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INDUSTRIES OF THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO

By: Bell, P. L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, Southern Pacific Railroad Company of Mexico: 1924

Seller ID: 006095

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


Prepared for "Industrial Management and Industry, Illustrated", publish by The Engineering Magazine Company. Includes a time table for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company of Mexico and map of constructed rail lines on back cover. 19 pp. Cover edges are browning along edges, creased corners, tear along spine at top of covers. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

PACIFIC RAILROAD

By: Curtis, Samuel R., et All

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1860

Seller ID: 005266

Condition: Very Good+


Report discussing the necessity of construction of the Pacific Railroad as a way to aid the military and defend the coast. 36th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 428. To accompany Bill H. R. No. 646. Included are two minority reports and four appendices. 65 pp. Disbound government document. Bottom of some pages are cut higher than others. Overall document is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE ACTING SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, RELATIVE TO THE BURLINGTON AND MISSOURI RIVER RAILROAD IN NEBRASKA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1874

Seller ID: 006118

Condition: Very Good


Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. 43D Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 13. December 10, 1874---Referred to the Committee on the Public Lands and ordered to be printed. 11 pp. Disbound government document. Creases and residue along spine edge. Top of pages along spine are starting to separate, but document still intact. Light browning and foxing to pages. Document in VG condition. View more info

WINCHESTER AND POTOMAC RAILROAD

By: House of Representatives

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washington, Thomas Allen, Print: 1838

Seller ID: 006151

Condition: Very Good


25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 465. June 27, 1838. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. "Resolved, That the reports of Major James D. Graham to the Department of War, upon the survey of the Winchester and Potomac railroad, in Virginia, along with the reduced map of the same, be printed, under the supervision of the chief of the corps of topographical engineers." 60 pp. Large folding map of the routes examined under... View more info

REPORT ON THE SUBJECT OF A SINKING FUND FOR THE SEVERAL RAILROAD COMPANIES; TOGETHER WITH THE ACTS OF CONGRESS, DECISIONS OF COURTS, AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO SAID RAILROAD COMPANIES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1876

Seller ID: 007373

Condition: Good+


44th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 440 (Part 1 and Part 2). April 25, 1876.--Recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary and ordered to be printed. "That the act of Congress of July 1, 1862, created a corporation under the name of 'The Union Pacific Railroad Company,' with authority to construct and maintain a continuous railroad and telegraph-line from a point on the hundredth meridian of longitude west from Greenwich in the the Terri... View more info

The Railroad Question

By: Larrabee, William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Schulte Publishing Company: 1895

Seller ID: 004418

Condition: Good


A Historical and Practical Treatise on Railroads, and Remedies for Their Abuses. 488 pp. including Index. Mildly soiled/rubbed covers. Spine ends rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Tipped in at front endpapers,slip of paper with author's compliments. On blank page, previous owner's name "blacked" out and town, Caledonia, Minn. visible. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

THE TRANSPORTATION ACT 1920: ITS SOURCES, HISTORY, AND TEXT, TOGETHER WITH ITS AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT...

By: Mac Veagh, Rogers

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1923

Seller ID: 007528

Condition: Very Good-


... Explained, Analyzed, and Compared; Comprising Extracts from Reports and Debates in Congress, Rulings, Interpretations, and Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission, Opinions of the United States Supreme Court, Prescribed Forms and Complete Texts of Related Acts, Including the Federal Control Act, Merchant Marine Act, 1920 and Interstate Commerce Act, All as Amended To and Including August 18, 1922. 968 pp. with extensive appendix and index. Green cloth covers ... View more info

RAILROAD THROUGH THE FORT ONTARIO MILITARY RESERVATION, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By: Senate

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Goverment Printing Office: 1900

Seller ID: 004148

Condition: Very Good


"The Committee on Military Affairs...to grant the right of way for and the right to operate and maintain a line of railroad through the Fort Ontario Military Reservation in the State of New York, to the Oswego and Rome Railroad Company..." 4 pp. Color foldout, 27"x15": R. W. & O.R.R. Sketch of Depot Grounds at OSWEGO. February 20, 1895. Disbound, but intact. Very Good+. Map is VG+. No tears. 56th Congress, 1st Session. Report No. 1358. View more info

REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS, TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. MADE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN 1853-6. VOLUME X.

By: Senate

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington, Beverley Tucker Printer: 1859

Seller ID: 006183

Condition: Good to Good-


According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854 and August 5, 1854. Senate. 33d Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 78. Contents of Volume X: Parts III, IV--General report upon the zoology of the several Pacific Railroad routes. Zoological Portion of the reports, by Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; Nos. 2-5 of Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant A.W. Whipple; Zoological portion of the report, by Lieutenant J.G. Parke; Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant R.S. Wil... View more info

LETTER FROM THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION, IN RESPONSE TO RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF DECEMBER 7, 1897, RELATIVE TO THE USE OF SAFETY APPLIANCES ON CARS AND ENGINES BY THE RAILROAD COMPANIES OF THE UNITED STATES,...

By: Senate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1898

Seller ID: 007176

Condition: Very Good


...as Required by the Act of Congress Approved March 2, 1893. February 16, 1898.--Laid on the table and ordered to be printed. 55th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Document No. 140. 51 pp. Fold-out map, measuring 12.5" x 9", showing Statistics of Railways in the United States in 1895. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding remains along spine edge, spine edge is also folded and creased. Corners creased, some minor chipping to edges, browning along ... View more info

GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF RAILWAYS FOR THE UNITED STATES

By: Sorrell, Lewis C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1937

Seller ID: 004417

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


"This book...is published...in the hope that it will assist in creating a better general understanding of the issures involved in the question of private versus government ownership of railways;" 330 pp. including Index, 16 Appendices, and Bibliography. Lloyd Thurston's personal copy as his name: Hon. Lloyd Thurston is in gilt imprinted letters on front cover and signed by him on front free endpaper with date, Nov. 1937. Spine faded, otherwise covers are Very Goo... View more info

BETWEEN THE GATES

By: Taylor, Benj. F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, S. C. Griggs and Company: 1880

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 005462

Condition: Very Good


Documentation of the author's trip on the railroad from Chicago to California; and then traveled throughout California discussing his experiences. 292 pp. Eight pages of advertisements at conclusion of the book. Illustrations throughout. Green cloth covers with black embossed image of flowers on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges are rubbed, top/bottom of spine shows bookshelf wear. Pencil markings from previous owner on front page.... View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIEWS ON THE RIO GRANDE, "SCENIC LINE OF THE WORLD"

By: The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Denver, The Smith-Brooks Printing Company: 1917

Seller ID: 007361

Condition: Good-


Consisting of Twenty-Four Colored Views from Recent Photographs. Made Exclusively for the Van-Noy Inter-State Company in Denver, Colorado. For Sale Only en Route on The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Images include: Denver; Castle Rock; Palmer Lake; Elephant Rock; Colorado Springs; Manitou; A Park in Pueblo; Sky Line Drive and Canon City; The Royal Gorge; Salida and Mount Ouray; Marshall Pass and Mount Ouray; Summit of Pike's Peak; Mount Princeton, Collegiate Range; Leadv... View more info

GEYSERLAND: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

By: Union Pacific Railroad

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Omaha, Union Pacific System: 1925

Seller ID: 007432

Condition: Very Good-


Descriptive brochure about Yellowstone National Park and available tours provided to passengers aboard the Union Pacific Railroad. 39 pp. Many b/w photographs and two maps. Grey stiff paper covers with gilt image of Old Faithful on front, embossed stamp of Union Pacific also on front cover. Cover corners and edges are rubbed with some creasing, rubbing to cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent. Previous owner's name written in gilt ink on bottom right corner ... View more info

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN RAIL AND TRACK, AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE COLLECTION IN THE U.S. NATIONAL MUSEUM

By: Watkins, J. Elfreth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1891

Seller ID: 005505

Condition: Good+


"In this brief report upon the section of steam transportation for the year 1887, a statement was made to the effect that considerable information had been secured which it was hoped to use 'in preparing a series of models to illustrate the beginnings and development of the English and American systems of track.'" Watkins was the curator of the Department of Transportation and Engineering. From the Annual Report for the Board of Regents, Smithsonian year end J... View more info