

ISBN: 060003075X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Cavalcade of the Rails

By: Frank P Morse

Price: $35.00

Publisher: E P Dutton: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016508

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Railroad Avenue Great Stories and Legends of American Railroading

Railroad Avenue Great Stories and Legends of American Railroading

By: Freeman H Hubbard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016513

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Fall 1979

By: Geoff Fischer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: European Train Enthusiasts: 1979

Seller ID: 016516

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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ETE (European Train Enthusiasts) Express Summer 1979

By: Geoff Fischer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: European Train Ethusiasts: 1979

Seller ID: 016517

Condition: Very Good


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). View more info

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They Built the West An Epic of Rails and Cities

By: Glenn Chesney Quiett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 016607

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Pathfinder in the Southwest

By: Grant Foreman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1968

Seller ID: 016824

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Steam Locomotive

By: Haine, Edgar A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, U.S.A., Cornwall Books: 1990

Seller ID: 016500

ISBN: 0845347632

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The World's Rail Way

By: J G Pangborn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016494

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom

Narrow Gauge to Silverton The Story of An American Heirloom

By: John B Hungerford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hungerford Press: 1967

Seller ID: 016515

Condition: Good


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! View more info

Image for Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today

Steel of Empire The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today

By: John Murray Gibbon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016507

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson

The Railway Revolution George and Robert Stephenson

By: L T C Rolt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St Martins Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016512

Condition: Very Good


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, b... View more info

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Railways The Pioneer Years

By: Malcom Fletcher, John Taylor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 1990

Seller ID: 016499

ISBN: 1555216277

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West

By: O'Connor, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016502

ISBN: 0399111204

Condition: Near Fine


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 ... View more info