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1 THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY (1909) (1908 - 1909)
St. Paul, MN Northern Pacific Railway Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a book with a fold out map in a soft cover, bound by staples. The map is in fine condition. It folds out from the binding in four panels. It is about 17" tall and 33" wide. There is soft color to define state and international borders. It shows the routes of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy RR System in addition to the Northern Pacific Railway System. The text with its lists, graphs, tables, fiscal statements is also in fine condition. No marks or writing. The covers are paper - there is a closed tear at the bottom front with a crease and the spine fold has been reinforced from the inside with Japanese tissue mending paper. The map is on very thin, lightweight, but strong paper - it covers the part of the U S from Wisconsin to the Pacific Coast, part of Canada near the border, and the bottom part extends from Northern Illinois to Northern California through the intermediate states. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 37 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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2 Bradley, Glenn D. THE STORY OF THE SANTA FE
Palmdale, CA Omni Publications 1995 0884180069 / 9780884180067 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, very clean, and without wear. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and without wear. Illustrated end papers show a map of the Santa Fe route. There are some photo illustrations. ; 8vo; 387 pages  
Price: 55.00 USD
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3 Bryant, Keith L. Jr. HISTORY OF THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY
New York, NY MacMillan Publishing Company, Inc. 1974 0025179209 / 9780025179202 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in a tight binding and without any marks or writing. The dust jacket in equally crisp and clean with its original price intact. Gift condition. Photo illustrated throughout. ; 8vo; 398 pages  
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Busch, Francis X. OUTSTANDING FEATURES AND SALIENT PROVISIONS OF AN ORDINANACE PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE MUNICIPAL LOCAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM Passed by the City Council of Chicago, February 27, 1925
Chicago, IL Order Of City Council 1925 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a softcover booklet that would be in near fine condition if not for a few corner creases. The covers and interior pages are very clean. There are two large fold-out maps, Exhibit A & B, of the Municipal Railway System, 1925. They appear to be crisp and without wear of or discoloration. There are no marks or writing.; 4to  
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Hosokawa, Bill OLD MAN THUNDER Father of the Bullet Train
Denver Sogo Way 1997 0965958000 / 9780965958004 First Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover with it's dust jacket. This book is new and unread and still partially in a shrink wrapper.. The binding is tight, the pages crisp and free of any marks or writing. The jacket is bright with straight clean edges. ; 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Masterson, V. V. THE KATY RAILROAD AND THE LAST FRONTIER
Norman, OK University Of Oklahoma Press 1980 0806102551 / 9780806102559 Hardcover; Fourth Printing Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition; tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is in clean and crisp condition except for subtle sunning on the spine. ; 8vo; 312 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Miner, H. Craig THE ST. LOUIS-SAN FRANCISCO TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD The Thirty-Fifth Parallel Project, 1853-1890
Wichita, KA University Press Of Kansas 1973 700600817 Hardcover; Second Printing 
This is a second printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and bright and without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 236 pages  
Price: 38.00 USD
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8 Swingle, Calvin F. ILLUSTRATED AIR BRAKE INSTRUCTION COVERING THE WESTINGHOUSE AND NEW YORK SYSTEMS And Including the Latest Westinghouse E. T. Locomotive Brake and K. Triple Valve
Chicago, IL National Institute Of Practical Mechanics 1908 Hardcover 
This is/was a hardcover book; only the front cover is present. This is Volume 3 consisting of two parts and an index. Part 1 is The Westinghous e Air Brake System (472 pages) ; Part 2 is the New York Air Brake System (374 pages) , plus about 40 pages of Introduction and Indexes.. It is all been bound into one book. , The spine and back cover are missing, however the parges are still well bound. There is a musty smell. The book interior is very good, with fold-out diagrams in fine condition and some lithographic illustrations in color, plus many scientific drawings in black and white. The pages are clean. ; Vol. 3; 8vo; 886 pages  
Price: 85.00 USD
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