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Rockaways
Stock #: 13197
Author: Emil R. Lucev Sr.

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The Rockaway’s became a popular area for seaside hotels beginning in the 1830s, and its popularity grew with the coming of the Long Island Rail Road in the 1880s. The Rockaways was also the home of Rockaway’s Playland, a world renowned amusement park from 1901 to 1985. Through vintage postcards, The Rockaways captures the history and charm of this seaside community. Soft Cover. more»

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Rockford Area Railroads
Stock #: 13748
Author: Mike Schafer & Brian Landis

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Railroads were key to Rockford, Illinois rise as a thriving manufacturing and commercial center. Rockford had a critical need for railroads into the bust years of the 1970s. Four railroads were prominent in Rockford - the Milwaukee Road, CB&Q, Illinois Central and Chicago and North Western. Soft Cover. more»

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Rocky Mountain Railroads I: The Rio Grande Southern - Hard Cover
Stock #: 17342
Author: Richard Dorman

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Book includes nearly all color photos. Features Rasty Rasmussen's photos while a brakeman on the RGS. Also includes information from newspapers of historic value. Hard Cover. more»

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Rocky Mountain Railroads, Volume II: D&RGW Durango to Alamosa and Salida
Stock #: 16447
Author: Richard Dorman & Bob Hayden

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Covers the Denver & Rio Grande Western from Durango to Alamosa and Salida. Includes 200+ photos with 90 in color. 176 pages. Hard Cover. durango, alamosa, salida, d&rgw, rocky mountain, Denver & rio grande western, rio grande, narrow gauge, narrow more»

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Rogers: The Town That Frisco Built
Stock #: 13176
Author: Marilyn Collins

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Over 100 B&W photos, this book documents the development of the community from its Native American roots to the present day and remembers the many people and events that shaped the town's unique heritage. The advent of the railroad in the nineteenth century gave birth to the town of Rogers. Soft cover. more»

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Rolling Dreams: Portraits of the Northwest's Railroad Heritage
Stock #: 15005
Author: D. C. Jesse Burkhardt

OUT OF PRINT

Between 1988 and 1997, the author captured dozens of outstanding color and B&W photos. This book captures the recent UP/C&NW merger and the subsequent UP/SP partnership: the 1995 merger of BN&SF and more. Focus is on Oregon, Washington and a little of Northern California. 78 color and 12 B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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Rolling Stock of New England, Volume 1: New Haven Railroad Work Equipment
Stock #: 17175
Author: Robert A. Liljestrand

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Includes B&W photos of cranes, snow fighting equipment, work service boxcars, work cars and highway vehicles. Soft Cover. more»

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Route of the Cariboo
Stock #: 14935
Author: Adolf Hungry Wolf

List Price: $59.95
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A comprehensive volume on this scenic and dramatic line, the colorful British Columbia Railway. It is covered through photos, history and plenty of entertaining anecdotes. Covers the period 1912 to 1987. Over 250 B&W photos and 65 pages of color. Hard Cover. more»

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Route of the North Woods Hiawatha:Milwaukee Road's Wisconsin Valley Line
Stock #: 13435
Author: Thomas E. Burg & Bob Storozuk

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Documents the length of the Milwaukee Road's 400 mile Wisconsin Valley line from Tomah & New Lisbon to Star Lake and beyond. Provides chronologoy for the line from the 1870s until the 1985 Soo Line succession to the remaining property. 194 B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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Route of the Rockets: Rock Island in the Streamlined Era!
Stock #: 14676
Author: G. Stout

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Detailed coverage of Rock Island's passenger glory years from the Golden Rocket, through the Golden State and the 1950s era Jet Rocket. Includes nearly every Rock Island paint scheme. Over 250 photos, 86 in color. Hard Cover. more»

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Royal Blue Line
Stock #: 17736
Author: Herbert H. Harwood Jr.

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The classic Baltimore & Ohio premier passenger train that ran between Washington and New York City. It boasted the company's fastest locomotives for the line and featured its most luxurious passenger cars. This historical book includes color and B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

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Royal Metal
Stock #: 18968
Author: Barrie Sanford

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The story of Canada's British Columbia's New Westminster Bridge, the Fraser Valley, the trains that bridge and the people who made it all happen. Historical photos. Hard Cover. more»

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Royalty Rides the Rails: A Railroading Perspective of the 1939 Canada/USA Tour
Stock #: 17232
Author: Larry Shaak

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This book focuses on the Royal and Pilot Trains for the King and Queen of England, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and the staff assigned duties on or near the trains. Includes personal interviews from the 1970s, many delightful anecdotes and in addition, includes 34 rare color photos & 138 B&W. Soft cover. more»

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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
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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

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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

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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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