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  • ALCO Articulated Locomotives Catalog

    9x7" 43 Pages Founded in 1901 by the merger of eight manufacturers, the American Locomotive Company eventually became the second largest in the United States, behind Baldwin. ALCO built over 75,000 engines, including...

    $13.95 $6.95

  • American Locomotive Co. Rotary Snowplow

    8.25x6", 32 pages                 Originally patented in 1884 by Orange Jull, the Rotary Snow Plow was a key innovation that allowed American railroads...

    $9.95

  • Baldwin Diesel-Electric Locomotives

    5x8" 38 Pages For almost a century, The Baldwin Locomotive Works was the world's premiere builder of steam locomotives. The years after WWII saw the company founder, as wartime production restrictions and poor planning...

    $10.95 $9.86

  • Baldwin Locomotive Works Illustrated Catalog

    8.2x6" 120 Pages Founded in the early 1830's by Philadelphia jeweler Matthais Baldwin, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built a huge number of steam locomotives before ceasing production in 1949. These included the 4-4-0...

    $15.95

  • Baldwin Logging Locomotives

    8.2x6" 64 Pages Founded in the early 1830's by Philadelphia jeweler Matthais Baldwin, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built a huge number of steam locomotives before ceasing production in 1949. This 1913 catalog shows the...

    $16.00 $9.00

  • Baldwin Mallet Locomotives

    8.25x6" 48 Pages Founded in the early 1830's by Philadelphia jeweler Matthais Baldwin, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built an enormous number of steam locomotives before ceasing production in 1949. This catalog shows the...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • Baldwin Narrow Gauge Catalog 1877

    8x10" 45 Pages Founded in the 1830's, the Baldwin Locomotive Works rapidly became America's premier builder of steam engines for railway use. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a new standard emerged on the railroads of...

    $13.95 $10.46

  • Baldwin Pacific Type Locomotives

    8.25x6" 44 Pages Founded in the early 1830's by Philadelphia jeweler Matthais Baldwin, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built an enormous number of steam locomotives before ceasing production in 1949. This catalog shows the...

    $13.95 $9.95

  • Baldwin Vauclain Locomotives

    8x10" 99 Pages Mathias Baldwin built his first steam locomotive in 1832, with the assistance of a railroad mechanic named Andrew Vauclain. Five decades later, his son Samuel M. Vauclain joined the Baldwin Locomotive...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • Coal and Ash Machinery Handling Catalog

    8.5x11" 219 Pages Founded in 1876 by Francis Lechner and Joseph A. Jeffrey, the Jeffrey Manufacturing Co. produced the USA's first power-driven coal cutter. The company quickly grew into one of the largest suppliers of...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • Dickson Illustrated Catalogue of Standard Gauge Locomotives

    8x10" 150 PagesIllustrated Catalogue of Standard Gauge Locomotives: Manufactured by Dickson Manufacturing Co.Founded in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1856, the Dickson Manufacturing Company built steam engines, boilers, hoisting...

    $17.95 $12.95

  • Erector Hudson Locomotive

    8.25x6" 40 Pages A.C. Gilbert marketed his first construction set under the name "Erector" in 1913. The innovative toy became extremely popular. In 1931, the company released a set featuring over a hundred new...

    $10.95 $8.95

  • Fairmont M-19 Motor Car

    8x10" 58 Pages The Fairmont Motor Car owes its existence to a tired railway section hand named Fred Mahlman Sr. Exhausted by daily trips using a handcar, Mahlman decided there must be a better way. He contacted a...

    $12.95

  • Firing the Steam Locomotive

    8x10" 124 PagesFiring the Steam LocomotiveCreated in 1947 by the Reading Company, FIRING THE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE served as the handbook for the last generation of locomotive firemen. Within its chapters you'll find a breakdown...

    $14.95 $9.95

  • H.K. Porter Light Locomotives

    8x10" 236 Pages In 1866, Henry Kirke Porter and John Smith opened a machine shop in Pittsburgh and began producing light locomotives for industrial use under the name Smith & Porter. After a disastrous fire in 1871, the...

    $13.50

  • Heisler Geared Locomotives Catalog

    8x10" 35 Pages In 1892 Charles Heisler received a patent for a new kind of geared locomotive. Equipped with twin canted cylinders, the engine utilized a driveshaft to power outboard axles and connecting rods to power...

    $16.95 $9.95

  • Locomotives for Industrial and Contractors' Service

    8.25x6", 36 pages   While the Baldwin Locomotive Works was best known for the “Mikado” and “Consolidation” types, it also built a variety of smaller steam engines for industrial use. The...

    $8.95

  • Mining: Drainage

    8.5x11" 82 Pages The technology of mining is the subject of this fascinating book, and two companion volumes, all of which were originally published in 1907. Mining: Drainage details the systems used to evacuate water...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • Niles Car & Manufacturing Co.

    8x10" 52 Pages Founded in 1901 in Niles, Ohio, the Niles Car and Manufacturing Co. produced a range of machinery for railroads and sugar mills. The company gained a reputation for making high quality passenger cars,...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • Philadelphia Rapid Transit

    8x10" 148 Pages In 1903 the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company broke ground on an ambitious project, to create the City of Brotherly Love's first high speed rail system. When it in 1907, the Market Street...

    $23.95 $16.95

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