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Image for John Fitch The first in the World's History to Invent and apply Steam Propulsion of Vessels through water Born, January 21, 1743 in Windsor (now South Windsor) Connecticut. Died, Jul 2, 1798 and was buried in Bardstown, Kentucky

John Fitch The first in the World's History to Invent and apply Steam Propulsion of Vessels through water Born, January 21, 1743 in Windsor (now South Windsor) Connecticut. Died, Jul 2, 1798 and was buried in Bardstown, Kentucky

By: Allen, Francis B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hartford, Press of R. S. Peck & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31457

Condition: VG+/NONE


Black cloth boards lightly bumped on points with usual library markings, clean and square. Includes one page narrative genealogy, committee report, transcript of 1911 historical paper presented by Hon. O. Vincent Coffin, etc. ; MCN25838; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pp View more info

Image for What Every School Boy and School Girl Should Know

What Every School Boy and School Girl Should Know

By: Brent, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Omaha, Union Pacific Railroad Company: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32464

Condition: VG+


Light wear, no markings and tightly bound. Uncommon railroadiana item illustrated with photographs, map on last page. ; MCN26473; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 116 pp View more info

Image for What Every School Boy and School Girl Should Know

What Every School Boy and School Girl Should Know

By: Brent, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Omaha, Union Pacific Railroad Company: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33376

Condition: G


Front cover creased, chipping to spine paper and rear cover detached. Railroad history illustrated with photographs, map on last page. ; MCN27379; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 116 pp View more info

Image for The Lower St. Lawrence A Pictorial History of Shipping and Industrial Development

The Lower St. Lawrence A Pictorial History of Shipping and Industrial Development

By: Brookes, Ivan S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freshwater Press: 1974

Seller ID: 28035

Condition: VG+/VG+


A bright copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dustjacket, now in protective mylar. SIGNED - inscription from publisher John Greenwood on front endpaper, "---Best Wishes & Smooth Sailing John Greenwood, Publisher 4/28/79." Oversized detailed history of the lower St. Lawrence River, profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. Map endpapers. ; MCN22678; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 361 pp View more info

Image for A History of Boston Division Number Sixty-One Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

A History of Boston Division Number Sixty-One Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

By: Bucknam, Wilton F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Press of A. T. Bliss & Co.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32788

Condition: VG+/NONE


Green cloth boards show mild discoloration spots front panel, offsetting to endpapers. Corners square and tight with no markings. Illustrated with photographs. History of the Boston locomotive engineer division, includes list of members. ; MCN26797; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pp View more info

Image for Badger Traction Bulletin 111

Badger Traction Bulletin 111

By: Canfield, Joseph M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfan's Association: 1969

Seller ID: 31977

Condition: VG+/NONE


Blue cloth boards, mild musty odor. Oversized study of Wisconsin's trolleys illustrated with maps, photographs, diagrams. ; MCN26308; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pp View more info

Image for Rural Railroads prelude to Trails to Rails

Rural Railroads prelude to Trails to Rails

By: Cunningham, Eileen Smith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hardbound, Inc.: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33416

Condition: NF


Reprint edition includes Part I Trails to Rails by Carlton J. Corliss, Part II Rural Railroads - Greene County by Eileen Smith Cunningham. Illustrated.; MCN27418; 76 pp View more info

Image for Firefighters from Prospect: Prospect Fire Engine Company, Hanley Engineering Service, Hanley Hydroject Inc. Prospect Marion County Ohio USA

Firefighters from Prospect: Prospect Fire Engine Company, Hanley Engineering Service, Hanley Hydroject Inc. Prospect Marion County Ohio USA

By: Hanley, George Philip

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Doyle HYK Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30532

ISBN: 0961581719

Condition: VG+/NONE


Red pictorial boards show very mild wear, clean and unmarked. Fire equipment history profusely illustrated with historical photographs and advertisements. Index. ; MCN25016; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 209 pp View more info

Image for History of the American Water Towers

History of the American Water Towers

By: Hass, Bill

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Kes-Print: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30560

ISBN: 0961116633

Condition: VG+/NONE


Red cloth boards have small nicks on corners of front panel else fine. Author signed front endpaper - number 259 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Oversized fire fighting history illustrated throughout.; MCN25041; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 422 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Black Gold-Black Diamonds The Pennsylvania Railroad and Dieselization Volume I

Black Gold-Black Diamonds The Pennsylvania Railroad and Dieselization Volume I

By: Hirsimaki, Eric

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mileposts Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 32957

ISBN: 0929886070

Condition: VG+/VG+


Light rubbing to extremities else a fine copy in a bright dustjacket that is rubbed on points, with small closed tear rear panel, now in protective mylar. Study of the modernization of the Pennsylvania Railroad, profusely illustrated throughout. ; MCN26965; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 176 pp View more info

Image for Ahoy and Farewell Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit

Ahoy and Farewell Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit

By: Jackman, J. Albin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Society of Detroit: 1970

Seller ID: 28033

Condition: VG+


Brief histories of Great Lakes ships; includes those vessels built since 1955, and those that have been scrapped. Illustrated with several pages of photographs. ; MCN22676; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89+ pp View more info

Image for Three Feet on the Panhandle A History of The Waynesburg and Washington Railroad

Three Feet on the Panhandle A History of The Waynesburg and Washington Railroad

By: Koehler, Larry L. with Morgan J. Gayvert

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Railhead Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 31597

ISBN: 0912113006

Condition: VG+/VG+


Burgundy cloth boards scant rubbing to extremities, in a lightly worn dustjacket with light edge wear and faint spotting to rear panel, now in protective mylar. Detailed history of southwestern Pennsylvania's (Waynesburg and Greene County) rail transportation profusely illustrated with photographs, includes fold-out diagrams, etc. ; MCN25975; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pp View more info

Image for Rails 'neath the Palms

Rails 'neath the Palms

By: Mann, Robert W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burbank, Darwin Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 31437

ISBN: 0933506082

Condition: NF/VG+


A clean and unmarked copy in a mildly worn dustjacket with a few edge tears, now in protective mylar. History of rail transportation in Florida profusely illustrated throughout. ; MCN25818; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 220 pp View more info

Image for The Rio Grande's Le Veta Pass Route Gateway to the San Luis Valley

The Rio Grande's Le Veta Pass Route Gateway to the San Luis Valley

By: Rasmussen, Stephen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Evergreen Press: 2000

Seller ID: 33222

ISBN: 0966726421

Condition: F/VG+


A fine hardcover copy in a bright dustjacket with two small edge tears, now in protective mylar. Profusely illustrated throughout with historical photographs. ; MCN27227; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 290 pp View more info

Image for Detroit's Street Railways Volume I: City Lines 1863-1922

Detroit's Street Railways Volume I: City Lines 1863-1922

By: Schramm, Jack E. and William H. Henning

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfans' Association: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23825

ISBN: 0915348179

Condition: F/VG+


Pictorial dj lightly rubbed with small chipping tail of spine, now in protective mylar. Bulletin 117. Oversized history of Detroit, Michigan's street railways profusely illustrated with b/w historical photographs. ; MCN19184; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pp View more info

Towpaths to Tugboats A History of American Canal Engineering

By: Shank, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center: 1995

Seller ID: 31680

ISBN: 0933788401

Condition: VG+


Price sticker remnant front cover else a fine copy. History of American canals illustrated throughout. ; MCN26054; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pp View more info

Image for Ships and Shipping of Old New York A Brief Account of the Interesting Phases of the Commerce of New York From the Foundation of the City to the Beginning of the Civil War

Ships and Shipping of Old New York A Brief Account of the Interesting Phases of the Commerce of New York From the Foundation of the City to the Beginning of the Civil War

By: Walton Advertising and Printing Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bank of the Manhattan Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33515

Condition: VG


Dark green wraps with gilt decorations fragile with chipping to spine and top corner. Illustrated throughout. ; MCN27544; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pp View more info

Image for History of the Barge Canal of New York State

History of the Barge Canal of New York State

By: Whitford, Frank M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Albany, J. B. Lyon Company: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 34047

Condition: VG+/NONE


Green cloth boards with sticker on spine, minimal internal library markings. Front hinge just starting, corners square and clean. Illustrated with photographs. ; MCN28035; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 610 pp View more info

Image for Pictorial History of the Locomotive

Pictorial History of the Locomotive

By: Wright, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33588

Condition: G+/NONE


Brown cloth boards with elaborate gilt design front panel showing some faint discoloration areas, name and date written inside front board. Binding cracked, front board detached from binding, small puncture mark to front endpaper and title page else all pages present with no other markings or tearing. Oversized promotional item with text presented in cursive handwriting, each page illustrated with line drawings. ; MCN27617; 81 pp View more info