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1877 Baldwin Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive Catalog By Baldwin Locomotive Works
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Founded in the 1830’s, the Baldwin Locomotive Works rapidly became America’s premier builder of steam engines for railway use. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a new standard emerged... More > on the railroads of 4’ 8.5”. Yet this gauge proved prohibitively expensive in mountainous regions and for mining operations. Thus, a narrow gauge standard was developed of three feet or, in Canada, three and one-half feet. This catalog, which dates from 1877, shows Baldwin’s full line of narrow gauge products, and includes technical specifications and other data. This version of the book has been slightly enlarged and reformatted for readability, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Industrial Narrow Gauge Illustrated Volume One Number One By Jeremy Tilston
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Scale drawing & photograph resource for large scale industrial narrow gauge railway modellers
Industrial Narrow Gauge Illustrated Volume One Number One By Jeremy Tilston
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Scale drawing & photograph resource for large scale industrial narrow gauge railway modellers
Electric Railway Dictionary By Rodney Hitt
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If you are a fan of trolley cars, interurban streetcars and electric railroading, then The Electric Railway Dictionary is a book you need to have on your shelf! This historic text is far more than... More > just a dictionary, although it does contain over sixty pages of definitions of terms. Most of this nearly 400-page book however, is devoted to cataloging various types of trolley cars and electric locomotives, their components, and related hardware. Hundreds of illustrations, including car plans and photographs, make this book indispensable for the railfan, modeler and museum docent. This high-quality reproduction even includes all of the original ads in the back.< Less
Railway Calendar 2010 By Jim Parley
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A selection of views of steam trains taken on a number of different railways in the UK, both working and preserved, in both standard and narrow gauges, plus some pictures of models in Pendon Museum.
Bagley Wood Railway Catalogue of Souvenir Railway Letter Stamps By Jeremy Tilston
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An illustrated catalogue of the souvenir 'railway letter' stamps issued by the Bagley Wood Narrow Gauge Model Railway 1984-2007
Bagley Wood Railway Catalogue of Souvenir Railway Letter Stamps By Jeremy Tilston
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An illustrated catalogue of the souvenir 'railway letter' stamps issued by the Bagley Wood Narrow Gauge Model Railway 1984-2007
1907 Track Supplies and Railway Material Catalog By Buda Foundry & Mfg. Co.
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Located just outside Chicago in the city of Harvey, Illinois, the Buda Foundry and Manufacturing company supplied the nation’s railroads with special trackwork and the jacks, drills, scales,... More > levels, and signals needed to maintain the right-of-way. The company also had a reputation for building durable velocipedes, hand cars and push cars for line crews. In the first decade of the 1900’s, Buda’s business grew 300%. Produced in 1907 when the company was running hot, this detailed catalog runs over 300 pages and is profusely illustrated. It’s a wonderful reference for the docent,model railroader, or rail fan.< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< Less
The Pacific Coast Railway Comes to Arroyo Grande and Los Alamos By Charlie H. Johnson, Jr.
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This book tells the story of the pioneering narrow-gauge railroad on California's Central Coast. Growing from a two-thousand foot freight line running from the nearest wagon road to the Port San Luis... More > pier in the early 1970s, eventually the Pacific Coast Railway extended northwards to the city of San Luis Obispo and southwards through Low Alamos to Los Olivos, in the Santa Yanez Valley, by the mid-1880s. This book tells its story through the unique newspaper and photo records of the BENNETT-LOOMIS ARCHIVES in Arroyo Grande, CA. Originally published as two books--one for the centennial of the arrival of the Pacific Coast Railway into Arroyo Grande in 1881 and one for the centennial of its arrival in Los Alamos in 1882--this publication combines both into a single volume. In addition to the narrative of the construction and operation of the railway line, the text also includes anecdotes about "P.C. Railway Humor" and "Wrecks and Mishaps."< Less