Rail - Trolley

Rail - Trolley History Books


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

From the famous New Orleans Canal streetcar line to San Francisco's cable cars, from Buffalo's and Baltimore's streetcars and buses, to the lost streetcars in Manhattan, Queen and Long Island, Pittsburgh streamlined trolleys, and Johnstown trolleys and incline, thousands of vintage images give readers an engaging visual tour of the history of electric rail transportation in America.


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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
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
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'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
Cleveland and Its Streetcars
Cleveland and Its Streetcars

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered Ohio $21.99 9780738539676
Electric Trolleys of Washtenaw County
Electric Trolleys of Washtenaw County

$21.99 Available
state: Michigan
series: Images of Rail
Electric streetcars and interurbans appeared in Washtenaw County in the 1890s. Evolved from horse-drawn streetcars, electric cars were ideal ...
Images of Rail Available Michigan $21.99 9780738561363
Greater Erie Trolleys
Greater Erie Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
When the first electric trolley car entered service in Erie in 1889, it revolutionized public transportation in the region. Within a few yea ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738539386
Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys
Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
The Wyoming Valley is nestled among the Endless Mountains in Luzerne County with the scenic Susquehanna River meandering through it. Best kn ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738565873
Hartford County Trolleys
Hartford County Trolleys

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
During the golden age of the trolley, Hartford County was crisscrossed with over 200 miles of trolley lines, reaching to all major cities an ...
Images of Rail Available Connecticut $19.99 9780738539300
Hartford Trolleys
Hartford Trolleys

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
By 1908 Hartford had an extensive system of streetcar lines radiating from the city in all directions. The Hartford division of the Connecti ...
Images of Rail Available Connecticut $19.99 9780738536002
Johnstown Trolleys and Incline
Johnstown Trolleys and Incline

$21.99 Backordered
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
The Johnstown flood on May 31, 1889, virtually demolished the horsecar lines of the Johnstown Passenger Railway Company, resulting in the sy ...
Images of Rail Backordered Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738545837
Los Angeles Railway Yellow Cars
Los Angeles Railway Yellow Cars

$21.99 Backordered
state: California
series: Images of Rail
Local rail-borne transit in Los Angeles began with horsecars in 1874, evolving with cable-powered and later electric-powered passenger vehic ...
Images of Rail Backordered California $21.99 9780738547916
Los Angeles's Angels Flight
Los Angeles's Angels Flight

$19.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of America
From 1901 to 1969, Angels Flight was America’s most famous incline railway, familiar from its many appearances on postcards and in pulp fict ...
Images of America Available California $19.99 9780738558127
Lost Trolleys of Queens and Long Island
Lost Trolleys of Queens and Long Island

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of Rail
An amazing assortment of electric trolley lines once traversed the towns and villages of Queens and Long Island. With names like Jamaica Cen ...
Images of Rail Available New York $21.99 9780738545264
Manchester Streetcars
Manchester Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: New Hampshire
series: Images of America
There was a time when streetcars were a vital part of daily life in Manchester. From 1877 until 1940, horsecars and trolleys glided up and d ...
Images of America Available New Hampshire $21.99 9780738504124
Manhattan's Lost Streetcars
Manhattan's Lost Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of Rail
By the first quarter of the 20th century, Manhattan had well over 400 miles of streetcar trackage, an investment of several million dollars. ...
Images of Rail Available New York $21.99 9780738538846
McKinney Avenue Trolleys
McKinney Avenue Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Images of Rail
Streetcar lines grew and prospered in Dallas from 1872 until the 1920s. Automobile competition siphoned many of their riders away, but rider ...
Images of Rail Available Texas $21.99 9780738584973
Mountain View Trolley Line
Mountain View Trolley Line

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Postcard History
The Mountain View Trolley was established on July 10, 1907, after booming tourism increased the need for transportation between Stroudsburg ...
Postcard History Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738557953
New Haven Streetcars
New Haven Streetcars

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
The first street railway began operating in New York City in 1832. New Orleans inaugurated a street railway system in 1835, and most of the ...
Images of Rail Backordered Connecticut $21.99 9780738512273
New London County Trolleys
New London County Trolleys

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
Railroads were instrumental to the growth of industry in America. Streetcar systems branched off from railroad lines, extending transportati ...
Images of Rail Available Connecticut $19.99 9780738535807
New Orleans: The Canal Streetcar Line
New Orleans: The Canal Streetcar Line

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
The clanging of a streetcar's bell conjures images of a time when street railways were a normal part of life in the city. Historic Canal Str ...
Images of America Available Louisiana $21.99 9780738516059
New York State's Covered Bridges
New York State's Covered Bridges

$21.99 Available
state: New York
series: Images of America
At one time, New York State had over 300 covered bridges, but over the years, floods, fires, and modernization have claimed all but 32 of th ...
Images of America Available New York $21.99 9781467121910
Ogden's Trolley District
Ogden's Trolley District

$21.99 Available
state: Utah
series: Images of America
Descending the hill on Twenty-fifth Street, a streetcar makes its way past the Broom Hotel; to the right, the transition from horse-drawn tr ...
Images of America Available Utah $21.99 9780738595054
Philadelphia Trolleys
Philadelphia Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
Streetcar service arrived in Philadelphia in the 1850s, shortly after the consolidation of the city. After the Civil War, the horse-drawn om ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738512266
Pittsburgh Streamlined Trolleys
Pittsburgh Streamlined Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
Pittsburgh Streamlined Trolleys covers the history of the trolley car system that once had the third largest fleet of Presidents' Conference ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738549415
Portland's Streetcar Lines
Portland's Streetcar Lines

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of Rail
Portland neighborhoods owe their location, alignment, and growth to a splendid, 19th-century innovation: the streetcar. This city still bear ...
Images of Rail Available Oregon $21.99 9780738581262
Portland's Streetcars
Portland's Streetcars

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Oregon
series: Images of Rail
Street railways arrived early in Portland and made lasting social and economic contributions that are still apparent in the layout and chara ...
Images of Rail Reprinting Oregon $21.99 9780738531151
Reading Trains and Trolleys
Reading Trains and Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
Rail transportation has been part of daily life in Reading since the 1830s. Reading Trains and Trolleys portrays the good old days of the Ph ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738535142
Sacramento's Streetcars
Sacramento's Streetcars

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Rail
Until 1947, Sacramento’s streetcars linked a bustling downtown district with residential neighborhoods, workplaces, and a growing series of ...
Images of Rail Available California $21.99 9780738531472
San Francisco's California Street Cable Cars
San Francisco's California Street Cable Cars

$21.99 Backordered
state: California
series: Images of Rail
San Francisco’s internationally recognized cable cars are the symbol of the individual character of a great city. The California Street cabl ...
Images of Rail Backordered California $21.99 9780738559636
San Francisco's California Street Cable Cars
San Francisco's California Street Cable Cars

$7.99 Available
state: California
series: Postcards of America
San Francisco boasts a rich cable car history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Walter Rice and ...
Postcards of America Available California $7.99 9780738525556
San Francisco's Market Street Railway
San Francisco's Market Street Railway

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Rail
The Market Street Railway Company thrived in an age when rails ruled San Francisco. Spanning the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and ...
Images of Rail Available California $21.99 9780738529677
San Francisco's Market Street Railway
San Francisco's Market Street Railway

$7.99 Available
state: California
series: Postcards of America
San Francisco’s Market Street Railway boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, W ...
Postcards of America Available California $7.99 9780738569598
San Francisco's Powell Street Cable Cars
San Francisco's Powell Street Cable Cars

$21.99 Available
state: California
series: Images of Rail
San Francisco’s cable cars are an internationally recognized symbol of the city, but they also have a long and fractious history. There are ...
Images of Rail Available California $21.99 9780738530475
Southeastern Pennsylvania Trolleys
Southeastern Pennsylvania Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
An extensive number of trolley car lines linked the city of Philadelphia to the rich farmland and picturesque towns of southeastern Pennsylv ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738556925
Street Railways of El Paso
Street Railways of El Paso

$21.99 Available
state: Texas
series: Images of Rail
Spanish explorers traveling north from Mexico in 1581 crossed the Rio Grande at present-day El Paso and called the area El Paso Del Norte, o ...
Images of Rail Available Texas $21.99 9780738571140
Streetcars of Chatham County: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society
Streetcars of Chatham County: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Images of America
On August 25, 1946, Savannah saw the last run of its streetcars, which were to be replaced by gasoline-powered buses as the city gave way to ...
Images of America Available Georgia $21.99 9780738501796
Suburban Philadelphia Trolleys
Suburban Philadelphia Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Pennsylvania
series: Images of Rail
The Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company prospered through the hard times of the 1930s and was the last privately-owned trolley syst ...
Images of Rail Available Pennsylvania $21.99 9780738550435
Toledo Trolleys
Toledo Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Ohio
series: Images of Rail
The Toledo interurbans last ran in December 1949. The interurbans were a great loss to a city that was a major transportation hub in its own ...
Images of Rail Available Ohio $21.99 9780738541044
Trolleys Under the Hub
Trolleys Under the Hub

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Trolleys Under the Hub, a fantastic collection of photographs and captions documenting the history of Boston’s Green Line, commemorates the ...
Images of America Backordered Massachusetts $21.99 9780738588278
Waterbury Trolleys
Waterbury Trolleys

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
Waterbury Trolleys traces the growth and expansion of the streetcar system throughout the Naugatuck Valley. This system became part of the C ...
Images of Rail Available Connecticut $21.99 9780738538112
Western Connecticut Trolleys
Western Connecticut Trolleys

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Rail
Throughout history, Americans have embraced technology with a special enthusiasm, and the innovation of the trolley car is no exception. Thi ...
Images of Rail Available Connecticut $19.99 9780738549699
York County Trolleys
York County Trolleys

$21.99 Backordered
state: Maine
series: Images of America
Until hard surface, all-weather thoroughfares were constructed and private automobiles became numerous, residents of York County depended on ...
Images of America Backordered Maine $21.99 9780738501376
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