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Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro
Stock #: 12610
Author: Zachary M. Schrag

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Schrag scrutinizes the project from its earliest days, including general planning, routes, station architecture, funding decisions, land-use impacts, and the behavior of Metro riders. The story of the Great Society Subway sheds light on the development of metropolitan Washington, postwar urban policy, and the promises and limits of rail transit in American cities. Includes 66 B&W photos plus 9 line drawings. Hard Cover. more»

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Great Train Robberies of the Old West
Stock #: 16544
Author: R. Michael Wilson

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The author selected 14 notable train robberies of the Old West and compiled them into short, entertaining stories with some photos. Rails reached the West toward the end of the 1860's, and it wasn't long before road agents graduated from robbing stagecoaches to robbing trains. For outlaw gangs there was no venture riskier then a train robbery. Soft Cover. more»

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Great Western Railway
Stock #: KB10852
Author: Kenneth Jessen

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The Great Western Railway, a subsidiary of the Great Western Sugar Company, was designed to bring freshly harvested sugar beets in from the fields of north-central Colorado to Great Western factories for processing into sugar. It also hauled raw materials to the factories and delivered refined sugar to common carriers. With such a specialized purpose, it is a tribute to the short line that it still survives today. With 186 photos, 14 drawings and 6 maps, providing an overview of the railroad from its beginning in 1901 to modern times, including its later role in TV shows and movies. Soft cover.

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Greater Erie Trolleys
Stock #: 15063
Author: Kenneth C. Springirth

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This book illustrates the vital role trolley cars played in the expansion of the urban population. It documents the beginning of pleasure travel with photos of the special trolley car excursions from Erie to Elk Park for picnics, dances and sporting events. Filled with vintage B&W photos. Soft cover. more»

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Green Line
Stock #: 16995
Author: Terry W. Lehmann & Earl W. Clark Jr.

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Locally referred to as the Green Line, the Cincinnati, Newport & Covington railway's fleet of single and double truck cars provided fast and convenient transportation between Cincinnati and the smaller communities located across the Ohio River in northern Kentucky. The transition to all rubber-tired service and the change to public ownership are also examined. Hard Cover. more»

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Green Railway: BRís Southern Region in the Beeching Era, 1963-1972
Stock #: 13245
Author: Fred Matthews

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An informal sampling in rich color of the Southernís variety on the eve of modernization with glimpses in London, Brighton, Eastbourne, Isle of Wight, Hayling, West of England line, Southampton steam finale. Color Photos. Soft cover. more»

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