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Railroad Accidents: Their Cause and Prevention. By R. C. Richards
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Much has been said and written during recent years about the increasing number of railroad accidents in this country—their cause and what action should be taken by the government, the railroads... More > and the employees to reduce them and the consequent loss of life and limb resulting therefrom. Believing that if the cause of our many accidents were properly understood more care would be taken by the corporations, employees and persons at fault to reduce the number, I shall try to point out in the following pages what investigation has shown me to be the cause of many accidents and how their reoccurrence could, I think, be prevented.< Less
2019 Railroading in Black & White By Jim Pearson
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A Deluxe 13x19 wall calendar on high quality slick stock paper showcasing the black and white photography of Jim Pearson. Each photograph is suitable for framing after the month is finished.
Railroad Defenses Of The Bluegrass By Charles H. Bogart & William M. Ambrose
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The Defenses of the Kentucky Central Railroad, Lexington and Frankfort Railroad, and Kentucky River during the Civil War (1861-1865). During the Civil War, railroads for the first time played a vital... More > strategic, logistical, and communications role in military operations. Both the Federal and Confederate forces used the railroad network to transport troops and supplies. In addition, the railroad telegraphs provided instant communications from the battlefield to the home front. The Kentucky Central Railroad connected Covington with Paris, Lexington, and Nicholasville. Supplies and materials were shipped across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to Covington by ferry to the railhead in Covington. The Kentucky Central served the rich agricultural region of Central Kentucky which supplied a large number of hogs and cattle for the Federal Army. The Louisville, Frankfort & Lexington Railroad connected Louisville with Lexington by way of Frankfort.< 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
Railroad Man Ebook By Michael Carroll
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PDF ebook of Railroad Man 2nd edition. The bittersweet tale of a West Limerick farm boy who emigrated to America in 1904. Revised with hundreds of vintage photos never before published...the story of... More > one immigrant, but could be the story of them all.< Less
Colby's Railroads, a Local History By Larry D Dilts
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The book is a significant expansion of my earlier book, Colby's Railroads, a Contemporary Glimpse. It is an illustrated history of Colby, Kansas' railroads from the 1880s to the present. The book... More > begins with a brief history of the railroads followed by more than 400 historic and contemporary photos with detailed captions.< Less
Colby's Railroads, a Local History By Larry D Dilts
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The book is a significant expansion of my earlier book, Colby's Railroads, a Contemporary Glimpse. It is an illustrated history of Colby, Kansas' railroads from the 1880s to the present. The book... More > begins with a brief history of the railroads followed by more than 400 historic and contemporary photos with detailed captions.< Less
Colby's Railroads, a Local History By Larry D Dilts
eBook (PDF): $6.00
The book is a significant expansion of my earlier book, Colby's Railroads, a Contemporary Glimpse. It is an illustrated history of Colby, Kansas' railroads from the 1880s to the present. The book... More > begins with a brief history of the railroads followed by more than 400 historic and contemporary photos with detailed captions.< Less
Colby's Railroads, a Local History By Larry D Dilts
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The book is a significant expansion of my earlier book, Colby's Railroads, a Contemporary Glimpse. It is an illustrated history of Colby, Kansas' railroads from the 1880s to the present. The book... More > begins with a brief history of the railroads followed by more than 400 historic and contemporary photos with detailed captions.< Less
Colby's Railroads, a Local History By Larry D Dilts
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The book is a significant expansion of my earlier book, Colby's Railroads, a Contemporary Glimpse. It is an illustrated history of Colby, Kansas' railroads from the 1880s to the present. The book... More > begins with a brief history of the railroads followed by more than 400 historic and contemporary photos with detailed captions.< Less

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