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Title/Description
Publisher
Retail Price
Our Price
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
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 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 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.
4ways
$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.
4ways
$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 Ore Docks of Lake Superior Photo Archieve
By Douglass Addison
The Great Northern Iron Ore Docks were the largest iron ore docks in the world. Now railfans and history buffs can see how these ore docks were constructed and operated through the historic photographs and illustrations in this book. Detailed photos show these fascinating docks in operation (trains loading ships) as well as accurate drawings made from original Great Northern blueprints - perfect for railroad modelers! The majority of the photos cover the 1920s-1970s, which includes the Golden Age of railroading. These docks and the stories they contain are a unique piece of Americana. The remaining docks are falling apart and partially stripped. But through this book, railfans, modelers and history buffs can continue to appreciate the Great Northern iron ore docks. 126 pages, B&W photos, Softcover, Horizontal Format.
Heim
$34.95
$29.95
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 Electro-Motive E and F Units
By Jeff Wilson
Get all the details behind the Electro-Motive E and F units that revolutionized the railroading industry during the steam-to-diesel transition era. Guide to Electro-Motive E and F Units showcases how streamlined locomotives revolutionized the railroading industry during the steam-to-diesel transition era from 1935 to 1960. Written by well-known author Jeff Wilson, this all-new book details the development of diesel locomotives, how they were first accepted as passenger locomotives, and then how they took over heavy freight service. Featuring over 200 photos, including many full-color images, and line drawings of most E and F unit models, this 192-page book guides you through the evolution of these iconic locomotives. You’ll learn about:

  • How they came to be
  • Introduction to freight
  • Post-war passenger boom
  • Freight dieselization
  • Demise of E and F units
  • And more!

This must-have book is perfect for both railfans and model railroaders! Whether you want to learn about the dieselization of railroads, re-create E and F units on your model railroad, or just like streamlined diesels, you’ll get all the details behind Electro-Motive E and F units. 192 pages, Color and B&W, Softcover.

Kalm
$27.99
$21.00
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 Cabooses
By Carl R. Byron & Don Heimburger
Get the go-to source for history and operation of North American cabooses! This 224-page book, written by Carl Byron with Don Heimburger, explains why cabooses existed, how they evolved, how they were used, and why they eventually disappeared. Guide to North American Cabooses shows and explains designs common to regions as well as designs specific to many individual railroads, closing with the common International-built bay-window and wide-cupola cabooses that appeared on railroads across the country. You’ll find details on:
  • What employees did while aboard.
  • How cabooses often served as living quarters for crews during the steam era.
  • Information on operation and roles of crew members.
  • Types of cabooses including four-wheel bobbers, wooden, steel, bay-window and wide-cupola.
  • And more!
221 pages, Color & B&W, Softcover.
Kalm
$24.99
$19.95
Guilford Rail System In Color Volume 1
By Jeremy F. Plant
Travel the entire Guilford Rail System - from its western end in New York State to lines in eastern New England - via striking photography featuring all major engine types and operations from the formation of the system in the early 1980s to its renaming as Pan Am in 2006. Includes a look at the former Delaware & Hudson, Boston & Maine, and Maine Central lines merged to form Guilford. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Illustrated Historical Reference
By David M. Johnston
This is three books in one! First, it’s a history book that covers the development of the postwar railroad through the mergers of Gulf, Mobile & Northern, Mobile & Ohio, and The Alton Railroad. Second, it’s a handy reference book, with maps and equipment rosters and descriptions of passenger and freight operations. And third, it’s a fine, entertaining trip over GM&O that you can sit back and savor, with pages of beautiful photographs and detailed descriptions. 192 pages, w/200 Photos, Hardcover.
Wtrvr
$69.95
$54.95

 

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