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  • Aeroplane Operation 1929

    8.5x11" 400 Pages When this seventh edition of Aeroplane Construction, Operation and Maintenance was originally published in 1929, America was in the middle of a Golden Age of Flight. More companies were building...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Brooks Locomotives Catalog

    8x10" 344 Pages In 1869 Horatio Brooks, a former superintendent of the New York and Erie Railroad, leased the shops at Dunkirk, New York and opened the Brooks Locomotive Works. It quickly became the largest manufacturer in...

    $32.95

  • CCM Bicycle Accessories 1918

    8x10"  94 Pages               Founded in 1899, the Canadian Cycle and Motor Company was one of the largest suppliers of bicycles in North America CCM also...

    $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

  • B&W

    4 Movies 152 Minutes Made in the late 1930's,"Conquest of the Air" is an epic portrait of the early years of aviation. Featuring rare footage of balloons, zeppelins and then a host of heavier-than-air machines, the film...

    $24.99 $14.98

  • 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

  • Dixon & Son Fire Fighting Equipment Catalog 1930

    6x9" 170 Pages Dixon & Son Fire Fighting Equipment Catalog -1930-: Consisting of hose, hose appliances, helmets and clothing, gongs, whistles, fire engines, breathing appliances, etc S. Dixon & Son, Limited was one...

    $17.95 $12.95

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • History of Baldwin Locomotive Works

    8x10" 177 Pages Originally written in the late 1900s and then periodically revised, A History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works chronicles the origins and growth of one of America's greatest industrial-era corporations...

    $27.95 $20.95

  • B&W

    14 Movies 90 Minutes Twice in the 20th Century Germany's Kriegsmarine threatened England's dominance of the oceans. During WWI, Germany achieved victory at Jutland, but Germany still lost the war, in part because submarine...

    $24.99 $14.98

  • Locomotive Building

    8x10" 245 Pages Originally created in 1911, Locomotive Building is the definitive text concerning the construction of steam engines for railroad use. Chapters include descriptions of all locomotive systems and their...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • 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

  • 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

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