Category: Americana - Railways, Railroads, Trains

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Image for Railways of Thirty Nations Government Versus Private Ownership

Railways of Thirty Nations Government Versus Private Ownership

By: P Harvey Middleton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1937

Seller ID: 016506

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Prentice-Hall, 1937. In very good condition, previous owners name and label on back of front cover, endpapers toning. A detailed study of railroads around the world, both privately owned and government operated, with the purpose of concluding which type of operation is best for railroads in the US. View more info

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Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey

By: Pindell, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grove Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020526

ISBN: 080211279X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Union Pacific Country

By: Robert G Athearn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016493

Condition: Near Fine


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 s... View more info

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Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System

By: Robert J Casey, W A S Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020523

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition. History of the growth of the railroad and the people who worked so hard to see it completed. View more info

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The Great Iron Trail The Story of the First Transcontiental Railroad

By: Robert West Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1962

Seller ID: 016501

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Story of American Railroads

By: Stewart H Holbrook

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 011736

Condition: Good


Hardcover, ex-library. Bonanza Book, 1947. In good condition, usual library markings, front end paper removed. 100 illustrations and the history of American railroads. View more info

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Westward By Rail The New Route to the East

By: William Fraser Rae

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 016504

ISBN: 0883940205

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Promontory Press, 1974, reprint of 1871 edition. In very good condition, name on front end paper, spine has some darkening. Author was a correspondent for the London Daily News. This is his account of a 3,000 miles journey by rail from New York to San Francisco. View more info

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History of the Southern Pacific

By: Yenne, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Smithmark Pub: 1994

Seller ID: 016497

ISBN: 0831737883

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info