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Image for Union Pacific Official Color (Colour) Photography Book I (One, 1)

Union Pacific Official Color (Colour) Photography Book I (One, 1)

By: (LeMassena) Le Massena Robert A / Yanosey, Robert J

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Morning Sun Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018591


128pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. Stunning colour photography by commissioned skilled photographers from the 1930s onwards, Yellow decorated boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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20th Century, The Greatest Train in the World

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Howell-North Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018590


180pp, illustrated endpapers, index, appendix, black and white photographs, colour illustration to title page. Grey illustrated boards, slight bumping to corners, minor marks, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with small losses, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Railway Mileposts: British Columbia Volume 1 the CPR Mainline Route from the Rockies to the Pacific Including the Okanagan Routes and CN's Canyon Route

Railway Mileposts: British Columbia Volume 1 the CPR Mainline Route from the Rockies to the Pacific Including the Okanagan Routes and CN's Canyon Route

By: Burrows, Roger G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canada, Railway Milepost Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021605


112pp, index, bibliography, maps, black and white photographs. Large format softback, slight edge rubbing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Amtrak: An American Story

Amtrak: An American Story

By: Carper, Tom / McHugh, Joe / Reistrup, Paul / Sullivan, Denny / VanderClute, Bob / Bullock, Lee / Mallery, Gil / Gunn, David / Boardman, Joe

Price: £75.00

Publisher: USA, National Railroad Passenger Corporation: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021274


144pp, photographs and illustrations throughout, many in colour, maps. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The first 40 years of the history of the company. View more info

Image for Along Artistic Lines: Two Centuries of Railway Art 1804 - 2004

Along Artistic Lines: Two Centuries of Railway Art 1804 - 2004

By: Cole, Beverley / Scott, Andrew / The Guild of Railway Artists

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cornwall, Atlantic Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020615


127pp, index, biographies, colour illustrations throughout. Landscape format, blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Locomotives of the Rio Grande: A Detailed Locomotive Roster of the Rio Grande System 1871 - 1980

Locomotives of the Rio Grande: A Detailed Locomotive Roster of the Rio Grande System 1871 - 1980

By: Colorado Railroad Museum

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Colorado Railroad Museum: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021189


96pp, drawings, black and white photographs, technical data, loose leaflet detailing a Summary of Equipment at January 1, 1948. Large format softback, colour fading to spine and adjacent edges, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Rails Along the Hudson: A Pictorial Review of Four Decades on the New York Central Between New York City and Albany

Rails Along the Hudson: A Pictorial Review of Four Decades on the New York Central Between New York City and Albany

By: Crawford, Thomas M / Kramer, Frederick A

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, Quadrant Press Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015653


96pp, black and white photographs throughout with supporting text. Large format softback, light edge rubbing, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Portrait of the Rails: From Steam to Diesel

Portrait of the Rails: From Steam to Diesel

By: Donald Ball, Jr / Introduction By David P Morgan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, New York Graphic Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021581


304pp, index, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Grey boards, slight fading to edges, small (production) mark to title page, a VG copy in a near VG (edge chipping/creasing, minor loss) dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives: A Pictorial Anthology of Western Railroading

Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives: A Pictorial Anthology of Western Railroading

By: Duke, Donald (Compiler)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: USA, Golden West Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018587


88pp, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, illustrated endpapers. Brown boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (small surface loss to front flyleaf where label removed, small corner losses, a few marks to rear, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 13th printing of second edition. View more info

Image for Railroads of the Black Hills: A Collector's Album of a Vanishing Era in Railroadiana

Railroads of the Black Hills: A Collector's Album of a Vanishing Era in Railroadiana

By: Fielder, Mildred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Superior Pub Co: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020180


176pp, bibliography, maps, black and white photographs throughout. Brown boards, general light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a Good (edge chip with losses mainly to spine and corners, slight edge fading, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Yarns about engines and men on the narrow gauge pike. View more info

Image for Twilight of the Great Trains

Twilight of the Great Trains

By: Frailey, Fred W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018586


192pp, index, photographs throughout, some in colour. Landscape format hardback, black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A study of 11 railroad systems dealt with the decline of passenger services in the 1960s. View more info

Image for When Steam Was King. Railroads of the Central Mother Lode Region of California: Sierra Railway, Pickering Lumber Company, West Side Lumber Company

When Steam Was King. Railroads of the Central Mother Lode Region of California: Sierra Railway, Pickering Lumber Company, West Side Lumber Company

By: French, Gerald L

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Eureka Publishing, Petaluma, CA: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021867


viii + 241pp, bibliography, track plans, black and white photographs throughout, including a section of stunning night photography by Richard Steinheimer. Laminated pictorial boards, minor rubs, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Great Passenger Trains: The Milwaukee Road's Hiawathas

Great Passenger Trains: The Milwaukee Road's Hiawathas

By: Gruber, John E / Solomon, Brian

Price: £100.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016062


160pp, index, sources, endpaper drawings, illustrated throughout with photographs and adverts, many in colour. Orange boards, a Fine copy in dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for The American Streamliner Postwar Years

The American Streamliner Postwar Years

By: Heimburger, Donald J / Byron, Carl R

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, HEIMBURGER HOUSE PUBLISHING COMPANY: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021285


200pp, index, illustrations throughout, most in colour, pictorial endpapers, contents in 2 main sections:- 1945 - 1949: Postwar Pinnacle of Perfection; 1950 - 1959: Their Noontide Passes. Red boards, slight bumping to one corner, and top edge in one place, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Trains of America: All-Color Railroad Photography Featuring the Late Steam and Early Diesel Era

Trains of America: All-Color Railroad Photography Featuring the Late Steam and Early Diesel Era

By: Heimburger, Donald J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Heimburger House Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021582


204pp, index, nearly 400 full colour photographs. Brown boards, slight bump to spine head, light edge rubbing, a VG copy in a near VG (slight edge rubbing/chipping with small loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Royal Blue Line: The Classic B&O Train between Washington and New York

Royal Blue Line: The Classic B&O Train between Washington and New York

By: Herbert H. Harwood Jr. / Foreword By Courtney B Wilson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021216


200pp, index, bibliography, 4 appendices, photographs and illustrations throughout, some in colour, maps. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The story of the Royal Blue Line, launched by the Baltimore & Ohio in 1890. View more info

Image for Midland Record No.1 Supplement: American Locomotives of the Midland Railway

Midland Record No.1 Supplement: American Locomotives of the Midland Railway

By: Hunt, David

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Didcot, Wild Swan Publications Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021327


58pp, drawings, black and white photographs, data tables. Large format softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. Excellent reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for Two Feet Between the Rails: Volume I (One, 1): The Early Years

Two Feet Between the Rails: Volume I (One, 1): The Early Years

By: Jones, Robert C

Price: £50.00

Publisher: USA, Sundance Publications Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015657


416pp, index, 13 chapters, maps, drawings, photographs, some in colour. Large hardback, pictorial boards, 1/4 bound in buckram with gilt titling, boards now in removeable protective sleeve. Small bump to 1 corner otherwise a VG clean tight copy. First volume covering the railroads consolidated into the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad in 1908. Packed weight approx 2.1kg, UK p&p £5.00, shipping at cost to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Streamliners to the Twin Cities Photo Archive: 400, Twin Zephyrs, & Hiawatha Trains (Photo Archives)

Streamliners to the Twin Cities Photo Archive: 400, Twin Zephyrs, & Hiawatha Trains (Photo Archives)

By: Kelly, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Iconografix: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021220


128pp, black and white photographs and illustrations. Landscape format softback, creasing to lower rear cover corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. Contents in 5 sections:- 1 Chicago - Railroad Capital of the World; 2 Chicago & North Western 400; 3 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Twin Zephyrs; 4 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Hiawatha; 5 Twin Cities Depots and Operations. View more info

Image for Canadian Pacific Diagrams and Data: Steam Locomotives

Canadian Pacific Diagrams and Data: Steam Locomotives

By: Lavallee, Omer (Editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Canada, Railfare Enterprises Limited: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021839


72pp, drawings, technical data. Large format softback, a VG copy. This is reproduced from the official book 'Classification and Dimensions of Locomotives', published by Canadian Pacific, revised February 1, 1947. Useful reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for Monon in Color (Colour)

Monon in Color (Colour)

By: Lewnard, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, Morning Sun Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021281


128pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. Gold coloured boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Monograph on the unique Indiana railroad, excellent reference for the historian or modeller. View more info

Image for MBI Railroad Color History: Penn Central Railroad

MBI Railroad Color History: Penn Central Railroad

By: Lynch, Peter E

Price: £32.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015337


160pp, index, illustrated throughout with photographs, most in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, occasional crease to page corner otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (closed tear to rear panel, small loss to 1 corner, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Railroad Scene

The Railroad Scene

By: Middleton, William D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Golden West Books: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020341


144pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout, a photographic album of the total North American railroading scene, of locomotives and trains, of railroad people and railroad places, from coast to coast and north of the border. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good+ (slight edge rubbing, minor marks, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Rails Around the Sound: A Railfan's Guide to the Puget Sound Area

Rails Around the Sound: A Railfan's Guide to the Puget Sound Area

By: Olah, Dan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Northwest Images: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021417


20pp, map, illustrations. A VG copy. View more info

Image for The Train Stops Here: New Mexico's Railway Legacy

The Train Stops Here: New Mexico's Railway Legacy

By: Riskin, Marci L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021458


viii + 156pp, index, bibliography, 4 appendices, maps, 90 photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Dragon Steel: The ALCO Action Album

Dragon Steel: The ALCO Action Album

By: Romano, Andy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Four Ways West Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15320


128pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. Undated but advertising sheet refers to books available summer 2000, so presume published early 2000. Laminated pictorial boards, minor abrasions ro rear board otherwise VG clean tight copy. Features over 200 colour photographs, covering virtually every ALCO model, including more than 90 railroads. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Classic American Streamliners

Classic American Streamliners

By: Schafer, Mike / Welsh, Joe

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021232


160pp, index, photographs and illustrations throughout, most in colour. Blue boards, light edgewear, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Classic American Streamliners

By: Schafer, Mike / Welsh, Joe

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021290


160pp, index, photographs and illustrations throughout, most in colour. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy in (edge nick/rub to one corner) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The American Passenger Train

The American Passenger Train

By: Schafer, Mike / with Joe Walsh and Kevin Holland

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., MBI Publishing Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021287


156pp, index, pictorial endpapers, photographs and illustrations throughout, most in colour. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in (slight edge rubbing, small closed edge tear to rear) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Union Pacific (UP) Color (Colour) Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Union Pacific (UP) Color (Colour) Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

By: Schmitz, Lou

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Morning Sun Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018588


128pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. A pictorial record of Union Pacific equipment based on the 1950s to 1970s. Brown boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Useful reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for Union Pacific: Official Color (Colour) Photography Book II (Two, 2)

Union Pacific: Official Color (Colour) Photography Book II (Two, 2)

By: Schmitz, Lou / Yanosey, Robert J

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, Morning Sun Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016061


128pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. Red on blue boards, a Fine copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The 400 Story: Chicago & North Western's Premier Passenger Trains

The 400 Story: Chicago & North Western's Premier Passenger Trains

By: Scribbins, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, PTJ Books: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021217


232pp, index, photographs throughout, mainly black and white, illustrated endpapers. Landscape format, green boards, bumping/rubbing to corners, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Hiawatha Story

The Hiawatha Story

By: Scribbins, Jim

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kalmbach Books: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018593


267pp, index, black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Landscape format hardback. light wear only, brown boards with silver on black band to front board. Overall a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by author on title page. View more info

Image for Great Passenger Trains: Southern Pacific Passenger Trains

Great Passenger Trains: Southern Pacific Passenger Trains

By: Solomon, Brian

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016518


160pp, index, pictorial endpapers, bibliography, illustrated with classic railroad publicity photos, plus b+w and colour scenes. Maroon boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Santa Fe: ATSF Color (Colour) Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Santa Fe: ATSF Color (Colour) Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

By: Stagner, Lloyd E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, Morning Sun Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016373


128pp, 300 captioned colour photographs. Black boards, a Fine probably unread copy in VG dustwrapper. Features Santa Fe equipment from 1945 to the 1970s. Lightweight and heavyweight passenger cars, boxcars, reefers, gons, hoppers together with non-revenue equipment are covered in this book. View more info

Image for ERIE Power: Steam and Diesel Locomotives of the ERIR Railroad from 1840 to 1970. Also Included are Lackawanna Diesels and Multiple Unit Cars That Existed After the 1960 Merger

ERIE Power: Steam and Diesel Locomotives of the ERIR Railroad from 1840 to 1970. Also Included are Lackawanna Diesels and Multiple Unit Cars That Existed After the 1960 Merger

By: Staufer, Alvin F / Westing, F

Price: £50.00

Publisher: USA, Alvin F Staufer: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020284


448pp, over 1000 illustrations cover the complete motive power history of the Erie railroad from 1840 to 1970. Black boards, slight spine twist, foxing/marks to endpapers/half-title page, otherwise a VG copy in (slight edge rubbing, colour fading to spine, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Southern Pacific Motive Power Annual 1971

Southern Pacific Motive Power Annual 1971

By: Strapac, Joseph A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chatham Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018816


64pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs. Large softback, slight browning to covers near lower spine, light edge rubbing, overall a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for By Streamliner, New York to Florida

By Streamliner, New York to Florida

By: Welsh, Joe

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Andover Junction Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015652


144pp, photographs throughout, many in colour, appendix. . Large softback, a Fine copy. Emphasis on the Silver Meteor and Champion trains but coverage given to other variants too. View more info

Image for Great Passenger Trains: Baltimore and Ohio's Capitol Limited and National Limited

Great Passenger Trains: Baltimore and Ohio's Capitol Limited and National Limited

By: Welsh, Joe

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021551


160pp, index, bibliography, photographs throughout, many in colour. Brown boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Great Passenger Trains: Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited

Great Passenger Trains: Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited

By: Welsh, Joe (Foreword By Robert S McGonigal)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016020


160pp, illustrated endpapers, index, bibliography, illustrated throughout with photographs, prints, advertising notices. Black boards, a Fine clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The American Railroad Freight Car: From the Wood-Car Era to the Coming of Steel

The American Railroad Freight Car: From the Wood-Car Era to the Coming of Steel

By: White, John H., Jr.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: USA, The John Hopkins University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015659


xi + 644pp, index, notes, 2 appendices, data tables, illustrated with drawings, photographs. Buff boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (edge creasing to top edge of front panel, to be supplied in removeable protectived sleeve) dustwrapper. Fascinating study of the American freight cars using hundreds of historical photographs and detailed blueprints. Very heavy book, packed weight approx 4.2kg, UK p&p £10, other destinations at cost. View more info

Image for Rails in the Canadian Rockies

Rails in the Canadian Rockies

By: Wolf, Adolf Hungry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Canada, Good Medicine Books: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021264


368pp, bibliography, 2 colour paintings and 1 colour photograph, over 500 black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. gilt on green cloth boards, pictorial endpapers, small sellers label to verso of frontispiece, overall a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Superbly illustrated book. View more info

Image for Great Passenger Trains: Santa Fe Chiefs

Great Passenger Trains: Santa Fe Chiefs

By: Yenne, William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, MBI Publishing Co: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016172


160pp, index, endpaper maps, illustrations throughout, many in colour. Brown boards, a Fine copy in dustwrapper. This book covers the Chief and Super Chief trains, together with their predecessors and contempoaries, including the California Limited, El Capitan, the Grand Canyon, the Texas Chief, the San Francisco Chief and the Southwest Chief. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info