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  • Hauck, Cornelius W.
    NARROW GAUGE TO CENTRAL AND SILVER PLUME: Colorado Rail Annual: A Journal of Railroad History in the Rocky Mountain West. Issue # 10, 1972.

    Edition: First printing.

    Golden, Colorado: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Detailed story of the historic Clear Creek narrow gauge; begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. Since the cost of construction was only $20,000 a mile (vs $90,000 for a standard railroad), it provided an incentive for the building of other narrow gauge lines throughout the country. Large format, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and with 3 color plates at the beginning of the book, and a color painting on the table of contents page. Although there are several maps scattered throughout the book, the final section consists of rosters, station lists and more…

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    Golden, Colorado: Colorado Railroad Museum, 1972. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Detailed story of the historic Clear Creek narrow gauge; begun in 1872, this railroad was the first narrow gauge line to penetrate directly into the Colorado Rockies. Since the cost of construction was only $20,000 a mile (vs $90,000 for a standard railroad), it provided an incentive for the building of other narrow gauge lines throughout the country. Large format, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and with 3 color plates at the beginning of the book, and a color painting on the table of contents page. Although there are several maps scattered throughout the book, the final section consists of rosters, station lists and more maps. Index. 223 pp. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by the author (one of the founders of the Colorado Railroad Museum, an avid antique auto enthusiast as well as a railroad buff, and a graduate of Williams College. Uncommon signed.

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    Condition: Fine in navy blue cloth with silver lettering, in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31898
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  • Phillips, R. A. J.
    CANADA'S RAILWAYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - Comprehensive history of Canada's railroads, including how they were built and a discussion of their importance to the growth of Canada. Illustrated with many photographs. 122 pages, index. Uncommon.

    Condition: Ex-library with front endpaper removed, some stamps, in an edgeworn dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13777
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  • WHEN THE RAILROAD CAME TO READING! by Rhoads, W. W.
    Rhoads, W. W.
    WHEN THE RAILROAD CAME TO READING!

    Edition: 2nd printing (same month as the first)

    New York: The Newcomen Society of England, American Branch, 1948. An account of the colorful beginnings of rail transportation at Reading, Pennsylvania. Includes a biographical sketch of the author. Illustrated throughout. 28 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled ivory wrappers.

    Book ID: 66853
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  • THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY, Pere Marquette District, Schedule of Wages and General Regulations for Locomotive Firemen and Hostelers.
    THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY, Pere Marquette District, Schedule of Wages and General Regulations for Locomotive Firemen and Hostelers.

    Edition: First thus.

    np 1955. Small booklet with several addendums at the rear of the book, and one updating wages bound in at the front, index. Approx 5" by 6", 178 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only with significant edgewear to the brown wrappers, name on first page, sturdy and readable. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 70311
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