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Title/Description
Publisher
Retail Price
Our Price
Lackawanna Railroad in Color
By David R. Sweetland
This all-color book on the DL&W during the Post-World War II years that features the best of steam, electric and diesel operations. Nearly two hundred brilliant color photographs take the reader on a journey on the Route of the Phoebe Snow. These were the diesel years of the Lackawanna, but steam still had an important role to play in both commuter and freight service. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$45.00
$33.00
Lackawanna Railroad in Color V. 2
By Jeremy F. Plant
The steam and diesel operations of the DL&W are examined in more than 240 vintage color photographs. 128-page hardcover book. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lackawanna Railroad in Color V. 3; The Transition Years
By John R. Canfield
The story of the DL&W's changeover from steam to diesel 1945 to 1960 by this noted former Lackawanna official. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lackawanna Railroad Facilities in Color V. 1; Hoboken to Dover
By Robert J. Yanosey
The Lackawanna described itself as “Mile for Mile, the Most Highly Developed Railroad in America” and the suburban Morris & Essex Division lived up to this slogan. There are photos of stations, towers, bridges and shop buildings on the Main Line and Boonton, Gladstone and other branches. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lackawanna Railroad Facilities in Color V. 2; Dover to Scranton
By Robert J. Yanosey
Out of the suburban zone and out into the countryside of NJ and eastern Pennsylvania to see “Mile for Mile the Most Highly Developed RR in America.” 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lackawanna Railroad Facilities in Color V. 3; Scranton to Buffalo
By Chuck Yungkurth
Scranton native Chuck Yungkurth takes the reader on an all-color tour of the DL&W’s stations, towers and other buildings in Scranton and on west. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson
By Mike DelVecchio
One man's quest to capture DL&W steam on color film in the early 1950s, with a little CNJ, PRR, NYC, D&H and Erie steam thrown in. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$54.95
$41.95
Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad In Color Volume 1
By David C. Schauer
This book takes a look at this venerable iron ore hauling railroad located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Images from the 1950s until present cover LS&I's history, steam and diesel era locomotives plus rolling stock with a bonus look at tourist operation Marquette & Huron Mountain. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad In Color Volume 2
By David C. Schauer
This volume concentrates on LS&I’s route and is divided into chapters examining specific segments of the railroad. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh & Hudson River; A Link in A Great Chain
By Robert J. Yanosey
The “L&H” was a small (96-mile) single-track railroad located mostly in the northwest corner of New Jersey. Despite its size, the road was a key link between the LV, CNJ, PRR, and DL&W with the New Haven. This all-color book takes the reader from the steam age, through years of operation with nothing but Alcos, and on to its demise with the burning of the Poughkeepsie Bridge and Conrail. 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Lehigh and New England Railroad and its Successors in Color
By Mike Bednar
Follow the L&NE till it ceased operation in 1960 and then was operated by CNJ, LV, CR and NS. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt Volume 1: The 1960's
By Bob Wilt
The names Lehigh Valley and Bob Wilt have been synonymous in rail enthusiast circles for past 50 years. Living in the heart of LV territory, Bob has captured the essence of the Valley in the nearly 300 photos in this first volume covering the late 1960s. 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt Volume 2: 1970-1972
By Bob Wilt
The Valley in the early 1970s was undergoing many changes. Taking over CNJ operations in Pennsylvania required additional power and many new diesels arrived to assist the LV's roster. 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt Volume 3: 1973-1974
By Bob Wilt
The Valley makes strides toward profitability with higher utilization of its power and new trains. The Alcos are still out in full force (and colors!). 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt Volume 4: 1975-1976
By Bob Wilt
Lehigh Valley Volume IV explores the final two years of operation of the independent railroad corporation before its inclusion into the Conrail System Plan. Striving for image improvements, the Lehigh Valley purchased new locomotives from General Electric to maintain faster intermodal schedules. The modernized fleet of boldly repainted equipment made a prominent statement! 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Lehigh Valley Facilities in Color V. 1; New York Division
By Mike Bednar
Stations, towers, yards, shops are all put in context with trains and operations on the eastern end of the Lehigh Valley. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley Facilities in Color V. 2; Wyoming Division
By Mike Bednar
Stations, towers, bridges and anything else “without wheels” on the LV Wyoming Division Main and L&S District. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley in Color V. 4
By Mitchell E. Dakelman
Follow the fall of the Lehigh Valley Railroad through its Annual Reports and more than 250 color images from post-WWII to Conrail. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley in Color V. 5
By Mike Bednar
Work with the local freights over the LV system in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley in Color V. 6
By Mike Bednar
The story of the Valley’s through freights, how they gathered the local traffic and forwarded it to classification yards. The Apollo piggyback service and the 1972 pickup of former L&NE trackage added additional traffic to the mix. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Lehigh Valley in the Conrail Era Volume 1: 1976-1986
By Robert F. Wilt
Explores the legacy of the iconic Lehigh Valley Railroad as it was gradually absorbed into a multi-state transportation entity. From 1976-1986, the assets, signs, and symbols of the old corporation faded away and Conrail emerged. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Lehigh Valley in the Conrail Era Volume 2: 1987-1999
By Robert F. Wilt
Explore the evolution of the Lehigh Valley Railroad's remaining vestiges under the new operations of Conrail during its reign as a megalithic corporation, until it becomes a partner in an even larger corporate giant. The Route of the Black Diamond lives on in the hearts of all! 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Little Look at Big Boy
By William W. Krattville
A short pictorial of the Union Pacific's Big Boy locomotive class. Includes both builders and operating photographs. Plus detail photographs and locomotive diagrams. 20 pages, B&W, Softcover.
Krat
$4.50
Little Look at Challengers
By William W. Krattville
A short pictorial history of the Union Pacific's Challenger locomotive class. Includes both builders and operating photographs as well as detail photographs and locomotive diagrams. 24 pages, B&W, Softcover.
Krat
$5.00
Logging Railroads of the Pacific Northwest In Color Volume 1: Washington State
By Gary Durr
Author Gary Durr takes the reader on a guided tour of the various logging railroads that served the State of Washington during the color film era: Weyerhaeuser, Klickitat, Simpson, Rayonier, Chehalis Western, Curtis Milburn & Eastern, and other miscellaneous operations. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 3; Equipment Color Guide and Facilities
By Arthur J. Erdman
Divided into two parts, this book first looks at the varied rolling stock used by the LIRR in freight, passenger and maintenance of way service. Its stations, towers, yards and other facilities are later toured in this 128-page all color book, mostly during the 1950-1980 era. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 4; The Photography of William J. Brennan
By Arthur J. Erdman
Bill Brennan’s LIRR photography is some of the best of the 1960s. The road was exclusively the domain of Alco’s and FM’s during this wonderful grey-and-orange period. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Long Island Rail Road Multiple Unit Cars Volume 1: Cars Built 1905-1949
By Michael Boland
In 1905, the Long Island Rail Road began electric operations with a small fleet of multiple unit (MU) passenger cars. This title features everything from MP41 Gibbs cars and the fleet of MP54 cars (including all classes) to the LIRR's iconic double-decker fleet built after WWII. A must-have title for LIRR fans! 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Long Island Rail Road Power In Color
By Arthur J. Erdman
The diesel and multiple unit electric roster is explored in this all-color look from the 1950s to today. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Louisville & Nashville in Color V. 2
By Richard Borkowski, Jr.
A system-wide examination of the L&N from the steam era right up to its absorption into the Seaboard System. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Louisville & Nashville Through Passenger Service in Color
By Greg Stout
Old Reliable's passenger service was neither deluxe nor state-of-the-art, and its feature trains all originated on someone else's railroad. However, the Louisville & Nashville offered a comfortable, friendly service that connected the major gateways in the East and Midwest with the South.   128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95

 

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