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Railroads Across North America

Railroads Across North America

 An illustrated history from the might of yesteryear's rail empires to the railroad's current roles, here is the fabulously colorful story of the industry that moved nations and stirs imaginations to this...
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The Great American Scenic Railroads

The Great American Scenic Railroads

 The locomotives of the heyday of American rail restored and running on scenic railroads....
$14.99
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Virginia Railroads

This book is an overview and history of the railroads that operated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Including operational information, photos, maps, and additional data, it gives the reader a good appreciation...
$29.95 $23.96
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North American Railroad Family Trees

North American Railroad Family Trees

Brian Solomon offers an unprecedented series of visual “family trees” tracing decades of convoluted mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies that have resulted in North American railroading as we know it today....
$40.00 $32.00
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America's Rail Pictorial

America's Rail Pictorial

America’s Rail Pictorial is a deluxe full-color large 10” x 11” coffee table-format hardbound book by noted railroad author/painter/photographer Russ Porter.Featuring hundreds of photographs of steam, diesel, electric, freight, passenger train and...
$44.95 $35.96
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Chesapeake & Ohio Diesel Locomotives 1949-1972 in Color

Chesapeake & Ohio Diesel Locomotives 1949-1972 in Color

Complete rosters, and data on C&O's dieselization and experience with first and second generation diesel locomotives, through the C&O/B&O era up to Chessie System. C&O, the ultimate steam railway, opted for diesels...
$39.95 $31.96
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Burlington Zephyrs Photo Archive

With declining passenger revenues Burlington President Ralph Budd realized something unique was need to lure passengers back to train travel. The result was the Zephyr. Featured in high quality photos and descriptive...
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Modern Diesel Power

Modern Diesel Power

The 1960s onward witnessed unprecedented technological and horsepower developments in the field of diesel-electric locomotives. Spurred by market demands, EMD and GE have developed locomotives of ever-greater speeds and tractive effort, allowing...
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Vintage Diesel Power

Vintage Diesel Power

This formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives. Author Brian Solomon covers every prominent...
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North American Railroads

North American Railroads

This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features consise histories of 101 U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Illustrated with period and modern photography in both color and...
$40.00 $32.00
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