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Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544770317
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - August 11th, 2020

In 1869, when the final spike was driven into the Transcontinental Railroad, few were prepared for its seismic aftershocks. Once a hodgepodge of short, squabbling lines, America’s railways soon exploded into a titanic industry helmed by a pageant of speculators, crooks, and visionaries. The vicious competition between empire builders such as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, J. P.


History of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781496214102
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Published: Bison Books - September 1st, 2020

Cyrus K. Holliday envisioned a railroad that would run from Kansas to the Pacific, increasing the commerce and prosperity of the nation. With farsighted investors and shrewd management, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway grew from Holliday’s idea into a model of the modern, rapid, and efficient railroad.


Pere Marquette: A Michigan Railroad System before 1900 Cover Image
$44.95
ISBN: 9781611863659
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Published: Michigan State University Press - July 1st, 2020

The Pere Marquette Railroad has not one but two histories—one for the twentieth century and one for the nineteenth. While the twentieth-century record of the Pere Marquette Railroad has been well studied and preserved, the nineteenth century has not been so well served.


Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520372993
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Published: University of California Press - October 13th, 2020

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled what would come to be known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—a global development strategy involving infrastructure projects and associated financing throughout the world, including Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.


A Mighty Fine Road: A History of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Company Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780253049889
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Published: Indiana University Press (Ips) - October 6th, 2020

The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad's history is one of big booms and bigger busts. When it became the first railroad to reach and then cross the Mississippi River in 1856, it emerged as a leading American railroad company. But after aggressive expansion and a subsequent change in management, the company struggled and eventually declared bankruptcy in 1915.


Union Pacific's Big Boys: The Complete Story from History to Restoration Cover Image
By Trains Magazine (Compiled by), Jim Wrinn (Foreword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781627007924
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Published: Kalmbach Books - September 1st, 2020

New Jersey's Trolley Heritage Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781634992244
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Published: America Through Time - July 27th, 2020

New Jersey's Trolley Heritage is a photographic essay of trolley cars that once served Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Wildwood, plus the modernized Newark City subway, along with the new Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line and River Line. From 1889 to 1955, electric trolley cars served commuters and vacationers in Atlantic City.


Behind the Scenes on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781900340618
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Published: Mainline & Maritime - September 19th, 2020

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is the UK's leading heritage railway, carrying holidaymakers from the popular seaside resort of Whitby across the spectacular North Yorkshire Moors to the market town of Pickering.


Rails Around the World: Two Centuries of Trains and Locomotives Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780760368107
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Published: Motorbooks - October 6th, 2020

In this visually glorious chronological history, prolific railroad historian and photographer Brian Solomon curates a selection of the world’s most significant trains and locomotives over the last two centuries.


Underground Cities: Mapping the tunnels, transits and networks underneath our feet Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781781318935
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Published: Frances Lincoln - September 22nd, 2020

With over 60 per cent of the world’s population living in cities, the networks beneath our feet – which keep the cities above moving – are more important than ever before. Yet we never truly see how these amazing feats of engineering work.
 
Just how deep do the tunnels go? Where do the sewers, bunkers and postal trains run?


Idaho's Payette River Railroads: History Through the Miles Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781732788831
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Published: Techscribes, Inc. - August 26th, 2020

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Through the Years Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781900340632
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Published: Mainline & Maritime - September 19th, 2020

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is one of the world famous Great Little Trains of Wales, and has now been operated for longer as a preserved railway than it was as a part of the national rail network.


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