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During our recent move all the book sections were completely disorganized. We are in the process of organizing this area. Until we are finished this reorganization, the book listings will not be complete.

Author Index by Initial of Last Name

A,   B,   C,   D

Authors - A
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
George B. Abdill
Book Cover This Was Railroading Bonanza $ 34.99
12 (1) Jacket Torn
Dave Abeles
Book Cover Guide to Signals & Interlockings Kalmbach $ 32.50
K21+Front (6) Designing and build a working system for your layout.
Kramer Adams
Book Cover Logging Railroads of the West Bonanza $ 20.00
09 (1) A Pictorial history of the logging railways of the western woods.
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe 2-10-2 Pictorial Monte Vista $ 29.98
17 (1) 3800 Class, #3887 - X3909
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 52 Monte Vista $ 31.55
12 (1) 3700 Class 4-8-2 Mountain Pictorial
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe Steam Series Volume 3 Monte Vista $ 31.59
13 (1) Santa Fe 900 Class 2-10-2 / 2-10-0 Pictorial
Jeff Ainsworth
Southern Pacific Photo Album Series Volume 04 Monte Vista $ 39.45
13 (1) Southern Pacific Northern 4-8-4 Pictorial
Jeff Ainsworth
Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume - 17 Monte Vista $ 39.45
12 (1) SP T-23, T-28 Class 4-6-0 Pictorial. SP T-23 #2302 to SP T-28 #2352/T&NO T- 28 #389-699
Jeff Ainsworth
Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume - 20 Monte Vista $ 39.95
12 (3) Steam Motive Power Pictorial - Los Angeles Division
Jeff Ainsworth
Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume - 26 Monte Vista $ 32.95
13 (1) C Class 2-8-0 Consolidation Pictorial
Alco
Book Cover Standardized Locomotives buit for the U.S.R.A. by Alco Specialty Press $ 9.99
12 (1) An historic reprint
Edwin P. Alexander
Book Cover American Locomotives Bonanza $ 14.95
11 (1) A Pictorial Record of Steam Power 1900-1950. 2nd Hand. Torn cover.
Edwin P. Alexander
Book Cover Down at The Depot Bramhall House $ 15.00
09 (1) American Railroad Stations from 1831 to 1920
Lowell Amrine
Six Axle Quartet Gallard Press $ 24.99
11 (1) An Essay of Diesel Portraiture
Amtrak
Book Cover Amtrak - An American Story Kalmbach $ 19.95
10 (2) Amtrak: An American Story is a chronicle of the history of Amtrak since its inception in 1971.
Garry W. Anderson
Book Cover Canadian Pacific's Trans-Canada Limited (1919-1930) BRMNA $ 12.00
17 (3) A selection of photographs with full captions
Atlas
Book Cover Atlas HO Layouts for every space Atlas $ 11.65
Atlas (1) Eleven Layouts. 2008 update.
Atlas
Book Cover Atlas King-Size Layout Book Atlas $ 20.25
Atlas (3) Six Imaginative & Interesting Layouts with Jumbo Plans
Atlas
Book Cover Introduction to N Scale Model Railroading Atlas $ 10.75
Atlas (2) Tips on Tracklaying, Benchwork & Wiring, Simplified Electrical System and more
Atlas
Book Cover Nine N Scale Railroads Atlas $ 12.10
Atlas (4)
Atlas
Book Cover Seven Step-by-Step HO Railroads Atlas $ 9.99
Atlas (1)
Ed Austin
Book Cover Burlington Northern -Oregon- Morning Sun $ 78.99
14 (2)
Ed Austin
Book Cover Burlington Northern -Washington- Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 93.25
15 (3)

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Authors - B
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
BraM Bailey
Book Cover Canadian National Atlantic Region in Color Morning Sun $ 102.95
15 (2)
Bram Bailey
Book Cover Ontairo Northland in Color Volume 2: Morning Sun $ 97.25
14 (2) The Chevron Era
Bram Bailey
Book Cover Ontario Northland in Color Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1)
Bram Bailey
Book Cover Trackside around Ontario's Cottage Country Morning Sun $ 94.50
14 (1) Bram Bailey takes you on a railfan trip through the tourist area north and east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
D.M. Bain
Book
Cover Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 01 BRMNA $ 8.00
17 (4) A selection of photographs with full captions
D.M. Bain
Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 02 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
D.M. Bain
Book Cover Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 04 BRMNA $ 7.00
17 (3) A selection of photographs with full captions
D.M. Bain
Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 08 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (1) Pictures and text.
Donald M. Bain
Book Cover James Jarvis' Toronto and Montreal Railway Photography - 1952 BRMNA $ 35.00
17 (6) All Colour.
Donald Bain
Book Cover Lawrence A. Stuckey's Canadian and US Photography - 1935 to 1957 BRMNA $ 25.00
17 (3) A photo collection
Donald Bain
The Northern Alberta Railways - Vol 1 BRMNA $ 5.00
17 (1) Volume 1
Donald M. Bain and Lance W. Camp
Book Cover Cyril R. Littlebury's Canadian Pacific Railway - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 25.00
17 (1) 1918 to 1933
Donald Bain and Ray Matthews
Book Cover The Railways of Calgary - Volume 2 - The Later Years of Steam BRMNA $ 15.00
17 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
Ian Baird
Book
Cover An Historical Guide to Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia Baird $ 24.95
18 (1) Soft cover. 2012 Second Edition.
Ian Baird
Book
Cover An Historical Guide to Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia Baird $ 24.95
18 (1) Soft cover. First Edition 1997
Baldwin
Book CoverThe Baldwin Locomotive Works - Logging Locomotives Specialty Press $ 9.99
12 (1) An historic reprint
Don Ball Jr.
Book
Cover Railroads - An American Journey Bonanza $ 25.00
09 (1) Bonanza and NYGS Editions.
Ralph L. Barger
Book Cover Union Pacific - Business Cars 1870 - 1991 Greenberg $ 69.50
12 (1) A study of the prototype
Howard N. Barr
The 50 Best of B&O Barnard, robertst & Co. $ 30.00
09 (1) Book One. Copy number 3472
Richard C. Barrett
Boston's Depots and Terminals RPM $ 46.17
09 (1) A history of downtown Boston's Railroad Stations
Steve Barry
Book Cover Alco Treasury White River $ 33.50
FC (5) A special collection from the pages of Railfan & Railroad
Mike Bednar
Book Cover A Railroad Life - 2 Bednar $ 84.25
11 (1) On the road with Mike Bednar
Lucius Beebe
Book Cover Mixed Train Daily Howell North $ 30.00
12 (2) A Book of Short-Line Railroads
Gerald M. Best
Nevada County Narrow Gauge - First Printing Howell North $ 34.99
12 (1) Gone but not forgotten
Gerald M. Best
Nevada County Narrow Gauge - New Reprint Heimburger House $ 45.99
12 (1) Gone but not forgotten
Ian Bickle
Book Cover Turmoil and Triumph Detselig $ 29.95
13 (4) The controversial Railway to Hudsons Bay
C.W. Bohi and L.S. Kozma
Canadian Pacific in Alberta and Saskatchewan - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (2) A selection of photographs with full captions
Bohn/Petschek
Kinsey - Photographer Chronicle Books $ 49.99
11 (1) The Locomotive Portraits. Softcover.
Harold A. Boner
Book Cover The Giant's Ladder Kalmbach $ 25.00
09 (1) David H. Moffat and his railroad. 2nd Hand. No dust jacket.
Derek Booth
Book
Cover Railways of Southern Quebec Vol II Revised Hard Cover Railfare $ 49.95
12 (1) From the Richelieu to the Chaudiere
Joseph P. Boreskie, M.D.
CANADIAN STEAM TRP $ 22.75
18 (5) In the Prairies, Towns & Cities
Dominic Bourgeois
Book
Cover Delaware & Hudson - Bridge Line Freight 1960-1983 Railroad Explorer $ 99.99
12 (4) Volume 1 - The North End
Russell Bourne
Book Cover Americans on the Move Fulcrum $ 28.98
11 (1) A history of Waterways, Railways and Highways
Jim Boyd
Book Cover Baldwin Diesels in Color - 2 Morning Sun $ 94.49
14 (1) Baldwin Diesel Production Roster in color
Jim Boyd
Book Cover Baldwin Diesels in Color - 3 Morning Sun $ 66.59
14 (1) Baldwin Diesel Locomotive Owners Q to Z plus straglers.
Jim Boyd
Book Cover Burlington Northern in Color - Vol 3 Morning Sun $ 78.99
14 (1) Green Pastures
Ken Boyd
Book Cover Historic North American Locomotives - Hardcover Kalmbach $ 60.75
11 (1) An Illustrated Journey
Ken Boyd
Book Cover Historic North American Locomotives - Softcover Kalmbach $ 39.00
11 (1) An Illustrated Journey
Jim Boyd
Book Cover Steamtown in Color Morning Sun $ 59.98
15 (1) From Nelson Blount to the National Park Service
Jim Boyd - NEW -
Book Cover Trackside around Pueblo 1955-1970 Morning Sun $ 78.50
15 (1) with Stuart J. Sutton
George K. Bradley
Northern Indiana Railway CERA $ 49.99
09 (1) Buletin 132 of the Central Electric Railfans' Association
BRMNA
Canadian National in the East - Volume 3 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (2) Pictures and text.
BRMNA
Canadian National in the West - Volume 6 BRMNA $ 9.00
17 (2) Pictures and text.
Lawrence A. + James H. Brough & Graebner
From Small Town to Down Town Indiana University Press $ 34.95
09 (1) A History of the Jewell Car Company 1893-1919
Jeffrey T. + Ronald Brouws and Hill
Railroading West - A Contemporary Glimpse Misc $ 14.95
12 (1) Signed by both Authors.
Ron Brown
Book Cover Rails to the Atlantic Dundurn $ 29.99
12 (4) Explorin the railway heritage of Quebec and the Atlantic provinces
Ian Brown
Book Cover The Train Doesn't Stop Here Any More Broadview $ 29.99
09 (1) An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada
Roger C. Burrows
Book Cover Railway Mileposts: British Columbia: Volume 2 Railway Milepost Books $ 9.99
19 (3) The Southern routes From the Crowsnest to the Coquihalla. Including the GN and Kettle Valley Routes
Wnedy Burton Ed,
Book Cover Railroad Vision Kalmbach $ 79.98
10 (2) Steam Era Images from the Trains Magazine Archive
Carl R. Byron
Book Cover Boston & Maine Trackside with Arthur E. Mitchel Morning Sun $ 79.98
15 (1)
Carl with Don Heimburger Byron
Book Cover Guide to North American Cabooses Kalmbach $ 33.50
18 (7)
Bytown
Book Cover Canadian Trackside Guide 2018 Bytown $ 26.95
MS (1) .

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Authors - C
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
George V. Campbell
Days of the North Shore Line National Bus Trader $ 34.95
09 (1)
Gary R. Carlson
Book Cover Carolinas Short Lines in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 95.95
14 (1) Traditional Shortlines of the Carolina 1950-1980
Gary R. Carlson
Book Cover New York Short Lines in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 59.95
14 (1) Traditional Shortlines of New York State 1950 - 1980
Phyliss Carstens
Book Cover Railfan for Life Carstens $ 26.75
FC (1) The Photography of Harold Cartsens
Hal Carstens
Book Cover Track Design Carstens $ 13.15
10 (2) The Complete Book of Layout Design
David G. Casdorph
Book Cover Modern Piggyback Trailers FCJ $ 43.98
09 (2)
Christopher Chant
The History of North American Rail Chartwell $ 20.00
09 (1) An overview of the development of raildroad systems in the USA
Christopher Chant
Book Cover The History of North American Steam Chartwell $ 14.99
12 (1) A good book with pictures and text, on North American Steam
Mat Chibbaro
Book Cover Model Railroading in Small Spaces - 2nd Edition Kalmbach $ 30.98
K11 (2)
Fred Clark
Book
Cover Canadian Diesel Pictorial Vol 1: CP SD40-2 Trains Canada $ 19.99
17 (10) CP SD40 and SD40-2 - Acquired New
Bruce Clarke
Narrow Gauge Through the Bush Clarke $ 65.00
10 (1) Ontario's Toronto Grey & Bruce and Toronto & Nipissing Railways
Bruce & Sheryl Cockrell
Roofs Over Rivers The Touchstone Press $ 15.00
10 (1) A Guide to Oregon's Covered Bridges
Matt Coleman
Book Cover The Model Railroader's Guide to Logging Railroads Kalmbach $ 24.98
K11 (2)
Mike Confalone & Joe Poslik
Book Cover Alcos Northeast Railroad Explorer $ 69.50
12 (1) Beyond Schenectady. Smoke, Guts and Glory. 1969-2006
Mike Confalone and joe Posik
Book Cover Rails across New England Vol 1 Railroad Explorer $ 47.95
19 (8) 1989-1999 Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont
Chuck Conway
Book Cover Rio Grande Heart of the Rockies White River Publications $ 99.99
10 (1) Rio Grande Heart of the Rockies looks at the dramatic influence of railroad builder David H. Moffat on the Denver & Rio Grande Western.
Richard J. Cook
Famous Steam Locomotives BLE $ 19.95
13 (1) The United States and Canada
Roger Cook & Karl Zimmermann
Magnetic North Stoddart $ 50.00
10 (2) Canadian Steam in Twilight
Raymond Corley and Douglas Parker
Book Cover Interurban to St. Albert Havelock House $ 9.95
17 (4) The Edmonton Interurban Railway
John B. Corns
Book
Cover The Wheeling & Lake Erie - Volume 2 TLC Publishing $ 44.95
11 (1) Photos and text.
John Cowan
Book Cover Canadian Pacific Trackside 1977-2012 Morning Sun $ 90.99
14 (3) with Conductor John Cowan
CPR
The Canadian Pacific - A National Instutution CPR $ 9.99
10 (1) An Address Delivered to the Company's Officers in the Fiftieth year of its History

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Authors - D
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Mike Danneman
Book Cover Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad Kalmbach $ 25.19
K11 (1)
David Li. Davies and Lorne Nicklason
Book Cover The CPR's English Bay Branch CRHA $ 8.99
12 (3) The store of the CPR branch to Kitsilano
Jerry B. Day
Book
Cover Narrow Gauge Pictorial - Volume VII R. Robb $ 36.75
10 (1) Denver and Rio Grande Western Work Equipment -- OA to OZ
Jerry B. Day
Book Cover Rio Grande's Narrow gauge K-36 Locomotives White River Productions $ 90.99
10 (1)
Robert C. Del Grosso
Book Cover BNSF Railway Company 2007 Locomotive Review Del Grosso $ 56.69
12 (1) and Diagrams II
Robert C. Del Grosso
Book Cover BNSF Railway The First Decade Withers $ 79.50
11 (4) Volume 1
Thomas W. Dixon
Baltimore and Ohio's Cincinnatian TLC Publishing $ 19.99
11 (1)
Otto P. Dobnick and S. Glischinski
Book Cover Wisconsin Central Kalmbach $ 77.95
12 (2) A Railroad Success Story
Ian Donaldson
Book
Cover Enter Diesel - Exit Steam (Railways in Transition E. Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes) BRMNA $ 9.00
17 (4) A selection of photographs with full captions
Ian Donaldson
Book Cover Sydney And Louisburg Railway BRMNA $ 14.00
17 (5) Carrying coals to tidewater
Dick Donat
Book Cover Southern California Rails 1941-1971 Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 54.79
13 (1)
Dick Donat
Book Cover Southern California Rails 1941-1971 Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 52.50
13 (3) The last of steam and early diesel are chronicled on the Santa Fe, Union Pacific, and Southern Pacific in mid-twentieth century. - Softcover
Patrick C. Dorin
Book Cover American Passenger Train Equipment- 1940s-1980s Iconografix $ 45.99
FC (1) Pictures and some diagrams of passenger train equipment
Patric C. Dorin
An Illustrated Guide to American Train Equipment Enthusisast books $ 27.39
12 (2) Details coverage of Box Cars, Refrigerator cars, Covered Hoppers, Open Top Hoppers, Ore Cars, Flat Cars, Tank Cars, Intermodal Cars, Auto Racks and Cabooses.
Patrick C. Dorin
Canadian Pacific Railway Superior $ 24.99
11 (1) Motive Power - Rolling Stock - Capsule History - second hand.
Patrick C. Dorin
Coach Trains and Travel Superior $ 14.29
09 (1)
Patrick C. Dorin
Commuter Railroads Bonanza $ 24.95
10 (1) Second Hand - A Pictorial Review of the Most Travelled Trains. Torn Jacket.
Patrick C. Dorin
Missouri Pacific Lines TLC Publishing $ 45.59
11 (1) Freight train services and equipment.
Geoffrey H. Doughty
Canadian Treasures TLC Publishing $ 19.99
11 (1) Two Trains Across Canada - Via and Rock Mountaineer
Geoffrey H. Doughty
Book Cover Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railway in Color Morning Sun $ 69.98
14 (1) Vol 1 - Street cars and Electroburgers
Geoffrey H. Doughty
Book Cover Great Northern Through Passenger Service In Color Morning Sun $ 88.99
14 (1) While limited in number, the Great Northern's long distance passenger trains were in a class all by themselves. This book examines the fleet from stem-to-stern - F3's to observation car - in 128
Geoffrey H. Doughty
The New Haven Railroad's Streamline Passenger Fleet TLC Publishing $ 38.98
21 (1) 1934 - 1953
Jack H. Douglas
The Narrow Gauge Silverton Train Paragon $ 9.99
12 (1) A 1972 photo study of the railroad.
Kenneth L. Douglas and P.C. Weiglin
Pennsy Diesels 1924-1968 Hundman $ 74.98
13 (1) A-6 to EF-36
Clifford J. Downey
Book Cover Illinois Central Color Pictorial - Volume 1 Four Ways West $ 93.99
21 (1) Passenger Service
George H. Drury
Book
Cover Guide to North American Steam Locomotives Kalmbach $ 34.25
11 (3) Revised edition - Softcover
George H. Drury
Book Cover New York Central in the Hudson Valley Kalmbach $ 18.95
12 (1) The Water Level Route in steam and diesel
George H. Drury
Santa Fe in the Mountains Kalmbach $ 19.98
19 (1) Three passes of the west: Raton, Cajon, and Tehachapi
George H. Drury
Book Cover Trackside in California 1964-1999 Morning Sun $ 81.99
15 (1) with George Drury

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