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1 Anonymous BRITISH TRAINS
London Juvenile Productions 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 4to Galbraith O'Leary; 
Unpaginated. Actually undated - circa 1955. Glossy pictorial boards with a cloth spine; illustrated endpapers. Chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with some loss at the head and foot of the spine; fragment missing from the lower right of the rear panel; short tear on the upper right of the front panel; another tear on the upper right of the rear panel; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated in full colour with paintings by Galbraith O'Leary. The illustrations include the first British-built gas-turbine electric locomotive; Britain's first 1600 h.p. Diesel Electrics; The Golden Arrow with a Pacific-type locomotive; The Deven Belle - Nederland Line Merchant Navy Class; a Royal Scott Class locomotive; The Flying Scotsman headed by Gresley A1 Pacific - Great Eastern; a standard Class 4 Tank locomotive; 2-8-0 Freight Locomotive; and many more. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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2 Anonymous MONTREAL AND QUEBEC - The Two Most Interesting Cities in Canada
Toronto General Passenger Department - Grand Trunk Railway System 1907 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
40 pp. Staple-bound pamphlet. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a dropped-in map of the Grand Trunk Railway System and Connections. Light wear on the corners with some darkening around the edges; creased down the centre. The map is somewhat creased and worn. The Chapters are: Grand Trunk Railway System: Montreal; Historic Quebec; The Falls of Montmorency; The Miracle-Working Shrine of Ste Anne in Canada - a Most Interesting Side Trip from Quebec by Margaret Meredith; Levis; Grand Trunk Railway System Information; and Grand Trunk Railway System Agencies. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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3 Anonymous PORTFOLIO OF CANADIAN NATIONAL LOCOMOTIVES
Belleville, Ontario Mika Studio 1969 First Printing Paperback Very Good 4to 
For the railway enthusiast who has everything: Ten unbound, multi-colour hand prints of historic Canadian engines; presented in an illustrated envelope. The titles are: Hudson - Toronto - Montreal - 1930; First Diesel Locomotive - 1929; Northern Locomotive - 1940; Dorchester - Serving Canada's First Railways - 1836; Pacific Locomotive - 1919; Grand Trunk Railway - 1867; Northern Locomotive - 1936; Toronto - First Locomotive Built in Canada - 1853; 10-Wheel Locomotive - 1912; and Santa Fe Locomotive - 1924. The prints are unmarked but there is some wear around the edges of the envelope and a short tear on the upper left of the front. The prints are accompanied by an original 5 x 7 glossy black and white photograph of a steam engine pulling passenger cars on the Toronto and Central Ontario line. Also included here is a vinyl record called Iron Horse Rambles, distributed by Associated Hobby Manufacturers of Philadelphia and produced by Ralbar Productions of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. This is the same size as a 45 rpm record and is strictly railroad sounds, presented in a pictorial sleeve with some darkening around the edges and a small sticker ghost on the upper right of the front; the vinyl record itself appears to have been lightly played. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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4 Anonymous (editor) STEAM TRAINS - Golden Years of the Regions - Fold-out Poster
London W. H. Smith 1972 First Edition Paperback Very Good Antiques and Collectibles Elephant Folio 
Actually undated, circa 1972. This is a double-sided, full-colour poster, 23" by 33" - one side is an image of a single train, the Burton Agnes Hall 6998, photographed by Mark Wilkins. The other side of the poster features the Lord Nelson 850, Taw Valley 34027, Flying Scotsman 4472, Sir Nigel Gresley 4498, Lydham Manor 7827, Standard Class 4MT 4-6-0, and Class 4MT 2-6-0 Mogul. Photographs by: Marion Canning; Anthony R. Dalton; Hugh Ballantyne; and Mark Wilkins. Light wear but of course it is a folded poster. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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5 Davies, Hunter A WALK ALONG THE TRACKS
London J. M. Dent and Sons 1993 0460860992 / 9780460860994 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xii) 196 pp. Trade paperback format. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. During the couse of a year, the author walked along ten disused railways in Britain. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; not store stamped. The Chapters are: Three Bridges to East Grinstead; Lond and Leicester: on the trail of the Railway Ramblers; York; The Deeside Line; The Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway; The Wirral Way; The Wye Valley; The Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway; The Somerset and Dorset; The Ally Pally Railway; Disappearing Railways; Other Useful Books and Publications; and Railway Walks. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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6 Faith, Nicholas DERAIL: WHY TRAINS CRASH
London Channel 4 Books - Macmillan Publishers 2000 0752271652 / 9780752271651 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(ix) 198 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with sepia and colour plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Glossary; Interviewees; Death on the Rails; In the Beginning; The Shock of the New; The Road to Armagh; Tombstone Technology; What About the Workers; War and Other Disasters; Blood on the Tracks; The Mechanics of Disaster; Let's Blame the Driver; When Tiredness Kills; A Culture of Safety; and The Politics of Safety; followed by an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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7 Heimburger, Donald J. WABASH STANDARD PLANS AND REFERENCE
Forest Park, Illinois Heimburger House Publishing 1993 099581278 First Soft Cover Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
128 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams and black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction: The Old Wabash Is Still the Wabash; Wabash Steeped in History; Wabash Map of 1925; Wabash Standard Plans of the Maintenance of Way Department from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s; Selections from the Wabash Annual Report of 1925; Wabash Passenger Trains; Wabash Steam Locomotives; Wabash Diesel Locomotives; Miscellaneous; Wabash Painting Guide from the Locomotive, Car and MofW Departments; and Wabash 1963 Annual Report Pages. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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8 LeClair, Stanley (preface by Harry T. Holman; foreword by Terry Graff) THE OLD PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY - Pen and Ink Sketches
Halifax, Nova Scotia Nimbus Publishing 2001 1551093537 / 9781551093536 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo John Stanley LeClair; 
(x) 134 pp. Pictorial boards; gold endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners. John Stanley LeClair was born in Prince Edward Island on March 9th, 1883 and died on November 25th, 1953. A number of buildings in P.E.I. feature his murals; the colour drawings herein chronicle the history of the railway on Prince Edward Island. The Chapters are: Biography of the Artist; The Old Prince Edward Island Railway; Winter Trains 1900: Charlottetown and Tignish Run Number 1; Charlottetown and Tignish Run Number 2; Charlottetown and Tignish Run Number 3; Summerside and Charlottetown; Cape Traverse and Emerald Junction; Souris and Mount Stewart; Mail Special; Summer Trains 1900: The Charlottetown Summerside Express; The Summerside Charlottetown Accommodation; The Summerside Tignish Summer Accommodation; The Cape Traverse Charlottetown Train; The Cape Traverse Summer Express; The Souis Charlottetown Express; and The Georgetown Train. 
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9 MacDonald, Bruce THE GUYSBORO RAILWAY 1897 - 1939
Antigonish, Nova Scotia Formac Publishing 1973 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
59 pp. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. The Chapters are: The Early Attempts 1897 - 1911; The Matter Is Under Consideration 1911 - 1921; Starts and Stops 1921 - 1929; The 1929 - 1930 Attempt; The End of the Line 1931 - 1939; and Conclusion; followed by footnotes and a bibliography. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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10 Marshall, John RAIL - Guinness Factbook
Middlesex, England Guinness Books 1985 0851124038 / 9780851124032 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
208 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Important Dates in Railway History; Railway Makers; Principal Railway Systems of the World; British Railways; French Railways; Railways of the the USA; Canadian Railways; Australian Railways; Railways of the USSR; Railways of China; Japanese National Railways; Principal Rapid Transit Railways; The Development of Railway Motive Power; Progress of Railway Electrification; Railway Tunnels Over 5000m Long; and Railway Bridges Over 1000m Long; followed by a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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11 Maybin, Mike (foreword by John Cole) A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT BELFAST TRAMS SINCE 1945
Peterborough, England Silver Link Publishing 1994 185794030X / 9781857940305 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
100 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photographs and maps. The Chapters are: A Brief History of Belfast Tramways; Fleet Summary; The City Centre; East Belfast; South Belfast; West Belfast; North West Belfast; North Belfast; In and Around the Depots; and Preserved Cars and Tickets; followed by an index. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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12 McDonnell, Greg PASSING TRAINS - The Changing Face of Canadian Railroading
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press - Stoddart Books 1996 1550461834 / 9781550461831 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to 
160 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. The Chapters are: Winds of Change; A Mari Usque ad Mare; Lost in the Land of Evangeline; Last Train to Clarksville; Of Poets and Prime Ministers; Nevermore Newfoundland; From Izma's to the Island; Riviere du Loup Revisited; One for the Books; Sleepless in Megantic; Montreal West Winters; On Her Majesty's Service; Facing the Wrecking Ball; The Greatest Show on Earth; Lake Effects and Legends; Always Look Back; The Price of Progress; Superior; Old Soldiers; El Dorado; Ten-hundred Territory; Van Horne's Wheat; Miracle at Ogden; Independence Day; Slide Zone; North Bend Beanery; and Monument at Mileage 154.5. 
Price: 82.45 CDN
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13 Nobbs, Ruby RAIL TALES - From the Revelstoke Division
Revelstoke, British Columbia Friesens Corporation - History Book Division 2000 1550567101 / 9781550567106 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
96 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Palliser Expedition; Moberly Expedition; Revelstoke; Revolt at Beavermouth; Police War at Revelstoke; Early News; Lou Patrick; The Big Hill; Mishaps on the Big Hill; Matt Crawford; Rogers Pass Station Demolished; The Stolen Church; Wigwam Bridge Collapse; George Williamson; Clanwilliam; Bill Miner in Canada; Runaway on Big Hill; Accident at Albert Canyon; Jock Rutherford; Poem; Griffin Lake Rock and Mud Slide; Accident at Three Valley Lake; Spiral Tunnels; Disaster at Avalanche Mountain; Fatal Accident at Three Valley Lake; Head-on Collision at Tappen; An Accident that Didn't Happen; Attempted Sabotage at Mountain Creek; A Railroad Dream; Connaught Tunnel; Mysterious War-time Train; Engine 5759 Boiler Explosion; The Silk Trains; Collapse of the Palliser Tunnel; Slide at Lauretta; Explosion of Engine 5775; The Collapse of Surprise Creek Bridge; Double Trouble at Three Valley Lake; Snow and More Snow; Tragedy at Illecillewaet; Slide at Griffin Lake; The Rangers and the Bears; Dining Car Wedding; Last Spile Centennial; Via's Last Trip; William Ernest Ottewell; and Revelstoke Railway Museum. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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14 Olmsted, Robert P. A LONG LOOK AT STEAM
Janesville, Wisconsin Private Printing 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to 
Unpaginated. Black cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated endpapers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of locomotives. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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15 Panko, Andrew; Bowen, Peter STEAM IN NIAGARA
Fonthill, Ontario NiagaRail Publications 1983 092018300X / 9780920183007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Limited Edition 4to Kenneth Gent; Signed by Authors
112 pp. Signed on the front free endpaper by Andrew Panko and Peter Bowen; number 1851 of 2000 copies. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs and a map; dustjacket painting by Kenneth Gent. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. A decent cross-section of steam railroading in the Niagara area... 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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16 Pincus, Howard HIGH IRON - Main Line Steam Activities in the U.S. and Canada
New York Quadrant Press 1974 Third Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
64 pp. Magazine format. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Reading 2102 - D & H 302; Nickel Plate 759; Southern 4501; Canadian National 6060; and Ontario Rail 1057 and 136. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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17 Ransome-Wallis, P. (editor) (J. M. Doherty; David P. Morgan; F. J. G. Haut; C. R. H. Simpson; H. H. Le Fleming; S. O. Ell; O. S. Nock; G. Freeman Allen; P. Ransome-Wallis) THE CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES
New York Hawthorn Books 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
512 pp. Blue cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; blue upper edge; presented in a slipcase. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings; some wear around the edges of the slipcase.. Bookmark dropped in, featuring the Concise Encyclopedia series. Illustrated with colour plates, black and white plates, and line drawings. The Contents are: One: Diesel Railway Traction by J. M. Doherty; Two: Diesel Traction in North America by David P. Morgan; Three: Electric Motive Power by F. J. G. Haut; Four: The Reciprocating Steam Locomotive by C. R. H. Simpson; Five: Illustrated Survey of Modern Steam Locomotives by H. H. Le Fleming; Six: The Testing of Locomotives by S. O. Ell; Seven: The Steam Locomotive in Traffic by O. S. Nock; Eight: The Organization of a Steam Motive Power Depot by G. Freeman Allen and P. Ransome-Wallis; Nine: Unconventional Forms of Railway Motive Power by P. Ransome-Wallis; Ten: The Gas Turbine in Railway Service by P. Ransome-Wallis; and Eleven: Concise Biographies of Famous Locomotive Designers and Engineers by H. M. Le Fleming; followed by appendices: Wheel Arrangement: Steam Power; Wheel Arrangement: Diesel and Electric Wheel Notation; and Glossary of Locomotive Terms. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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18 Stephens, David E. IRON ROADS - Railways of Nova Scotia
Windsor, Nova Scotia Lancelot Press 1972 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
77 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. The Chapters are: Railways in Nova Scotia; Private Railways; Nova Scotia Railway; Dominion Atlantic Railway; Canadian National Railway System; Special Railways; Rolling Stock; Dieselization; and Railways Today; followed by a selected bibliography. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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19 Wells, Matthew FIRST STOP MAIDENHEAD
Maidenhead, England Private Printing 1945 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
40 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Circa 1945 - actually undated. Lightly rubbed on the corners. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Maidenhead was the first stop westward for the Great Western Railway, and the starting point fo Wycombe Railway's line to Oxford and Aylesbury. The Chapters are: The G.W.R. at Maidenhead; Maidenhead - The First Westward Terminus; The Bridge Over the Thames; The Wycombe Railway at Maidenhead; Maidenhead Station 1893 - 1973; Fares and Excursions from Maidenhead; and Other Shemes and Events; followed by an appendix. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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