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detail of Harper's Magazine cover for February 1897
by artist Edward Penfield [1866-1925]
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Railroad Infrastructure & Equipment


Angus Sinclair [1841-1919] wrote and-or published a series of general books about railroading;
Angus Sinclair Publishing Co. was based in New York City.
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupname?key=Sinclair%2C%20Angus%2C%201841-1919

"Locomotive Engine Running and Management: A Treatise On The Operation of Locomotive Engines"
[1885 + at least 21 editions] by Angus Sinclair
http://www.amazon.com/Locomotive-running-managementa-treatise-locomotive/dp/9333116354/ [2013 reprint]
http://www.amazon.com/Locomotive-Engine-Running-Management-Treatise/dp/1112491007/
http://www.amazon.com/Locomotive-engine-running-management-locomotives/dp/B00086X6TI/

"Twentieth Century Locomotives: Treating On The Designing, Construction, Repairing, and Operating
of Railway Machinery" [1904] by Angus Sinclair Company
http://www.amazon.com/Twentieth-Locomotives-Construction-Particularly-Superintendents/dp/B00HI2J248/
http://www.amazon.com/Twentieth-Locomotives-Designing-Construction-Repairing/dp/B007F7BQQS/

"Development of The Locomotive Engine" [1907] by Angus Sinclair (over 200 illustrations)
http://www.amazon.com/Development-locomotive-engine-elementary-engineers/dp/1112576851/
http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924003627167

"Railroad Men's Catechism: Being An Instruction Book For Enginemen, Trainmen, Signalmen, and Every Person
Connected With The Movement of Trains" [1907] by Angus Sinclair

"Firing Locomotives" [1910] by Angus Sinclair

"Development of The Locomotive Engine" [rev 1970] by Angus Sinclair, Edited by John H. White, Jr.
http://www.amazon.com/Development-Locomotive-Engine-Angus-Sinclair/dp/0262190680/


1947 Firing the Steam Locomotive book from The Reading Railroad  "Firing The Steam Locomotive" [1947] from The Reading Company
Reading Railroad's official handbook for its last generation of locomotive firemen.
Periscope Film LLC 10x8 pb [6/2013] for $9.95
Periscope Film LLC pb [6/2013] out of print/used
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
Railroad Station Architectural History book by Carroll L.V. Meeks  "The Railroad Station: An Architectural History" [1956]
by Carroll L.V. Meeks

Profusely-illustrated book that chronicles the evolution of the architecture of the railroad station in both Europe and America from the 1830s to the 1950s.
Dover Publns 9x6½ pb [6/2012] out of print/used
Yale Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [12/56] out of print/many used
100 Years of Steam Locomotives  "100 Years of Steam Locomotives: Collectors Edition" [1957]
by Walter A. Lucas

Simmons Boardman 11¾x9 hardcover [6/57] for $59.95

"100 Years of Railroad Cars" [1958] by Walter A. Lucas
Simmons Boardman hardcover [1/58] out of print/rare

Railroad Caboose History, Legend & Lore book by William F. Knapke & Freeman Hubbard  "The Railroad Caboose: Its 100 Year History, Legend, and Lore" [1968]
by William F. Knapke, with Freeman Hubbard

Describes all aspects of the job of train conductor, whose office was the caboose; includes several short stories by Hubbard
Golden West Books hardcover [1987] out of print/used
Golden West Books hardcover [1979] out of print/used
Golden West Books 8½x5½ hardcover [6/1968] out of print/used
American Railroad Passenger Car  "The American Railroad Passenger Car" [1985]
by John H. White Jr.

Johns Hopkins Univ Press {6.25 pounds} pb [3/85] for $70.00
Vol 1: 12½x10½ pb [3/85] for $40.00
Vol 2: 12½x9½ pb [3/85] for $34.40
Railway Station Social History book by Jeffrey Richards & John M. MacKenzie  "The Railway Station: A Social History" [1986]
by Jeffrey Richards & John M. MacKenzie

Looks at the many functions of the railroad station around the world, from Victorian London to modern big city America to smaller stations in the empty West of America.
Oxford Univ Press 9½x6½ +hardcover [10/86] out of print/50+ used
Train Wrecks Pictorial History book by Robert Carroll Reed  "Train Wrecks: A Pictorial History of Accidents On The Main Line" [1988]
by Robert C. Reed

Schiffer Publng 11x8½ pb [2000] for $19.99
Random House Value Publng 10½x8½ hardcover [9/88] out of print/many used
Pullman Systems In The Golden Years book by Peter T. Maiken  "Night Trains: The Pullman Systems In The Golden Years of American Rail Travel" [1992] by Prof. Peter T. Maiken
First, a history of American railroads and the development of passenger routes; second, a detailed list of every Pullman train and its location at midnight every night.
Johns Hopkins Univ Press 11x8½ pb [10/92] out of print/40+ used
Lakme Press 11x8¾ hardcover [11/89] out of print/used
American Railroad Freight Car book by John H. White Jr.  "The American Railroad Freight Car: From The Wood-Car Era To The Coming of Steel" [1993] by John H. White, Jr.
Johns Hopkins Univ Press pb [11/95] for $42.96
Johns Hopkins Univ Press 12¾x10½ hardcover [10/93] for $0.00
Railway Stations Masterpieces of Architecture book by Charles Sheppard   "Railway Stations: Masterpieces of Architecture" [1996]
by Charles Sheppard

New Line Books 13x8¾ hardcover [11/98] out of print/40+ used
Smithmark Publng 12½x9 hardcover [9/96] out of print/40+ used
Trains of the Circus, 1872-1956 book by Fred Dahlinger  "Trains of The Circus, 1872-1956" [2000]
by Fred Dahlinger, Jr. and Circus World Museum

Iconografix 8¼x10 pb [6/2000] out of print/used
Show Trains of The 20th Century book by Fred Dahlinger  "Show Trains of The 20th Century" [2000]
by Fred Dahlinger, Jr.

Iconografix 8¼x10 pb [10/2000] for $26.96
American Passenger Train  "The American Passenger Train" [2001]
by Mike Schafer

Motorbooks Intl. 10¼x10½ hardcover [11/2001] for $34.95
Railroads Across North America Illustrated History book by Claude Wiatrowski  "Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History" [2007]
by Claude Wiatrowski

Kindle Edition from Voyageur Press [9/2007] for $11.10
Crestline Books 12½x9¼ hardcover [8/2012] for $11.68
Steam Locomotive Engineering History book by Ken Gibbs  "The Steam Locomotive: An Engineering History" [2013]
by Ken Gibbs

Kindle Edition from Amberley Publng [8/2013] for $9.99
Amberley Publng 9¾x6¾ pb [8/2013] for $25.63
America's Greatest Circus Train book by Bruce C. Nelson  "America's Greatest Circus Train" [2013]
by Bruce C. Nelson, Foreword by Fred Dahlinger, Jr.

The annual circus parade in Baraboo, Wisconsin began as a small test in 1963, but the response was enormous, so they added taking the circus by train to Milwaukee and then to Chicago; but the Bush economy took its toll, and the last such circus train was in 2003; 335 mostly-color photographs.
Heimburger House Publng 10½x10½ hardcover [9/2013] for $49.46
Train Definitive Visual History book by Smithsonian Institition  
"Train: The Definitive Visual History" [2014 bestseller]
from Smithsonian Institition
with two collectible prints
D.K. Smithsonian 13¾x11¼ hardcover [9/2014] for $30.60
Great American Railroad Stories / 75 Years of Trains Magazine book  "Great American Railroad Stories: 75 Years of Trains Magazine" [2014]
by Editors of Trains Magazine

Non-fiction tales including first-hand accounts, historical photos, and essays by Al Kalmbach, David Morgan, Lucius Beebe, many others
Kalmbach Books 10½x8¼ hardcover [11/2014] for $18.13

"An Engineer's Guide To The Firing and Handling of Steam Locomotives, Including Firing of The Boilers, Sanding Flues,
Proper Use of The Throttles, and Emergency Procedures" [1995 = sold out] by Jerry Brooks & Karl Ryden

"Train Depots and Roundhouses" [1995] by Hans & April Halberstadt
http://www.amazon.com/Train-Depots-Roundhouses-Motorbooks-Classic/dp/0760313512/ [5/2002]
http://www.amazon.com/American-Train-Depot-Roundhouse/dp/0760300038/ [4/95]

"Travel By Pullman: A Century of Service, 1865-1969" [10/2004] by Joe Welsch
http://www.amazon.com/Travel-Pullman-Century-Service-1865-1969/dp/0760318573/

"The Cars of Pullman" [5/2010] by Joe Welsh, Bill Howes & Kevin J. Holland
http://www.amazon.com/The-Cars-Pullman-Bill-Howes/dp/0760335877/

"Great Railroad Tunnels of North America [4/2011] by William Lowell Putnam
http://www.amazon.com/Great-Railroad-Tunnels-North-America-ebook/dp/B00752B7JE/
http://www.amazon.com/Great-Railroad-Tunnels-North-America/dp/0786459514/

"Building Big Iron: The Epic History of Locomotive Building In The United States From 1830 To The Present" [12/2012] by Bill Yenne
http://www.amazon.com/Building-Big-Iron-History-Locomotive-ebook/dp/B00ATT9X8M/

"Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of A New York Landmark" [1/2013] by Anthony W. Robins
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Terminal-Years-Landmark/dp/1584799943/

"Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America" [1/2013] by Sam Roberts, Foreword by Pete Hamill
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Station-Transformed-America-ebook/dp/B008ASBAOE/
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Station-Transformed-America/dp/1455525960/


Travel by Rail

Steam from Kenya to the Cape book by E. Talbot   "Steam From Kenya To The Cape: An Enthusiast's Guide To The Steam Locomotives of East, Central, and South Africa" [1976] by E. Talbot
Halcyon Books pb [3/76] out of print/scarce
Continental Railway Circle hardcover [3/76] out of print/scarce
Big Red Train Ride travel book by Eric Newby   "The Big Red Train Ride" [1979] by Eric Newby
Author set out with his wife, a photographer, and the required official guide to gather detail about life in the U.S.S.R., finding much that is irreverent and humorous, They traveled on the Trans-Siberian Railway between Western Europe and the Pacific coast at Vladivostock; the route covers seven time zones and 5,900 miles, a journey lasting 192 hours and 35 minutes.
Penguin Travel Library 7½x5 pb [5/85] out of print/many, many used
Picador Books 7½x5 pb [11/89] out of print/many used
Penguin Travel Library 7½x5 pb [3/80] out of print/many, many used
St. Martin's Press 8¼x5¾ hardcover [2/79] out of print/many used

Great Railway Journeys of The World book from the B.B.C.  "Great Railway Journeys of The World" [B.B.C. Books 1981]
by Michael Frayn, Ludovic Kennedy, Miles Kington, Michael Palin, Eric Robson, Brian Thompson, and Michael Wood

Crown Publns 8½x7½ pb [9/81] out of print/many used
E.P. Dutton, Inc. hardcover [9/82] out of print/60+ used
Crown Publns 8½x7½ hardcover [9/81] out of print/used
Great Little Railways book from the B.B.C.  "Great Little Railways" [B.B.C. Books 1984]
by Russell Chamberlin, Colin Garrat, Peter Hillmore, Simon Hoggart, Stanley Reynolds, Lyn Webster & Michael Wood

B.B.C. Books 8¾x7½ hardcover [5/84] out of print/used
German cover for The Story of Railroad Travel book by Wolfgang Schivelbusch   "The Railway Journey: The Industrialization of Time and Space In The Nineteenth Century" [1987] by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
Kindle Edition from Univ California Press [5/2014] for $20.76 {sic}
Univ California Press 8¼x5½ pb [5/2014] for $31.95
Univ California Press 8¼x5½ pb [2/87] out of print/40+ used
Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag German-language 7½x5 pb [8/2000] import/many used
We Took the Train book edited by H. Roger Grant  "We Took The Train (Railroads In America)" [1990]
Edited by H. Roger Grant

An illustrated collection of twenty-one personal accounts of train travel in the United States, from early 1830s beginnings to Pullman sleepers, with attention paid to the hardships of military troops, migrant workers, and prisoners of war.
Northern Illinois Univ Press 10x7 hardcover [11/90] for $23.37
Dining By Rail / Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine book by James D. Porterfield  "Dining By Rail: The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine" [1993 classic] by James D. Porterfield
St. Martin's Griffin 9x7 pb [5/98] for $15.63
St. Martin's Press 9x6½ hardcover [1993] out of print/many used
Great Railway Journeys book from the B.B.C.  "Great Railway Journeys" [B.B.C. Books 1994]
by Clive Anderson, Natalia Makarova, Rian Malan, Michael Palin, Lisa St. Aubin de Teran, and Mark Tully, with photographs by Tom Owen Edmunds

Penguin Books, Ltd. 7¾x5 pb [7/95] out of print/used
B.B.C. Books 11¼x8¾ hardcover [8/94] out of print/50+ used
More Great Railway Journeys book from the B.B.C.  "More Great Railway Journeys" [B.B.C. Books 1996]
by Benedict Allen, Chris Bonington, Henry Louis Gates, Buck Henry, Ben Okri, Alexi Sayle, and Victoria Wood, with photographs by Tom Owen Edmunds

Penguin Books, Ltd. 7¾x5 pb [12/97] out of print/used
B.B.C. Books 10x7½ hardcover [9/96] out of print/used
Great Railway Journeys of The World Encyclopedia book by Max Wade-Matthews  "Great Railway Journeys of The World: An Encyclopedia of The World's Best Locomotive Journeys" [1998] Edited by Max Wade-Matthews
Recent & historical accounts of rail journeys including New Zealand, Ulan Bator, Canada, Mexico, and Downtown San Francisco
Hermes House 11½x9 pb [1999] out of print/60+ used
Anness 9x6 hardcover [10/2000] out of print/many used
Hermes House 11¾x9¼ hardcover [3/98] out of print/50+ used
All Aboard! Golden Age of Rail Travel book by Lynn Johnson & Michael O'Leary   "All Aboard!: Images From The Golden Age of Rail Travel" [1999]
by Lynn Johnson & Michael O'Leary

Chronicle Books 8¾x8 hardcover [6/99] out of print/used
Travel by Train, American Railroad Poster book by Michael E. Zega & John E. Gruber  "Travel By Train: The American Railroad Poster, 1870-1950" [2002]
by Michael E. Zega & John E. Gruber

120 poster images, photographs & sketches
Indiana Univ Press 11x11 hardcover [9/2002] for $23.10
From The Dining Car / Greatest Rail Dining Experiences book by James D. Porterfield  "From The Dining Car: The Recipes and Stories Behind Today's Greatest Rail Dining Experiences - More than 200 Recipes & Reflections From North America's Greatest Trains" [2004] by James D. Porterfield
St. Martin's Press 9x7¾ hardcover [11/2004] out of print/used
Agatha Christie / 8:55 to Baghdad book by Andrew Eames  "The 8:55 To Baghdad: From London To Iraq On The Trail of Agatha Christie & The Orient Express" [2005] by Andrew W. Eames
Kindle Edition from Overlook [2006 edition] for $13.99
Overlook 8x5¼ pb [5/2006] for $14.18
Overlook 8¼x5¾ hardcover [6/2005] for $22.78

see also BlackHat Mystery Bookstore's Agatha Christie [1890-1976] Pages

John Betjeman On Trains book by Jonathan Glancey  "John Betjeman On Trains" [2006] by Jonathan Glancey
John Betjeman [1906-84] was the U.K. Poet Laureate (1972-84) and a railfan; author Glancey collects letters and other pieces by Betjeman about his travels by rail across Britain.
Methuen Publng Ltd. 6x4¼ hardcover [8/2006] for $13.95
Methuen Publng Ltd. 6x4¼ hardcover [8/2006] out of print/used

"The Great Railway Bazaar" [1975] by Paul Theroux

"The Old Patagonian Express" [1979] by Paul Theroux

"The World Commuter: Great Journeys by Train [May 21, 2001] by Christopher Portway
http://www.amazon.com/World-Commuter-Journeys-Summersdale-travel/dp/1840241454/

"Classic Railway Journeys of the World" [10/2003] by Max Wade-Matthews
http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Railway-Journeys-World-Wade-Matthews/dp/0754812952/

"The Way We Were: Riding The Rails" [Sept 2008] by Michael Swift
http://www.amazon.com/Way-We-Were-Riding-Rails/dp/0785824448/

Great Train Journeys of the World book from Time Out  "Time Out: Great Train Journeys of The World" [2009]
by Editors of Time Out

Time Out Guides 9½x7½ pb [10/2009] for $20.68
"Travels in Siberia" [2010] by Ian Frazier

"The Last Train To Zona Verde" [2013] by Paul Theroux
http://www.amazon.com/Last-Train-Zona-Verde-Ultimate/dp/061883933X/

"Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo [6/2013] by Tim Parks
http://www.amazon.com/Italian-Ways-Rails-Milan-Palermo/dp/0393239322/

http://www.amazon.com/Railroads-African-American-Experience-Photographic/dp/0801891620/
http://www.amazon.com/Dining-By-Rail-Americas-Railroad/dp/0312187114/

Riding The Rails That Created The Modern World book by Tom Zoellner  "Train: Riding The Rails That Created The Modern World - From The Trans-Siberian To The Southwest Chief" [2014] by Tom Zoellner
Kindle Edition from Viking/Penguin [1/2014] for $11.99
Penguin Books pb [DUE Nov 2014] for $12.17
Viking Adult 9x6¼ hardcover [1/2014] for $21.13
Complete North American Train Travel Guide book by Jim Loomis  "All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide" [4th edition 2015]
by Jim Loomis

Kindle Edition from Chicago Review Press [1/2015] for $9.99
Chicago Review Press 4th edition 8¾x5½ pb [1/2015] for $15.34
The Times Great Railway Journeys of the World book by Julian Holland  "The Times Great Railway Journeys of The World: Discover The History, Route, and Sites of 50 Famous Railway Lines" [2015] by Julian Holland
Featured railroads are located in Argentina, Australia, China, South Africa, and the U.S.A. {C&TSRR}.
HarperCollins UK 11x8½ hardcover [2/2015] for $37.51

'Riding The Rods'

"They were hobos, and . . . every word [that] they uttered . . . spelled adventure." ~~ Jack London [1876-1916]

The Original Hobo Nickel Society [est. 1992]
The Hobo Museum {formerly The Chief Theatre}, 51 Main Street South in Britt, Iowa
National Hobo Convention [Aug 2014] in Britt, Iowa
Intl. Brotherhood Welfare Assn. [1905-1920s] mutual aid society for hobos

1907 title page for Tramping With Tramps by Josiah Flynt  "Tramping With Tramps: Studies and Sketches of Vagabond Life" [1899]
by Josiah Flynt

Nabu Press 9¾x7½ pb [3/2014] for $25.62
The Century Co. UK hardcover [1900] out of print/scarce
The Century Co. hardcover [1899] out of print/scarce
Jack London's The Road 1907 memoir  "The Road" [1907 memoir] by Jack London [1876-1916]
A collection of nine essays with illustrations that appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1907 and 1908; cited by Beatnik author Jack Kerouac [1922-69] as inspiration for his becoming a writer.
Edited & with an Introduction by Todd DePastino
Rutgers Univ Press 8½x5½ pb [5/2006] for $21.95
Rutgers Univ Press 8½x5½ hardcover [5/2006] for $65.00
unedited editions
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [5/2012] for FREE!
Arc Manor 9x6 pb [1/2009] for $4.99
Aegypan 9x6 pb [9/2006] for $10.95
Aegypan 9x6 hardcover [9/2006] for $22.95
A Tramp's Philosophy book by Bart Kennedy  
"A Tramp's Philosophy" [1908] by Bart Kennedy
J. Long Pubrs hardcover [1908] out of print/scarce
Adventures of a woman Hobo book by Ethel Lynn  "The Adventures of A Woman Hobo" [1917] by Ethel Lynn
TheClassics.US 9¾x7½ pb [9/2013] for $16.69
BiblioBazaar 8¾x5¾ pb [11/2009] for $19.79
BiblioLife 10x7 hardcover [11/2009] for $31.49
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [9/2010] for $31.64
Confessions of a Twentieth Century Hobo book by Digit  "The Confessions of A Twentieth Century Hobo" [1924] by 'Digit'
H. Jenkins hardcover [1924] out of print/scarce
Autobiography of Boxcar Bertha book as told to Dr. Ben Reitman (French book cover)  "Sister of The Road: The Autobiography of Boxcar Bertha" [1937]
as told to Dr. Ben Lewis Reitman [1879-1943], Afterword by Barry Pateman

NABAT/A.K. Press 9x6 pb [5/2002] for $8.76
Amok Press Book Club 8¼x5¼ pb [7/88] out of print/50+ used
Gold Label hardcover [1937] out of print/used
The Big Road novel by Tom E. Clarke  "The Big Road" [1965 novel] by Tom E. Clarke
The Pacific Northwest in April 1933: teenage Vic Martin is unable to bear the poverty of his stump ranch home and the constant conflict with his stepfather, so he runs off - determined to find a better life.
Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 8½x6¾ hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Co. hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Co. hardcover [1966] out of print/used
Hard Travellin' / Hobo History book by Kenneth Allsop  "Hard Travellin': The Hobo and His History" [1967]
by Kenneth Allsop

Penguin Books Ltd. mass pb [6/72] out of print/used
Plume/NAL 8½x5¾ pb [1970] out of print/used
New American Library 8½x6 hardcover [1967] out of print/many used
Tales of an American Hobo book by Charles Elmer Fox  "Tales of An American Hobo" [1989] by Charles Elmer Fox
Univ Iowa Press 8½x5½ pb [8/2005] for $19.00
Univ Iowa Press 8¾x5¾ hardcover [11/89] out of print/used
Tales of the Iron Road book by Maury Graham & Robert J. Hemming  "Tales of The Iron Road: My Life As King of The Hobos" [1990]
by 'Steam Train' Maury Graham & Robert J. Hemming

Marlowe & Co 8¼x5½ pb [10/92] out of print/used
Paragon House Publrs pb [3/90] out of print/used
Paragon House Publrs hardcover [3/90] out of print/many used
Once A Hobo... book by Monte Holm & Dennis L. Clay  "Once A Hobo: The Autobiography of Monte Holm" [1999]
by Monte Holm & Dennis L. Clay

The Great Depression sent Holm drifting around the country in 1930 at the age of thirteen.
First Page Publns 11½x8½ hardcover [9/99] out of print/60+ used
Executive Hobo / Riding the American Dream book by Bo Keeley  "Executive Hobo: Riding The American Dream" [2011]
by Bo Keeley, Foreword by Roy Reiman

Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [1/2014] for $7.00
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [6/2011] for $10.76
Stories & Traditions of American Hobos book by Barbara Hacha  "Mulligan Stew: Stories and Traditions of American Hobos" [2013]
by Barbara Hacha

Kindle Edition from MediaMix Prodns [11/2013] for $6.99
MediaMix Prodns 9x6 pb [11/2013] for $13.23

http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Female-Tramp--No-1-ebook/dp/B009SZNQJA/
http://www.amazon.com/Hobo-Handbook-Field-Guide-Living/dp/1440512272/
http://www.amazon.com/One-More-Train-Ride-Underground/dp/0253216524/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Great-American-Hobo/dp/1559582995/


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