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Central Hobbies has one of greater Vancouver's largest selection of railroad books, with an emphasis on local subjects.
If there is a book you are interested in and do not see it listed here please give us a phone call or send us an E- Mail. Please note that all prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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
9 (1) A Pictorial history of the logging railways of the western woods.
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 12 Monte Vista $ 29.98
17 (1) Santa Fe 3800 Class 2-10-2 Pictorial, #3887 - #3909
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 3 Monte Vista $ 31.59
13 (1) Santa Fe 900 Class 2-10-2 / 2-10-0 Pictorial
Jeff Ainsworth
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 52 Monte Vista $ 31.55
12 (1) 3700 Class 4-8-2 Mountain 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 Photo Album Series Volume 17 Monte Vista $ 39.45
13 (1) Southern Pacific T-23, T-28 Class 4-6-0 Pictorial
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.
Edwin P. Alexander
Book Cover Down at The Depot Bramhall House $ 15.00
9 (1) American Railroad Stations from 1831 to 1920
Amtrak
Book Cover Amtrak - An American Story Kalmbach $ 19.95
10 (1) 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
John Armstrong
Book Cover Track Planning for Realistic Operation - Third Edition Kalmbach $ 26.98
K11 (1) Prototype Railroad Concepts for Your Model Railroad
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 1 Morning Sun $ 103.39
14 (2) The Old SP&S
Ed Austin
Book Cover Burlington Northern -Washington- Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 93.25
14 (5)

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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
14 (2)
Bram Bailey
Book Cover Ontairo Northland in Color Volume 2: Morning Sun $ 97.25
14 (3) 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
15 (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 04 BRMNA $ 7.00
17 (2) A selection of photographs with full captions
D.M. Bain
Book Cover Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 05 BRMNA $ 7.00
17 (2) A selection of photographs with full captions
D.M. Bain
Book
Cover Canadian Pacific in the Rockies - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 8.00
17 (4) A selection of photographs with full captions
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
D. M. Bain and D.R. Phillips
Book Cover Canadian Pacific in the West - Volume 01 BRMNA $ 8.00
17 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
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 (3) 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
9 (1) Bonanza and NYGS Editions.
Don Ball, Jr
Book Cover America`s Colorful Railroads Bonanza $ 24.95
13 (1) A Pictorial History of the Rail`s transistion from Steam to Diesel
Ralph L. Barger
Book Cover Union Pacific - Business Cars 1870 - 1991 Greenberg $ 69.50
12 (1) A study of the prototype
Richard C. Barrett
Boston's Depots and Terminals RPM $ 46.17
12 (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 (1) A Book of Short-Line Railroads
Ted Benson
Book Cover One Track Mind Stoddart $ 49.99
11 (1) Photographic Essays on Western railroads
Gerald M. Best
Book
Cover Nevada County Narrow Gauge - 1965 Edition Heimburger $ 34.99
12 (1) This is the story of the "Never Come-Never Go" . .
Gerald M. Best
Book
Cover Nevada County Narrow Gauge - 1998 Reissue with new dust jacket Heimburger $ 45.99
12 (1) This is the story of the "Never Come-Never Go" . .
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 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
Dave and Rodolpho Bohn and Petschek
Kinsey Photographer BD&L $ 75.00
13 (1) The Locomotive Portraits Vol 3
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, MD
Book Cover Canadian Steam The Railroad Press $ 22.75
18 (3) 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 1 Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1) The Urge to Merge
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 Kalmbach $ 60.75
11 (1) An Illustrated Journey
Jim Boyd
Book Cover Steamtown in Color Morning Sun $ 59.98
15 (2) 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
10 (1) Buletin 132 of the Central Electric Railfans' Association
Bill Bradley
The Last of the Great Stations Interurban Press $ 32.95
12 (1) 50 Years of the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal - Golden Anniversary Edition
J. Patrick Bray
Book Cover Southern Pacific Facilities in Color Vol2 Morning Sun $ 78.50
15 (1) LAUPT to New orleans
Debra Brill
Book Cover History of the J. G. Brill Company Indiana University Press $ 49.99
9 (1) Series: Railroads Past and Present
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.
BRMNA
Memories of Canadian Pacific Steam in B.C. - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 12.00
17 (1) Pictures and text.
Lawrence A. + James H. Brough & Graebner
From Small Town to Down Town Indiana University Press $ 34.95
9 (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
9 (1) An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada
Harry W. Brunk
More Up Clear Creek on the Narrow Gauge Benchmark $ 84.50
12 (1) Modeling the Colorado & Southern
Roger C. Burrows
Book Cover Railway Mileposts: British Columbia: Volume 2 Railway Milepost Books $ 9.99
11 (4) 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 No Stock
Mag (-1)
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
9 (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 ines in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 59.95
14 (1) Traditional Shortlines of New York State 1950 - 1980
Hal Carstens
Book
Cover 150 Years of Train Models Carstens $ 41.79
13 (1) A comprehensive history of model railroading
Phyliss Carstens
Book Cover Railfan for Life Carstens $ 26.75
FC (1) The Photography of Harold Cartsens
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
Fred D. Cheney
Book Cover Nickel Plate Color Photography - Volume 3 Morning Sun $ 74.98
14 (1) The railfan perspective.
Mat Chibbaro
Book Cover Model Railroading in Small Spaces - 2nd Edition Kalmbach $ 30.98
K11 (2)
Robert J. Church
The 4300 4-8-2's Signature Press $ 64.90
11 (1) Southern Pacific's Mt-Class Locomotives - Revised
Fred Clark
Book
Cover Canadian Diesel Pictorial Vol 1: CP SD40-2 Trains Canada $ 19.99
17 (11) 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 - Jewel of the Wasatch White River Publications $ 107.99
11 (3)
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
Jean and Ian Coppendale & Graham
Book Cover The Great big Book of Mighty Machines Firefly $ 19.99
10 (2) Kids book on big machines
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
12 (1) Photos and text.
Thomas Crumley
Levis Tramways Company Bytown $ 19.95
17 (2)
John Cummings
The 1931 edition of The Timbermans Directory NWSL $ 17.25
12 (1) Reprint of 1931 edition.

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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 (8) 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
13 (3) Volume 1
Diesel Era
Book Cover The Stylish EMD GP30 Diesel Era $ 79.50
10 (1)
Otto P. Dobnick and S. Glischinski
Book Cover Wisconsin Central Kalmbach $ 77.95
12 (1) 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 (2)
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
9 (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
20 (1) 1934 - 1953
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
20 (1) Passenger Service
George H. Drury
Book
Cover Guide to North American Steam Locomotives Kalmbach $ 37.15
11 (4) 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
Gary Durr - NEW -
Book Cover Logging Railroads of the Pacific Northwest in color: Volume 1: Morning Sun $ 80.99
14 (1) Washington State

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