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41 International Library Of Technology. International Library of Technology [14] Operation of Dynamos and Motors, Electrical Railways.
Scranton International Textbook Company 1902 Hard Cover Very Good 
"International Library of Technology; a series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades, or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions. " Various pagination (approximately 300 pages) , many illustrations and diagrams, half leather, marbled endpapers, first few pages damp stained otherwise very good. MBW5 
Price: 150.00 USD
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42 International Library Of Technology. International Library of Technology [27] Locomotive Boilers; Steam, Cylinders, and Valve Gears; Locomotive Management; Breakdowns, Compound Locomotives.
Scranton International Textbook Company 1902 Hard Cover Very Good 
"International Library of Technology; a series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades, or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions. " Various pagination (approximately 500 pages) , many plates (some in color) , many text illustrations, half leather, marbled endpapers, very good. MBW1 
Price: 200.00 USD
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43 Johnston, Bob & Joe Welsh with Mike Schafer The Art of the Streamliner
Metro Books 2001 1586631462 / 9781586631468 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
144 pages, well illustrated, black cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar covering, former owner's embossed label otherwise fine. From the DJ: "Written and researched by a team of veteran transportation historians and illustrated with more than 175 black-and-white and full-color photographs of streamlined locomotives, dazzling passenger cars, legendary train designers, and gorgeous promotional brochures and posters, THE ART OF THE STREAMLINER is a stunning account of some of the most beautiful machines ever wrought by human hands." ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 144 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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44 Kell, C.M., Jr. Railroad Lanterns. an Easy to Use Buying Guide with Price References.
Marietta, GA Mabius Marketing Systems, Inc. 1981 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
32 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the introduction: "Railroad lanterns were as much a part of the history of railroads as rolling stock. There were conductors' lanterns, yard lanterns, pullman lanterns, brakeman lanterns, inspector lanterns, and track walker's lanterns to name a few. They were used not only for the lantern light but also for communication through signals, and for status through the development of special lanterns for various jobs. : 
Price: 50.00 USD
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45 LEWIS, OSCAR The big four : the story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the building of the Central Pacific.
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1938 Hard Cover 
418 pages, 16 plates, cloth, reprint, ex-library otherwise very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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46 Maiken, Peter T. Night Trains. the Pullman System in the Golden Years of American Rail Travel.
Beloit, Wisconsin Lakme Press 1989 0962148008 / 9780962148002 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
415 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar covering, very good. From Library Journal: "Railroad sleeping cars first ran in the United States in 1838; in 1858 George Pullman entered the business, and by 1899 his Pullman Company had achieved a nearly absolute monoply that lasted until 1968. This is the first comprehensive geographic study of the lines served by Pullman cars in the United States (a line is here defined as a car scheduled to run regularly between two stations, whether in one train or several). Most lines connected large cities, but before tourist travel was lost to the automobile one could have ridden a through sleeper, at least seasonally, on such unlikely lines as Washington, D. C. -Oquossoc, Me. A well-researched and valuable study for historians and railroad fans. .." ; 11.10 X 8.70 X 1.20 inches; 415 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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47 Maine. Railroad Commissioners. Forty Second Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of the State of Maine ~ 1901
Augusta, Kennebec Journal Print 1901 Hardcover Very Good- 
"With Statistical Tables Compiled from the Annual Returns of the Railroad Companies Operating Railroads in the State for the Year Ending June 30, 1901, Including Petitions, Decisions and Rules of the Board Made During the Year ending November 30, 1901." 246 and 422 pages, tables, cloth, lacks folding map in rear pocket, otherwise very good. Includes information on steam railroads, street railways, freight rates, grade crossings, harrow gauge railroads, passenger receipts, railroad employees and wages, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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48 MARSHALL, JOHN Rail facts and feats.
New York Two Continents Publishing Group, 1973 Hard Cover 
255 pages, approximately 800 illustrations (many in color), maps, tables, cloth, ex-library otherwise very good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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49 MARTI, FRANZ and TRUB, WALTER Simplon Lotschberg: die Simplonlinie der Schweizerischen Bundesbahnen u. die Bern-Lotschberg-Simplon-Bahn mit ihren Zufahrten . . . The Simplon line of the Swiss Federal Railways, the Berne-Lotschberg-Simplon Railway and the routes leading to them.
Zurich, Orell Fussli 1969 Hard Cover Very Good 
98 leaves, circa 100 illustrations (some in color), folding map in rear pocket, pictorial boards, 8 by 10 inches, very good. Mainly pictorial, the photos are of very high quality. In German, French, Italian and English. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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50 Mierzejewski, Alfred C. The Collapse of the German War Economy, 1944-1945 Allied Air Power and the German National Railway
Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press 1988 0807817929 / 9780807817926 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xx, [2], 285 pages, maps, tables, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From the publisher: "In this book Alfred Mierzejewski describes how the German economy collapsed under Allied bombing in the last year of World War II. He presents a broad-based, original study of German wartime industry and transportation, and of Allied air force planning and intelligence, including the first complete analysis in English of the German National Railway. The German industrial economy was extraordinarily dependent on the timely, adequate distribution of coal by railroad and inland waterway. The German National Railway in particular was the pivot of the finely balanced armaments production and distribution system created by Albert Speer. But Allied strategists did not immediately recognize this. Only in late 1944, when Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Sir Arthur Tedder built a new strategic consensus, was this vital coal/transport nexus severed. The result was the rapid paralysis of the Nazi war economy. Mierzejewski measures the economic consequences of the bombing by considering broad indices such as armaments and coal production, railway performance, and weapons deliveries to the armed forces. In addition, he shows how individual companies in each of Germany's major economic regions fared. By drawing on previously unexamined files of private German manufacturing companies, the Reich Transportation Ministry, and Allied air intelligence agencies, Mierzejewski creates a rare combination of economic analysis and military history that provides new perspectives on the German war economy and Allied air intelligence." ; 9.20 X 6.32 X 0.94 inches; F pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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51 Modelski, Andrew M. Railroad Maps of North America. the First Hundred Years.
Washington Library of Congress 1984 0844403962 / 9780844403960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
186 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, dust jacket, very good. 14 by 11 inches. Embossed label of the previous owner on front blank endpaper. From the dust jacket: Preserved in the Geography and Map Division of the Library Congress are the cultural artifacts of that great journey to the Pacific coast and into Alaska and as far south as the Isthmus of Techuantepec in Mexico... The ninety-two maps reproduced are a representative sample from that great collection. They illustrate the development of cartographic style and technique and record the achievements of the early railroaders. The maps selected vary in size from small foldout sketches to large-scale surveys and wall maps for display in ticket offices. There are progress report surveys for individual lines, official surveys, promotional maps, maps showing land grants and rights-of-way, and route guides published by commercial firms." ; 14.10 X 11.10 X 0.80 inches; 186 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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52 NOCK, O.S. (Oswald Stevens) World atlas of railways.
New York Mayflower Books / Heinemann, 1979 Hard Cover 
224 pages, well illustrated in color, maps, diagrams, charts, tables, cloth, dust jacket, 10-1/2 inches by 13-1/2 inches, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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53 PAUST, GIL Model railroading. How to plan, build and maintain your trains and pikes.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1981 0385130333 / 9780385130332 Hard Cover 
146 pages, illustrations, diagrams, cloth, dj, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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54 PINCUS, HOWARD High Iron. A publication on mainline steam activities in the U.S. and Canada.
New York Quadrant Press, 1974 Soft Cover 
Contents: Reading 2102 = D&H 302, Nickel plate 759, Southern 4501, Canadian National 6060, Ontario Rail 1057 & 136. 64 pages, ca. 150 illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. 3rd edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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55 Pullen, Clarence In Fair Aroostook, Where Acadia and Scandinavia's Subtle Touch Turned a Wilderness Into a Land of Plenty.
Madawaska Madawaska Historical Society 1973 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
94 pages, well illustrated, wrappers, very good. Reprint of the original edition published in 1902 by The Bangor & Aroostook R. R. Company. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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56 REINHARDT, RICHARD Out West on the Overland Train. Across-the-continent Excursion with Leslie's Magazine in 1877 and the Overland Trip in 1967.
Palo Alto, American West Publishing Company 1967 Hard Cover 
207 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dust jacket frayed otherwise very good. 9 by 13 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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57 Richardson, Ethel M. The Lion and the Rose (The Great Howard Story). Norfolk Line 957-1646. Suffolk Line 1603-1917. Vol. II
New York E. P. Dutton & Company ca 1923 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pages 313-614, cloth, very good. Volume 2 only. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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58 Rivard, Paul E. Lion. the History of an 1846 Locomotive Engine in Maine.
Maine State Museum 1987 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
63 pages, well illustrated, map, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the introduction: On Friday, December 3, 1897 the coastal schooner Sarah arrived at the wharf of the Portland Company carrying a most extraordinary cargo. Lashed on deck were two small, old-fashioned railroad engines which were among the oldest locomotives in New England. These engines, the Lion and the Tiger, had been sold for junk to Portland scrap dealer Thomas J. Towle, following a half-century of work carrying lumber from the mills at Whitneyville to the deep-water wharves at Machiasport. ; 63 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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59 Robertson, Edwin B. and, English, Benjamin W. , Jr. A Century of Railroading in Crawford Notch.
1990 0945414005 / 9780945414001 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
98 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, fine. Reprint of the updated edition of 1987. From the foreword: This purpose of our writing this book is to present a pictorial coverage of the first one-hundred years of railroading through Crawford Notch in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We limited our efforts to the area between Bartlett and Fabyan as this 18.5 mile segment contains the most spectacular scenery. Also included are the connected railroads in the area, some of which only lasted a few years. " M253 ; 98 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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60 Schwantes, Carlos A. Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest
University of Washington Press 1996 0295975350 / 9780295975351 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
359 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From Business History Review (Cambridge University Press) Vol. 68 Issue I: "Carlos Schwantes explores the myriad ways in which the railroads worked fundmental social and economic change on Washington, Orgeon, Idaho, and Montana. "; 10.10 X 9.80 X 1.10 inches; 359 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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