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Nebraska Central Railroad - Pride of the Prairies
By Joel Poland
The Nebraska Central Railroad Company is a vital artery to the central and eastern Nebraska economy. NCRC began operations in 1993 after leasing five Union Pacific branch lines in the Cornhusker State that total about 250 miles. This regional serves both ag-related and manufacturing industries in the Norfolk, Columbus and Grand Island regions. Focusing on both the historical and modern eras of the company, the book is a visitor’s guide to NCRC operations. Included are maps, rail traffic details and a current locomotive roster. The author, a former NCRC employee, took most of the photos that illustrate this informative guide. 64 pages, Color, Photos, Maps, Softcover.

SPP
$29.95
$23.99

Nebraska Railroad Maps
Handy guide to today's railroads in Nebraska noted for clarity, accuracy and ease of use. Designed for quick reference in the field in a narrow format that fits in your pocket or camera bag. Each page highlights a separate subdivision and follows the line throughout its length, crossing state boundaries as necessary. Abandoned or unused routes are also shown in relation to current routes as space allows.

• Detailed maps arranged by subdivision
Class Ones: Union Pacific • BNSF Railway Shortlines: Nebkota Railway • Nebraska Central • Nebraska Kansas Colorado Railway • Nebraska Northwestern • Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern
• Tourist:
 Fremont & Elkhorn Valley
• Station index
• Mainline radio frequencies
• Detector, crossover and tunnel locations
• Major highways shown for reference
• Centerspread locator map keyed to page numbers of detail maps
• Printed on heavy ivory-colored stock for reduced glare and increased durability
• 2017 edition
• 38 pages, approx. 4.25 x 11 inches, Softcover

Cent
$13.50
$10.50

Nevada, Utah and Southern Idaho Railroad Maps
Handy guide to today's railroads in Nevada, Utah and Southern Idaho noted for clarity, accuracy and ease of use. Designed for quick reference in the field in a narrow format that fits in your pocket or camera bag. Each page highlights a separate subdivision and follows the line throughout its length, crossing state boundaries as necessary. Abandoned or unused routes are also shown in relation to current routes as space allows.

• Detailed maps arranged by subdivision
Class Ones: Union Pacific
Shortlines: BHP Nevada • Eastern Idaho • Idaho Northern & Pacific • Nevada Industrial Switch • Salt Lake City Southern • Salt Lake, Garfield & Western • Utah Central • Utah Railway
Tourist: Nevada Northern • Virginia & Truckee
• Station index
• Mainline radio frequencies
• Detector, crossover and tunnel locations
• Major highways shown for reference
• Centerspread locator map keyed to page numbers of detail maps
• Printed on heavy ivory-colored stock for reduced glare and increased durability
• 2004 edition
• 42 pages, approx. 4.25 x 11 inches, Softcover

Cent
$11.50
$8.95
New Haven Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment
By Sweetland/Horsley
Ranging from railfan photographs, taken as early as 1949 to the company archives as professionals were used to record new and rebuilt equipment arriving during the 1950’s, this book is a must for the NH fan. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$49.95
$36.95
New Haven in Color V. 2; The Struggle for Survival
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
In the Sixties, the once mighty NHRR had fallen on hard times with its day-to-day continued operation often being questioned. New power, new service ideas and many other changes to its traditional operation enabled the road to limp forward, all illustrated in full color in this new book. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
New Haven Power in Color V 1: Diesel Cab Units
By Stephen M. Timko
First of a four-part series on New Haven Power. Gone since 1969, the New Haven rostered a fleet of unique B-A1A electric/diesel-electric passenger locomotives which replaced older Alco units. Alco freight cabs and boosters, experimental lightweight passenger units. FL9 coverage includes post New Haven owners.   128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
New Haven Power in Color V 2: Roadswitchers & Second-Generation Power
By Stephen M. Timko
Coverage begins with the Alco roadswitchers, of which New Haven owned the RS1, RS2, RS3 and RS11 models, then introduces the Fairbanks-Morse H16-44, both the passenger and freight series units. Also featured are the only EMD roadswitchers on the pike: 30 dual-purpose GP9s. Rounding out the motive power is a detailed look at the second-generation purchases of Alco C-425s and GE U25Bs. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
New Haven Power in Color V 3: Self-Propelled Passenger Equipment
By Stephen M. Timko
Volume 3 illustrates the company’s fascinating self-propelled passenger equipment, both electric and diesel, as well as the Mack railbus models. The RDCs, the diverse fleet of electric MU equipment, and the DOT Turbo era on New Haven are all featured! 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
New Haven Power in Color V 4: Switchers & Electrics
By Stephen M. Timko
This final volume covers switchers and electric motive power of the New Haven, from the smallest GE 44-tonners to the Alco, Lima, and EMD SW12100s (and others)! Electric coverage includes early electrics, the “Virginians”, “Jets”, and post-New Haven electric operations by Penn Central. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
New Haven Trackside with Thomas J. McNamara
By Jeremy F. Plant
Tom McNamara provides us with the sixth “Trackside” volume, an exciting portfolio of New Haven action photography from the 1950s and 60s. His work ranges from the heavy-duty electrified zone to bucolic branches to four-unit FAs on Maybrook merchandise trains. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$49.95
$36.95
New Haven Trackside with TJ Donahue
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
New Haven towerman Tommy Donahue is famed for his superb photography of his employer’s trains. His work in both diesel and electric is chronicled in the 1950s and 60s. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
New York Central Chatham Crossing Featuring Photos of D.R. (Bob) McCulloch years 1955 to 2007
By Georrge Povall
East of the Hudson River, Chatham, NY was once an epicenter of railroad activity with lines radiating in all four directions. This book covers the New York Central’s Boston and Albany and Harlem Divisions activity at Chatham and vicinity from 1955 to 1968. Then came Penn Central from 1968 to 1974 and Conrail from 1974 to 1999. Eventually, the beginning of the CSX era appeared from 1999 to 2007. This book also offers a glimpse into the last days of service to Chatham by the Rutland Railroad. 80 pages, Color, Photos, Maps, Softcover.
Dbtk
$50.00
$41.50
New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak Book III
By Ed Norwak
NYC Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book III is the concluding book in this classic series, including GCT, the West Shore, Hudson Division, NE STATES, DeWitt, Collinwood and much more. See the Central once again in its finest hour. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$49.95
$36.95
New York Central Power In Color Volume 2
By Jerry A. Pinkepank
The second half of our detailed exploration of NYC’s diesel, electric, and fleet steam locomotives explains how these locomotives fit into NYC’s changing operations. As in Volume 1, the evolution from first- to second-generation power is illustrated. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
New York Central Steam Power in the Empire State
By Richard L. Stoving
A beautiful look at New York Central steam power on main lines and branches in New York state. This book from TRP features 91 premium black and white photos from the Ed May steam collection, along with 10 maps and a wealth of information regarding NYC's operations in New York state. This important work was researched and written by Richard L. Stoving. This is the sixth book that Rich Stoving has produced with The Railroad Press. 80 pages, Softcover.
Dblt
$24.95
$19.95
New York Central Through Passenger Service V. 2; Challenge and Retreat 1950-1967
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
A train by train look at the New York Central's premier passenger services in the 1950’s and 60’s as the Central’s attitude toward passenger services changed. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
New York Susquehanna & Western Volume 2
By Jon Berkemeyer
The second in a series of titles covering the Susquehanna from the 1940s through 1990s, this book features over 150 previously unpublished black & white and color photos covering the railroad’s east end. Coverage includes both freight and passenger operations from the railroad’s earliest diesel operations through its rebirth in the 1980s as a regional carrier. Railfan favorite locations like Pompton Junction and Butler are covered in this volume. 80 pages, Softcover.
$45.00
$37.95
Next Stop Honolulu
By Jim Chiddix and MacKinnon Simpson
This is the story of the Oahu Railway & Land Company, which ran a 3-foot-gauge line for 58 years. OR&L is a great modeling prototype, with a mix of ALCO, Baldwin and Shay locomotives, and more than 1,200 freight cars hauling raw sugar, pineapples and local freight. Up to 38 passenger trains a day trundled tourists and residents around Oahu. Featuring a double-tracked main line and automatic block signal system, locomotives ranged from tiny saddletankers to Vauclain compounds and powerful Mikados, close cousins of the Rio Grande K-28s. Hardcover, Coker dustjacket painting, lots of color, with narrow gauge photos and documents. 352 pages.
Heim
$59.95
$45.95
Nickel Plate Power in Color V.1: 1940 - 1964
By Stephen M. Timko
A look at the diverse locomotives of this Fallen Flag road that rostered Alco, Baldwin, EMD, FM, GE, and Lima locomotives. From a single-unit purchase of a GE 44-tonner, Alco C-420 and EMD GP35, to dozens of GP7s and GP9s, the “Plate” was a fan favorite for train watching and photography! 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Norfolk & Western Power In Color V. 1; Switchers, Slugs, E's, F's & Electrics
By Stephen M. Timko
The N&W’s miniscule switcher fleet grew with the 1964 expansion, which included the Nickel Plate Road, the Wabash, and other railroads. Join us with a look at N&W’s switchers and slugs, the E’s and F’s acquired through the 1964 growth, and the electrics of the former Virginian Railway. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Northwestern Pacific In Color
By Scott Inman and Ed Mackinson
This perennial railfan favorite combined fascinating operations with gorgeous scenery. Our coverage extends from the late steam era to the years following its spinoff by Southern Pacific. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
Northern Pacific – A Personal Perspective
By Matthew J. Herson
“The Main Street of the Northwest” in the 1960s. Features the last decade of the Northern Pacific and a look at NP trains across the system including operations, power, and equipment! 96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
MS
$39.95
$31.95
Northern Pacific Color Pictorial V.4; NP Passenger opertations1930s-1951
By John F. Stauss, Jr.
Featuring NP’s passenger operations from 1930 until 1951. Main features are: Super Steam and the Depression, Economic Improvement brings Traffic Increases, Traffic Demand exceeds capacity, and the transition to the Streamlined Era. 208 pages, Hardcover.
4ways
$59.95
$46.50

Northern Pacific Diesel Power V.1
By Dale Sanders
Northern Pacific Railway purchased its first diesel locomotives in 1938. Over the next 30 years the fleet continued to grow, culminating in more than 700 units from four different builders. This special two-volume set documents the entire NP fleet leading up to the March 1970 Burlington Northern merger.
This volume examines switchers, road switchers, high-horsepower units, and motorcars.

Book Contents
Introduction

Chapter 1: Switchers

  • EMC/EMD
  • GE
  • Alco
  • Baldwin
  • Electric Trailers

Chapter 2: Roadswitchers

  • EMD
    • GP7/GP9 Convertible Fuel Tanks
    • GP7/GP9 Flangers
    • Exhausting Equipment
  • Alco
    • RS-3 Flangers - Baldwin

Chapter 3: High Horsepower

  • The Race for Horsepower
  • EMD
  • GE
    • Locotrol
    • Journal Box Number Plates

Chapter 4: Diesel Motorcars

  • EMD
  • Budd
Numerical Roster & Shop Switchers

240 pages, B&W and Color, Horizontal, Hardcover.
Wrvr
$89.95
$69.95

Northern Pacific Diesel Power V.2
By Dale Sanders
Northern Pacific Railway purchased its first diesel locomotives in 1938. Over the next 30 years the fleet continued to grow, culminating in more than 700 units from four different builders. This special two-volume set documents the entire NP fleet leading up to the March 1970 Burlington Northern merger.
This volume includes coverage of the sizable fleet of EMD F-series locomotives, from the first FT to the last F9.

Book Contents
Introduction

Chapter 1: EMD FT

  • 6000-Series
  • 5400-Series
    • Increased Air Radiation
    • FT Minutiae

Chapter 2: EMD F3A/F3B

  • 6000-Series Freight
  • 6500-Series Passenger

Chapter 3: EMD F5A

  • 6000-Series Freight
  • 6500-Series Passenger

Chapter 4: EMD F7A/F7B/FP7

  • 6000-Series Freight
  • 6500-Series Passenger
  • 6600-Series Passenger

Chapter 5: EMD F9A/F9B

  • 7000-Series Freight
  • 6700-Series Passenger

Numerical Roster

 


224 pages, B&W and Color, Horizontal, Hardcover.

Wrvr
$89.95
$69.95
Northern Pacific in Color V.2; 1960-1970
By Doug Nighswonger
This is the NP’s final decade as it’s examined in more than 250 color photographs. The first generation of diesels was yielding to the second, while the road readied itself for the upcoming merger. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
Northern Pacific Through Passenger Service in Color
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
The NP was one of those roads that took pride in its passenger service right to the end. Passenger train expert Geoff Doughty guides the reader stem-to-stern throughout the Northern Pacific’s streamliners. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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MS
$59.95
$55.95
Northwestern Pacific Railroad Volume 2: Passenger and Freight Operations, Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad, Maintenance-of-Way Equipment In Color
By Ed Mackinson and Scott Inman
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad was promoted as the "Redwood Empire Route" and featured 300 miles of railroading through rugged, geologically active Northern California terrain. Built primarily to serve the timber and lumber industry, the NWP operated as a subsidiary of parent company Southern Pacific during the era of color photography. This is an in-depth look into the operation of the railroad's freight and passenger service, a revisit to the Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad, and a review of the Maintenance-of-Way equipment that kept the railroad in service. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$69.95
$53.95
NYC Facilities in Color
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
A new concept in all-color books: a system-wide examination of the NYC's stations, towers, shops, signals, yard structures, bridges, and many more miscellaneous parts of the road's physical plant. A valuable book for both railfan and model railroader alike. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95
NYC in Color V.1
By Geoffrey H. Doughty
An amazing compilation of steam, diesel, and electric operational views! Taken from one end of the NYC System to the other, more than 200 superb color photos illustrate this book. 128 pages, Hardcover.
MS
$59.95
$45.95

 

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