Category: Railroads

Sort

Showing 1-30 of 79

Image for Plans of the Lakeshores Region

Plans of the Lakeshores Region

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Lakeshores Division, Niagara Frontier Region / The National Model Railroad Association: 2003

Seller ID: 1890005

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 35 pp., plus 2-page appendix with map showing routes of various railroad lines. Oblong - 8 1/2 x 14. Original wrappers, plastic comb binding. A collection of detailed plans showing the sides and cross-sections of various railroad buildings throughout the Lakeshores Region, with measurements and floor plans. An excellent resource for the model railroader or New York state railroad historian. View more info

Image for Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Specialty Press, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1924088

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1973 Stapled Binding. A catalog of images and specifications for various models of locomotives issued through the 1920s by American Locomotive Company. This edition is a reissue, reproduced from an original in the collection of the John Crerar Library in Chicago. View more info

Image for The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton Watches: 1924

Seller ID: 2207448

Condition: Fair


No publisher date (circa 1920s), large stain to pages and rear wrapper, one inch surface tear to multiple pages which obscures text in some places. 1924 Soft Cover. 35 pp. KEYWORDS: HAMILTON WATCH RAILROAD RAILWAYS TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES CLOCKS View more info

Image for Nothing Like It In The World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

Nothing Like It In The World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201953

Condition: Very Good


Spine cocked.Very light general wear. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 431 pp. Black & white photographs. The Union had won the Civil War; slavery was abolished. Lincoln, an early champion of railroads, would not live to see the next great achievement. It took brains, muscle, and sweat in quantities and scope never before ventured and required engineers and surveyors willing to lose their lives in the wilderness; men who had commanded and obeyed in war; workers from China, Ireland, and the defeated South; and capitalists betting their money for possible profit. Th... View more info

Image for Pacific Type Passenger Locomotives

Pacific Type Passenger Locomotives

By: American Locomotive Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: America Locomotive Company: 1960

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2068407

Condition: Near Fine


1960s reprint of earlier work. An exceptional copy. Information on western passenger trains. View more info

Image for Steam in Scotland - 1

Steam in Scotland - 1

By: Anderson, W.J.V.; Cross, Derek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1897623

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Includes original jacket. Bottom corner bumped.Very Good. 1983 Large Hardcover. 159 pp. Black & white photographs throughout. A photographic history of steam-powered railways in Scotland, featuring mainly images from the 1960s, an era when steam was being quickly replaced by other types of locomotive power. View more info

Image for A History of the Lehigh Valley Railroad: The Route of the Black Diamond

A History of the Lehigh Valley Railroad: The Route of the Black Diamond

By: Archer, Robert F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295370

ISBN: 0831071133

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One inch tear along jacket spine head. 1977 Large Hardcover. 369 pp. Illustrated endpapers show system map. Beautifully done history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad beginning with the discovery of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania and transport along the Lehigh Canal before tracing the construction and operation of the Lehigh Valley from its inception through its takeover by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1976. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos of rolling stock, stations and personnel. Includes maps, advertisements, and bibliography. View more info

Image for The Vanderbilt Era: Profiles of a Gilded Age

The Vanderbilt Era: Profiles of a Gilded Age

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200493

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. The Vanderbilt Era; The Commodore; William Henry; Cornelius II and Chauncey Depew; William K. and Alva; George and Richard Morris Hunt; The Daughters of William Henry; Henry White; Gertrude Whitney; Florence Adele Sloane; Consuelo; Grace; John Singer Sargent; Jay Gould; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Edmund C. Stanton; Edith Wharton; Henry Adams and His Brothers; Louis C. Tiffany and Stanford White; Mrs. Astor and Ward McAllister; John Pierpont Morgan; Genealogical Chart of the Vanderbil... View more info

Image for Pacific Type Locomotives

Pacific Type Locomotives

By: Baldwin Locomotive Works

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BLW: 1965

Seller ID: 2068405

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. 1965 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. A reprint of a classic 1914 text on western railroads. View more info

Image for Vauclain System of Compound Locomotives

Vauclain System of Compound Locomotives

By: Baldwin Locomotive Works

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Specialty Reprints: 1973

Seller ID: 2068410

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Light shelf wear. 1973 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Describes a then-revolutionary method of making compound trains. View more info

Image for Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide B&W (Fourth Edition)

Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide B&W (Fourth Edition)

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278012

ISBN: 1717236006

Condition: Fine


Brand new from author. 2018 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The new fourth edition combines both previous volumes into a single binding, and provides 200 extra pages of helpful information on S Gauge American Flyer trains. B&W photographs and illustrations. View more info

Image for Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide COLOR (Fourth Edition)

Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide COLOR (Fourth Edition)

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $56.95

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278013

ISBN: 1718769806

Condition: Fine


Brand new from author. 2018 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The new fourth edition combines both previous volumes into a single binding, and provides 200 extra pages of helpful information on S Gauge American Flyer trains. Color photographs and illustrations. View more info

Image for Greenberg's American Flyer S Gauge Operating and Repair Manual, 1945-1965

Greenberg's American Flyer S Gauge Operating and Repair Manual, 1945-1965

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280440

ISBN: 0897782186

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Number 186/200. A very nice copy. 1979 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. CONTENTS: Tools and Parts; Diagnosing a Problem; Power to the Engine; Dirty Wheels; Reverse Units and Wiring; Servicing Steam Engines; Smoke Clouds; Alco PA-1 and GP-7; Major Engine Overhauls; Winding Fields; Winding Armatures; Worn Out Diesel Wheel and Axle Bushings; Replacing a Bushing; Whistles and Horns; Accessories; 8 Diagrams by Trip Riley. View more info

Image for Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide B&W (Fourth Edition)

Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide B&W (Fourth Edition)

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2018

Seller ID: 2294686

ISBN: 1717236006

Condition: Very Good


Light crease on rear wrapper. 2018 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The new fourth edition combines both previous volumes into a single binding, and provides 200 extra pages of helpful information on S Gauge American Flyer trains. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. View more info

Image for The Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads (Centennial Edition)

The Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads (Centennial Edition)

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1963

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295371

ISBN: 083107034X

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Half-inch tear along jacket spine head jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1963 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 631 pp. The story of the Southern Pacific Railroad system that dominated the West Coast from Oregon to Los Angeles, Texas, and the Southwest, and of its earliest component, the Central Pacific Railroad. 631 pages of text, approximately 900 photographs and illustrations (7 in color), and maps. 121 of the photographs are by the noted railroad photographer, Richard Steinheimer. View more info

Image for Highball: A Pageant of Trains

Highball: A Pageant of Trains

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295686

ISBN: 0517004208

Condition: Near Fine


Tears along top edge of jacket, top rear side of jacket previously mended with tape. 1982 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 223 pp. The text is written throughout with all Mr. Beebe's exciting combination of expert's knowledge and layman's language, so that it presents no difficulties to the technically uninitiated. More than 190 photographs are included, the bulk of them taken by Mr. Beebe himself. View more info

Image for Mr. Pullman's Elegant Palace Car: The Railway Carriage that Established a New Dimension of Luxury and Entered the National Lexicon as a Symbol of Splendor

Mr. Pullman's Elegant Palace Car: The Railway Carriage that Established a New Dimension of Luxury and Entered the National Lexicon as a Symbol of Splendor

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 2295702

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket panel previously mended with tape, jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears and a few small chips, small surface tear on front jacket panel. 1961 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 574 pp. A feast for anyone who loves Pullman cars or the golden era of passenger train travel, this book is a tour of the interior and exteriors of George Pullman's brilliant invention, the sleeping car. As beautiful as any hotel, the luxurious Pullman cars captured the imagination of the nation and their interiors were some of the most deluxe in the country. Page after pag... View more info

Image for The Trains We Rode, Volume II [2]: Northern Pacific--Wabash

The Trains We Rode, Volume II [2]: Northern Pacific--Wabash

By: Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1966

Seller ID: 2295362

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1966 Large Hardcover. Volume 2 in this series covers the luxury passenger service offered by the Northern Pacific, the Nickel Plate-Lackawanna, the Norfolk & Western, the Northwestern, the Pennsylvania, the Long Island R. R., the Rock Island, the Southern Pacific, Missouri Pacific, Union Pacific, the Wabash, the Boston & Maine and other New England roads. Illustrated throughout with over 750 illustrations including drawings, black and white photos, a few color lithographs, and two paintings from noted railroad artist, Howard Fogg (see cover). Contains pp. 466-... View more info

Image for Rolling Thunder: A Portrait of North American Railroading

Rolling Thunder: A Portrait of North American Railroading

By: Benson, Gary J.; Frailey, Fred W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295368

ISBN: 0393029077

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1991 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. Here is the breadth and drama of trains in a stunning portfolio of photographs, all taken on the eve of the 1990s. The camera of Gary J. Benson takes the reader from New England to California, inside a locomotive and to the old engine burial ground. View more info

Image for Great Railway Stations of Europe

Great Railway Stations of Europe

By: Binney, Marcus; Hamm, Manfred; Foehl, Axel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295694

ISBN: 0500013462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. Minor general wear. 1985 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Includes 107 illustrations, 50 in color. Briefly traces the history of railway stations, shows stations in Britain, Germany, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, and Holland, and describes each terminal's background. View more info

Image for 400,000 Miles by Rail

400,000 Miles by Rail

By: Blanton, Burt C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1972

Seller ID: 2276119

ISBN: 0831070870

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed with minor loss. 1972 Large Hardcover. The recollections of a passenger who rode on every major train line active during the first decades of the 20th century. View more info

Image for Labyrinths of Iron: Subways in History, Myth, Art, Technology, and War

Labyrinths of Iron: Subways in History, Myth, Art, Technology, and War

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Henry Holt: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2282537

ISBN: 080503109X

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Traces the history and development of subways, focusing on the systems in London, Paris, and New York. View more info

Image for Railroads Deliver The Goods!

Railroads Deliver The Goods!

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1956

Seller ID: 2073358

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly toned. 1956 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. A comic book about commercial railroads. View more info

Image for Rails Across America

Rails Across America

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1955

Seller ID: 2073360

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly toned. 1955 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Comic book about the growth of American railways. View more info

Image for Ride The High Iron!

Ride The High Iron!

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1955

Seller ID: 2073363

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly toned. 1955 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Comic about the growth of passenger rail in America. View more info

Image for Rails Across America

Rails Across America

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1955

Seller ID: 2283072

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on second page, no chips and no tears. 1955 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15 pp. Comic book about the growth of American railways. View more info

Image for Rails Across America

Rails Across America

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1955

Seller ID: 2283073

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on second page, no chips and no tears. 1955 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15 pp. Comic book about the growth of American railways. View more info

Image for Ride the High Iron! A Picture Story about America's Modern Passenger Trains

Ride the High Iron! A Picture Story about America's Modern Passenger Trains

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1955

Seller ID: 2283074

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on second page, no chips and no tears. 1955 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Comic book about the growth of American railways. Released by the the School and College Service division of the Association of American Railroads. This interesting promotional comic tells the story of railroading. Standard 7x10 comic size, 16-pages, full color, newsprint cover and interior. A picture story about America's modern passenger trains with art by Bill Bunce. View more info

Image for Special Agent: A Picture Story About the Railroad Police

Special Agent: A Picture Story About the Railroad Police

By: Bunce, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Association of American Railroads: 1959

Seller ID: 2283075

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on second page, no chips and no tears. 1959 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Comic book about crime-solving on the American railways. Follows the story of two detectives on the trail of a pair of outlaw hobos. View more info

Image for Echoes from the Rocky Mountains. Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of the Romantic and Golden Age of the Great West, with, a Graphic Account of Its Discovery, Settlement and Grand Development

Echoes from the Rocky Mountains. Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of the Romantic and Golden Age of the Great West, with, a Graphic Account of Its Discovery, Settlement and Grand Development

By: Clampitt, John W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: American Mutual Library Ass'n: 1890

Seller ID: 2288787

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of front endpaper, a few pages lightly dog-eared. 1890 Hard Cover. xvi, 671 pp. Red cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations, decorated endpapers. Engravings throughout. Includes: several chapters on Mormons and Mormonism, discussion of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail lines, settlement of California and Northwest Territory, the telegraph, Yosemite and Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, railroads, Native Americans, etc., etc. View more info