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1 26 Miles to Jersey City [Central Railroad of New Jersey] 
Komelski, Peter L.
Flanders, NJ: P&B Joint Ventures/Railroad Avenue Enterprises, 1983. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. 
Booklet, color pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear, light creasing to bottom front corner, minor soiling to back cover. 62 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. Chronicle of CRNJ stations along the various branches, including Jersey City Terminal, Main Line, North and South of Elizabethport, South Branch, Branches North of High Bridge, Branching in to Matawan, New Jersey Southern Division. 033735 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 80 Years of Transportation Progess: A History of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway 
Anderson, Jacob E.
St. Louis Southwestern Railway, 1957. First Edition
Softcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. Issued in lieu of Cotton Belt News Vol. XIII, No. 8 (Oct. 1957), with text from author's M.S. thesis at East Texas State Teachers' College, revised and expanded. 98 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings, centerfold map. Scarce. 031900 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 A Century of Railroading in Crawford Gulch: Return of Passenger Trains Through the Notch -- The Legend Returns 
Robertson, Edwin B., and Benjamin W. English, Jr.
Robertson and English, 1975. First Thus
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. 2nd ptg.: 1999 of 1996 updated edition; originally issued 1975. 118 pp., illus. in b&w. 037185 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 A Description of the Canals and Railroads of the United States, Comprehending Notices of All the Works of Internal Improvement Throughout the Several States [Reprints of Economic Classics] 0678005958 / 9780678005958
Tanner, Henry S.
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1970. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued Book 
Gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. viii,9-272,[3] pp., 3 folding maps and plans. Facsimile reprint of original 1840 edition. 040162 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 A History of Travel in America, Being an Outline of the Development in Modes of Travel from Archaic Vehicles of Colonial Times to the Completion of the First Trans-Continental Railroad. [Complete in 4 Volumes] 
Dunbar, Seymour
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1915. 
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Complete in (4) volumes, bound in matching blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Each volume shows a mild binding lean and light shelf wear. Light dampstaining to upper front corner of Vol. IV, not extending to interior. li,1531 pp., continuously paginated, illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. No edition or printing stated. A definitive history in its era, still quite useful, with many wonderful illustrations. 021890 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 A Pictorial Review: Public Time Table Forms Issued by New York Central & Hudson River Railroad - New York Central Lines 
Gardner, Ed
Mountain Top, PA: Ed Gardner, 1987. First Edition
Spiral Bound 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff white illus. wraps, lettered in black, spiral-bound. 116 pp., illus. Light handling wear. 031614 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 A Rainbow of Traction [Central Electric Railfans' Association Bulletin 126] 0915348268 / 9780915348268
Krambles, George (design, photography, research); Roy G. Benedict (index), Norman Carlson, James J. Buckley, William C. Janssen
Chicago, IL: Central Electric Railfans Assn, 1988. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
HARDCOVER, blue textured paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in silver foil, oblong format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket essentially as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs, diagrams. 040014 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 A Ramble into the Past on the East Broad Top Railroad, Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania - Official EBT Souvenir Booklet 
Kyper, Frank
Rockhill Furnace, PA: The East Broadtop Railroad and Coal Co., 1979. 1st Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Booklet, stiff color pictorial wraps. 2nd ptg.: 1979. 62 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 037387 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 A Reading Railroad Farewell in the Heart of the Lebanon Valley [INSCRIBED] 
Miller, Terry
Myerstown, PA: Brian's Model Trains/Terry Miller, 2010. 1st Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Inscribed by Author(s)
Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Mild handling wear. Inscribed by author on main title, personalized, with full signature, undated. 32 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 038645 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 A Short History of American Locomotive Builders in the Steam Era 
White, John H.
Washington, D.C.: Bass, Inc., 1982. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
(iv),112 pp., illus. Modestly rubbed joints and edges, a bit of surface rubbing. Scarce. 008898 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 A Toy Train Story: The Remarkable History of M.T.H. Electric Trains 0615115268 / 9780615115269
Allen, Jacqueline Chaverini; John Hubbard (editor)
Columbia, MD: M.T.H. Electric Trains, 2000. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Laminated color pictorial boards. A few very slight surface scratches, barely evident, on rear cover, otherwise as issued. Includes form letter on publisher's letterhead, laid in at rear. 350 pp., fully illus. in color. 036508 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 ABB N-5 Car Demonstration Ride - May 23, 1993 
Jackson, Russell E.
Buckingham Valley Trolley Association/East Penn Traction Club, 1993. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Light blue pictorial cover, text block stapled at top left corner, otherwise unbound. Approx. [38] pp., illus. A compilation of text, diagrams, photographs. Slight handling wear. Scarce. 036161 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 All Aboard!: A Journey Through Historic Winter Garden 1880-1950 

Winter Garden, FL: Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, 1997. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff pictorial wraps, perfect-found. Slight shelf/handling wear. iv,76 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 031683 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 American Locomotive Company, New York City, Builders of Locomotives For All Classes of Service: Pacific Type Passenger Locomotives [Facsimile Reprint] 

New York: American Locomotive Company, First Thus
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. N/A 
Stiff red paper wraps, oblong. 48 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of the original publication. As issued. 009136 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 American Locomotive Company, New York Pamphlet No. 10034: Articulated Compound Locomotives [Facsimile Reprint] 
Mellin, C. J.
New York: American Locomotive Company, 1908. First Thus
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Originally read before the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York City, Dec. 1908, and published shortly thereafter. Stiff gray paper wraps, oblong. 40 pp. Facsimile reprint of the original publication. Slightly separated at top staple, otherwise basically as issued. 009135 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 American Locomotives in Historic Photographs: 1858 to 1949 0486273938 / 9780486273938
Ziel, Ron
New York: Dover Publications, 1993. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps. xi,129 pp., 126 photographs. As issued. 036497 
Price: 6.50 USD
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17 American Railroad Journal and Mechanics' Magazine Vol. V, No. 9 (New Series) [Vol. XI, Whole No. 369] 1 November 1840, pp. 257-287 [extract] 
Poor, Henry V. (editor)
American Railroad Journal and Mechanics' Magazine, 1840. First Edition
Disbound 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Extract consisting of pp. 257-287, contents including "Adaptation of the form of furnace to the kind of fuel consumed -- considered particularly in reference to steam engine boilers," "Report of James Renwick, LL.D., on mode of supplying the Erie Canal with water from Lockport to the Cayuga marshes," "On the Steam Engine" (continuation), "Railroads in the State of Pennsylvania" by Chevalier De Gerstner (under the more general title "Railroads of the United States") accompanied by a two-page table of Railroads Completed and In Progress in the State of Pennsylvania, "An essay on the boilers of steam engines" by A. Armstrong, "Fourth annual report of the president and directors to the stockholders of the L.C. & C. Railroad Company" (to be continued). Disbound, internally complete, slightly toned. Early summary report of railroads in Pennsylvania. 008902 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Amtrak Car Diagrams 

New York, NY: Wayner Publications, First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff illus. wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. [ii],89 pp., illus. No date of publication indicated. 031721 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 An American Railroad Builder: John Murray Forbes 
Pearson, Henry Greenleaf
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1911. 
Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. No Jacket 
Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, minor soiling to cloth, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Slight binding lean. Former owner's address inscription on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. ix,196 pp., frontis. portrait w/ tissue guard, (3) map plates. Copyright and publication date on copyright page, with only one printing indicated (Oct. 1911), but no date on title page, so either an exception to Houghton's usual designation or an early (second or later) printing. 034278 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 An Early New England Seaport: 10 Cut and Assembly Buildings in H-O Scale 0887400639 / 9780887400636
Gillon, Edmund V., Jr.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1986. First Edition
Softcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine. 
Large format booklet, card stock printed in color on one side only, with text. As issued; contents fully intact. 035270 
Price: 7.50 USD
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21 An Empire of Silver: An Illustrated History 0913582360 / 9780913582367
Brown, Robert L.
Denver, CO: Sundance Publications Limited, 1984. 
Pictorial Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. As New. As New 
2nd ptg.: Aug. 1986, orig. issued 1984. Pictorial hardcover, silver foil spine, in protective PVC sleeve. 001489 
Price: 32.50 USD
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22 Around the Circle: One Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains, Being a Description of a Trip Among Peaks, Over Passes and Through Canons of Colorado 

Chicago: Passenger Department of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad/R. R. Donnelley and Sons - Lakeside Press, First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. 
Booklet, illus. light blue wraps, oblong format. Undated [ca. 1880s?], printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Lakeside Press, Chicago. Front cover detached but present, moderately soiled, with rubbed edges and paper loss at top binding-edge corner. Rear cover shows some paper loss along edges, as does final leaf of text (not affecting any printed portions). Rear foldout map of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad is intact. A lovely booklet, each verso reproducing a period engraving or b&w photograph, with facing-page commentary on each recto. 32 pp., suggesting an earlier edition than the 1892 edition of 56 pp. 007500 
Price: 20.00 USD
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23 Aurora - Elgin Area Street Cars & Interurbans Volume 1: Fox River Division 1883461014 / 9781883461010
Peffers, Hopkins Stolp
Wheaton, IL: American Slide-Chart Corp., 1993. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. 031890 
Price: 75.00 USD
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24 Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa.: Record of Recent Construction - Compressed Air Locomotives [No. 46 - 1904] 

Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1904. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Spiral Bound 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. Fine. 
Light brown wraps, spiral-bound, oblong format. Facsimile reprint of original 1904 edition. As issued. 39 pp., illus., w/ insert. 030377 
Price: 20.00 USD
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25 Baldwin Locomotives Volume I, Number 1 (July 1922) - Devoted to the Interests of Railway Transportation and Motive Power 
Austin, W. A., and P. T. Warner (editors)
Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1922. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Good. 
Inaugural issue of the periodical. Covers are separated along binding fold, with both also detached from text block, but otherwise reasonably intact, with moderate soiling. Front cover lacks top corner. Rear cover shows closed tear along binding edge and approx. dime-sized hole with paper loss. 24 pp., illus. Contents clean and bright. Scarce. Front cover depicts Eddystone Shops. 009142 
Price: 50.00 USD
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