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N'AWLINS By Larry Rochelle
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N'AWLINS by Larry Rochelle introduces us to New Orleans: its flavours, its music, its people. Travel the streetcars of New Orleans and get the emotional ride of your life.
The Art of Elsewhere: Miller's Window By Philip Enke
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The window was all wrong. They were standing inside an old streetcar that was festooned with twisted dark weeds growing through the floorboards. Collected dust hung like shredded wool from streamers... More > of cobwebs. There should have been nothing beyond the glass of the strange window but green grass and the rest of the abandoned streetcars. Instead, they were looking at an older Los Angeles, and it was a living city, with people going about their lives. Fear of the unknown made them hesitant, but curiosity urged them on. They knew that if they reached for the latches on the window, they might be able to slip back in time. What they didn't know was that they didn't have to go back hundreds of years to find trouble in the past. Twenty years was more than enough. This is the first of the "Elsewhere" series of five.< Less
The Art of Elsewhere: Miller's Window By Philip Enke
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The window was all wrong. They were standing inside an old streetcar that was festooned with twisted dark weeds growing through the floorboards. Collected dust hung like shredded wool from streamers... More > of cobwebs. There should have been nothing beyond the glass of the strange window but green grass and the rest of the abandoned streetcars. Instead, they were looking at an older Los Angeles, and it was a living city, with people going about their lives. Fear of the unknown made them hesitant, but curiosity urged them on. They knew that if they reached for the latches on the window, they might be able to slip back in time. What they didn't know was that they didn't have to go back hundreds of years to find trouble in the past. Twenty years was more than enough. This is the first of the "Elsewhere" series of five.< Less
Birney Safety Trolley Car Sales Brochure By General Electric
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In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the... More > so-called "Safety Car" designed by Stone and Webster Corp. engineer Charles O. Birney. This type of small trolley featured several innovations, including deadman controls that cut power to the motors and applied brakes in an emergency. The main attraction for transit companies however was the fact that the cars' design allowed a man to both run teh car and take fares. The elimination of the conductor without any apparent compromise in safety sold the public on the cars and produced an immediate cost savings. This high quality booklet is a reprint of a brochure originally produced by General Electric to promote these cars and G.E. running gear.< Less
Electric Transportation For The City of New York In The 21st Century Volume 1 By Bob Diamond
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Transportation Paradigms for the City of New York in the 21st Century, Electric Urban Mass Transportation Technology, Modern streetcar lines for The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan
Union Pacific's Templeton Gap Spur By Larry D. Dilts
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The Union Pacific's Templeton Gap spur is a product of the Rock Island abandonment in 1980. Although it is only an industrial spur today, it has a colorful history intertwined with the Rio Grande,... More > Santa Fe, Burlington Northern, Southern Pacific, Cadillac & Lake City, and a Streetcar Museum. The contemporary history is illustrated with over 170 photos with detailed captions.< Less
Pacific Electric Car Spotter's Guide By Violet Appel & Richard Appel
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A computer generated cross-indexing of the Interurbans special, Volumes I, Ii and III as edited and published by Ira L. Swett in 1965.
Trolley Cars of the McGuire-Cummings Manufacturing Company: The 1911 Catalog By McGuire- Cummings
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Based in Paris, Illinois, the McGuire - Cummings Manufacturing Co, built trolley cars, passenger coaches and electric locomotives from the 1890s until 1930. McGuire supplied rolling stock for many... More > of the midwest’s street railways and interurban lines, including the Peoria Railway, Ohio & Southern, the Illinois Central, Louisville & Eastern, Arkansas Valley, and others. Originally printed in 1911, this catalog shows McGuire’s full line. Accompanied by descriptive text and photos, it’s a wonderful resource for the model railroader, trolley spotter, and rail enthusiast. This reprint has been slightly reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Electric Transportation For The City of New York In The 21st Century Volume 2 By Bob Diamond
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New American Urban Electric Transportation And Freight Delivery Systems For The 21st Century. Original PCC streetcar design and engineering documents. Building a new standard American streetcar for... More > the 21st century.< Less
Yellow Sparks Over The Bluegrass - Volume One By Charles H. Bogart
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History of Horsecar, Streetcar, Trolley, and Interurban Lines throughout many counties in Kentucky from 1850 to 1950. Volume one begins an account of the first and last horsecar, trolley, streetcar,... More > and interurban lines within Kentucky.< Less

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