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  • Birney Safety Trolley Car

    8x10" 19 Pages In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the...

    $17.95 $10.95

  • Buda Railway Catalog

    8x10" 332 Pages Located just outside Chicago in the city of Harvey, Illinois, the Buda Foundry and Manufacturing company supplied the nation's railroads with special trackwork and the jacks, drills, scales, levels, and...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • Electric Railway Dictionary

    8x10" 414 Pages If you are a fan of trolley cars, interurban streetcars and electric railroading, then The Electric Railway Dictionary is a book you need to have on your shelf! This historic text is far more than just a...

    $37.95 $30.95

  • Electric Railway Engineering

    8x10" 361 Pages When Electric Railway Engineering was originally published in 1915, the electric railroad was rapidly transforming the nation's cities and suburbs. How trolley cars, interurban cars, and electric freight...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • For Your New Trolley Cars

    8.5x11" 27 Pages The Electric Service Supplies Company, or ESSCO, was a manufacturer of high-quality parts for trolleys, interurbans, and subway cars. The company's Keystone Line of products, which included a patented...

    $17.95 $10.95

  • McGuire Trolley Cars Catalog

    8x10" 39 Pages Based in Paris, Illinois, the McGuire - Cummings Manufacturing Co, built trolley cars, passenger coaches and electric locomotives from the 1890s until 1930. McGuire supplied rolling stock for many of the...

    $18.50 $11.50

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ottawa Trolley Car Catalog 1932

    8x10" 102 Pages The Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co. produced trolley cars, electric locomotives and motor coaches for nearly every transit system in Canada. Founded in the 1890s by Thomas Ahearn, Warren Soper and William...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • 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

  • 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

  • San Francisco Wire Cable Railways

    8x10" 55 Pages In 1873, the first cable railway in the United States began operation in San Francisco. In subsequent years, the Clay Street Railroad was joined by many other operators throughout the U.S.A., including...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • 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 Motorman and his Duties

    8.5x11" 182 Pages Originally printed in 1898 and then periodically revised, "The Motorman...and His Duties" served as the definitive training text for a generation of streetcar operators. Since being reprinted by...

    $24.95 $16.95

  • The New York City Subway

    8x10" 165 Pages On October 27, 1904, the Interborough Rapid Transit Company opened the first subway in New York City. Running between City Hall and 145th Street at Broadway, the line was greeted with enthusiasm and, in...

    $24.99 $18.74

  • The Safety Car Application and Equipment

    8.5x11" 28 Pages In the 1910's and 20's, economic pressures and the rise of the motorbus produced dramatic changes in the streetcar industry. A promising solution to ensure profitability was the introduction of the...

    $14.95 $7.95

  • 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