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Transportation : Railroads - General


Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad And The Development Of The American West, 1850-1930 - Richard J. Orsi

The only major U.S. railroad to be operated by westerners and the only railroad built from west to east, the Southern Pacific acquired a unique history and character. It also acquired a reputation, especially in California, as a railroad that peop......

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The Paths Of Inland Commerce: A Chronicle Of Trail, Road, And Waterway - Archer B. Hulbert

This work chronicles the miraculous development made in the field of transportation in the United States. Hulbert has elucidated upon the hurdles and opposition that the engineers and revolutionaries faced to bring on the expansion of the transpor......

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Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History - Claude Wiatrowski

From the first steam-powered locomotives of the early nineteenth century to the high-speed commuter trains of today, the American railroad has been a great engine powering the nations growth and industry. This book celebrates the glory and grandeu......

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Alco Locomotives - Brian Solomon

Once the second-largest steam locomotive builder in the U.S., American Locomotive Company (Alco) produced 75,000 locomotives, among them such famous examples as the 4-6-4 Hudsons and 4-8-4 Niagaras built for the New York Central, and the 4-6-6-4 C......

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Coal Trains: The History Of Railroading And Coal In The United States - , Patrick Yough

From the first, U.S. railroads have carried coal from mines to docks, steel mills, and power plants across the country. In this authoritative book spanning the whole of that history, from the mid-nineteenth century to present, noted rail author Br......

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The Cars Of Pullman - , Bill Howes

One of America's greatest business enterprises, the Pullman Company provided outstanding service aboard a vast fleet of railroad passenger cars that could be found in almost every nook and cranny of the United States. This illustrated history exam......

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Baldwin Locomotives - Brian Solomon

Philadelphia-based Baldwin began designing and building steam locomotives in the 1830s and gave the U.S. many of its most significant and famous types of steam,and diesel-electric motive power. This history of Baldwin is illustrated with a large s......

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Caboose - Brian Solomon

The image of a little red caboose trundling along behind a long freight train is a classic slice of Americana. With the help of nearly 300 marvelous modern and historical images depicting cabooses of all colors, this collection traces the devel......

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Rails Across Canada: The History Of Canadian Pacific And Canadian National Railways - Tom Murray

 Few stories in the annals of railroading are as compelling as the construction, evolution, and astounding successes of the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National railways. This sprawling volume combines two of Voyageur Press' most success......

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Trains Of Discovery: Railroads And The Legacy Of Our National Parks - Alfred Runte

A thoroughly revised and expanded successor to Runte’s Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks, the new edition now includes eastern historic sites and parks made possible or influenced by railroads. In addition to west......

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The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story Of Men Who Battled Greed To Save An Ailing Industry - Rushjr. Loving

A saga about one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the land-America's railroads-The Men Who Loved Trains introduces some of the most dynamic businessmen in America. Here are the chieftains who have run the railroads, including those w......

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Railroads Of Meridian - J Parker Lamb

This generously illustrated narrative follows the evolution of dozens of separate railroads in the Meridian, Mississippi, area from the destruction of the town's rail facilities in the 1850s through the current era of large-scale consolidation. Pr......

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Transportation : Railroads - General