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LAS VEGAS & TONOPAH RAILROAD - The Goldfield Route
Stock #: KB11187
Author: Phil Serpico

List Price: $39.95
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Intorductory Price!  Brand New Book!

An historical account of the rise and demise of the LV&T (1905-1919) and its service to the gold and silver mining districts of southern Nevada, including Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog and Rhyolite. At the helm was Montana Copper King and SP,LA&SL RR (Salt Lake Route) head and one-time Senator, William Andrews Clark, and brother James Ross. William was key to the establishment of Las Vegas and namesake for Clark County, NV and Clarkdale, AZ. Includes related material on Las Vegas Ranch, Las Vegas Land & Water Co., as well as the Tonopah & Goldfield (w/ Virginia & Truckee and Carson & Colorado RR connections), Bullfrog Goldfield and Tonopah & Tidewater railroads. Contains nearly 225 black & white photos and illustrations, including timetables and maps; 40 color images of artifacts, ephemera and maps. Also, comprehensive locomotive, rolling stock and station name material. 8.5”x11” color laminated. Hard cover.

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LIMA Super Power Steam Locomotives
Stock #: 11484
Author: Thomas W. Dixon Jr. & Kevin Kohls

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This is the book that gives a detailed treatment of every class of "Super Power" steam locomotives built by the Lima Locomotive Works, and to explain their use on the various railroads which bought them. The book explains the development of the Super Power concept and how it was applied to nearly 700 of the finest steam locomotives in America in the period from the mid - 1920s until 1948.  It also presents detailed data tables, photos an history on each locomotive class, railroad-by-railroad, with photos of all types.  Hard cover.

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Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color Volume 2: Dover to Scranton
Stock #: 12354
Author: Robert J. Yanosey

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

Leaving Dover Station the Lackawanna enters a different world. West of Dover "Surburban Traffic", as the railroad dubbed it, quickly dies off as the countryside opens up with farmer's fields, rolling hills and large stretches of woodland. This is the lackawanna Railroad drom Dover to Scranton. Hard cover. more»

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Lackawanna Railroad Facilities In Color, Volume 1: Hoboken to Dover
Stock #: 12848
Author: Robert J. Yanosey

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

Volume 1, Hoboken to Dover. The Lackawanna described itself as “Mile for Mile, the Most Highly Developed Railroad in America” and the suburban Morris & Essex Division lived up to this slogan. Stations, towers, bridges and shop buildings on the Main Line and Boonton, Gladstone and other branches.128 pages. Hard Cover. more»

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Lackawanna Railroad Facilities in Color, Volume 3: Scranton to Buffalo
Stock #: 13301
Author: Chuck Yungkurth

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

This volume covers the section from Scranton to Buffalo. The main line to Binghamton is well illustrated with plenty of color photographs. From Binghamton it's on to Buffalo. From Corning and on west along the Buffalo Division. Also covered are the Bloomsburg Branch, the Syracuse Branch, and the Utica Branch. Hard Cover. lackawanna, facilities, new, jersey, new, york, buffalo, binghamton, corning, syracuse, bloomsburg, utica, branch, more»

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Lackawanna Railroad In Color Volume 3: The Transition Years
Stock #: 16296
Author: John R. Canfield

List Price: $59.95
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The story of the DL&W's changeover from steam to diesel 1945 to 1960 from this former noted Lackawanna official. Hard Cover. more»

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Lackawanna Railroad In Color, Volume 2
Stock #: 17663
Author: Jeremy F. Plant

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

Covers steam and diesel operations of the DL&W in more than 240 vintage color photos. Hard Cover. more»

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Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry Peterson
Stock #: 16839
Author: Mike Del Vecchio

List Price: $54.95
Karen's Price: $43.95

This book is the story of one man's quest to capture DL&W steam on color film in the early 1950s. A little CNJ, PRR, NYC, D&H and Erie steam thrown in! Hard Cover. more»

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Lackawanna Railroad in Color
Stock #: 11454
Author: David R. Sweetland

List Price: $45.00
Karen's Price: $39.95

An all-color book on the DL&W during the post WWII years featuring the best of steam, electric, and diesel operations. Nearly 200 color photos take the reader on a journey on the Route of the Phoebe Snow. These were the diesel years of the Lackawanna, but steam still had an important role to play in commuter and freight service. Hard Cover. more»

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Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad in Color, Volume 2
Stock #: KB11125
Author: David C. Schauer

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

This volume concentrates on LS&I’s route and is divided into chapters examining specific segments of the railroad. Hard cover.

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Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad in Color, Volume 1
Stock #: KB11075
Author: David C. Schauer

List Price: $59.95
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This book takes a look at this venerable iron ore hauling railroad located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Images from the 1950s until present cover LS&I's history, steam and diesel era locomotives plus rolling stock with a bonus look at tourist operation Marquette & Huron Mountain. Hard cover.

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Last Interurbans
Stock #: 15170
Author: William D. Middleton

OUT OF PRINT

The electric interurban railways were one of the technological marvels of the early 20th century. By 1920 due to the automobile, the industry had begun a long decline. Abandonments accelerated after the end of WWII, and within another decade only a few of the strongest lines remained. This book takes a look at those 74 lines that managed to last beyond the Great Depression. Hard Cover. Electric Interurban, Interurban, History more»

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Last Steam Railroad in America: Photographs by O. Winston Link
Stock #: 18849
Author: Thomas H. Garver

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Karen's Price: $79.95

This Books is Out of Print ~ We have One New Copy

Master Photographer O. Winston Link began photographing the Norfolk & Western, the last major steam railroad in America, in the mid-1950s. Includes night and daytime photos and 24 color shots as only The Master O. Winston Link could do. Hard Cover.

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Late, Great Pennsylvania Station
Stock #: 15979
Author: Lorraine B. Diehl

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The story of this beautiful station from the beginning to the end. Includes more than 80 vintage photographs, this is the expertly told story of this vanished landmark. Soft Cover. more»

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Leatherstocking Rails: A History of Railroading Along the Upper Susquehanna
Stock #: 13472
Author: Jim Loudon

List Price: $39.95
Karen's Price: $24.95

40% Off!

A history of railroading along the Upper Susquehanna. Chapters include Pioneer Railroad of Otsego County 1827-1837, Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley, Steam Locomotives of the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad and more. Filled with historic B&W photos. Soft Cover.

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Lehigh River Valley Trackside in Color
Stock #: KB10865
Author: Doug Peters

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

Noted author and Lehigh River Valley historian Randolph Kulp’s treasure trove of LV, CNJ, RDG, L&NE, L&HR, and numerous other roads in the Allentown-Easton-Bethlehem surroundings are explored in this wonderful chronicle. Hard cover. more»

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Lehigh Valley - 5 In Color
Stock #: KB10520
Author: Mike Bednar

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

Work with the local freights over the LV system in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Hard cover. more»

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Lehigh Valley 4, In Color
Stock #: 16536
Author: Mitchell E. Dakelman

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

Follow the fall of the LVRR through its Annual Reports and more than 250 color images from post WWII to Conrail in this new book. Hard Cover.

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Lehigh Valley Facilities In Color Volume 1: New York Division
Stock #: 12353
Author: Mike Bednar

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

Station-by-station, tower-by-tower, the journey west continues across the Empire State looking at facilities on the Erie and El. Terminals, shops, interiors, bridges, even some trains passing by. 128 pages. Hard Cover. more»

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Lehigh Valley Facilities in Color, Volume 2: Wyoming Division
Stock #: 13295
Author: Mike Bednar

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

This is Volume Two of a three volume series on the facilities in use on the Lehigh Valley Railroad The Lehigh Valley used a standard paint scheme on their wood-frame buildings. Most were painted "medium-gray" with a dark gray, almost black trim. It's been 31 years since the Lehigh Valley passed into history, and the unfortunate part is that the buildings and facilities are fast disappearing. Hard Cover. more»

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