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20th Century Limited, Rose, Alan
1 Rose, Alan 20th Century Limited
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1984 0-385-27767-9 / 9780385277679 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Cut and assemble a replica of the 20th Century Limited, the New York Central Lines train that ran between Grand Central Station in New York and Chicago. Stiff stapled wraps, pages on card stock and marked to be cut out to create color model. A Dolphin Book.; 11 x 14"; [56] pp; Slight cover wear and toning. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A Picture Journey Over SUNSET ROUTE, [Southern Pacific Lines]
2 [Southern Pacific Lines] A Picture Journey Over SUNSET ROUTE
San Francisco Southern Pacific Lines c1927 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
Being a series of reproductions of seventy-four photographs of the principal spots of scenic, romantic and historic interest between New York City - New Orleans - San Antonio - El Paso - Phoenix - San Diego - Los Angeles - San Francisco. Price One Dollar a Copy; Printed by Sunset Press. Wraps, covers reproduce paintings by Maurice Logan, Southern Pacific Lines route map follows b&w photographs; last date shown on map is 1927, no edition or printing is noted. Uncommon.; 8-1/2" x 12"; Yapp edges quite worn, dampstaining inside rear cover, with rippling affecting lower part of the last third of pages, tiny areas of loss where pages once stuck together (affecting 10 pp in all). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Along the right-of-way A portfolio of paintings by the American artist, Howard Fogg, depicting mostly scenes along the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad, Fogg, Howard  (Paintings); Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company / New York Central System
3 Fogg, Howard (Paintings); Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company / New York Central System Along the right-of-way A portfolio of paintings by the American artist, Howard Fogg, depicting mostly scenes along the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company / New York Central System 1964 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brief introduction by Howard Fogg, foreword by John Barriger marking the end of his tenure as Company President. Chiefly full-page color reproductions of Fogg's paintings with captions at page bottoms. Textured stiff white wraps, stapled. ; Oblong, 11" x 8-1/2"; Lightly soiled, faintly creased across front cover, very little wear, unmarked within. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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ELECTRIC RAILWAY HANDBOOK : A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and Tables for the Use of Operators, Engineers and Students, Richey, Albert S.
4 Richey, Albert S. ELECTRIC RAILWAY HANDBOOK : A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and Tables for the Use of Operators, Engineers and Students
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1924 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Maroon cloth over thin boards, gilt spine lettering, well-illustrated. First edition was 1915. Preface to this edition discusses the changes: In the decade since this the first edition of this Handbook was presented, there have been many changes in electric railway practice. Urgent necessity for the most economical operation has resulted in more rapid development than might have been expected ten years ago. The most striking single feature of this development is the light weight car; this has been accompanied by more scientific design of the car body...more considerable use of machinery in track cxonstruction and maintenance...necessitated radical rewriting of certain sections...; 4-1/4" x 6-3/4"; xiii, 798 pp; Covers lightly edgeworn and soiled, front free endpaper has been neatly excised, first and last few pages with spotting, pages generally VG. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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ELECTRIC RAILWAYS, Part I (ONLY), Norris, Henry H. (Instruction Paper Prepared by); Winfield Dexter Bearce (Revised by)
5 Norris, Henry H. (Instruction Paper Prepared by); Winfield Dexter Bearce (Revised by) ELECTRIC RAILWAYS, Part I (ONLY)
Chicago, Illinois American School of Correspondence (1920) Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Publishers red cloth, black lettering to front cover and spine, many b&w illustrations within, exam questions follow text. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 87+[2] pp; Boards lightly soiled, worn at edges, bumped at corners, spine cocked, ownership numbers inked to FFEP, a few spots of minor soiling, free of tears or writing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Elements of Railroad Track and Construction, Wilson, Winter L.
6 Wilson, Winter L. Elements of Railroad Track and Construction
New York John Wiley & Sons 1908 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Publishers dark blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, brown endpapers, well illustrated, Short-title publishers catalogue at rear. Stated First Editon, First Thousand.; 5" x 7-1/2"; v, 320, 20 pp; A very nice copy. Covers slightly soiled, inked prior owner name on front flyleaf, title page and one additional page. Tight binding, pages clean and without tears or additonal writing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Principles of LOCOMOTIVE OPERATION: A Study of the Modern Locomotive and Air Brakes Formerly published under the title "Principles of Locomotive Operation and Train Control", Wood, Arthur Julius
7 Wood, Arthur Julius Principles of LOCOMOTIVE OPERATION: A Study of the Modern Locomotive and Air Brakes Formerly published under the title "Principles of Locomotive Operation and Train Control"
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1925 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Publishers green cloth with gilt spine lettering, many b&w illustrations including fold-outs. Revised, Enlarged and Reset; no indication of any further printings. In rewriting this text, the author has featured the locomotive as a power plant in which the maximum possible amount of energy in the fuel should be available at the drawbar. ; 6" x 9"; xiii, 315 pp; Light wear/soiling to covers, light soiling and erased price to front free endpaper, sound binding, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION and the ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE Outline of Principles Involved in Railroad Electrification. A Comparison of Steam and Electric Locomotives. History of Electrification in United States. Data on Electrification in America, Europe and Australia., Manson, Arthur J.
8 Manson, Arthur J. RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION and the ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE Outline of Principles Involved in Railroad Electrification. A Comparison of Steam and Electric Locomotives. History of Electrification in United States. Data on Electrification in America, Europe and Australia.
New York Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Publishers maroon cloth, gilt spine lettering, many b&w illustrations.; 6" x 9"; viii, 332 pp; Cloth soiled and worn along edge, at corners and top/bottom of spine. Spine rubbed with loss of gilt. Prior owner name stamped to FFEP. Spine with lean and slight cracking to front hinge. Paper somewhat toned, a few pages have spots of soiling including one area where a paperclip was once attached (one leaf with closed tear as a result), pages are free of writing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Regulations governing the Relief Department of The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.
9 The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. Regulations governing the Relief Department of The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.
Baltimore, MD. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. 1910 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Early example of an employee benefits program. Tan stapled wraps, Certificate of Membership in the Relief Feature completed in 1910 in ink at the front. ; 4-1/2" x 6-1/2"; 71 pp; Light edgewear, wraps have caused first and last internal leaves to be slightly toned. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Santa Fe - Instructions for Operating and Maintaining Air Brake Equipment, A. T. & S. F. RY. CO.
10 A. T. & S. F. RY. CO. Santa Fe - Instructions for Operating and Maintaining Air Brake Equipment
[A. T. & S. F. RY. CO.] 1942 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
First edition was in 1911 and produced by M. E. Hamilton, later printings were produced by the Atcheson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. Loose-leaf, stiff flexible green covers, front lettered in black, covers with rounded edges, pages supplemented with many fold-out charts. ; 5-1/4" x 7-1/4"; 227 pp; Covers rubbed and bumped at upper left, first and last few pages show faint waterstain at upper right, prior owner name on first page. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Forum of The Miscellaneous Employees Union (Run of monthly issues starting with Vol. IV, No. 7, July 1928 through Vol. V, No. 12, December 1929), White, W. E. (Managing Editor)
11 White, W. E. (Managing Editor) The Forum of The Miscellaneous Employees Union (Run of monthly issues starting with Vol. IV, No. 7, July 1928 through Vol. V, No. 12, December 1929)
Salt Lake City, Utah Union Pacific System 1928-1929 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A group of monthly issues of this inside employee magazine for railroad employees. The run is complete (Jan. and Feb. 1929 are one issue); issues are bound with covers and are 22 pages. They are four-hole punched at left and bound with brown card stock and a pair of Acco fasteners. ; 7" x 9-3/4"; "Cover" is worn at spine and along edges, lightly soiled. Issues have rusted staples; some issues also have marginal dampstaining at the upper left. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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TRAINS TO THE RUSSIAN RIVER, Stindt, Fred A.
12 Stindt, Fred A. TRAINS TO THE RUSSIAN RIVER
Redwood City, California Pacific Coast Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society 1974 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Stiff wraps, stapled, green cover illustration with yellow lettering, well-illustrated with many b&w photos. This copy signed by the author on the title page. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 80 pp; Signed by Author; Slight cover wear. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM ... Rules and Instructions of the Transportation Department, Effective, October 1st, 1919, [Union Pacific Railroad Company]
13 [Union Pacific Railroad Company] UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM ... Rules and Instructions of the Transportation Department, Effective, October 1st, 1919
Union Pacific System 1919 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Issued by/for Union Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, The St. Joseph & Grand Island Railway Company. Pebbled black cloth, gilt lettering front, illustrations include limited use of spot color. ; 4" x 6-3/4"; 135 pp; Covers worn along edges and at spine, crease seen inside rear cover, small closed tear on last leaf, pages free of writing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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[The 1925] MODERN AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE: Construction and Operation, Prior, Frederick J.
14 Prior, Frederick J. [The 1925] MODERN AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE: Construction and Operation
Omaha, Nebraska Rail Heritage Publications 1982 Reprint Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reprint of title originally copyright 1925. Stiff brown wraos, perfect bound, gilt to front cover, illustrated.; 4-1/2" x 7-1/2"; 291 pp; Slight rubbing to cover, little wear, appears unread. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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