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GE Chronicles
By William D. Volkmer
Veteran rail author Bill Volkmer was an employee at GE’s Erie Works where many roads’ Uboats were constructed.  His behind the scene anecdotes coupled with rare in-plant and on the road photographs make this a delightful addition to a rail enthusiast’s library. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
GE Evolution Locomotives
By Sean Graham-White
A new generation of locomotives for a changing world: greener, cleaner, and just as powerful. This book introduces readers to General Electric's Evolution Series, the company’s latest achievement in a long and distinguished history of locomotive design. 144 pages, Hardcover.
Mbi
$29.98

Getting Started in Model Railroading
By J.Wilson
Model railroading is an easier hobby to join than ever before. This new book by Jeff Wilson helps modelers get started with the basics. It provides enough information for beginners to confidently build a layout, and it equips them with the knowledge to understand all the steps.
It includes:
Extensive chapters on modeling in HO and N scales.
Essential insights on buying models, building models, and starting a layout.
Information about current trends and technology like ready-to-run models and DCC.
Softcover, 96 Pages, Color and B&W

Kalm
$21.99
$18.95
GG1: The World's Greatest Electric Locomotive Vol. 1 PRR 1948-67
By Robert J. Yanosey
Follow the magnificent GG1 in its day-to-day duties from the late ‘40s to the last days of the PRR. Long distance passenger service, commuter trains, drag freight, manifest freight, wrecks, paint variations are featured. 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
GG1 The World's Greatest Electric Locomotive Volume 2: PC, Amtrak, Conrail, NJT, 1968-1983
By Robert J. Yanosey
Follow the iconic GG1 in its final 15 years of operation with Penn Central, Amtrak, Conrail, NJ DOT, and NJ Transit. Despite the paint on its sleek flanks, the elegant ladies were up to any task thrown at them from fast piggybacker to Jersey Shore commuter train. 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
GM&O The Alton Route In Color Volume 1; The First Generation
By Jim Boyd
An examination of the formation of the motive power of the predecessor roads of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio. Steam and first generation diesel. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
GM&O - The Alton Route In Color, Volume 2; The Second Generation
By Joe Petric
The Second Generation of the GM&O Railroad is covered from the 1960s-70s. This era included the purchase of new diesel locomotives, introduction of the unit coal train, continued development of on-line customers, and operation of passenger trains in the Chicago - St. Louis Corridor. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Grand Trunk Western In Color Volume 1: Steam & Green 1941-1961
By Jerry A. Pinkepank
GTW was an interesting blend of Canadian and US railway practices. It had hotshot freights that serviced a burgeoning automobile traffic in the Detroit area while also operating a top-notch Chicago to Toronto mainline passenger operation. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Grand Trunk Western In Color Volume 2: Visual Redesign 1962-1982
By Jerry A. Pinkepank
In 1960 the GTW image was remade from its conservative green color scheme. Witness this dramatic changeover as it overtakes everything from F7s to equipment, through the photography of Emery Gulash. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 1: Modern Steam and First Generation Diesels
By Stephen M. Timko
A look at the last bastion of mainline steam power in the U.S, side by side with Alco and EMD switchers, F3's, and first-generation roadswitchers. Includes the affiliated Detroit Terminal Railroad and merged Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railroad. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 2: Second Generation Power
By Stephen M. Timko
GTW’s staid fleet of second generation SD40’s and GP38’s was disrupted in the 1980s by the inclusion of power from D&TSL, DT&I, CRI&P, P&LE, MP, and CNR. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Great American Railroad Stories, 75 Years of Trains Magazine
By Trains Magazine/Kalmbach Publishing
Great American Railroad Stories features articles initially published in Trains magazine over the past 75 years. Many of these popular stories have not been printed since their original appearance in the magazine. They lend rare historical insight into what it was like to ride passenger trains, work on the railroads, and grow up in an era of steam trains.The book includes: • Historical photos. • The writings and reflections of founding Editor Al Kalmbach, David P. Morgan, Lucius Beebe, and other well-known contributors. • Stirring narratives from those who actually lived their lives on the rails. 256 pages, B&W, Some Color, Hardcover.
kalm
$39.99
$29.95
Great American Railroad Stories, 75 Years of Trains Magazine
By Trains Magazine/Kalmbach Publishing
Great American Railroad Stories features articles initially published in Trains magazine over the past 75 years. Many of these popular stories have not been printed since their original appearance in the magazine. They lend rare historical insight into what it was like to ride passenger trains, work on the railroads, and grow up in an era of steam trains.The book includes: • Historical photos. • The writings and reflections of founding Editor Al Kalmbach, David P. Morgan, Lucius Beebe, and other well-known contributors. • Stirring narratives from those who actually lived their lives on the rails. 256 pages, B&W, Some Color, Softcover.
kalm
$24.99
$16.98
Great Northern Equipment Color Pictorial; Book 1 Box Cars and Stock Cars
By Scott R. Thompson
Complete car rosters, cars in many paint and lettering schemes. Many rare wooden and steel cars.
4way
$49.95
$37.50
Great Northern in Color V.1; Lines West
By David H. Hickcox
An all-color examination of the GN and its diesel operations 1948-1970 in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Idaho and Montana.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Great Northern Lines East
By Patrick C. Dorin
Revised/Improved, Hardcover, 304 pages, 621 photos (54 color).
Sigp
$65.00
$49.95
Great Northern Lines West
By Charles R. Wood
Revised, Hardcover, 208 pages, 6 maps, 283 photos (24 color).
Sigp
$44.95
Great Northern Pictorial V. 3
By John F. Strauss, Jr.
“Rocky’s Clean Window Trains.” Featuring in depth passenger operations by one of GN’s Traveling passenger Representatives. From the 1930′s leading to the streamlined and dome eras. Rosters, schedules, connecting trains and the competition. 152 pages, Hardcover, Color and B&W.
4way
$59.95
$47.98
Great Northern Pictorial V. 7
By John F. Strauss, Jr.
This volume is a continuation of GN Pictorial Volume Six. Great Northern Pictorial Volume Seven covers GN freight train operations between 1966 and 1970, and the transition from GN to BN’s early years of freight train operations. Emphasis is placed on faster schedules in response to increasing competition. These faster schedules were made possible through acquisition of more powerful locomotives and modernized, larger capacity cars. Overall change in products transported during this period is also covered. 168 pages, Hardcover.
4way
$47.50
Great Northern Railway; A Photo History 1945-1970, Expanded 2nd Edition
By Byron D. Olson
A complete look at the operations of the Great Northern Railway. Very few steam locomotive photos. Many Company photos. 127 pages, B&W photos with a few Color photos, Softcover.
Cent
$34.95
$27.95
Great Northern Railway; Route of the Empire Builder
By John Kelly
Author John Kelly has selected from the BNSF Railway archives and his own extensive collection to gather nearly 200 photographs, period advertising pieces, and related GN material such as maps, timetables, and travel brochures that showcase the streamlined Empire Builder. 127 pages, Softcover, Color and B&W.
Cent
$36.95
$29.98
Great Northern Through Passenger Service in Color
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
While limited in number, the Great Northern's long distance passenger trains were in a class all by themselves. This book examines the fleet from stem-to-stern - F3's to observation car - in 128 pages also filled with the road's promotional advertising. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Green Bay & Western Fox River Valley Railroad In Color
By Dean Freimund
These two regional railroads headquartered in Green Bay became part of Wisconsin Central. With exotic motive power, both roads are missed today, but well remembered in this all-color book. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Guide to Narrow Gauge Modeling
By Tony Koester
This book provides an entry point for any modeler interested in building a narrow gauge layout. Narrow gauge railroads remain popular among railfans and modelers due to the spectacular mountain scenery in which many operated. Although narrow gauge layouts have a passionate niche following, there are very few books on this subject. 95 pages, Color and B&W, Softcover.
Kalm
$21.99
$18.98
Guide to North American Steam Locomotives
By George H. Drury
This newly revamped book features every steam locomotive built in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada since 1900. This is an essential guide that should be in the library of every railfan! It includes:
• Comprehensive rosters for every railroad.
• Information and data railfans can’t find anywhere else.
• 420 photos and newly designed roster tables.
336 pages, Softcover.
kalm
$24.99
$16.95

Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives
By Jeff Wilson
Jeff Wilson's new book, Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives, offers more than 300 pages of detailed information on diesel locomotives produced in North America from the 1930s to today the diesel era. An essential reference guide for model railroaders and train enthusiasts, this comprehensive reference book includes: All-time rosters for more than 100 major railroads in the U.S. and Canada through the 1970s. Spotting features on all major locomotive types produced. Characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives. 303 pages, Color/B&W, Softcover.

Kalm
$27.99
$19.95