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Books in category Transportation – Railroads

  • Railroads in the Civil War

    Railroads in the Civil War
    John E. Clark, Jr.

    By the time of the Civil War, the railroads had advanced to allow the movement of large numbers of troops even though railways had not yet matured into a truly integrated transportation system.

  • Uncle Sam s Locomotives

    Uncle Sam’s Locomotives
    Eugene L. Huddleston

    Uncle Sam's Locomotives looks at these magnificent locomotives and discusses how and why the designs were chosen, how they related to existing designs, what standardization entailed, and how each performed.".

  • Railroads of Fort Bend County

    Railroads of Fort Bend County
    Jim Vollmar

    As many as eight separate railroads were chartered and operated in Fort Bend County by 1900. Today some of the names have changed but most of the original rail lines remain in operation.

  • Railroads in the Heartland

    Railroads in the Heartland
    H. Roger Grant

    These features are often reflected in the images in this heavily illustrated book, which depicts the spare but strong pioneering spirit of the enterprise.

  • The Twilight of Southern Steam

    The Twilight of Southern Steam
    Don Benn

    This book is first and foremost the story of the enginemen and their steeds which brought the steam era to an end on the Southern.

  • The Canal At Sault Ste Marie

    The Canal At Sault Ste Marie
    Shirley Hoskins, Jan Joyce

    This is the story of how a long abandoned limestone quarry on the south shore of Manitoulin Island played a small, but significant role in Canadian history.

  • Portland s Streetcar Lines

    Portland’s Streetcar Lines
    Richard Thompson

    In 1927, the local street railway system entered a period of slow decline that ended in 1950, when Portland's last city streetcars gave way to buses. This is the history of those classic lines.

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reich A History Volume 2 Volumes 1933 1945

    The Most Valuable Asset of the Reich: A History …, Volume 2; Volumes 1933-1945
    Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    In this, the second volume of his comprehensive history of the Reichsbahn, Alfred Mierzejewski offers the first complete account of the national railway under Hitler's regime.

  • Pacific Electric Red Cars

    Pacific Electric Red Cars
    Jim Walker

    Of the rail lines created at the turn of the 20th century, in order to build interurban links through Southern California communities around metropolitan Los Angeles, the Pacific Electric grew to be the most prominent of all.

  • History of the J G Brill Company

    History of the J.G. Brill Company
    Debra Brill

    A fascinating variety of open, closed, convertible, and semi-convertible cars, propelled by horse, steam, cable, and electricity, parade through the pages of this book.

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