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Rail - All History Books


Featuring stunning vintage images of the rail industry, each book celebrates the legacy of rail transportation in America through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the building booms in the mid 1800's when railroads replaced canals as the primary mode of transportation, to the grandeur of Pullman's sleeping cars, to San Francisco's famous Market Street railway and Powell Street cable cars, and rail lines, trolleys, subways, and streetcars, thousands of vintage images give readers an engaging visual tour of railroading in America.


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A Short History of Florida Railroads
A Short History of Florida Railroads

$24.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Making of America
Florida's railroad heritage began in the 1830s amidst Native American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways as the pri ...
Making of America Available Florida $24.99 9780738524214
Akron Railroads
Akron Railroads

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Rail
The self-described “rubber capital of the world,” Akron was the home of numerous rubber factories that made tires for America’s burgeoning a ...
Images of Rail Available Ohio $21.99 9780738541419
Alameda by Rail
Alameda by Rail

$21.99 Backordered
state: California
series: Images of Rail
Across the great bay from San Francisco, the city of Alameda evolved into an island hometown of fine Victorian and Craftsman architecture an ...
Images of Rail Backordered California $21.99 9780738547060
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation In Rhode Island
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation In Rhode Island

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation in Rhode Island covers the period from the Civil War to the creation of the Rhode Island Publ ...
Images of America Available Rhode Island $21.99 9780738534671
Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown
Along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: From Cumberland to Uniontown

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of America
During the turn of the century, the railroad was an extremely important transportation and shipping resource to thousands of people and busi ...
Images of America Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738537429
Along the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Rail Line
Along the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Rail Line

$21.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Images of America
Starting in 1901 as a three-mile-long trolley line in East Chicago, Indiana, the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad expanded in 190 ...
Images of America Available Illinois $21.99 9780738594194
Altoona and Logan Valley Electric Railway
Altoona and Logan Valley Electric Railway

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
Dating back to 1882, the Altoona and Logan Valley Electric Railway has humble origins, but it quickly became a viable transportation system ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738538976
Amador Central Railroad
Amador Central Railroad

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Rail
Resting in the community park in Ione, California, is old No. 7, affectionately known as “Iron Ivan,” the last steam engine that served on t ...
Images of Rail Available California $21.99 9780738575506
Ames: A Ride Through Town on the “Dinkey”
Ames: A Ride Through Town on the “Dinkey”

$21.99 Available
state: Iowa
series: Images of America
Ames has been referred to as a railroad town; more correctly the railroad established itself at the same moment that Iowa Agricultural Colle ...
Images of America Available Iowa $21.99 9780738519333
Ann Arbor Railroad, The
Ann Arbor Railroad, The

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Images of Rail
With a mainline that originated in the industrial port city of Toledo, Ohio, the Ann Arbor Railroad stretched northwest in a diagonal line a ...
Images of Rail Available Michigan $21.99 9780738534299
Arcade and Attica Railroad
Arcade and Attica Railroad

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of Rail
In 1881, a narrow-gauge railroad was built in southwestern New York, from Attica to Arcade. It was later rebuilt to standard gauge to connec ...
Images of Rail Available New York $21.99 9780738572055
Ashland
Ashland

$21.99 Available
state: Virginia
series: Images of America
In 1837, the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad laid its iron-capped wooden rails from Richmond to Aquia Creek. There, passenger ...
Images of America Available Virginia $21.99 9780738517704
Auto-Train
Auto-Train

$21.99 Available
state: Virginia
series: Images of Rail
Although most Americans have heard of the Auto Train, many have uncertain ideas regarding what it is and where it operates. The “longest pas ...
Images of Rail Available Virginia $21.99 9780738567853
Back of the Yards
Back of the Yards

$21.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Images of America
The Back of the Yards neighborhood, located in back of the Union Stockyards and composed of Packingtown, Town of Lake, and New City, was the ...
Images of America Available Illinois $21.99 9780738550541
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland, The
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Maryland, The

$21.99 Available
state: Maryland
series: Images of Rail
Incorporated in 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) was one of America’s first railroads, and Maryland was its heart and soul. The B&O ...
Images of Rail Available Maryland $21.99 9781467121422
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia, The
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia, The

$21.99 Backordered
state: West Virginia
series: Images of Rail
In 1827, a group of Baltimore capitalists feared their city would be left out of the lucrative East Coast-to-Midwest trade that other easter ...
Images of Rail Backordered West Virginia $21.99 9780738552835
Baltimore's Streetcars and Buses
Baltimore's Streetcars and Buses

$21.99 Backordered
state: Maryland
series: Images of America
In the 1850s, Baltimore’s 170,000 residents had few options when it came to getting around town. Before the decade’s end, however, the omnib ...
Images of America Backordered Maryland $21.99 9780738553696
Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad
Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
Andrew Carnegie’s vision of transporting iron ore from his boats on Lake Erie to his Pittsburgh steel mills was realized when he obtained ow ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738562667
Big Bend Railroads
Big Bend Railroads

$21.99
state: Washington
series: Images of Rail
The Big Bend area had its start with a land grant given by President Lincoln to the Northern Pacific Railway. As such, the railway company h ...
Images of Rail Washington $21.99 9781467132534
Bingham Canyon Railroads
Bingham Canyon Railroads

$21.99 Available
state: Utah
series: Images of Rail
Railroads and mining in Bingham Canyon have gone hand in hand since the first railroad was constructed in the canyon in late 1873. Bingham C ...
Images of Rail Available Utah $21.99 9780738584898
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

$21.99
state: Georgia
series: Images of Rail
Having whistled its first “all aboard” in 1988, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway now rambles alongside the Toccoa’s clear waters, treating 50,0 ...
Images of Rail Georgia $21.99 9781467113267
Boston & Maine in the 19th Century
Boston & Maine in the 19th Century

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Rail
All the romance of early railroading in northern New England pervades Boston & Maine in the 19th Century. This fascinating journey begins in ...
Images of Rail Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738505466
Boston & Maine in the 20th Century
Boston & Maine in the 20th Century

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Rail
As the twentieth century dawned, the Boston & Maine Railroad Company controlled virtually all of the rail lines in New Hampshire, as well as ...
Images of Rail Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738505473
Boston and Maine Locomotives
Boston and Maine Locomotives

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Rail
The Boston & Maine Railroad has long captured the hearts of rail enthusiasts, and its locomotives are models of the majesty, power, and roma ...
Images of Rail Backordered Massachusetts $21.99 9780738510606
Boston and Maine Trains and Services
Boston and Maine Trains and Services

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Rail
The Boston & Maine Railroad serviced most of New England as a primary mode of transportation during the 19th and 20th centuries. The birth o ...
Images of Rail Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738538754
Boston in Motion
Boston in Motion

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Boston in Motion, the sequel to Trolleys under the Hub, is an intriguing collection of photographs that captures the history of transportati ...
Images of America Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738500874
Boston's Blue Line
Boston's Blue Line

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Boston's rapid-transit Blue Line covers a distance of 5.94 miles, a twenty-three-minute commute that begins at Bowdoin station in downtown B ...
Images of America Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738535760
Boston's Orange Line
Boston's Orange Line

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Rail
The story of the Orange Line is the story of Boston: always in flux but trailed by its long history. Since 1901, this rail line’s configurat ...
Images of Rail Backordered Massachusetts $21.99 9781467120470
Boston's Red Line: Bridging the Charles From Alewife to Briantree
Boston's Red Line: Bridging the Charles From Alewife to Briantree

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
When the Boston Elevated Railway Company broke ground for the Cambridge Subway in May 1909, its intention was to provide the cities of Bosto ...
Images of America Available Massachusetts $21.99 9780738510477
Brooklyn Streetcars
Brooklyn Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of Rail
In the summer of 1854, the Brooklyn City Railroad opened four separate streetcar lines. The lines were introduced here several years before ...
Images of Rail Available New York $21.99 9780738557618
Buffalo Railroads
Buffalo Railroads

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of Rail
As a growing city on Lake Erie, Buffalo was considered the second largest railroad hub in the Unites States. Given its location, it saw the ...
Images of Rail Available New York $21.99 9780738573717
Buffalo's Historic Streetcars and Buses
Buffalo's Historic Streetcars and Buses

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
Buffalo has witnessed the evolution of mass transportation through the decades, from the International Railway Company’s streetcars in 1902 ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9780738557502
Burlington Railroad, The: Alliance Division
Burlington Railroad, The: Alliance Division

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Nebraska
series: Images of Rail
Alliance has been a railroad center ever since the Burlington Railroad established the city in 1888 while pushing tracks into the vast, open ...
Images of Rail Not Yet Published Nebraska $21.99 9781467112970
Caltrain and the Peninsula Commute Service
Caltrain and the Peninsula Commute Service

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Rail
The rail line now called Caltrain was started in the 1860s to create a faster alternative to stagecoaches and ships between the key cities o ...
Images of Rail Available California $21.99 9780738576220
Canton Area Railroads
Canton Area Railroads

$7.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Postcards of America
Canton boasts a rich railroad history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Craig Sanders explores ...
Postcards of America Available Ohio $7.99 9780738560892
Canton Area Railroads
Canton Area Railroads

$21.99 Backordered
state: Ohio
series: Images of Rail
Canton and the nearby cities of Massillon and Alliance are located in the great steel-making region of northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvan ...
Images of Rail Backordered Ohio $21.99 9780738561110
Central of Georgia Railway
Central of Georgia Railway

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Images of America
Organized in 1833 by Savannah businessmen, the Central of Georgia Railway was chartered by the Georgia Legislature as the Central Rail Road ...
Images of America Available Georgia $21.99 9780738516165
Chattahoochee Valley Railway
Chattahoochee Valley Railway

$21.99 Available
state: Alabama
series: Images of America
Weaving across state lines from Standing Rock, Alabama, through West Point, Georgia, and back to Bleecker, Alabama, the Chattahoochee Valley ...
Images of America Available Alabama $21.99 9780738502991
Chattanooga's Terminal Station
Chattanooga's Terminal Station

$21.99 Available
state: Tennessee
series: Images of Rail
Long before Glenn Miller made the world-famous “Chattanooga Choo Choo” an American icon, Chattanooga was already a bustling railroad communi ...
Images of Rail Available Tennessee $21.99 9780738568089
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, The
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, The

$21.99 Available
state: West Virginia
series: Images of Rail
In the late 1860s, the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) pushed its first tracks westward from Virginia's Tidewater region across the mounta ...
Images of Rail Available West Virginia $21.99 9780738543345
Chicago "L", The
Chicago "L", The

$26.99 Available
state: Illinois
series:
Discover the worldfamous Chicago “L”—in all its grit and glory. The thundering “L” is one of Chicago’s most enduring icons. Operating 247 si ...
Available Illinois $26.99 9780738551005
Chicago and the Illinois Central Railroad
Chicago and the Illinois Central Railroad

$21.99 Backordered
state: Illinois
series: Images of Rail
Headquartered in Chicago, the Illinois Central Railroad was known as the “Main Line of Mid-America,” as it was a major railroad cutting thro ...
Images of Rail Backordered Illinois $21.99 9780738550749
Chicago Great Western Railway, The
Chicago Great Western Railway, The

$21.99 Available
state: Illinois
series: Images of Rail
The Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW) was a Midwestern line that operated in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Kansas, and Nebraska. Al ...
Images of Rail Available Illinois $21.99 9780738540481
Cincinnati Subway, The: History of Rapid Transit
Cincinnati Subway, The: History of Rapid Transit

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Cincinnati emerged from a tumultuous 19th century as a growing metropolis committed to city planning. The most ambitious plan of the early t ...
Images of America Available Ohio $21.99 9780738523149
Cleveland and Its Streetcars
Cleveland and Its Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of America
Cleveland and Its Streetcars takes the reader back to when railway cars dominated the local street scene. The book focuses on the era of 191 ...
Images of America Available Ohio $21.99 9780738539676
Cleveland Mainline Railroads
Cleveland Mainline Railroads

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Rail
In the 1800s, railroad development was instrumental in enabling Cleveland to become an industrial center. By 1920, Cleveland was the nation’ ...
Images of Rail Available Ohio $21.99 9781467111379
Colorado and Southern Railway: Clear Creek Narrow Gauge
Colorado and Southern Railway: Clear Creek Narrow Gauge

$21.99 Available
state: Colorado
series: Images of Rail
In 1860, thousands journeyed to the Colorado Territory, beckoned by reports of gold discoveries in the mountains west of Denver. In the earl ...
Images of Rail Available Colorado $21.99 9780738529295
Connecticut Whistle-Stops: Greenwich to New Haven
Connecticut Whistle-Stops: Greenwich to New Haven

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Richly illustrated, Connecticut Whistle Stops: Greenwich to New Haven tells the fascinating history of a rail line and the communities it se ...
Images of America Available Connecticut $21.99 9780738510033
Copper Country Rail
Copper Country Rail

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Images of Rail
From the railroads’ beginnings in the early 1870s to the complex rail network of the 1900s, the advance and decline of the copper industry i ...
Images of Rail Available Michigan $21.99 9780738550589
Copper Country Streetcars
Copper Country Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Images of Rail
During the early 1900s, copper mining was at its peak in the “Copper Country” of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Numerous communities sprang up ...
Images of Rail Available Michigan $21.99 9780738599861

 
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