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    1. Nothing Like It In The World :
    2. The Encyclopedia of Trains and
    $18.45
    3. The Men Who Loved Trains: The
    $12.99
    4. Lonely Planet Trans-siberian Railway
    $19.80
    5. The Great Society Subway: A History
    $11.32
    6. Trans-Siberian Handbook, 6th:
    $12.89
    7. Europe by Eurail 2006, 30th: Touring
    $10.65
    8. The Old Patagonian Express: By
    $23.07
    9. Working on the Railroad
    10. Making Simple Model Steam Engines
    $17.03
    11. Frommer's Europe by Rail (Frommer's
    $13.45
    12. Japan by Rail: Includes Rail Route
    $34.20
    13. Grand Central: Gateway to a Million
    $31.47
    14. Outbound Trains: In the Era Before
    $22.05
    15. Superpower: The Making of a Steam
    $15.72
    16. American Shortline Railway Guide:
    $23.07
    17. Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway
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    18. Rescue by Rail: Troop Transfer
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    19. Classic American Railroad Terminals
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    20. Atlas of North American Railroads

    1. Nothing Like It In The World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
    by Simon & Schuster
    Hardcover (29 August, 2000)
    list price: $28.00 -- our price: $19.32
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    Isbn: 0684846098
    Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Editorial Review

    Abraham Lincoln, who had worked as a riverboat pilot before turning to politics, knew a thing or two about the problems of transporting goods and people from place to place. He was also convinced that the United States would flourish only if its far-flung regions were linked, replacing sectional loyalties with an overarching sense of national destiny.Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars a wonderful journey back in time
    we loved this book - transported back to a time where our country was expanding - highly recommend

    5-0 out of 5 stars Very Well Written, Factual and Fulfilling!
    Stephen Ambrose did a great job of explaining the complicated details that led to the miracle of the transcontinental railroad. Anyone who appreciates herculean feats and the web of intrigue surrounding their beginnings, eventual birth and their effect on our great country will love this story. A true five star book.

    4-0 out of 5 stars The Great race
    An engrossing story about the companies and the men behind the building of the Railroad from Omaha to Sacramento. The US Government with its hands tied in the Civil war, sets up a competition between 2 private companies Union Pacific and the Central Pacific who start laying tracks from Omaho and Sacramento. The book details the progress through each state, with insight into the leaders and the workforce behind the construction. Then it reaches a fast pace once we enter Utah where the two tracks meet.
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    Subjects:  1. 19th centurry    2. 19th century    3. Central Pacific Railroad Compa    4. History    5. History - General History    6. History: American    7. Railroad construction workers    8. Railroads    9. Railroads - History    10. U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877)    11. United States    12. United States - 19th Century/Old West    13. United States - Civil War    14. United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877)    15. American history: c 1800 to c 1900    16. History / United States / General    17. Railway transport industries    18. Trains & railways: general interest    19. USA    20. c 1800 to c 1900   


    2. The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 900 Steam, Diesel, and Electric Locomotives from 1825 to the Present Day
    by Thunder Bay Press (CA)
    Hardcover (October, 2003)
    list price: $34.98
    Isbn: 1571459715
    Sales Rank: 133853
    Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars Very good
    I am a train fanatic and I know a good reference book when I see one,and this book is one of the best I've ever seen.I have refered to this book at least fifty times at the railroad (whose name is undisclosed) that I work as a volunteer at.Simply an amazingly informitive book that I would recomend to any train fan of almost any age.

    3-0 out of 5 stars Large book but has some short comings
    The book is a fair to good encyclopedia of trains.It has a large number of foreign engines.Most of the photos are taken from the front and one side and not in profile.The Little Joe appears to be a A-unit but is in fact an A-unit on both ends.The pictures are not very large.Profile drawings would be a good addition.Read more

    Subjects:  1. Encyclopedias    2. Engineering - General    3. Locomotives    4. Railroads    5. Railroads - General    6. Railroads - History    7. Railroads - Pictorial    8. Transportation    9. Sale Books   


    3. The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry (Railroads Past and Present)
    by Indiana University Press
    Hardcover (28 April, 2006)
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    Isbn: 0253347572
    Sales Rank: 37688
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars Railroading for Fun and Profit
    This is the good story of the last forty years of eastern railroad history, written by an author who saw it all from the outside, but also had access to many on the inside.Dirty tricks, skulduggery, political influence were all qualities historians associate with the nineteenth century railroad robber barons.Well, Rush Loving tells you in readable prose that these qualities did not die out with the turn of the twentieth century--or even the twenty-first!
    2-0 out of 5 stars Surprised
    The Men Who Loved Trains is certainly a readable book. What surprised me was the fact that the Indiana University Press would publish a book that is relates solely what named and unnamed people told the author. Based upon the acknowledgements that indicate that the author spoke with many of the major players, the tale of the split of CR between CSX and NS is plausible. The earlier history is more shaky. The PRR & NYC merger into PC is a rehash of what has been written long ago in a number of books and newspapers.
    5-0 out of 5 stars A Far More Definitive Text
    Best railroad business history book I've ever read. I just re-read The Wreck of the Penn Central and found it dated, sensationalist, and lacking. The Wreck may have been tainted by the authors' direct involvement in breaking a lot of the news coming from Philadelphia financial community, with a certain lack of attention to the business, people and geographies away from that city. The Men Who Loved Trains is far more complete, accurate, and objective. While both books clearly center on the personalities, The Men doesn't attempt to be a hit piece, it is rather a triumph of the positive. While a lot was going wrong with the railroad business in the northeast, the book identifies many of the root causes and concentrates on the solutions, the successes, and the learnings from the setbacks. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Capitalists and financiers    3. Corporate & Business History - General    4. History    5. Industries - Transportation    6. Railroad companies    7. Railroads    8. Railroads - History    9. Transportation    10. United States    11. Railway transport industries    12. USA   


    4. Lonely Planet Trans-siberian Railway (Lonely Planet Travel Guides)
    by Lonely Planet Publications
    Paperback (April, 2006)
    list price: $19.99 -- our price: $12.99
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    Isbn: 174059536X
    Sales Rank: 23889
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    Subjects:  1. Asia - China    2. Description And Travel    3. Railroads    4. Railroads - General    5. Russia    6. Travel    7. Travel - Foreign    8. Siberia    9. Trains & railways: general interest    10. Travel & holiday guides   


    5. The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro (Creating the North American Landscape)
    by The Johns Hopkins University Press
    Hardcover (15 March, 2006)
    list price: $30.00 -- our price: $19.80
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    Isbn: 080188246X
    Sales Rank: 23928
    Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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    2-0 out of 5 stars The Great Society Subway
    The book is obviously well-researched and the chapter on The Riders was interesting.However, the author included a lot of details that just really didn't matter-as if he threw in the entire contents of his research rather than sifting out the relevant facts.The photos and illustrations that he used were illuminating and contributed to the educational value of the book.
    4-0 out of 5 stars The creator of DC Development
    This is a wonderful history of the DC Metro System.This subway has provided the underground infrastructure to relieve mis-guided highway construction that threatened the District.Metro has provided the impetus for development in the Dupont Circle, 7th Street, and New York Avenuecorridors.When the new basebal stadium is constructed, it will be served by 2 Metro stations and new development will occur there.

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Toughtful History
    The author obviously spent a great deal of time doing research in preparation for writing this volume.It not only covers the history of the capitol's subway system, but the social and economic factors leading up to its construction.A very throught provoking history of a unique transportation system. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Earth Sciences - Geography    2. General    3. History    4. History - U.S.    5. History: American    6. Local transit    7. Public Transportation    8. Social aspects    9. Subways    10. Transportation    11. United States - General    12. United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic    13. Washington Metropolitan Area    14. District of Columbia (Washington, DC)    15. Psychology & Psychiatry / General    16. Trains & railways: general interest    17. USA   


    6. Trans-Siberian Handbook, 6th: Includes Rail Route Guide and 25 City Guides
    by Trailblazer Publications
    Paperback (01 February, 2004)
    list price: $15.95 -- our price: $11.32
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    Isbn: 1873756704
    Sales Rank: 71522
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars trans Siberian Handbook
    Have just finished the trip - this guide is fantastic the trip would have been a lot less without it.Every one around us borrowed it

    5-0 out of 5 stars The best book for Trans-Siberian travelers
    I have used this book multiple times while traveling the Trans-Siberian.During my first trip, it helped me to get my bearings and to plan the practicalities.On subsequent trips, I was able to enjoy the detailed maps and information about stops along the way.It is very accurate and detailed.I still found a previous version useful several years after publication.It does focus primarily on stops directly on the route.For those who with to travel further afield, I wrote the book ROAMING RUSSIA: An Adventurer's Guide to Off The Beaten Track Russia and Siberia.The Trans-Siberian Handbook is an essential book for Siberian rail travelers.I highly recommend it.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Really helpful
    I found this book to be of great help in planning my Trans-Siberian trip.It is organized and contains information that will definitely be indispensible along the way: basic translations of common terms, general info on departure cities other than Russia and things I would never think of adding to a travel guidebook.Read more

    Subjects:  1. Former Soviet Republics    2. Railroads - General    3. Russia    4. Travel    5. Travel - Foreign    6. Siberia    7. Travel / Russia    8. Travel / road maps & atlases   


    7. Europe by Eurail 2006, 30th: Touring Europe by Train (Europe By Eurail)
    by Globe Pequot
    Paperback (01 December, 2005)
    list price: $18.95 -- our price: $12.89
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    Isbn: 0762738898
    Sales Rank: 69510
    Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars Not Comprehensive
    I was a little disappointed with this guidebook.However, I could see that this book was meant for a different audience.My basic plan was to use long-distance trains for travel between major European cities.This book doesn't cover that type of travel.The aim of this book is to provide numerous day trips outside of major cities, so I was disappoint to find that there is almost no information about major cities, and only a little information about international train travel.Instead, you get a lot of information about minor sights outside of major cities.I would recommend this to those who are actually living in Europe.In other words, those who have seen everything in the city and are looking for something else to see.Also, backpackers who are spending months in Europe might find this useful when they run out of things to do.However, those who only have a week or two in Europe may not find this useful at all.Be sure that you're the intended audience before you buy this.If you'd like a book about international train travel in Europe, perhaps "Europe By Rail" would be a better choice. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Europe - General    2. Railroads - General    3. Travel    4. Travel - Foreign    5. Europe    6. Trains & railways: general interest    7. Travel & holiday guides    8. Travel / Europe / General   


    8. The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
    by Mariner Books
    Paperback (07 November, 1989)
    list price: $15.00 -- our price: $10.65
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    Isbn: 039552105X
    Sales Rank: 26763
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars "The journey, not the arrival, matters; the voyage, not the landing."
    In 1979, Paul Theroux departed from his childhood home in Medford, Massachusetts, and began his train journey from the East Coast of the United States to Patagonia, on the southern tip of Argentina.A seasoned traveler, fluent in Spanish, Theroux brings to life his trip through the northern and southern hemispheres, traveling without a schedule and observing his fellow passengers on the train and people at stops along the way.
    5-0 out of 5 stars you can forgive Paul Theroux
    A remark that one reads often about Paul Theroux is that he is grouchy, critical of the people he meets, and generally unpleasant.Some readers seem to suggest that this makes him a worse traveller, not being pure-of-heart or sufficiently open-minded.On the other hand, some others suggest he is worth reading as a travel writer precisely because he's not afraid to tell-it-like-it-is.I think it is likely that both of these ideas are wrong.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Paul Theroux - Travel Writer Extraordinaire!
    For me, discovering a new author is like happening upon a gem of a restaurant that serves up a fascinating new concatenation of spices and flavors.Paul Theroux is the flavor of the month for me.I recall that several years ago I read his book about traveling along the perimeter of the Mediterranean - The Pillars of Hercules.I loved the book, and picked up used copies of some of his other titles.These volumes I placed on one of the many shelves in my home that I have mentally labeled: "To Be Read When I Can Find The Time"!In the past few weeks, I took the time to read two of those volumes, and I could not be more pleased.
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    Subjects:  1. America    2. Description and travel    3. Essays & Travelogues    4. North America    5. Railroad travel    6. Railroads - General    7. Theroux, Paul    8. Travel    9. Travel - General    10. Journeys    11. Travel & holiday guides    12. Travel / North America    13. Travel writing   


    9. Working on the Railroad
    by Voyageur Press
    Hardcover (15 August, 2006)
    list price: $34.95 -- our price: $23.07
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    Isbn: 0760322201
    Sales Rank: 88114
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars An Insiders View of Working on the Railraod
    This is an insiders look at what it's really like to work on the railroad. It's a collection of stories and pictures of men and machines from the later days of steam to today. Here is the engineer pulling on the throttle, but here also is the maintenance man carrying an oil can to lubricate the reciprocating parts of a steam locomotive.
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    Subjects:  1. Electro-Motive Division    2. General Motors Corporation.    3. History    4. Railroads    5. Railroads - History    6. Railroads - Pictorial    7. Transportation    8. United States    9. Trains & railways: general interest    10. Transportation / Railroads / General   


    10. Making Simple Model Steam Engines
    by Crowood Press, Limited, The
    Hardcover (01 January, 2000)
    list price: $45.00
    Isbn: 1861267738
    Sales Rank: 241358
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    Subjects:  1. Crafts & Hobbies    2. Crafts / Hobbies    3. Engineering - Mechanical    4. Hobbies/Crafts    5. Machinery    6. Metal Work    7. Model Railroading    8. Steam Engineering    9. Model railways    10. STEAM-ENGINES    11. Technology / Machinery    12. Trains & railways: general interest   


    11. Frommer's Europe by Rail (Frommer's Complete)
    by Frommers
    Paperback (20 March, 2006)
    list price: $23.99 -- our price: $17.03
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    Isbn: 0764599518
    Sales Rank: 30691
    Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Frommer gets the substance right!
    I found this guide very useful in plotting out where I wanted to go, how to get there, and what to visit.It was also nice to know about the student discounts at various attractions.I didn't use it for the hotel recomendations, and I used a few of the restaurant ideas, which were usually excellent choices.I traveled all over Europe (12 countries) using this book, the maps provided, and my Eurail.It was helpful in figuring out the ferry options to get from Western Europe to Scandinavia as well.I definately recomend this book to anyone traveling to Europe, as I found it very easy to use as well as useful.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Not a useful guidebook
    Not a safe bet, this European rail guide offers a strange mix of up-to-date and completely out-of-date information. It also tries to do too much, providing page after page of hotel, restaurant and museum listings by city but only a page of two of specific rail tips by country. The guide pushes Eurailpasses, as is to be expected from a publication endorsed by Rail Europe, the main stateside pass vendor.
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    Subjects:  1. Europe - General    2. Railroads    3. Railroads - General    4. Special Interest - General    5. Travel    6. Travel - Foreign    7. Travel Guides    8. Europe    9. Travel & holiday guides    10. Travel / Europe / General   


    12. Japan by Rail: Includes Rail Route Guide and 29 City Guides
    by Trailblazer Publications
    Paperback (12 February, 2002)
    list price: $18.95 -- our price: $13.45
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    Isbn: 1873756232
    Sales Rank: 235879
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Great resource
    I just came back from a very nice trip to Japan, and having this book was really helpful. There is a lot of very helpful, accurate, and detailed information. I covered 4 cities, and rode every form of rail transportation. This book helped me with diverse tasks fromhow to choose which sites to see to how to navigate through the airports and train stations.
    2-0 out of 5 stars Not useful at all!
    This book is terrible.I lived in Japan for more than a decade and I was planning a short excursion so I bought this book.It was not helpful at all.It covers the greatest hits ofJapan but has very little detail about most places. It seems to assume that you'd want to just ride the train all the time without ever getting off.Most of the suggested trips are incredibly unrealistic about the amount of time it would take to visit the listed places, almost to the point of ridiculousness.I do not recommend this book at all!Any other guide book and a rail map would be much better.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Japan By Rail
    An excellent book to have with you whilst travelling around Japan by rail. Recommend the publication to anyone who will be travelling to Japan. Has excellent places to visit on a budget. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Asia - General    2. Asia - Japan    3. Railroads - General    4. Travel    5. Travel - Foreign    6. Japan    7. Travel & holiday guides    8. Travel / Asia / Japan   


    13. Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives
    by W. W. Norton & Company
    Hardcover (15 November, 1999)
    list price: $45.00 -- our price: $34.20
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    Isbn: 0393047652
    Sales Rank: 341945
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars Grand to say the Least
    This is a wonderful book on a magnificent building.This book has wonderful period photos as well as recent images and the text is highly informative.It's hard to believe that this building was once slated for demolition, thanks to New Yorkers like Jackie O, Grand Central was saved.Everyone who visits New York City should venture into this singular station, it embodies New York and you get a real feel for Gilded Age grandeur.If you have any interest in magnificent buildings or just good books in general then I believe you will not be disappointed. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Architectural Preservation And Restoration    2. Architecture    3. Buildings    4. Conservation and restoration    5. Criticism and interpretation    6. Grand Central Terminal (New Yo    7. Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)    8. History - General    9. New York    10. New York (N.Y.)    11. New York (State)    12. Public Buildings Architecture    13. Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings    14. Railroad stations    15. U.S. Architecture - General    16. Warren & Wetmore    17. Cultural studies    18. Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc    19. Railway transport industries    20. USA   


    14. Outbound Trains: In the Era Before Mergers (Masters of Railroad Photography)
    by Boston Mills Press
    Hardcover (06 August, 2005)
    list price: $49.95 -- our price: $31.47
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    Isbn: 1550464035
    Sales Rank: 281527
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful train photos from a bygone America
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    5-0 out of 5 stars This book filled me up with pleausure
    Everybody is happy about toy train catalogs and toy train layout pictures that just look like the real ones. Well, what about pictures of real trains that look like model trains?
    5-0 out of 5 stars A Must for Every Railfan!
    Jim Boyd has brought back wonderful memories of the upper Midwest in 60's and early 70's. He covers more geography than that but that was my home then. No repetitive wedges, just well focused and printed photos that cover a lot of fallen flags.Great stuff!
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    Subjects:  1. Architectural & Industrial    2. Railroads - Pictorial    3. Transportation    4. Railroads - United States - History - 20th century - Pictorial works    5. Transportation / Railroads / Pictorial   


    15. Superpower: The Making of a Steam Locomotive
    by David R. Godine Publisher
    Hardcover (October, 1995)
    list price: $35.00 -- our price: $22.05
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    Isbn: 087923671X
    Sales Rank: 136131
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars A wonderful book for all ages
    I discovered this book at a friend's house several years ago. It was quick bedtime reading. Upon returning home, I got my own copy, and have since given away other examples as Christmas gifts.
    4-0 out of 5 stars Simply fascinating.
    This book describes how gigantic steel and iron parts were fabricated and assembled into giant steam locomotives years ago.It is a fascinating read for any one with any mechanical aptitude or interest.The illustrations -- meticulously drawn and rendered by the author -- are spellbinding.You can't help but say "Wow!" when you see some of them.The only negative I saw was the overly warm and folksy background story as told in an autobiographical style by the author.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Marvelous !!
    I'm rekindling my fascination with steam locomotives again.I had read this book about 10 years ago and came across it again on my bookshelf. I'm re-reading it with the same joy/fascination I did the 1st time ! (and I'm no kid at 42 years old - would be nice to have a son to share it with!!) I'm glad I haven't lost that child-like wonder at these huge machines of yesteryear.I feel like I'm the young apprentice in the book, ravenously learning the complexicities of designing and building one of the magnificent monsters !Read more

    Subjects:  1. Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporat    2. Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General    3. Children's Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction    4. Children: Grades 4-6    5. Engineering - General    6. Juvenile Nonfiction    7. Juvenile literature    8. Locomotives    9. Railroads    10. Railroads - General    11. Trains    12. Transportation - Railroads & Trains    13. Trains & railways: general interest   


    16. American Shortline Railway Guide: Facts, Figures, and Locomotive Rosters for over 500 Short Lines (Railroad Reference Series , No 17)
    by Kalmbach Publishing Company
    Paperback (May, 1996)
    list price: $24.95 -- our price: $15.72
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    Isbn: 0890242909
    Sales Rank: 640514
    Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars Black-N-White Pix; 1955??
    if a train watcher of any kind you need this book but the black and white pix, or lack of many pix as well as lack of any maps at all shows a distinct lack of effort by Kalmbach; very dissappointing

    4-0 out of 5 stars Great on data and pictures - maps are sorely lacking
    American Shortline Railway Guide is a great help for any train buff. Over 500 short lines are described: history, current status, number of engines (some lines with full listing), cars, as well as address of owner and radiofrequencies. I especially liked the many pictures accompanying the text.There is really one drawback only: The book does not contain any maps. Youwill need a train atlas or a Rand Mc Nally on the side, unfortunately.Other interesting details are lists of abandoned and non-operating lines aswell as addresses of ownerships companies. A must-have for US train buffs,especially in conjunction with the Train-Watchers Guide to North AmericanRailroads (also by George W. Drury). ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Canada    2. Crafts & Hobbies    3. Directories    4. Hobbies/Crafts    5. Model Railroading    6. Railroads    7. Railroads - History    8. Railroads - Pictorial    9. Transportation    10. United States    11. Hobbies, Quizzes & Games    12. Railway transport industries   


    17. Pennsylvania Railroad's Broadway Limited (Great Passenger Trains)
    by Voyageur Press
    Hardcover (15 September, 2006)
    list price: $34.95 -- our price: $23.07
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    Isbn: 076032302X
    Sales Rank: 191376
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    Subjects:  1. Broadway Limited (Express train)    2. Express trains    3. Railroads - History    4. Railroads - Pictorial    5. Transportation    6. United States    7. Transportation / Railroads / History   


    18. Rescue by Rail: Troop Transfer and the Civil War in the West 1863
    by University of Nebraska Press
    Hardcover (July, 1998)
    list price: $27.95 -- our price: $27.95
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    Isbn: 0803237200
    Sales Rank: 642438
    Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars 2 Corps head West
    Mr. Pickenpaugh's book deal with the transfer of the XI and XII Corps from the Army of the Potomac to the Western Theater, during the crisis the Army of the Cumberland faced in Chattanooga after the Battle of Chickamauga.The author does a fine job setting up the story as to how the trip was planned and coordinated, and the cooperation that took place from the many railroad's involved.Read more

    Subjects:  1. 19th century    2. Civil War, 1861-1865    3. History    4. History - Military / War    5. History: American    6. Military    7. Military - United States    8. Military History - U.S. Civil War    9. Railroads    10. Railroads - General    11. Railroads - History    12. Southwest, Old    13. Transportation    14. United States    15. United States - Civil War    16. American history: c 1800 to c 1900    17. Civil war    18. USA    19. c 1800 to c 1900   


    19. Classic American Railroad Terminals
    Hardcover (15 May, 2001)
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    Isbn: 0760308322
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    Subjects:  1. Railroad terminals    2. Railroads - History    3. Railroads - Pictorial    4. Transportation    5. United States    6. Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc    7. Trains & railways: general interest    8. Transportation / Railroads / History    9. USA   


    20. Atlas of North American Railroads
    Hardcover (18 December, 2005)
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    Isbn: 0760322996
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    Subjects:  1. Railroads - History    2. Railroads - Pictorial    3. Transportation    4. Railway transport industries    5. Trains & railways: general interest    6. Transportation / Railroads / History    7. USA   


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