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James J. Hill & the Opening of the Northwest
Stock #: 11760
Author: Albro Martin

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James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern U.S. In this splendid biography, the author richly portrays the entrepreneur, the family man, and booster for the Northwest. 50 illus. Soft Cover. more»

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James Jarvis' Toronto & Montreal Railway Photography in Color
Stock #: 13186
Author: Donald Bain

List Price: $35.95
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Only 2 Left!!! Features the photographs of James Jarvis taken around Spadina and John Street roundhouses in Toronto and west of Windsor Station. This was very early in the days of color photography (as far as North American railways were concerned) and the color photos are excellent. James was an employee of British Railways on a student scholarship in the U.S. and was afforded free access to the railways’ properties. As a result, all the shots are clear, uncluttered views of some of Canada’s best known steam locomotives working in and out of the Toronto and Montreal stations. Soft cover. more»

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Jersey Central Facilities, Volume 1
Stock #: KB10983
Author: Joel Rosenbaum & Tom Gallo

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

Well known CNJ authorities Rosenbaum and Gallo take the reader on a detailed tour of “The Big Little Railroad’s” structures in full color. Hard cover.

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Jersey Central Lines Official Photography
Stock #: KB11183
Author: Joel Rosenbaum & Tom Gallo

List Price: $39.95
Karen's Price: $34.95

Now Due Dec 1st!  - Soft Cover - Black and White Photos

The "Big Little Railroad" chronicled its important developments from '20s - '50s - see everything from the BLUE COMET to the best of steam and the arrival of new diesels! Soft cover.

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Jersey Central Lines Power in Color, Volume 1: #50 - 1709
Stock #: KB11065
Author: Robert J. Yanosey

List Price: $59.95
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The diesel roster of The BIG Little Railroad is explored from early freight cab units, to historic switchers, and the smaller roadswitchers from Alco, FM, Baldwin, and EMD. Roster and action shots from the 1950s to 1976! Hard cover.

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Jersey Central Lines Power in Color, Volume 2: #2000-9709
Stock #: KB11097
Author: Robert J. Yanosey

List Price: $59.95
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The remainder of “The BIG Little Railroad” roster including Double-enders, Train Masters, and SD35’s  is followed by a look at the post-bankruptcy acquisitions from B&O, the State, and secondhand sources.  A detailed look at the post-Conrail disposition of the fleet completes the story of CNJ diesel power. Hard cover.

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Jersey Central Lines in Color, Volume 2
Stock #: 12247
Author: William J. Brennan

List Price: $49.95
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This all-color book highlights the early period of Camelbacks, Mikados and tangerine and blue Baldwin babyfaces and F3s. Special emphasis is also given to the Pennsylvania Division. Many rare vintage views from the late 1940s to early 50s. Hard Cover. more»

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Jersey Central Lines in Color, Volume 3
Stock #: 15543
Author: Walter A Appel

List Price: $59.95
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Highlights the early period of Camelbacks, Mikados, and tangerine and blue Baldwin babyfaces and F3s. Starts in 1941 and ends in 1976, the book gives special emphasis to the Pennsylvania Division. Many rare vintage views from the late 1940s - early 1950s. All Color. Hard cover. more»

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Jersey Central Lines in Color, Volume 4: Pennsylvania
Stock #: KB10942
Author: Mike Bednar

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

The CNJ was built around the anthracite traffic it originated in the coalfields of Pennsylvania. By the postwar years, this traffic had dried up and CNJ was struggling. Author Mike Bednar lived in Lehigh River valley area all his life and shares his recollections and the late history of CNJ’s Pennsylvania Division in this all-color book. Hard cover. more»

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Jersey Central Steam In Color
Stock #: 18738
Author: Bert Pennypacker

List Price: $54.95
Karen's Price: $41.95

Steam expert Bert Pennypacker takes the reader on a class by class tour of the CNJ's varied roster - from diminutive 0-6-0's to heavy duty 2-8-2s. Then out on the road, for an excursion up the mainline featuring almost all classes extant from 1941-1954. All Color. Hard Cover. more»

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John Norwood's Railroads
Stock #: 14959
Author: Edited by Debra K. McMillin

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Karen's Price: $49.95

John Norwood is a leading authority on the Rio Grande Southern, a 162 mile narrow gauge railroad for which he worked. Norwood provides a railroad man's perspective on what it was like during the postwar era of railroads in America. Includes photos of Missouri Pacific, UP and The Gulf, Mobile and Ohio railroads. 231 B&W photos. 12 color. Hard Cover. more»

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Johnstown Trolleys and Incline (Pennsylvania)
Stock #: 12715
Author: Kenneth C. Springirth

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

The Johnstown flood on May 31, 1889, virtually demolished the horsecar lines of the Johnstown Passenger Railway Company, resulting in the system being rebuilt with electric trolley cars. Johnstown Trolleys and Incline covers the history of the trolley car system, trackless trolleys, and the Johnstown Inclined Plane. Includes vintage photos. Soft Cover more»

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Journey Along the Delaware Lackawanna & Western
Stock #: 12845
Author: Alan Sweeney

List Price: $19.95
Karen's Price: $17.95

A Pictorial History of Pocono Mountain Boarding Homes, Hotels, Inns & Resorts from the Delaware Water Gap to Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania. With the arrival of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, numerous stations throughout the Pocono region served those temporarily fleeing city life. This work is a representation of the author’s 10 year endeavor to collect postcards depicting the Pocono Mountains. The images illustrate how the area’s tourism industry developed. Soft Cover. more»

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Journeys Through Western Rail History: Colorado Rail Annual No. 22
Stock #: 14684

List Price: $39.95
Karen's Price: $19.95

50% Off!

Includes articles by Jack Pfeifer, Loyd Glasier, Vern Glover and more. Topics are UP, Moffat Tunnel, Denver's Light Rail and more. 200 photographs. Hard Cover. more»

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Just Call Me Hays
Stock #: 18776
Author: Hays T. Watkins

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Karen's Price: $29.95

Brand-new memoir by former C&O, Chessie System, and CSX President and Chairman Hays T. Watkins. A great reading story which gives you the inside story on much of the railway's business in Watkins' 42-year career. Hard cover. yes more»

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