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Great Railroad Museums of the USA By Jan Young
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Great Railroad Museums of the USA is a guide for the devoted railfan. It details the sixty-seven largest, most interesting and most important railroad museums in the country, which are classified... More > into good, really good, great and really great groups. Individually the museums are discussed and highlights of their collections are listed. All are rated on their size, the rarity and antiquity of their collections, the quality of their work, the scope of their collections and their presentation to the public. The book is indexed and a map shows the museum’s geographic locations. A special index lists more than a hundred-sixty especially interesting cars and locomotives and describes where they can be found; ninety photographs provide illustration. Bonus chapters list and describe the six best museum rail rides in the country and nineteen instances of significant rail preservation outside of traditional railroad museums.< Less
Great Railroad Museums of the USA in Color By Jan Young
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Great Railroad Museums of the USA is a guide for the devoted railfan. It details the sixty-seven largest, most interesting and most important railroad museums in the country, which are classified... More > into good, really good, great and really great groups. Individually the museums are discussed and highlights of their collections are listed. All are rated on their size, the rarity and antiquity of their collections, the quality of their work, the scope of their collections and their presentation to the public. The book is indexed and a map shows the museum’s geographic locations. A special index lists more than a hundred-sixty especially interesting cars and locomotives and describes where they can be found; ninety photographs provide illustration. Bonus chapters list and describe the six best museum rail rides in the country and nineteen instances of significant rail preservation outside of traditional railroad museums.< Less
Great Railroad Museums of the USA in Color By Jan Young
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Great Railroad Museums of the USA is a guide for the devoted railfan. It details the sixty-seven largest, most interesting and most important railroad museums in the country, which are classified... More > into good, really good, great and really great groups. Individually the museums are discussed and highlights of their collections are listed. All are rated on their size, the rarity and antiquity of their collections, the quality of their work, the scope of their collections and their presentation to the public. The book is indexed and a map shows the museum’s geographic locations. A special index lists more than a hundred-sixty especially interesting cars and locomotives and describes where they can be found; ninety photographs provide illustration. Bonus chapters list and describe the six best museum rail rides in the country and nineteen instances of significant rail preservation outside of traditional railroad museums.< Less
Dave Peters: Railroader By David Peters
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This is the story of Dave Peters' 33-year railroad career. Dave worked a variety of jobs at the railroad repair shops in New Haven, CT. Hiring out on the New Haven Railroad in 1961, Dave became a... More > Penn Central employee in 1969 and then worked for Amtrak. During the course of his long career, Dave repaired car wheels, maintained car and locomotive air brake systems, and serviced locomotives. Dave is a well-known railroad historian, archivist, and collector who has a private "rail road" museum in his home. He lives in Wallingford, CT with his wife Barbara. "Dave Peters: Railroader" is a 6" x 9" perfect-bound softcover containing 151 pages. It's of interest to anybody who's interested in the New Haven Railroad, Penn Central, Amtrak, or railroad history in general.< Less
Ultimate Museum Musings By Travis Monday
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Contains the complete collection of 62 articles with photos previously published by the author in the Sweetwater Reporter in Sweetwater, Texas, about the history of Nolan County, Texas, and the... More > surrounding area. Includes an index and additional articles and chronologies designed especially for researchers and family historians. Topics include: Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), Royal Air Force (RAF), Double Heart Ranch and Rodeo, Harley Sadler, Lew Jenkins, Elvis Presley, Sweetwater Fire Department, Law Enforcement Stories (Lawmen & Outlaws), Cowboys and Indians, Frank Hamer, Drive In Theaters, Pan Zareta, Coca-Cola, Hospitals and Courthouses of Nolan County, Grogan Wells, Santa Fe Roundhouse, C-47 Airplane Crash, S. D. Myres, Salty Pups Football Team (Sweetwater Mustangs), Dorothy Scarborough (The Wind), Mulberry Mansion,Otto Carter, P-47, gliders, and more.< Less
Ultimate Museum Musings By Travis Monday
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Contains the complete collection of 62 articles with photos previously published by the author in the Sweetwater Reporter in Sweetwater, Texas, about the history of Nolan County, Texas, and the... More > surrounding area. Includes an index and additional articles and chronologies designed especially for researchers and family historians. Topics include: Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), Royal Air Force (RAF), Double Heart Ranch and Rodeo, Harley Sadler, Lew Jenkins, Elvis Presley, Sweetwater Fire Department, Law Enforcement Stories (Lawmen & Outlaws), Cowboys and Indians, Frank Hamer, Drive In Theaters, Pan Zareta, Coca-Cola, Hospitals and Courthouses of Nolan County, Grogan Wells, Santa Fe Roundhouse, C-47 Airplane Crash, S. D. Myres, Salty Pups Football Team (Sweetwater Mustangs), Dorothy Scarborough (The Wind), Mulberry Mansion,Otto Carter, P-47, gliders, and more.< Less
Dave Peters: Railroader: One Man's Journey on Three Railroads By David Peters
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This is the story of Dave Peters' 33-year railroad career. Dave worked a variety of jobs at the railroad repair shops in New Haven, CT. Hiring out on the New Haven Railroad in 1961, Dave became a... More > Penn Central employee in 1969 and then worked for Amtrak. During the course of his long career, Dave repaired car wheels, maintained car and locomotive air brake systems, and serviced locomotives. Dave is a well-known railroad historian, archivist, and collector who has a private "rail road" museum in his home. He lives in Wallingford, CT with his wife Barbara. "Dave Peters: Railroader" contains 151 pages. It's of interest to anybody who's interested in the New Haven Railroad, Penn Central, Amtrak, or railroad history in general.< Less
Arizona Railway Museum Equipment and Displays By Peter Cook
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This 24-page booklet provides full-color photos and descriptions of the 50-plus items on display at the Arizona Railway Museum in Chandler, Arizona. It includes six locomotives, one streetcar,... More > fifteen passenger cars, seventeen freight cars, five cabooses, three work train cars, and a number of smaller displays. An additional locomotive and six cars, stored on site by private owners, are also part of the display. This booklet serves as an informative guide during one’s visit, and as a valuable keepsake afterward. Second printing.< Less
Arizona Railway Museum Book Catalog 2010 By Allan Pratt
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A catalog of the roughly 500 volumes in the library of the Arizona Railway Museum, Chandler Arizona
VOICES PAST Book Three By BENSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
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A collection of Oral Histories gathered from Arizona residents. These personal stories were gathered over thirty years, from 1985 to 2015 and they cover over a century and a half of local, southern... More > Arizona history.Fist hand accounts of establishing a community. Cowboys, homesteaders, ranchers, Native Americans, Teachers, Students, Apache Dynamite Factory, Builders, Homemakers, and all of those who built a community from mountians, rivers and the land.< Less

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