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Image for American Railroad Bridges; From Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 21, 1889

American Railroad Bridges; From Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 21, 1889

By: Cooper, Theodore

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Engineeering News Publishing Company: N.D.

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 28996


Poor; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; New York; 60 numbered pages; 8 full page black & white plates (bridge photos), 18 large fold-out drawings of bridge structures and design, 2 fold-out charts. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Binding is broken, though front and back boards are holding on by threads. Interior pages bound together, except for two loose fold-outs. Pages are clean and bright; fold-outs are fragile with some taped at seams and others showing tears on folds, a few completely separated.(Only one fold-out seems incomplete). Interesting fold-out drawings inclu... View more info

Image for Car Plans of the Chicago Surface Lines. Bulletin 38 of Electric Railway Historical Society

Car Plans of the Chicago Surface Lines. Bulletin 38 of Electric Railway Historical Society

By: Editor, Electric Railway Historical Society.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Electric Railway Historical Society: 1960

Seller ID: 30410


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 34 pp. , in pictorial wraps. Diagrams of the cars of the Chicago Surface Lines. Cover lightly tanned & lightly soiled on edges. Short corner crease on front cover. Pages clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for The Iowa Pool A Study in Railroad Competition, 1870-84

The Iowa Pool A Study in Railroad Competition, 1870-84

By: Grodinsky, Julius

Price: $27.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28818


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages, bound in red cloth with orange top-stain. Three maps in text: 1) Competitive Routes, Chicago-Missouri Valley; 2) Local Competition 1875-79; 3) Gould Roads, 1879-1881, and Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy. Clean bright cover; light wear base of spine. Endpapers darkened; previous owner's name at front endpaper and stamped on top edge of text block. Internals crisp and unmarked. Jacket has a couple shallow tears and longer tear at edge of spine., mended on underside. Using the records of the Chicago, Burlington and ... View more info

Image for The Tootin' Louie: A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway (BONUS Book: The Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway, A Photographic HIstory)

The Tootin' Louie: A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway (BONUS Book: The Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway, A Photographic HIstory)

By: Hofsommer, Don L.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press: 2006

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 546

ISBN: 0816643660


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Also includes Bonus Book, see below. 374 pages, bound in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with b & w photos, maps. Fine book, crisp, clean, tight, unmarked.BONUS BOOK: The Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway, A Photographic HIstory; also by Don L. Hofsommer; 2009, University of Minnesota Press; 278 pp, paperback. In Fine, as new condition. Both books suitable for gift giving. ; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped & shipped in a box. View more info

Image for The Aurora & Elgin Limited; First 15 Newsletters, 1976-81

The Aurora & Elgin Limited; First 15 Newsletters, 1976-81

By: Hyett, Steve (President and Newsletter Editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad Historical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 726


Very Good; 3-ring binder; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Aurora, IL; Red three-ring binder with 15 issues of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad Historical Society newsletter. Issues are 2-12 pages and include Vol. 1, 1-6, 1976-1977; Vol. 2, 1-4, 1977-78. Vol. 3, 1-4, 1978-80. Vol. 4, 1, 1981. Also includes several data sheet sets: The Fox & Illinois Union Railway Co. and The New Third Rail Double Track Electric Railroad (CA&ERR), and a booklet titled Riverview Park (On the CA&ERR) . The red binder has scuffing on the back cover and a 4' split in front joint (repaired with clear tape). Newsletters are... View more info

Image for International Library of Technology: New York Air-Brake, Apparatus and Its Operation

International Library of Technology: New York Air-Brake, Apparatus and Its Operation

By: International Library of Technology

Price: $31.50

Publisher: International Library of Technology: 1913

Seller ID: 28290


Very Good+; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Half leather binding, banded spine; gilt lettering and rules; green cloth; green marbled endpapers; edges stained red. Hundreds of drawings, dozens of beautiful color fold-outs of various apparatus. Contents include: New York Air-Brake Pumps, NY Triple Valves and Brake Valves; NY Air-Brake Troubles; Train Operation; NY Foundation Brake Gear; NY Air Signal and High-Speed Brake; B 3 Locomotive Brake Equipment; L T Automatic Control Equipment; NY Type J Passenger Triple Valves; NY Type K Freight Triple Valves; NY Type GN Freight Triple Valve... View more info

Image for Susquehanna: New York Susquehanna and Western RR

Susquehanna: New York Susquehanna and Western RR

By: Krause, John; Ed Crist

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carstens Publications: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30475

ISBN: 0911868801


Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, as new. 98 pp. in pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

Image for The Connecticut Company Standard Practice and Specification for the Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Lines, Signal Line,and Utilization Equipment.

The Connecticut Company Standard Practice and Specification for the Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Lines, Signal Line,and Utilization Equipment.

By: Office of Chief Engineer Power & Equipment, New Haven Connecticut

Price: $31.50

Publisher: The Connecticut Company: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30411


Near Fine; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Reprint of original 1921 specification manual for 600 volt direct current overhead trolley construction. Publisher and date of the reprint unknown. 36 pages, stapled binding. 23 pages of diagrams. Clean, bright and unmarked. Front cover reproduced with a discolored area at top. Else Fine. View more info

Image for 57 Plans Compiled in the Office of Chief Engineer of Maintenance of Way for the Pennsylvania Railroad

57 Plans Compiled in the Office of Chief Engineer of Maintenance of Way for the Pennsylvania Railroad

By: Smith, Hal, (editor).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boynton & Associatesi: 1967

Seller ID: 28066


Good+; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 57 pages, bound in green pictorial wraps. 57 plans selected from the hundreds gathered in the M.W. 61 Standard Maintenance of Way Plans, Philadelphia 1906. Covers rubbed; corner tips lightly worn. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

Image for Our Railroad Heritage: The Union Pacific in Wyoming

Our Railroad Heritage: The Union Pacific in Wyoming

By: Uinta County Museum Board; Richards, Mary (Researcher)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Unita County Museum Board: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13246


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages in wraps, spiral wire binding. Minor short crease on back cover. Else fine. Crisp, unmarked. Includes brief histories of early passenger trains, towns along the track, the Great Aspen Tunnel, Great Altamont Tunnel, Evanston Roundhouse, Evanston Ice Industry, Dr. William Hocker, Evanston Union Pacific Depot, and seniority lists of firemen & engineers from 1881 to 1926.; View more info

Image for To the Mountains by Rail: People, Events, and Tragedies... the New York, Ontario and Western Railway and the Famous Sullivan County Resorts

To the Mountains by Rail: People, Events, and Tragedies... the New York, Ontario and Western Railway and the Famous Sullivan County Resorts

By: Wakefield, Manville B.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Wakefair Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 442


Very Good+ in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Grahamsville, NY; 415 pages, bound in brick red cloth. Illustrated with hundreds of b & w photos. Firmly bound, clean cloth cover; moderate wear to base of spine. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. In Good only jacket with chipping & wear to edges, folds; soil and smudging on white portions of jacket. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Cars of the Pennsylvania Railroad

By: Wayner, Robert J., (ed.).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wayner Publications: 1977

Edition: -

Seller ID: 28067


Very Good; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages, pictorial wraps. Black & white photos, brief descriptions of Pennsylvania Railroad Cars. Good to Very Good book. Cover rubbed; light yellowing. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info