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Souls of Norcross; A Railroad Town with an Afterlife By Sally Toole Will Aymerich
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Haunted stories and historic images come back to life on the pages of 'Souls of Norcross', a chronicle based on true history and true paranormal experiences of a railroad town with an active... More > afterlife. The team, ‘Norcross Paranormal’, led by Will Aymerich, a paranormal investigator, with the help of Sally Toole, a local historian, offer this unusual view of a charming southern town through the eyes of those who are living, those who are wrapped in local lore, and those whose lives have become legend.< Less
Our Railroads To-Morrow By Edward Hungerford
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Hungerford (1875 – July 29, 1948) was an American... More > journalist and author. His main interest was the railroad, about which he wrote many books and articles. He travelled extensively by rail and was a specialist in organizing railroad exhibitions.Hungerford was born in Watertown, New York the son of Charles Anson Hungerford and his wife Cora Sill. He was a great great nephew of US Congressman Orville Hungerford. His parents operated a grocery store in Watertown until 1892, when they became owners of the Woodruff House, a much larger store, for 13 years. Hungeford was given a job there, running the elevator. He was educated at Watertown High School, and was then sent to Williston Seminary in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Hungerford_(author)< Less
The Story of the Rome, Watertown, and Ogdensburg Railroad By Edward Hungerford
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Hungerford (1875 – July 29, 1948) was an American... More > journalist and author. His main interest was the railroad, about which he wrote many books and articles. He travelled extensively by rail and was a specialist in organizing railroad exhibitions.Hungerford was born in Watertown, New York the son of Charles Anson Hungerford and his wife Cora Sill. He was a great great nephew of US Congressman Orville Hungerford. His parents operated a grocery store in Watertown until 1892, when they became owners of the Woodruff House, a much larger store, for 13 years. Hungeford was given a job there, running the elevator. He was educated at Watertown High School, and was then sent to Williston Seminary in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Hungerford_(author)< Less
Manassas Gap Railroad Independent Line By Clark Spitler
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Manassas Gap Railroad, Independent Line details the remains of an unfinished rail line from Gainesville to Alexandria, Virginia. Significant grading was accomplished prior to the Civil War, but the... More > line was never completed. Urban sprawl in Northern Virginia has erased many sections but some portions still exist, if you know where to look. Are you tired of reading the same old Manassas Gap Railroad articles on the Internet? This book documents over 25 surviving sections of the rail line, complete with color photos, modern maps, section descriptions, and GPS locations. Over 95 illustrations and 81 separate GPS waypoints are provided. This book details over 30,000 feet of surviving rail bed. Full Color, 79 pages.< Less
Remember the Sussex Branch of the Lackawanna Railroad By Dave Rutan
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Over ten years of research into the stations on the Sussex Branch of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad have been collected into one book. This volume is the result of explorations through... More > newspaper archives, maps, and D.L. & W. company correspondence. Over 100 historic photographs document the buildings which once stood in the town centers of many Sussex County villages. Over 80 Original and redrawn maps show the area around each station and nearby industries in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. If you remember the Sussex Branch or wish you could, this is the book for you!< 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
A RAILROAD FAMILY IN THE EARLY 1920s By Carole Banks Robbins, editor
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The monthly letters of the James & Rosanna Banks Family tell the story of a railroad family at home and at work on the Pennsylvania Railroad in the first half of the 1920s. Called “chain... More > letters” by the family, each finished letter includes an individual letter or “link” from each of the 11 brothers and sisters added one by one as the letter circulated by mail from home to home. Each monthly letter connected the siblings and their families in a written chain of family news. The Banks Family has continued this chain-letter-writing tradition for almost 90 years completing chain letter #1061 in December 2009. This volume contains the first 26 letters written from 1921 to 1925 along with early family photos and newspaper clippings about this letter-writing railroad family.< Less
A RAILROAD FAMILY IN THE EARLY 1920s By Carole Banks Robbins, editor
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The monthly letters of the James & Rosanna Banks Family tell the story of a railroad family at home and at work on the Pennsylvania Railroad in the first half of the 1920s. Called “chain... More > letters” by the family, each finished letter includes an individual letter or “link” from each of the 11 brothers and sisters added one by one as the letter circulated by mail from home to home. Each monthly letter connected the siblings and their families in a written chain of family news. The Banks Family has continued this chain-letter-writing tradition for almost 90 years completing chain letter #1061 in December 2009. This volume contains the first 26 letters written from 1921 to 1925 along with early family photos and newspaper clippings about this letter-writing railroad family.< Less
Giants of Railroading, Volume 1-digital By S. David Carriker, D. Min.
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A description and listing of almost 3,000 locomotives of four, six and eight cylinders but in the US for US railroads and companies.

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