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RS3
Stock #: 16000
Author: Jeremy Plant

OUT OF PRINT

More than 225 mostly action photos of RS3s in almost every paint scheme from every railroad that operated this type of locomotive. Details on the individual nuances of each railroad's RS3s as well as stories from the men who built, operated and repaired them. Hard Cover. more»

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Rutland In Color
Stock #: 13369
Author: Philip R. Jordan

List Price: $59.95
Karen's Price: $46.95

The fabled Rutland story is relived in full color in this new 128 page book. Lots of steam, RS-1s, RS-3s and equipment are seen as the system is examined in detail from end-to-end. hard Cover. more»

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Rutland Railroad: Rutland to Bellows Falls
Stock #: 17625
Author: John W. & Suzanne C. Hudson

List Price: $44.95
Karen's Price: $42.95

The Rutland Railroad completed its mainline from Burlington to Rutland and Bellows Falls, VT in December 1849, connecting Boston with the Connecticut River and Lake Champlain thereby opening the Great Lakes and the western markets to New England commerce. Hard cover. more»

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Rutland Road
Stock #: KB10810
Author: Jim Shaughnessy

List Price: $0.00
Karen's Price: $49.95

One would be challenged to find a railroad to compare scenically and historically with The Rutland Road. With Yankee persistance, it struggled for more than a hundred years for its existence in the snows of Vermont and Northern New York. Running through territory amply covered by larger and stronger lines, it survived bankruptcy, receivership, flood, unequal competition, seizure, depression and strikes. Includes several hundred pictures. Hrd cover. more»

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Rutland Road - Hard Cover
Stock #: 14771H
Author: Jim Shaughnessy

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The Rutland Railroad ran through Vermont and northern New York for more than a hundred years. Surviving bankruptcy, floods and strikes, it competed with larger, stronger lines and struggled to operate on a smaller scale. This book is a chronicle from preconstruction in 1831 to the twentieth century. Over 500 photos, this book contains some of the author's finest camera work. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. more»

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Rutland Road - Soft Cover
Stock #: 14771S
Author: Jim Shaughnessy

List Price: $39.95
Karen's Price: $36.95

The Rutland Railroad ran through Vermont and northern New York for more than a hundred years. Surviving bankruptcy, floods and strikes, it competed with larger, stronger lines and struggled to operate on a smaller scale. This book is a chronicle from preconstruction in 1831 to the twentieth century. Over 500 photos, this book contains some of the author's finest camera work. 2nd Edition. Soft Cover. more»

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Sacramento Northern
Stock #: 15123
Author: Ira Swett

OUT OF PRINT

Considered the foremost reference on this popular line, this book includes the line's beginning and history in text and 188 B&W photos and maps. Soft Cover. more»

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Sacramento Northern by Demoro
Stock #: 15938
Author: Harre Demoro

List Price: $70.00
Karen's Price: $59.95

BACK-IN-PRINT!! The Sacramento Northern Railway was one of America's great electric interurban railways, offering almost any service and experience that the traveler might desire - high speed trains, dining and parlor cars and local streetcars. The SN had steep grades, tunnels, picnic grounds in a redwood grove, long trestles, bridges, a ferryboat that carried an entire train across a freshwater bay, and a spectacular ride over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Includes photos, timetable, maps and more. Hard cover. more»

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Sacramento Northern Railway
Stock #: 18997
Author: Paul C. Trimble

List Price: $19.99
Karen's Price: $18.95

The Sacramento Northern Railway was once a critical interurban link between Californiaís northern Central Valley communities, the state capitol, and the Bay Area. The Sacramento Northern soldiered on until World War II, but eventually the growing car culture, along with competing diesel railroads, undid this splendid line. Interurban passenger service ended in 1941, and the various lines were gradually abandoned or dieselized. Vintage B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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Salt Dreams: Land & Water in Low-Down California
Stock #: 12925
Author: William deBuys & John Myers

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Karen's Price: $49.95

Not necessarily a railroad book but it does include the history of the railroads in the Salton Sea area of California. Salt Dreams is a close up portrait of the Imperial Valley-Salton Sea country. Below sea level, crusty, stark and often surreal. Home to pupfish, pile worms, selenium, and The World's Tallest Flagpole. 100 duotone plates. 30 halftone and 4 maps. Hard Cover. more»

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San Diego and Arizona Railway: The Impossible Railroad
Stock #: 10427
Author: Reena Deutsch

List Price: $21.99
Karen's Price: $20.95

A great new book on the San Diego & Arizona Railway nicknamed the "Impossible Railroad" because of its jagged, mountainous, and brutal desert route. A pictorial feast of more than 200 photographs, from regional museums, historicial societies and private collectors. Soft Cover. more»

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San Francisco's California Street Cable Car
Stock #: 12337
Author: Walter Rice & Emiliano Echeverria

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Karen's Price: $12.50

Subtitled: Celebrating a Century and a Quarter of Service. This is the history of the oldest surviving cable railway in San Francisco. Inlcudes detailed maps and a complete all-time roster. Includes lots of historical B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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San Francisco's Market Street Railway
Stock #: 16449
Author: Walt Vielbaum, Philip Hoffman, Grant Ute & Robert Townley

List Price: $19.99
Karen's Price: $18.95

Formed in 1921 from the bankruptcy of the United Railroads of San Francisco, the MSRy spent decades spanning the city with lines that even today are familiar to modern commuters. Includes many photos of "the White Front cars" (the MSRy painted the fronts of its cars white to show up well in San Francisco's misty weather). Soft Cover. more»

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San Juan Bonanza: Western Colorado's Mining Legacy
Stock #: 12203
Author: Duane A. Smith & John L. Ninnemann (photographer)

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A collaborative photo-history of the natural beauty of the narrow-gauge railroads and mountain trails leading to the San Juan Mountains' mining camps, boomtowns, and ghost towns. 71 halftones plus 1 map. Hard Cover. more»

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San Ramon Branch Line of the Southern Pacific
Stock #: KB10559
Author: Ira Swett

List Price: $50.00
Karen's Price: $44.95

This book give the reader a look at some of the early attempts at railroad building in Contra Costa County, but the book main thrust is about the branch line. Building the branch line initiallly was from Avon to San Ramon, with a later extension to (Radium) Pleasanton. Years of research has produced an attractive and readable history illustrated with line drawings, 126 photographs, the Southern pacific alignment map of the branch line, and station plats. Hard cover. more»

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Sand & Smoke, The San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad
Stock #: 13572
Author: Doris B. Osterwald

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Your Personal Guide to the San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad between Alamosa and La Veta.  Don't miss any of the sights with this Mile by Mile Guide, including information on the railroad, history, animals, points of interest, vegetation, geology and photo hints during the trip across La Veta Pass. With bonus guide: Alamosa to Antonito. Soft cover.

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Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Cabooses
Stock #: 18628
Author: Peter S. Barney

List Price: $0.00
Karen's Price: $19.99

Includes a brief history on the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes cabooses. Filled with photos of 551, 552, 552, 554, 555, 556, 557 and 558 plus appurtenances and supplies list from te 1932 receiver list. Spiral bound. more»

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Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad & Predecessors, Vol 2
Stock #: 17012
Author: Jerry DeVos

List Price: $60.00
Karen's Price: $56.95

This volume is the result of nearly 12 years of research, and covers the equipment manufacturers & the equipment including Hinkley Locomotive Works, Jackson & Sharp Company, Laconia Car Company works (Ranlet Car Company), Maine Central Railroad, Miller's Platform & Couplers, New York Air Brake Company (Eams Vacuum Brake Company), H.K. Porter Company, and Portland Company (Part 1). B&W Photos. Hard Cover. more»

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Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 3
Stock #: KB10726
Author: Jerry DeVos

List Price: $60.00
Karen's Price: $49.95

Equipment Manufactures and the Equipment:
  • Portland Company (Part2)
  • Franklin & Magantic Railroad
  • Phillips & Rangeley Railroad
  • Sandy River - Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad (Part 1)
This first successful two-foot narrow gauge common carrier in the United States and its sister carriers created a need for specialized and unique equipment. The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 3 by Jerry DeVos provides a comprehensive look at the rolling stock, locomotives, motorized railcars, freight cars, and non-revenue equipment manufactured for or by the narrow gauge lines in Franklin County. This third volume describes the locomotives and freight cars built by the Portland Company; the history of the shops of the Franklin & Megantic, Phillips & Rangeley, Sandy River and Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes railroads; the excursion cars built by the Phillips & Rangeley; and the excursion cars, railcars and railbuses, and cabooses built by the Sandy River and SR&RL. more»

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Santa Fe 1300 Series 4-6-2 Pictorial, Volume 7
Stock #: 18721
Author: Jeff Ainsworth

List Price: $27.50
Karen's Price: $25.50

Covers the Santa Fe 4-6-2 Classes 1309, 1337 & 1398. Includes class, road number, build #, build date, retirement date, location, date of photo & photographer's name. B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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