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  1. Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads
    In an era dominated by huge railroad corporations, Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads reveals the important role two small railroad companies had on development and progress in the Hoosier State. After Indianapolis was founded... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2017
    Hardback / £39.00
  2. Branch Line Empires
    The Pennsylvania and the New York Central railroads helped to develop central Pennsylvania as the largest source of bituminous coal for the nation. By the late 19th century, the two lines were among America’s largest businesses... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2017
    Hardback / £47.00
  3. My Life with Trains
    Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellan is one of the railroad industry’s last living titans. An iconic and innovative executive, McClellan participated in the creation of both Amtrak and... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2017
    Hardback / £39.00
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  4. Electric Interurbans and the American People
    One of the most intriguing yet neglected pieces of American transportation history, electric interurban railroads were designed to assist shoppers, salesmen, farmers, commuters, and pleasure-seekers alike with short distance travel.... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2016
    Hardback / £43.00
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  5. The Well-Dressed Hobo
    Growing up in the bustling railroad town of Norfolk, Virginia, and joining his conductor grandfather on overnight runs, future Fortune journalist Rush Loving was enchanted with railroads at an early age. In this extraordinary... Learn More
    Published: 23rd March 2016
    Hardback / £29.99
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  6. The Iron Road in the Prairie State
    In 1836, Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas agreed on one thing: Illinois needed railroads. Over the next fifty years, the state became the nation’s railroad hub, with Chicago at its center. Speculators, greed, growth, and... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2016
    Hardback / £52.00
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  7. Derailed by Bankruptcy
    What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn’t like trains, Howard... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2016
    Hardback / £27.99
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  8. The Railroad Photography of Jack Delano

    The Railroad Photography of Jack Delano

    Written by Tony Reevy, Foreword by Pablo Delano

    Series Railroads Past and Present

    Indiana University Press

    Born in the Ukraine, photographer Jack Delano moved to the United States in 1923. After graduating from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1937, Delano worked for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2015
    Hardback / £52.00
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  9. Railroaders without Borders
    For over 25 years, the creatively led Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has rejuvenated a series of down-and-out and even defunct railroads. Launched in 1987 by Henry Posner III, this investment and management company has... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2015
    Hardback / £39.00
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  10. The Lake Shore Electric Railway Story
    From 1901 to 1938 the Lake Shore Electric claimed to be—and was considered by many—"The Greatest Electric Railway in the United States." It followed the shore of Lake Erie, connecting Cleveland and Toledo with a high-speed,... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2015
    Paperback / £43.00
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  11. The Iowa Route
    The Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway was an important part of the commercial life of the upper Midwest during the age of railways. Don L. Hofsommer uses the BC&N as the vehicle for his investigation of the birth, evolution,... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2015
    Hardback / £65.00
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  12. James J. Hill's Legacy to Railway Operations
    Earl J. Currie examines the standards, methods, and practices for railway operations that James J. Hill developed and applied so successfully for the Great Northern and other railways companies that he controlled. Currie compares... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2015
    Paperback / £34.00
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  13. The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Road
    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2014
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  14. John Frank Stevens
    One of America's foremost civil engineers of the past 150 years, John Frank Stevens was a railway reconnaissance and location engineer whose reputation was made on the Canadian Pacific and Great Northern lines. Self-taught and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2013
    Hardback / £34.00
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  15. The Rock Island Line
    This richly illustrated volume tells the story of a legendary railroad whose tracks spanned the Midwest, serving farms and small-town America for more than 140 years. One of the earliest railroads to build westward from Chicago,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2013
    Hardback / £43.00
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  16. Off the Main Lines
    In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the transition from steam... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2013
    Paperback / £47.00
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