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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
Stowe's $510 Railway: The Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad By Jerry Chase
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A history of the Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad, which ran from Stowe Vermont to Waterbury Vermont from the late 1800s until 1932. Included are railroad commissioner reports, corporate documents,... More > descriptions of route and equipment, two maps and five photographs. Learn how the tiny village of Stowe Vermont parlayed a $510 investment in stocks into an 11 mile long electrified railroad. Uncover the mysteries about this railway that no other author has found or detailed, including plans to extend it to Morrisville and even Canada. The book also serves as a capsule history of early settlement and development in the area.< Less
Niles Car and Manufacturing Company 1910 Trolley Car and Interurban Catalog By Niles Car Company
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Founded in 1901 in Niles, Ohio, the Niles Car and Manufacturing Co. produced a range of machinery for railroads and sugar mills. The company gained a reputation for making high quality passenger... More > cars, trolley cars, and locomotives. Niles trolleys and interurbans ran in many cities including Rochester, Yakima, Minneapolis, Toledo, Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto, Chicago, San Diego, Milwaukee, and of course Cleveland and Boise. The company stopped making railroad cars in 1917. This Niles catalog dates from 1910, and features the company’s full range of electric railway products. It has been slightly reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Philadelphia Rapid Transit: Construction and Equipment of the Market Street Subway and Elevated By Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company
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In 1903 the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company broke ground on an ambitious project, to create the City of Brotherly Love’s first high speed rail system. When it opened on March 4, 1907, the... More > Market Street Subway-Elevated Line was greeted with acclaim. Running from the suburbs of West Philadelphia on elevated tracks, trains ducked underground to reach the city center. The line would be joined by the Frankford Elevated in 1922, and merged into today’s Market-Frankford Line, now operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Originally printed in 1907 to celebrate the opening of the subway line, Philadelphia’s Rapid Transit include descriptive text, and dozens of rare photos showing the men who built the line. The book provides a fascinating glimpse into the construction and design of one of the nation’s earliest municipal railway systems. This reprint has been slightly reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Another Sunday By Cynthia Strauff
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In 1901, the beautiful, confident Celeste Wells twirls her parasol as she strolls down Baltimore’s fashionable North Avenue, waiting to be noticed by the handsome, wealthy Willie Strauff. She... More > is certain that life will deliver her dreams—love and a house on Mt. Vernon Place. When Willie finally succumbs to Celeste’s sashays, he calls on her, smelling of Ivory Soap and Bay Rum. Quickly, the couple falls in love despite objections over their age difference: Willie is twenty-two; Celeste just sixteen. When Celeste fears she is pregnant, they elope, much to the dismay of their families. Unfortunately, destiny soon finds a different path for Celeste. As the vagaries of fate and her decisions result in blow after blow, she finds inner-strength, replaces her dream, and accepts her circumstances as life comes full circle and she realizes that nothing is ever predictable when love leads the way.< Less
Another Sunday By Cynthia Strauff
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In 1901, the beautiful, confident Celeste Wells twirls her parasol as she strolls down Baltimore’s fashionable North Avenue, waiting to be noticed by the handsome, wealthy Willie Strauff. She... More > is certain that life will deliver her dreams—love and a house on Mt. Vernon Place. When Willie finally succumbs to Celeste’s sashays, he calls on her, smelling of Ivory Soap and Bay Rum. Quickly, the couple falls in love despite objections over their age difference: Willie is twenty-two; Celeste just sixteen. When Celeste fears she is pregnant, they elope, much to the dismay of their families. Unfortunately, destiny soon finds a different path for Celeste. As the vagaries of fate and her decisions result in blow after blow, she finds inner-strength, replaces her dream, and accepts her circumstances as life comes full circle and she realizes that nothing is ever predictable when love leads the way.< Less
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
Britain's Street Racing Legends By Dean Rinaldi
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Meet the fastest men on the streets or race tracks – Drag Racing, Hot Rods, Stock cars, Demolition Bangers, Touring cars and Formula Fords. In this unique volume, crime and street racing author... More > Dean Rinaldi gets up close to the country’s most notorious street racers. He exposes what drives these men to build, modify and race on the streets at speeds over 150mph! For some it’s simply gaining respect, proving who has the fastest car, whilst for others racing on the streets or the track has defined their lives. Each of the Street Racing Legends has a different tale to tell, yet one of the things they have in common is that from an early age they were driven, with relentless passion, to build and race their modified cars on the street before venturing onto the race tracks. Many have gone on to win National, European and World Championships. Their unique stories will astound, amaze and entertain in equal measure!< Less
The Nunnery By Larry Rochelle
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Palmer Morel visits New Orleans with his girl, Corky. But when Bliss McCarthy, Corky's friend, gets a sexy part in the Charles Street movie, the French Quarter reveals secret trysts, secret messages... More > and sudden death.< Less

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