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            Compartment C, Car 293 [1938] by Edward Hopper            
"Compartment C, Car 293" [1938]
by Edward Hopper [1882-1967]

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— David Baldacci, in "The Christmas Train"

“Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it.
Those whistles sing bewitchment: railways are irresistible bazaars . . . Anything is possible on a train . . .”
— Paul Theroux

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McMillan Publications [est. 1977] of Arvada, Colorado sells hundreds of railroad history books & videos
Omni Publications Railroad Division [est. 1984] in Palmdale, California
Signature Press [est. 1993] publishes high-quality railroad history books
Karen's Discount Books [est. 1994] - transportation specialists, 1315 Hot Spring Way in Vista, California

Sundance Publications, Ltd. [est. 2006] publishes railroad history books in Denver, Colorado

Heavy Metal Bibliography of American Railroading book by Brent Cassan  
"Heavy Metal: The Essential Bibliography of American
Railroading" [2008] by Brent Cassan

Volume 1: BookSurge Publng 9¾x7 pb [5/2008] for $28.79
Volume 2: BookSurge Publng 9¾x7 pb [5/2008] for $28.79

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author Lucius Beebe [1902-66] and his partner photographer Charles M. Clegg, Jr. [1916-79]
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railroad books by historian Chapman Frederick Dendy Marshall [1872-1945]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._F._Dendy_Marshall

railroad books by author Linwood W. Moody

railroad books by author David F. Myrick

British author Christian Wolmar: browse books • official website

railroad books by author Ted Wurm

General Railway History Books
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The Strategy of Great Railroads 1904 book by Frank H. Spearman  "The Strategy of Great Railroads" [1904] by Frank H. Spearman [1859-1937]
chapter titles: The Vanderbilt Lines; The Pennsylvania System; The Harriman Lines; The Hill Lines; The Fight for Pittsburg; The Gould Lines; The Rock Island System; The Atchison; The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul; The Chicago and Northwestern; The Rebuilding of an American Railroad; The First Transcontinental Railroad; and The Early Day in Railroading
Univ Press of the Pacific 8x5 pb [10/2003] for $14.55
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [9/2010] for $33.08
Charles Scribner's Sons hardcover [1904] out of print/used

                                          

"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 2 - Far Western Railroads" [1943]
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 3 - Midwestern Railroads" [1943)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 5 - Southern Railroads" [1944)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 6 - New England Railroads" [1944)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 7 - Electric Railways" [1946)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 8 - Pennsylvania Railroad" [1944)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 9 - New York Central Railroad" [1944)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 10 - Modern Steam Locomotives" [1945)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 11 - Southern Pacific Lines" [1945)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 12 - Santa Fe Railway" [1945)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 13 - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" [1946)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 14 - Erie Railroad" [1946)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 16 - The Burlington Route" [1947)
"Trains Album of Railroad Photographs: Book 18 - Railroads of Chicago" [1950)

Circus Trains Album of Photographs book from Kalmbach  "Circus Trains (Trains Album of Photographs, Number 19)" [1947]
by Charles Philip Fox

Kalmbach Publng hardcover [1947] out of print/scarce
                                          

best-available early cover for 'Railroads of The Confederacy' book by Robert Black  "The Railroads of The Confederacy" [1952] by Robert C. Black III
Univ NC Press 9½x5¾ pb [4/98] for $21.24
Univ NC Press 9x6½ hardcover [1952] out of print/used

for books specifically about the Andrews Raid of 1862,
visit Magic Lantern's "The General" 1927 Movie Page

American Railroad Network book by George Rogers Taylor & Irene Dorothy Neu  "The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890" [1956]
by George Rogers Taylor & Irene Dorothy Neu, Introduction by Mark Reutter

Univ Illinois Press 9x6 pb with map [2/2003] for $13.10
Univ Illinois Press 9x6 pb with map [2/2003] out of print/used
Harvard Univ Press hardcover [1956] out of print/used
Harvard Univ Press hardcover [1956] out of print/used
Golden Age of Railroads book by Stewart Hall Holbrook & Ernest Richardson  
"The Golden Age of Railroads (Landmark Book Series)" [1960]
by Stewart Hall Holbrook, Illustrated by Ernest Richardson

Random House 8¼x5¾ hardcover [1960] out of print/many used
Civil War Railroads Pictorial Story book by George B. Abdill  "Civil War Railroads: A Pictorial Story of The War Between The States, 1861‑1865" [1961] by George B. Abdill
Over 220 b&w photographs from the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, and private collections across the country
Indiana Univ Press 10¼x8½ hardcover [5/99] for $32.71
Superior Publng 10½x7¾ hardcover [1961] out of print/40+ used
1961 American Railroads book by John F. Stover  
"American Railroads (The Chicago History of American Civilization)" [1961]
by John F. Stover

Kindle Edition from Univ Chicago Press [2nd edition 4/2008] for $28.00 {sic}
Univ Chicago Press 2nd edition 8x5¼ pb [12/97] for $18.82
Univ Chicago Press 9x6½ hardcover [12/61] out of print/used
Locomotive Engineer's Album book by George B. Abdill  "A Locomotive Engineer's Album: The Saga of Steam Engines In America" [1965]
by George B. Abdill

Bonanza Books 10¾x8½ hardcover [12/88] out of print/used
Bonanza Books 10½x8½ hardcover [1965] out of print/50+ used
Look At Railways children's book by L.T.C Rolt  "Look At Railways" [1969] by L.T.C Rolt
a title from the British children's 'Look At...' series
Panther Books pb [1969] out of print/used
The Circus Moves By Rail book by Tom Parkinson & Charles Philip Fox  "The Circus Moves By Rail" [1970]
by Tom Parkinson & Charles Philip Fox

Carstens Press 7¾x10 pb [9/93] out of print/used
Pruett Publng 8¼x10¼ hardcover [6/70] out of print/used
No Performances Today train wreck book by Warren A. Reeder  "No Performances Today: Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus June 22, 1918" [1972]
by Warren A. Reeder, Jr.

The locomotive driver of a deadheading troop train fell asleep and his train plowed into the rear of the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus train of 26 cars, five miles east of Hammond, Indiana; many victims died instantly, then the train caught fire; 86 people died, 127 were injured • entry at Wikipedia
North State Press pb [1972] out of print/used
Trails of the Iron Horse anthology edited by Don Russell  "Trails of The Iron Horse: The Rough and Tumble Story of The Western Railroads"
[1975] Edited by Don Russell

Illustrated with over 100 rare photographs
Doubleday & Co. 10¼x7¼ hardcover [1975] out of print/40+ used
Doubleday & Co. hardcover [1975] out of print/used
American Heritage History of Railroads in America book by Oliver Jensen   "The American Heritage History of Railroads In America" [1975]
by Oliver Jensen

Random House Value Publng 12½x9½ hardcover [9/93] out of print/90+ used
American Heritage/McGraw-Hill 12¾x9½ hardcover [1975] out of print/50+ used
American Heritage/McGraw-Hill 12x9¼ hardcover [1975] out of print/50+ used
American Heritage/McGraw-Hill 12½x9¼ loose-leaf [1975] out of print/40+ used
Rio Grande Glory Days book by Gilbert A. Lathrop  "Rio Grande Glory Days" [1976] by Gilbert A. Lathrop
Combination of autobiography and author's stories previously published in Railroad Magazine; author's father was a locomotive driver based in Cimarron, Colorado, and third-generation railroader Gilbert became a roundhouse boy, fireman, brakeman & conducter on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and was also an engine foreman on the Western Pacific RR during World War II.
Golden West Books hardcover [1976] out of print/many used
Golden Age of Railway Posters book by Michael Palin  "Happy Holidays: The Golden Age of Railway Posters" [1987]
by Michael Palin

Pavilion 8¼x6 pb [4/98] out of print/used
The Original Old Rails' Tales oral history anthology edited by Alan Allen  "The Original Old Rails' Tales: Anecdotes, Stories & Memoirs On The Road & In The Yard (New Abridged Family Edition)" [orig 1991]
Edited by Alan Allen, Foreword by Louis 'Studs' Terkel [1912-2008]

Trafford Publng 8½x5½ pb [2/2005] for $26.49
Railroads In American Life book by Maury Klein  "Unfinished Business: The Railroad In American Life" [1994]
by Maury Klein

Univ Press NE 9x6 pb [4/94] for $24.95
Univ Press NE 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/94] out of print/used
Classic American Railroads  "Classic American Railroads" by Mike Schafer
Vol 1: Motorbooks Intl. 10¼x10¼ hardcover [9/96] for $23.07
Vol 2: Motorbooks Intl. 10¼x10¼ hardcover [10/2000] for $25.17
Vol 3: Motorbooks Intl. 10¼x10¼ hardcover [10/2003] for $19.77
Parallel Tracks / Silent Cinema  "Parallel Tracks: The Railroad & Silent Cinema" [1997]
by Lynne Kirby

Duke Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [6/97] for $23.95
Duke Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [12/97] for $84.95
Memory of Trains / The Boll Weevil book by Louis D. Rubin  "A Memory of Trains: The Boll Weevil and Others" [Oct 2000]
Text & Photographs by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

with 122 excellent photos, all but one taken by the author
Univ South Carolina Press 9x9 hardcover [10/2000] for $21.33
Santa Fe Chief book by Strein, Vaughan & Richards  "Santa Fe: The Chief Way" [2001]
by Robert Strein, John Vaughan & C. Fenton Richards Jr.

New Mexico Magazine 10x10 pb [9/2001] out of print/used
New Mexico Magazine 10¼x10¼ hardcover [9/2001] for $26.37
Dixie Limited Railroads & the Southern Renaissance book by Joseph R. Millichap  "Dixie Limited: Railroads, Culture, and The Southern Renaissance" [2002]
by Joseph R. Millichap

"A detailed reading of the complex and often ambivalent relationships among technology, culture, and literature that railroads represent in selected writers and works of the Southern Renaissance" including literary giants Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe, and poet Dave Smith
Univ Press KY 9x6 hardcover [3/2002] for $40.00
Hear that Train Whistle Blow / How the Railroad Changed the World book by Milton Meltzer  "Hear That Train Whistle Blow! How The Railroad Changed The World"
[ages 11 & up; 2004] by Milton Meltzer

Random House Young Readers/Landmark 9¼x8 pb [10/2005] out of print/used
Random House YR/Landmark 9¼x8 library hardcover [10/2004] out of print/used
Random House Young Readers/Landmark 9½x8¼ hardcover [10/2004] out of print/used
Train Illustrated History book by Jonathan Glancey  "The Train: An Illustrated History" [2004] by Jonathan Glancey
Carlton Books, Ltd. 11½x11½ pb [8/2005] out of print/used
Carlton Books, Ltd. 11¼x11 pb [8/2005] out of print/used
Carlton Books, Ltd. 8¼x8¼ hardcover [9/2009] out of print/used
Carlton Books, Ltd. 11½x11½ hardcover [10/2004] out of print/used
Carlton Books, Ltd. 11½x11½ hardcover [10/2004] out of print/used
The Railroad, Story of A Technology from Greenwood  
"The Railroad: The Life Story of A Technology" [2005]
by H. Roger Grant

Greenwood 9½x6¼ hardcover [4/2005] for $45.00
Santa Fe Railway Promotion book by Victoria E. Dye  "All Aboard For Santa Fe: Railway Promotion of The Southwest,
1890s to 1930s" [2005] by Victoria E. Dye

Univ NM Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2005] for $16.47
The Little Book of Steam by Clive Groome  "Little Book of Steam" [Green Umbrella 2006]
by Clive Groome

Kindle Edition from G2 Rights [11/2014] for $3.65
G2 Ent. hardcover [3/2013] out of print/used
Men Who Loved Trains book by Rush Loving Jr.  "The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed To Save An Ailing Industry" [2006] by Rush Loving, Jr.
Former Fortune Magazine journalist reports on the changes in the American railroad industry over the prior 40 years, beginning with the lead-up to the Penn Central RR merger of 1968.
Kindle Edition from Indiana Univ Press [2006 edition] for $13.99
Indiana Univ Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2008] for $29.37
Indiana Univ Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [4/2006] out of print/used
Working on the Railroad book by Brian Solomon  "Working On The Railroad" [2006] by Brian Solomon
M.B.I./Voyageur Press 10¾x8½ hardcover [8/2006] for $23.07
Great Train Robberies of The Old West book by R. Michael Wilson  "Great Train Robberies of The Old West" [2006]
by R. Michael Wilson

Two Dot Books 9x6 pb [11/2006] for $12.95
Images of America Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest book by Richard Melzer  "Images of America: Fred Harvey Houses of The Southwest" [2008]
by Richard Melzer

Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [11/2008] for $14.95

more info on the Harvey House Restaurants [1875-1968] Page

How the Railways Transformed the World book by Christian Wolmar  "Blood, Iron, and Gold: How The Railways Transformed The World" [2009]
by Christian Wolmar

Kindle Edition from PublicAffairs [3/2010] for $9.99
PublicAffairs 8¼x5½ pb [3/2011] for $13.49
Atlantic Books 9½x6¾ hardcover [10/2009] out of print/40+ used
Appetite For America, Fred Harvey book by Stephen Fried  "Appetite For America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built A Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized The Wild West" [2010] by Stephen Fried
Bantam 9¼x6 pb [5/2011] for $12.24
Bantam 9¼x6½ hardcover [3/2010] for $17.82

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Most Powerful Idea in the World book by William Rosen  "The Most Powerful Idea In The World: A Story of Steam, Industry & Invention"
[2010] by William Rosen

Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [6/2010] for $15.99
Univ Chicago Press 9x6 pb [3/2012] for $10.11
Random House 9x6 deckle-edge hardcover [6/2010] for $18.48
Great Circus Train Wreck of 1918 book by Richard M. Lytle  "The Great Circus Train Wreck of 1918: Tragedy On The Indiana Lakeshore"
[2010] by Richard M. Lytle

Kindle Edition from The History Press [11/2011] for $9.99
The History Press 9x6½ pb [7/2010] for $15.86
America Adopts the Railroad 1825-1862 book by Craig Miner  "A Most Magnificent Machine: America Adopts The Railroad, 1825-1862" [2010]
by Craig Miner

Described as 'the first social history of the early railroads'
Univ Press of Kansas 9x6 hardcover [10/2010] for $30.20
Railroads of the Civil War Illustrated History book by Michael Leavy  "Railroads of The Civil War: An Illustrated History" [2010]
by Michael Leavy

Westholme Publng 10¼x8½ hardcover [12/2010] for $29.06
A Railroad Manifesto book by Thomas F. Erickson, Jr.  "A Railroad Manifesto: 50 Short Articles On Railroad Economics, Operations, and Management" [2011] by Thomas F. Erickson, Jr.
"An easy-to-read primer on rail system operations, finances, and commercial activities [that] emphasizes the interdependency of these three areas."
Univ Press of America 9¼x6 hardcover [6/2011] for $32.95
Giants of Steam book by Jonathan Glancey  "Giants of Steam: The Great Men and Machines of Railways' Golden Age" [2012]
by Jonathan Glancey

Atlantic Books 7¾x5 pb [7/2013] out of print/used
Atlantic Books pb [7/2013] out of print/used
Atlantic Books 9¼x6 hardcover [2012] out of print/used
The Great Railroad Revolution book by Christian Wolmar  "The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America" [2012]
by Christian Wolmar

Kindle Edition from PublicAffairs [9/2012] for $14.99
PublicAffairs pb [8/2013] for $13.86
PublicAffairs 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/2012] out of print/used
Railroads and the American People book by H. Roger Grant  "Railroads and The American People" [2012] by H. Roger Grant
A social history of the impact of railroads on American life, especially during railroad passenger service’s Golden Age from 1830 to 1930.
Kindle Edition from Indiana Univ Press [10/2012] for $19.24
Indiana Univ Press 10x7¼ hardcover [10/2012] for $35.74
Fifty Railroads that Changed the Course of History book by Bill Laws  "Fifty Railroads That Changed The Course of History" [2013] by Bill Laws
Many maps plus more than 200 elegant drawings, photographs, and paintings as well as dozens of sidebars highlighting concise, engaging text filled with unusual and unexpected stories and facts.
Firefly Books 9x6¾ hardcover [7/2013] for $21.68
Firefly Books 9x6¾ hardcover [7/2013] out of print/used
The Race Underground / America's First Subway book by Doug Most  "The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway" [2014] by Doug Most
Kindle Edition from St. Martin's/Macmillan [2/2014] for $12.74
St. Martin's Press 9½x6½ hardcover [2/2014] for $19.29

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http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Railroad-Advertising-Riding-Rails/dp/B000I0RSRA/
http://www.amazon.com/Dining-Recipes-Sidelights-Bygone-Age/dp/0801893232/
http://www.amazon.com/Historical-Guide-North-American-Railroads/dp/0890243565/
http://www.amazon.com/Illustrated-History-Western-Railway-Engines/dp/0860932095/
http://www.amazon.com/National-Geographic-Readers-Amy-Shields/dp/1426307772/
http://www.amazon.com/One-More-Train-Ride-Underground/dp/0253216524/
http://www.amazon.com/Postcards-Trains-Travel-USA-Train/dp/1412002575/
http://www.amazon.com/Posters-Canadian-Pacific-Marc-Choko/dp/1552979172/
http://www.amazon.com/Railway-Art-Steam-Nelson-Atkins-Museum/dp/0300138784/
http://www.amazon.com/Railway-Posters-1923-1947-Collection-National/dp/1856690148/
http://www.amazon.com/Riding-Rails-Barbara-E-Dawes/dp/1419626175/
http://www.amazon.com/Ten-Turtles-Tucumcari-Personal-History/dp/0826330797/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Iron-Way-Railroads-America/dp/0300187467/
http://www.amazon.com/Wells-Fargo-Company-Train-Robbers/dp/1484829433/
http://www.amazon.com/Working-Railroad-Walking-Beauty-Navajos/dp/0874218586/

"Early American Steam Locomotives: First Seven Decades, 1830-1900" [1962]
http://www.amazon.com/Early-American-Steam-Locomotives-Kinert-ebook/dp/B00A73AU28/
http://www.amazon.com/Early-American-Steam-Locomotives-Kinert/dp/0486443981
http://www.amazon.com/American-Locomotives-Kinert-published-Publications/dp/B00EKYML4A/
http://www.amazon.com/American-Locomotives-Kinert-Publications-Paperback/dp/B00MDALQS0/
http://www.amazon.com/Early-American-Steam-Locomotives-1830-1900/dp/B0006AXWIQ/
http://www.amazon.com/Early-American-Steam-Locomotives-Kinert/dp/B000NYGGWY/

"The Story of American Railroads" [1/1982] by Stewart Hall Holbrook
http://www.amazon.com/Story-American-Railroads-Value-Publishing/dp/0517001004/

"The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Railways [1968] by Hamilton Ellis
http://www.amazon.com/Pictorial-Encyclopedia-Railways-Hamilton-Ellis/dp/B0006BRLPA/

"Encyclopedia of North American Railroading: 150 Years of Railroading in the United States and Canada [Aug 1981] by Freeman H. Hubbard
http://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-North-American-Railroading-United/dp/0070308284/

"The Railway Journey: The Industrialization of Time & Space In The 19th Century" [2/1987] by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
http://www.amazon.com/Railway-Journey-Industrialization-Nineteenth-Century-ebook/dp/B00KCKIGMW/
http://www.amazon.com/Railway-Journey-Industrialization-Nineteenth-Century/dp/0520282264/
http://www.amazon.com/Railway-Journey-Industrialization-Space-Century/dp/0520059298/ 50+

"Encyclopedia of North American Railroads [Nov 1989] by Aaron E. Klein
http://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-North-American-Railroads-Aaron/dp/0671075810/

"The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Steam & Rail [Mar 1, 2000] by Colin Garratt
http://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Encyclopedia-Steam-Rail/dp/0754802957/
http://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Encyclopedia-Steam-Rail-Locomotives/dp/1840380888/

"Workin' on the Railroad: Reminiscences from the Age of Steam [5/2003] by Richard Reinhardt
http://www.amazon.com/Workin-Railroad-Reminiscences-Age-Steam/dp/0806135255/

"Hogger: From Fantasy To Fulfillment: A Locomotive Engineer Remembers [9/2003] by Richard Petersen
http://www.amazon.com/Hogger-Fulfillment-Locomotive-Engineer-Remembers/dp/0595289096/

"Death Rode The Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828-1965 [3/2006] by Mark Aldrich
http://www.amazon.com/Death-Rode-Rails-Accidents-1828-1965/dp/0801882362/

"The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed To Save An Ailing Industry" [4/2006] by Rush Loving
http://www.amazon.com/Men-Who-Loved-Trains-Railroads-ebook/dp/B008561EXI/
http://www.amazon.com/Men-Who-Loved-Trains-Railroads/dp/0253220319/
http://www.amazon.com/Men-Who-Loved-Trains-Industry/dp/0253347572/

"Dow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations [4/2006] by Andrew Dow
http://www.amazon.com/Dows-Dictionary-Railway-Quotations-Andrew/dp/0801882923/

"The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche" [1/2008] by Gary Krist
http://www.amazon.com/The-White-Cascade-Deadliest-Avalanche/dp/0805083294/

"Iron Horses" [10/2008] by Michael Swift
http://www.amazon.com/Iron-Horse-Michael-Swift/dp/0785823816/

Regional Railway History Books

This Was Railroading book by George B. Abdill  "This Was Railroading: An Historical Collection of Rare Photos & True Stories About The Tracks, Trains & Trainmen of The Pacific Northwest" [1958]
by George B. Abdill

Literary Licensing, LLC 11x8¼ pb [10/2011] for $26.90
Literary Licensing, LLC 11x8½ hardcover [9/2011] for $42.95
Superior Publng 10x8 hardcover [1958] out of print/used

Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume 1 book by David F. Myrick  "Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume I: The Northern Roads" [1962]
by David F. Myrick

rail lines covered are: Battle Mountain-Lewis Railway; Boca & Loyalton RR; Bodie & Benton Railway; Carson Valley RR; G.W. Chubbuck - Lake Valley RR; Crown Willamette Paper Company; Eagle Salt Works RR Company; Eureka Palisade RR; Gardnerville & Southern RR; Giroux Consolidated Mines Company; Golconda-Adelaide RR; Goldfield RR; Goldfield Consolidated Milling & Trans-portation Company; Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Company; Nevada-California-Oregon Rail-way; Nevada Midland RR Company; Nevada Northern Railway; Nevada Short Line Railway; Oregon Short Line and Idaho Central; Owens River Valley Electric Railway Company; Rawhide Western Railway; Sierra Valleys Railway; Verdi Lumber Company; and chapters on Logging Railroads of the Lake Tahoe and Truckee River Basin, and on Other Early Lumber Railroads in the Truckee Area
Univ Nevada Press 11¼x8¾ hardcover [10/92] for $57.30
Howell-North Books hardcover [4/82] out of print/used
Howell-North Books 11x9 hardcover [1962] out of print/used
Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume 2 book by David F. Myrick  "Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume II: The Southern Roads" [1992]
by David F. Myrick

rail lines covered are: Amboy-Saltus RR; American Carrara Marble Company; Atlantic & Pacific RR; Bonnie Claire and Ubehere; Borate & Daggett RR; Bullfrog Goldfield RR; Death Valley RR; Epsom Salts Railroad (monorail); Las Vegas & Tonopah RR; Lida Valley RR; Ludlow & Southern Railway Company; Mohave & Milltown Railway; Mojave Northern RR; Nevada Southern Railway; Randsburg Railway Company; The Salt Lake Route; Six Companies, Inc.; Tecopa RR Company and the Greenwater copper boom; Tonopah and Tidewater RR; Trona Railway Company; and Yellow Pine Mining Company; with chapters on Calico and Its Silver Railroad, Pioche and Its Railroads, Reno Streetcar Lines, and Searchlight and Its Railroads; as well as a Roster of Locomotives and an Index to Volumes I and II
Univ Nevada Press 11¼x8¾ hardcover [10/92] for $66.82
Howell-North Books 11x8¾ hardcover [1963] out of print/used
Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume 3 book by David F. Myrick  "Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volume III: More On The Northern Roads" [2007]
by David F. Myrick

rail lines covered are: {more} Boca & Loyalton RR; Bucks Lake RR; Carson & Colorado Railway; Central Pacific RR; Clover Valley Lumber Company; Davies Box & Lumber Company; Feather River Lumber Company; Feather River Railway; Fernley & Lassen Rail-way Company; Fruit Growers Lumber Company; Indian Valley RR; Lake Almanor & Caribou Powerhouse; Lassen Lumber & Box Company; Massack Timber & Lumber Company; Modoc Northern Railway and Goose Lake & South-ern Railway; Nevada-California-Oregon Railway (The Final Years of..); Nibley-Stoddard Lumber Company; Northern Calif-ornia RR Company; Quincy & Eastern Railway Company; Quincy Lumber Company; Red River Lumber Company; Sierra Valleys Railway; Sloat Lumber Company; Spanish Peak Lumber Company; Surprise Valley Railway; and Swayne Lumber Company; with chapters on the Feather River Power Plant Railroads, on the Oro Electric Corp. proposed railroad to a power plant on Yellow Creek, and on Recent Developments in Nevada Railroads
Univ Nevada Press 11x8½ hardcover [10/2007] for $66.82

"Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California" 3-volume set [2007] by David F. Myrick
Univ Nevada Press 11¼x8¼x3¾" wide slipcover set [10/2007] - out of print/sold out

Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah book by Donald B. Robertson  "Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 1: The Desert States - Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah" [1986] by Donald B. Robertson
Caxton Press 11¼x8¾ hardcover [9/86] out of print/many used
Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming book by Donald B. Robertson  "Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 2: The Mountain States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming" [1971] by Donald B. Robertson
Taylor Publng 11¾x9 hardcover [1971] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - Oregon and Washington book by Donald B. Robertson  "Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 3: Oregon and Washington"
[1995] by Donald B. Robertson

Caxton Press 11½x9 hardcover [1995] for $23.34
Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - California book by Donald B. Robertson  "Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 4: California" [1998]
by Donald B. Robertson

Caxton Press 11¼x8¾ hardcover [1998] for $29.21

Train Time / Wolfville book by M. Allen Gibson  "Train Time: Nostalgic Glimpses of A Wolfville Boyhood During Which Train Watching Was A Happy Pastime" [1973]
by M. Allen Gibson, Illustrated With Photographs by The Author

Wolfville is a port town in Kings County, Nova Scotia, which means that the author's tales are about the Dominion Atlantic Railway [1894/1994].
Lancelot Press pb pamphlet [1973] out of print/scarce

Railroads of The Yosemite Valley book by Hank Johnston & James Law  "Railroads of The Yosemite Valley" [1975] by Hank Johnston, with James Law
Yosemite Conservancy 11¼x8¾ pb [9/88] for $21.93
Yosemite Conservancy pb [9/88] out of print/used
Trans-Anglo Books 9x6½ hardcover [1980] for $52.99
Trans-Anglo Books hardcover [1975] out of print/used
Rails Across The Ranchos / San Luis Obispo County book by Loren Nicholson  "Rails Across The Ranchos: The Pacific Coastline of Southern Pacific Railroad (San Luis Obispo County)" [1980] by Loren Nicholson
California Heritage Publing 10¾x8½ pb [8/93] out of print/used
California Heritage Publing hardcover [5/1980] out of print/used
Trails Begin Where Rails End / Motoring Adventures book by Albert D. Manchester  "Trails Begin Where Rails End: Early-Day Motoring Adventures In The West and South-west" [1987] by Albert D. Manchester
Trans Anglo Books 11x8¾ hardcover [6/87] out of print/used
Railroads & Railroad Towns in New Mexico book by William Clark  "Railroads and Railroad Towns In New Mexico" [1989]
by William Clark

New Mexico Magazine 10¾x8¼ pb [6/89] out of print/used
New Mexico's Railroads Historical Survey book by David F. Myrick  "New Mexico's Railroads: A Historical Survey" [1990]
by David F. Myrick

Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 pb [7/90] for $17.12
History of Wyoming's Railroads book by Robert A. King  "Trails To Rails: A History of Wyoming's Railroads" [2003] by Robert A. King
Endeavor Books 12x9½ pb [2003] out of print/used
Railroads of Colorado book by Claude Wiatrowski  "Railroads of Colorado: Your Guide To Colorado's Historic Trains and Railway Sites" [2004] by Claude Wiatrowski
Voyageur Press 11¼x9 hardcover [6/2004] out of print/used
New Mexico Railway Legacy  "The Train Stops Here: New Mexico's Railway Legacy" [2005]
by Marci L. Riskin

Univ NM Press 10x8 pb [5/2005] for $16.47
Univ NM Press 10¼x8½ hardcover [5/2005] for $26.37
Rails Around Denver book by Allan C. Lewis   "Rails Around Denver (Images of Rail)" [2007]
by Allan C. Lewis

Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [7/2007] for $19.79


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