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SP Lines Pacific Lines Stations: Coast, Los Angeles and Portland Divisions, Volume 1
Stock #: 14815
Author: Compiled by John Signor

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Covers these territories as they existed in the early 1950s, although some material dates from earlier periods. This is the first in this series and will be of interest to SP fans, modelers, restoration architects, historians and more. 209 photos. Soft Cover.

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SP&S Railway
Stock #: 14657
Author: Ed Austin & T. Dill

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The Spokane Portland & Seattle Railway spanned the heart of the Pacific Northwest, binding western & central Oregon with eastern Washington and the Inland Empire. This book traces the development and operation of the SP&S in one colorful volume. Over 550 photos in B&W and color. Known as "The Northwest's Own Railway". The book includes a map of Portland and vicinities, circa 1928, and the route map on the inside covers. 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 California’s 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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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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Salt Dreams: Land & Water in Low-Down California
Stock #: 12925
Author: William deBuys & John Myers

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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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Saluda: From top to Bottom
Stock #: KB11074
Author: Matthew C. Bumgarner

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The Ashville & Spartanburg Railroad was an important link in building a continous rail connection from the lowlands of South Carolina over the Blue Ridge and into North Carolina. Though only 66 miles, this treacherous route included the infamous Saluda grade the steepest section of mainline railroad in the United States. This book is the first major publication on the grade and railroad in more than 30 years and goes deeper than any previous work.

Along the way, the author examines in detail the sacrifies of convict labor, the rise of tourism in Western Carolina, and the transformation of the railroad industry over the course of the last 150 years.  Included are historical timetables, depot floorplans, and detailed track profiles of the entire railroad.  Hard cover.

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

List Price: $21.99
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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 Market Street Railway
Stock #: 16449
Author: Walt Vielbaum, Philip Hoffman, Grant Ute & Robert Townley

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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.

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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

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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.

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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: $56.95

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.

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Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 4
Stock #: KB11073
Author: Jerry DeVos

List Price: $60.00
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Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 4, completes the presentation of the equipment:

SR and SR&RL built equipment, “Snowplows” built by Joseph M. Whittier, Unknown Builders and Miscellaneous builders

Rosters: Eustis, F&M, P&R, SR, SR&RLThe format, page count, etc. is identical to previous volumes in this series.

 

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

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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.

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Santa Fe 1600 Series 2-10-2s, Volume 6
Stock #: 13346
Author: Jeff Ainsworth

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Covers the Santa Fe 2-10-2 1600's (#1600 - #1705). Includes class, road number, build #, build date, retirement date, location, date of photo & photographer's name. 52 photos. Soft Cover. more»

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Santa Fe 1940-1971 in Color Volume 2: Kansas City-Albuquerque
Stock #: 12225
Author: Lloyd Stagner

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $41.95

See rare DL 109s in Kansas City and spend a day in 1946 watching everything from 2-10-2s to FTs pass by. Watch as 2-10-4s help F7s through Abo Canyon and E1s glide over Raton Pass. Joint Line steam and early diesels! All Color. Hard Cover.

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Santa Fe 1940-1971 in Color, Volume 1: Chicago-Kansas City
Stock #: 12017
Author: Lloyd Stagner

List Price: $49.95
Karen's Price: $41.95

This volume features such rarities as "The Blue Goose", E3s, Baldwin center-cabs, FTs in passenger service, and much more. Full color. Hard Cover.

 

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Santa Fe 2-10-2 Pictorial 3800 Class #3910 to #3940 Volume 13
Stock #: 12884
Author: Jeff Ainsworth

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

Covers Santa Fe's 2-10-2 3800 Class. Includes one large B&W photo per page. Includes model #, road number, build #, build date, retirement date, location, date of photo & photographer's name. Soft Cover. more»

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Santa Fe 2-10-2/2-10-0 Pictorial, 900 Class, Volume 3
Stock #: 16877
Author: Jeff Ainsworth

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

Covers Santa Fe's 2-10-2 and 2-10-0 900 Class. Includes one large B&W photo per page. Includes model #, road number, build #, build date, retirement date, location, date of photo & photographer's name. Soft Cover. (Was originally listed as Volume 53 in the Santa Fe Steam Series). more»

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