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Image for Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Pacific Northwest and Alaska

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Union Pacific: 1953

Seller ID: 016719

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 40 pages. Union Pacific, 1953. In very good condition, light edgewear, small soil mark on first page. Beautiful photos of the Pacific Northwest, has a fold map on rear end paper. 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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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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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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Journey Through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean

By: Jacob H Schiel

Price: $25.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016605

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, DJ in mylar. University of Oklahoma, 1959. In very good condition, DJ and book end papers have light foxing. The journal of Jacob Schiel, a geologist who served in the capacity of surgeon to the Gunnison Expedition of 1853, tasked with finding a railroad route from Missouri to the Pacific. This journal covers 1853-1854. View more info

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The Railway Children

By: Nesbit, E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 013110

ISBN: 0233990372

Condition: Near Fine


Pictoral hardcover. Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1996. In near fine condition, corners bumped. When their father is mysteriously taken away from their home, they make friends with the local station master, the porter and one of hte passengers who they call "the old gentleman". 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

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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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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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Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

By: Wetterer, Margaret K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A., Carolrhoda Books: 1990

Seller ID: 010185

ISBN: 0876144253

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. Carolrhoda Books, 1990. In very good condition, usual library markings. A Reading Rainbow Book. The true story of a young girl who has to go to out in the storm to warn a trade of a bridge washed away by flooding. View more info