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  • Locomotive Engineman's Manual

    8x10" 472 Pages Originally printed in 1919, The Engineman's Manual was intended to be used in the instruction of locomotive engineers, firemen, and railroad mechanics. It features dozens of chapters concerning every...

    $43.95 $36.95

  • 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

  • Mine Haulage Catalog

    8x10" 120 Pages Founded in 1892 in Denver, the C.S. Card Iron Works became one of Colorado's largest mining equipment suppliers. Originally published in 1940, this catalog showcases Card's extensive line that included:...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • 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

  • Mining: Haulage

    8.5x11" 334 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: Haulage details the railways that operate in the...

    $26.95 $20.21

  • Mining: Hoisting

    8.5x11" 236 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: Hoisting details the elevators, hoists and component...

    $27.95

  • Modern Locomotive Construction 1892

    8x10" 672 Pages Created in 1892 by J.G.A. Meyer, the former chief draftsman at the Grant Locomotive Works, Modern Locomotive Construction is one of the most in-depth documents to emerge from the age of steam. Regarded...

    $53.95 $46.95

  • 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

  • Pullman On Dress Parade

    8.25x6" 40 Pages Originally printed for publicity purposes by the Pullman Car Company in the 1940's, On Dress Parade is a wonderful, full color book that illustrates the luxury and style of Pullman's aluminum wonders. ...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • Running Point Motorman Handbook

    8x10" 127 Pages Running Point Operating historic electric trolley cars in a modern urban environment can be a challenge. Safe operation requires proper training, both in the classroom and on city streets. Created by Old...

    $29.95 $24.95

  • Shay Geared Locomotives

    8x10" 84 Pages This book consists of a replica of two vintage catalogs from the Lima Locomotive Works. The first shows Lima's line of Shay locomotives circa 1921. The second is a spare parts catalog with maintenance...

    $24.95 $16.95

  • Shay Patent and Direct Locomotives

    8.2x6" 66 Pages In 1877, Ephraim Shay designed a steam locomotive that featured a side-mounted set of cylinders. These in turn drove longitudinal shafts, which powered the wheels of both the locomotive and tender. This...

    $13.95

  • Steam Engineering Handbook 1902

    8.5x11" 475 Pages Published when the Age of Steam was at its zenith, the 1902 Handbook of Steam Engineering covers the design, construction, and operation of some of the 19th Century's most important machines: the steam...

    $53.95 $46.95

  • Successful Motorman 1908

    8x10" 332 Pages In 1888, Frank J. Sprague built the first successful electric-powered trolley car system in Richmond, Virginia. A few years later he invented multiple-unit control, an innovation that allowed the...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • The Locomotive Dictionary

    8x10" 696 Pages First time in one volume! Nearly 700 pages of diagrams, photos, drawings and more!In 1905, the American Railway Master mechanics Association adopted a resolution, authorizing the creation of "...an...

    $53.95 $46.95

  • The Locomotive Up To Date

    8x10" 721 Pages When it was originally published in 1899, The Locomotive Up to Date was hailed as "the most definitive work ever published concerning the mechanism that has transformed the American nation: the steam...

    $63.95 $56.95

  • The Story of the Cedar Valley Road

    8.5x11" 87 Pages In 1895, entrepreneur Louis S. Cass and his brothers opened a two-mile long narrow gauge horsecar line in Waterloo, Iowa. The line grew into the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern Railway, or the "Cedar...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • The Traction Engine

    8x10" 307 Pages Developed in the late 1850s, the traction engine revolutionized the agriculture industry. James H. Maggard, an authority on steam power, wrote The Traction Engine for the "rough and tumble engineers"...

    $33.95 $29.95

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