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Image for A Rainbow of Traction (Bulletin / Central Electric Railfans' Association)

A Rainbow of Traction (Bulletin / Central Electric Railfans' Association)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0005

ISBN: 0915348268

Condition: Fine


0915348268 144 pages. Oblong 11.5" x 9". "A third in CERA's series of full-colour volumes illustrating the development of electric rail transportation in the quarter-century from the birth of amateur color photography about 1939. Also, some brief essays about electric traction technology." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to attractive dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart c... View more info

Image for 30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0093

ISBN: 0915348004

Condition: Very Good


0915348004 32 pages. "A photographic remembrance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad." - from title page. Loaded with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Railways of the West Kootenay (Railways of Western Canada) (2)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Unknown: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G4158

ISBN: 0969081324

Condition: Good


0969081324 42 pages. Copiously illustrated with glossy reproductions of excellent archival black and white photos. Signed and generically inscribed by author inside front cover. No other markings. Moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Fourteenth edition 1950-52

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Simmons-Boardman: 1950

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 524H3042

ISBN: B000K26HFU

Condition: Fair


B000K26HFU 1028 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Covers: Diesel-Electric, Steam, Electric, Gas Turbines, Shops, Terminals, and Servicing Facilities. Somewhat above-average external wear. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Binding a little slack but intact. A worthy reference copy of this huge and magnificent vintage reference. View more info

Image for Amtrak Coast Daylight / Coast Starlight Service Brochure (West Coast / California / Oregon / Washington / Vancouver, B.C.)

Amtrak Coast Daylight / Coast Starlight Service Brochure (West Coast / California / Oregon / Washington / Vancouver, B.C.)

By: Amtrak

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Amtrak: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H1179

Condition: Good


Vintage fold-out brochure for Amtrak's west coast service in 1973. Great colour photos, replete with now humorous fashions of the day. 19.5" x 15" which folds down to 9.8" x 7.5". Folded open, one side features text, colour photos of scenes aboard the train, and map of Amtrak's national network. Reverse side features map (split into two) of the route from Vancouver, B.C. down to San Diego, with tourist information for the many stops along the way. Av... View more info

Image for Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

By: Andreae, Christopher

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618G4199

ISBN: 1550461338

Condition: Fine


1550461338 238 pages. Oblong 42cm x 32cm. 39 Full-colour maps. 560 archival and contemporary photos, maps and drawings. "This truly outstanding work of research details Canada's present and historic transportation networks. Over twenty years in the making, this work will prove to be a vital reference for many decades to come." - from promotional slip. No dust jacket as issued. An unused copy. New in shrinkwrap. View more info

Image for Lagonda, A History of the Marque

Lagonda, A History of the Marque

By: Arnold Davey; Anthony W. May

Price: $349.95

Publisher: London, David & Charles PLC: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 524C8583

ISBN: 0715376950

Condition: Very Good


0715376950 497 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "The definitive history of a remarkable line of throroughbred motor cars, from modest beginnings at the turn of the (last) century and the production of the first motorcycles - whose open-ended cylinders were perfectly placed to fill up with grit! - to the present day, when an electronic dashboard is just one of the exciting features of the latest prototype." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright a... View more info

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All Drawn by Horses

By: Arnold, James

Price: $44.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C7179

ISBN: 0715376829

Condition: Fair


0715376829 142 pages. Index. Diagrams and black and white photos. "A celebration of horse-drawn transport, this book combines the author's superb illustrations - at the same time technically accurate and decorateive - with descriptive text." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

Image for Seven Step-By-Step HO Railroads: For All Skill Levels

Seven Step-By-Step HO Railroads: For All Skill Levels

By: Atlas Model Railroad Co.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Atlas Model Railroad Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 523C8381

Condition: Good


52 pages. Printed on glossy stock. "In this book you will find: Large, clear diagrams of seven interesting layouts; Layout plahhing and construction made easy through step-by-step instructions and photos; A complete list of all Atlas products needed for each layout; Complete and simple wiring instructions and guidelines; Hints on how to scenic your railroad with buildings, paint and landscaping; Tips that will eliminate mistakes and frustration." - from back co... View more info

Image for Antique Automobile Magazine - Dedicated to the History of the Automobile, November-December, 1961

Antique Automobile Magazine - Dedicated to the History of the Automobile, November-December, 1961

By: Ault, Charles A.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc. (AACA): 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1174

Condition: Good


Features: Motoring in Miniature - using models to preserve automotive history; Hershey Fall Meet; Glidden Tour; Recounting a 1924 Cross Country Tour in a Model T; Cover Model T 1910 Ford Touring; National Fall Meet - Central Division; Early Glidden Tourist Eddie Richard Guest at AACA's Hershey National Meet; 1927 Martin Aerodynamic Auto Takes AACA Glidden Tour; A 1910 Thomas; H.H. Franklin's 1910 Air-Cooled Torpedo; Mister Brass - Tommy Protsman of Atlanta, Georgia; How ... View more info

Image for Turning Wheels - Official Publication of the Studebaker Drivers Club, July 2014, Vol. 46, No. 7: Cover Photo of 1951 Convertible Owned By Ernie Loga

Turning Wheels - Official Publication of the Studebaker Drivers Club, July 2014, Vol. 46, No. 7: Cover Photo of 1951 Convertible Owned By Ernie Loga

By: Ault, Steve; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Studebaker Drivers Club, Inc.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2120

Condition: Very Good


66 pages. Features: Article on Brakes; Our Studebaker Story - by Steve Ault; 1947 M15A - A Dually Pickup Truck; My Dream Car - 1951 Studebaker Convertible, by Ernie Loga; Two Avanti Landmarks; The Crow; 1957 Golden Hawk; Studebakers at the 2013 Palos Verdes Concours; Why is it so expensive to rebuild a Studebaker engine?; Nice color photos; and much more. Oblong 11"x 8.5". Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for B.C. (British Columbia) Rail - Tumbler Ridge Electrics: 2 Hour VHS Videotape in Case

B.C. (British Columbia) Rail - Tumbler Ridge Electrics: 2 Hour VHS Videotape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Iron Horse: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A1358

Condition: Fair


2 Hour VHS videotape in case. "North America's newest mountain railway was opened in 1984 in British Columbia's western central interior. BC Rail's 50,000 vold electrified Tumbler subdivision starts at Wakely junction at mile 537 on the Chetwynd subdivision. The line travels northeast 82 miles to Quintette mine through some of the most rugged and remote territory where rails have ever been laid." - from cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Und... View more info

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The Doble Steam Car

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Floyd Clymer: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 244A2756

Condition: Good


13 pages. "The date in this folder is from original Doble literature and from Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook" - from page 1. Contents include: full-page black and white illustrations of the Limousine, De Luxe Phaeton, Phaeton and De Luxe Runabout. Also includes photos of the chassis - rear and overhead views, and the Chassis - front and side views. Illustrated descriptions of the the engine, steam generator and Auxilliary Unit. Additional document... View more info

Image for CP Laggan Sub: 27 Minute VHS Tape with Case

CP Laggan Sub: 27 Minute VHS Tape with Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Rail Innovations: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524A4847

Condition: Very Good


VHS video tape with case. Sound and colour (except 1940s section). Undated. Perhaps circa 1980s. "Ride 'F' units west as we traverse the Spectacular Canadian Rockies on CP's Calgary to Field Mainline. A variety of on-the-ground action is provided by F units and SD-40's, while a superb look back to 1940 finds Triple-Headers and Selkirks assaulting the "Big Hill." Mountains, tunnels, diesel and steam, all on 'CP Laggan Sub." Includes a fascinating na... View more info

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Railway Signaling Magazine, September 1946

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Chicago, Simmons-Boardman: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556C9979

Condition: Fair


pages 565-628. Features: Reverse Running on the Pennsylvania - on 226 miles of track between New York and Washington certain sections of track... are signaled for train movements in both directions; S.P.&S. installs all-relay interlocking; Regulated Track Circuit - automatically regulates a D.C. track circuit; Interlocking on the Grand Trunk - all-relay plant eliminates train stops at a crossing with the New York Central; Rio Grande Installs Radio to Improve Through Fre... View more info

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Baldwin (Locomotives), Second Quarter, 1946

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0011

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: A Message from Baldwin; The Pennsylvania Railroad Company Centenary - article with illustrations of the many locomotives which have served it; World's Largest Plate Mill - Lukens Steel Company - illustrated article; Baldwin Steam Trams in New Zealand; Just Pictures; Special Delivery - amazing photos and captions describe the job of the Messenger, whose job it was to deliver new locomotives from plant to customer; The Second Nisqually Power Developmen... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1932

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), April (Apr.) 1932

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0013

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: The North Western Railway of India - Lengthy article with dozens of wonderful photos; How New Locomotives Pay for Themselves through Savings in Maintenance; Locomotive Feed Water Devices - article with photos and many detailed diagrams; Designing a Modern Ice Plant- informative article with many photos; Huge 66" 50-ton Gate Valve for use beneath New York City; Ship by Rail - promoting the use of railways for shipping; The First Baldwin Locomotiv... View more info

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Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), January (Jan.) 1932

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0014

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Single Expansion Articulated Locomotives on the Western Pacific Railroad - with interesting information about the railroad and stunning photos in the Feather River Canyon; Five Baldwin Locomotives for the U.S.S.R. Railways - excellent photos of their fabrication and loading onto ships; Baldwin Locomotives of Historic Interest; The Baldwin-Southwark Corporation - a detailed treatment with many superb photos; An Unusual Order for large Bronze Castings ... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1931

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1931

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0015

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Motive Power Progress on the Chicago and North Western - very lengthy article with dozens of wonderful photos; Arthur Latham Church - obituary with photo portrait; Testing Railway Motor Cars - detailed article with many photos; The First Steam Railroad in the State of New Jersey - The Camden & Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company; The Manufacturer's Railway Company of St. Louis; The Railways of New South Wales - long article with many excellent ... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), July 1929

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), July 1929

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0016

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: George H. Houston - new President of Baldwin Locomotive Works; Single Expansion Articulated Locomotives - major article with many excellent locomotive photos;;Solving a Maintenance Problem in India - photos of large-scale human labour at work; Recent Locomotives; A New Dynamometer Car for the Northern Pacific Railway - photos and article; The Texas and Pacific Railway - detailed company profile with many photos; Robert W. Weidenbacker - obituary; The... View more info