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Imperial Japanese Government Railway - Islands of Japan By Violet Appel
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Softbound, 8 1/2 x 11, 64 pages. This is a reprint of a photo “album” of the types of cars used for the Imperial Japanese Government (including data/specification sheets), issued by... More > the Liaison Office-Osaka Railway Division in 1947. It was presented to Lt. R.H. Morrell in May 1947 by officials of the Osaka Division I.J.G.R., Honshu, Japan. Pages consisting of photos of 19 locomotives, 5 electric cars, 16 passenger cars and 44 freight cars. Also included are scanned pages of the original “The List of Cars” by the Sapporo Railway Division, in February of 1946.< Less
Stationary Engines, Witte Engine Works (1920) By Violet Appel
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Softbound, 8 1/2 x 11, 24 pages. The Stationary Engines, Witte Engine Works, is a reprint of the 1920’s “Witte Engine Works” catalog printed in black & red with over 50 halftone... More > photos illustrating each Witte 4-cycle engine (2 HP thru 30 HP). The Witte Company started manufacturing (in 1870) small portable ignition engines which could run on gasoline, kerosene, distillate and gas. These engines could be adapted with a clutch and pulley for farm water pumping, feed and grain grinding, lumbering (sawing) trees, logs, mill work and machine & wood shops. The Witte Engine catalog covers each engine available with descriptive text and specifications, along with large 3 x 4 halftone photos. Special section covers the Witte accessory line of “add-ons”.< Less
Dining in the Diner By Violet Appel
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California Southern’s “Dining in the Diner” – opulent luxury that could only be achieved just a few years before on steel-wheeled private cars owned by tycoons and... More > millionaires and presidents of major railroads, featuring hot & cold running water, state rooms with built-in fireplaces , complete with kitchen facilities, ice boxes; exquisite panel inlayed, draped bunting and pearl incrusted “madam’s” amenities, sitting room, office, “plush” seating of course, picture windowed, brass railed observation deck for viewing one’s empire as never had been seen before (or) matched today in rail travel… Format 6 x 9, 54 pages…< Less
Southern Pacific (1903) Rice Cookbook By Violet Appel
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Southern Pacific “Sunset Route”: Two hundred receipts for preparing rice – You will notice right away that this is not your typical cookbook—there is no list of ingredients... More > anywhere to be found. Next, as you read the recipes, you will notice that the wording of some sentences is very strange, in today’s terms. You may have to read some parts two or three times to get the gist of what is being said. Some words are almost unheard of today, so I have inserted definitions, following the use of a strange term. You will also find them in the Glossary of Terms at the back of the book. Format 6x9, 124 pages< Less

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