Books in category Transportation – Railroads

  • The Hook Eye

    The Hook & Eye
    Donovan L. Hofsommer

    Traces the colorful history of the Iowa Central Railway and its valuable contributions to the development of the upper Midwest, chronicling the origins, growth, and eventual dismantling of the railroad and assessing its relationship with …

  • Brezhnev s Folly

    Brezhnev’s Folly
    Christopher J. Ward

    In Brezhnev's Folly, Christopher J. Ward provides a groundbreaking social history of the BAM railway project.

  • Limiteds Locals and Expresses in Indiana 1838 1971

    Limiteds, Locals, and Expresses in Indiana, 1838-1971
    Craig Sanders

    Craig Sanders gives us a comprehensive history of intercity passenger service in Indiana, from the time railroads began to develop in the state in the mid-19th century through May 1, 1971, when Amtrak began operations.

  • Trains of Discovery

    Trains of Discovery
    Alfred Runte

    This book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, nostalgic armchair read"–

  • New Departures

    New Departures
    Anthony Perl

    New Departures links the lessons behind rail passenger revitalization abroad with the opportunity to recast the policies that constrain Amtrak and VIA Rail from providing efficient and effective intercity transportation.

  • Uncle Sam s Locomotives

    Uncle Sam’s Locomotives
    Eugene L. Huddleston

    Uncle Sam's Locomotives looks at these magnificent locomotives and discusses how and why the designs were chosen, how they related to existing designs, what standardizing entailed, and how each performed.

  • The Twilight of Southern Steam

    The Twilight of Southern Steam
    Don Benn

    This book is first and foremost the story of the enginemen and their steeds which brought the steam era to an end on the Southern.

  • The Canal At Sault Ste Marie

    The Canal At Sault Ste Marie
    Shirley Hoskins, Jan Joyce

    This is the story of how a long abandoned limestone quarry on the south shore of Manitoulin Island played a small, but significant role in Canadian history.

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reich A History Volume 2 Volumes 1933 1945

    The Most Valuable Asset of the Reich: A History …, Volume 2; Volumes 1933-1945
    Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    In this, the second volume of his comprehensive history of the Reichsbahn, Alfred Mierzejewski offers the first complete account of the national railway under Hitler's regime.

  • Pacific Electric Red Cars

    Pacific Electric Red Cars
    Jim Walker

    Of the rail lines created at the turn of the 20th century, in order to build interurban links through Southern California communities around metropolitan Los Angeles, the Pacific Electric grew to be the most prominent of all.

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