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Author Index by Initial of Last Name

R,   S,   T,   U,   V

Authors - R
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn
Quan
Description
RAC
Canadian Railway Operating Rules Dec 1, 1996 The Railway Assn. of Canada $ 24.95
18 (1) Rules for the Protection of Track Units and Track Work
John W. Reed
Book Cover Frisco White River Publications $ 62.99
10 (1) Nothing Could be finer that a Frisco Diner
David M. Rees-Thomas
Book Cover Timber Down The Capilano BCRHA $ 6.95
19 (2) A History of the Capilano Timber Company on Vancouvers North Shore. 2nd Printing
David M. Rees-Thomas
Book Cover Timber Down The Capilano BCRHA $ 6.95
19 (1) A History of the Capilano Timber Company on Vancouvers North Shore. 1st Edition
Randy Rehberg
Book Cover 25 Freight Car Projects kalmbach $ 29.95
K14 (2) MR Modelling & Painting Series
John A. Rehor
The Nickel Plate Story Kalmbach $ 79.95
9 (1) The History of the Nickel Plate - Second printing. No dust jacket.
Kurt Reisweber
Book Cover CSX Power in Color Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 80.99
14 (1) Four Axle EMD's Inherited from Predecessor Companies
Kurt Reisweber
Book Cover CSX Power in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 78.99
14 (1) Four Axle GE's Inherited from Predecessor Companies
Ian Rice
Book Cover Compact Layout Design Kalmbach $ 29.98
K13 (3) Layout Planning and Design
Ian Rice
Book Cover Shelf Layouts for Model Railroads Kalmbach No Stock
K11 (-1) Model Railroadr's How-To Guide
John Riddell
Book Cover Canadian Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment V2 Morning Sun $ 88.99
14 (2) A Color Guide to Canadian Pacific Freight and Passenger Equipment
John Riddell
Book Cover Canadian Railways - Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Vol 2 Morning Sun $ 81.99
14 (1) Ontario and East, Regionals and Short Lines
John Riddell
The Railways of Toronto - The First 100 Years BRMNA $ 10.00
17 (2) A selection of photographs with full captions
John Riddell
The Railways of Toronto - Volume 2 - The First hundred Years BRMNA $ 12.00
17 (2) A selection of photographs with full captions
John Riddell
Book Cover Trackside Around Canada with Mattew Herson Morning Sun $ 93.99
15 (6)
John Riddell
Book Cover Trackside around Ontario 1955-1960 Morning Sun $ 81.99
15 (2) Photographs from Don McCartney
Peter H. Riddle
Book Cover Trackwork for Toy Trains Kalmbach $ 26.95
K23 (1) Essential guide to O gauge track
Peter H. Riddle
Book Cover Wiring Your Toy Train Layout - Second Edition Kalmbach $ 29.65
K23 (1)
Edward Ridolph
Book Cover Western States Trolleys in Color Morning Sun $ 80.99
15 (2) TX, OK, KS, MO, NE, MN, ND, CO, UT, AZ, MT & OR
CJ Riley
Book Cover Realistic Layouts - Use the art of Illusion to Model Like a Pro Kalmbach $ 29.95
Front (3) Layout Design and Planning Series
Ronald S. Ritchie
Canadian Pacific's Montreal Lakeshore Commuter Services - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 8.00
17 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
Don Robertson, Morris Cafky
Book Cover Denver's Street Railways - Volume 2 Sundance Books $ 75.00
13 (1) 1901 - 1950
Don Robertson, Morris Cafky and E.J. Haley
Book Cover Denver's Street Railways - Volume 1 Sundance Books $ 49.00
13 (1) 1871 to 1900
W.H.N. Rossiter
Canadian Pacific in Southern Ontario - Volume 2 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (1) A selection of photographs with full captions
W.H.N. Rossiter
Canadian Pacific in Southern Ontario - Volume 3 BRMNA $ 6.00
17 (3) A selection of photographs with full captions
R. Craig Rutherford
Book
Cover Alco's FA - Running In The Shadow Four Ways West $ 74.99
20 (1) A in-depth look at the Alco-GE / MILW FA Series

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Authors - S
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn
Quan
Description
Dale Sanders
Book Cover Northern Light White River Publications $ 150.00
MC (1) A Portrait of BC Rail. Signed by Author. Now out of print.
Barrie Sanford
McCulloch's Wonder Whitecap $ 19.99
11 (1) Second hand, hard cover, first edition. Signed.
Barrie Sanford
Steel Rails & Iron Men Whitecap $ 34.95
11 (1) A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway - Hard Cover
Barrie Sanford
The Pictorial history of Railroading in British Columbia Whitecap $ 24.98
11 (3) Second hand. Jacket covered.
Barrie Sanford
Book Cover Train Master NRHS $ 39.95
1 (2) The Railway Art of Max Jacquiard
David C. Schauer
Book Cover Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific in color Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1)
Lou Schmitz and Robert J. Yanosey
Book Cover Union Pacific Official Color Photography - Book 2 Morning Sun $ 69.98
15 (1) The second volume of Official photographs from the UP archives.
Jack E. + William H. Schramm & Henning
Detroit's Street Railways Vol 1 CERA $ 24.95
11 (1) 1863 - 1922
Tom Schwarzkopf
Book Cover Tires and Wires Railfare $ 59.95
10 (1) The story of electric trolley coaches serving sixteen Canadian cities.
Jim Scribbins
Milwaukee Road in its Hometown Kalmbach $ 28.49
19 (1) In and around the city of Milwaukee
Larry Shaak
Mid-Air Moose Jaw Self Published $ 25.00
12 (1) ABout the 1954 mid-air collision over the city of Moose Jaw
Theodore Shrady and Arthur M. Waldrop
Orange Blossom Special - Florida's Distinguished Winter Train ACL & SAL Hist $ 38.05
10 (1) Expanded Second Edition
Ira Silverman
Book Cover The Canadian - The Last of the Great Streamliners Garbely Publishing Co. $ 67.59
19 (1)
Gary Sim
Book Cover Railway Rock Gang SIM $ 79.99
10 (3) A story of his time working on the Rock Gang for BCR.
Edward J. Simburger
Railroad - Freeway Yerba $ 28.45
13 (3) Featuring Metrolink, Metro Rail + Amtrak in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino + Ventura
Jeff Simley - NEW -
Book Cover Rio Grande in Color Volume 7 FRONT RANGE Morning Sun $ 92.99
14 (1) The Tunnel District
Walter Simpson
Book Cover Turbine Power Trains $ 30.00
K22 (1) A bold railroading technology and its fate.
Aaron Skinner
Book Cover Airbrushing for Scale Modelers Kalmbach $ 30.98
K13 (1) a FineScale modeler book
Aarron Skinner
Book Cover Essential Skills for Scale Modelers Kalmbach $ 24.50
K12 (1) Scale Modeler's How-To Guide
Aaron Skinner
Book Cover Modeling World War II in Europe Kalmbach $ 34.50
K23 (1) (Fine Scale Modeler Books)
Aaron Skinner
Book Cover Out of This World Modeling Kalmbach $ 33.75
K22 (1)
Duane Smith
The Legendary Line: Durango to Silverton CRyM $ 25.00
9 (1) A Photo Album
Pelle K. Soeborg
Book Cover Building a Sectional Layout Kalmbach $ 29.95
K14 (5)
Pelle Søeborg
Book Cover Done in a Day Kalmbach $ 28.98
K12 (2) Easy deatiling and weathering projects for your model railroad
Pelle Søeborg
Book Cover Rebuilding a layout from A-Z Kalmbach $ 28.98
K12 (2) Building a better layout the second time around
Brian Solomon
Classic Railroad Signals Voyageur Press $ 50.99
11 (2) Semaphores, Searchlights, and Towers
Brian Solomon
Book Cover Conrail and its Predecessors Kalmbach $ 36.50
Front (3) From Storied Bankruptcies to Unexpected Profit
Brian Solomon
Modern Locomotives MBI Publishing $ 47.95
13 (1) High-Horsepower Diesels 1966-2000
Brian Solomon
Book Cover North American Locomotives Crestline $ 35.95
10 (1) A Railroad-by-Railroad Photohistory. Jacketed. 2017 Edition
Brian Solomon
Book Cover Railroads of Pennsylvania Voyageur Press $ 35.98
13 (1) Your Guide to Pennsylvania's Historic Trains and Railway Sites
Brian Solomon
Santa Fe Railway MBI Publishing $ 17.98
12 (1) A short overview of the Santa Fe Railway
Brain Solomon
Book Cover The Twilight of Steam Voyageur Press $ 69.99
12 (1) Great Photography from the last days of Steam Locomotives in America
Gerry & Janet Souter
Modern Toy Trains MBI Publishing $ 21.95
9 (1) A study of the modern tinplate section of the hobby.
Andy Sperandeo
Book Cover Easy Model Railroad Wiring Kalmbach $ 14.95
K24 (1) Second Edition
Michael J. Spoor
Book Cover Chicago, Burlington & Quincy in Color - Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 95.95
14 (1) The Fourth volume of a color pictorial on the CB&Q.
Kenneth Springirth
Book Cover Toronto Transit Commission Streetcars Morning Sun $ 53.50
13 (4) The Canadian city of Toronto operated an eclectic collection of trolleys – some old, some new, some secondhand. This look back at operations as long ago as the 1950s shows the equipment and
Robert M. Stamp
Riding the Radials Boston Mills $ 29.99
11 (1) Toronto's Suburban Electric Streetcar Lines
Roger G. Steed
Diesels in the Maritimes and Newfoundland BRMNA $ 11.00
17 (3) A selection of photographs with full captions
Richard T. Steinbrenner
The American Locomotive Company On Track Publishers $ 69.95
9 (1) A Centenial Remebrance
Peel Steven, Jr. & Sr.
Book Cover Trackside around Montreal 1955-1979 Morning Sun $ 79.99
15 (1)
Greg Stout
Book Cover Burlington Northern Through Passenger Service in Color Morning Sun $ 88.99
14 (2) Featuring the Photography of George Strombeck
Greg Stout
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Through Passenger Sevice - Vol 1 Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1) 1941-1965
Greg Stout
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Through Passenger Sevice - Vol 2 Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1) 1966-1977
Greg Stout
Book Cover Route of the Chiefs White River Publications $ 104.99
22 + 10 (5) Santa Fe in the Streamlined Era
Greg Stout
Route of the Rockets White River Publications $ 76.98
12 (1) Rock Island in the Streamline Era
Greg Stout
Book Cover Southern Pacific Through Passenger Service in Color Morning Sun $ 79.99
14 (1)
Greg Stout
Book Cover Union Pacific Through Passenger Service - in Color Morning Sun $ 74.99
15 (1)
John F. Strauss Jr.
Book
Cover Burlington Route Passenger Trains - Volume 3 Four Ways West $ 81.99
20 (2) Passenger Train Problem Impacts The "q"
John F. Strauss Jr.
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Passenger Trains - Volume 3 Four Ways West $ 79.99
20 (1) The Arrow-Southwest Limited-Midwest Hiawatha-Overlland Route Streamlines, plus Commuter Trains
John F. Strauss Jr.
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Passenger Trains Volume 4 Four Ways West $ 81.00
13 (1) Copper Country Limited, Chippewa, Chippewa-Hiawatha, and more
John F. Strauss, Jr.
Book Cover Great Northern Pictorial Volume 3 Four Ways West $ 84.95
10 (1) - Rocky's Clean Window Trains -
John F. Strauss, Jr.
Book Cover Great Northern Railway = Post War Passenger Trains = Four Ways West $ 90.99
10 (8)
Kevin Strong
Book Cover Garden Railway Basics Kalmbach $ 27.50
K12 (1) From concept to construction to upkeep
Dave and Ted Styffe and Benson
Book Cover Wheels Rolling - West Westrail $ 14.95
12 (1) A Photogtaphic Salon of Western Railroading - Hard Cover
Ira L. Sweet
Sacramento Northern Pentrex $ 39.95
10 (1) Through the Sacramento Valley. Interurbans Special 26
David R. Sweetland
Book Cover Pennsylvania Railroad - Color Pictorial Volume 1 Four Ways West $ 67.99
13 (1) Altoona to New York City

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Authors - T
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn
Quan
Description
Olev Taremae
Conrail in Pennsylvania' Lehigh Valley White River Productions $ 80.95
20 (2)
Sam D. Teague
The Madame Queen PRRP $ 52.25
12 (1) ATSF 5000
Rusell Tedder
Forest Rails White River $ 104.8
11 (1) Georgia-Pacific's Railroads
Fred and Bob Thirkell & Scullion
Book Cover Vancouver & Beyond Heritage $ 24.95
12 (1) During the Golden Age of Postcard 1900-1914
Dennis Blake Thompson
Logging Railroads in Skagit County NWSL $ 69.98
11 (1) The first comprehensive History of the Logging Railroads in Skagit County
Stephen M. Timko - NEW -
Book Cover Algoma Central in Color Morning Sun $ 81.99
14 (1) Colour pictures of the Algoma Central
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Amtrak Power in Color - Vol 2 Morning Sun $ 79.50
14 (1)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Amtrak Power in Color - Vol 3 Morning Sun $ 66.69
14 (2)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Bicentennials in Color. Vol 1:A-4 Morning Sun $ 80.99
14 (1) America's railroads celebrate the Nation's 200th Birthday with Red, White, and Blue.
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Burlington Northern Power In Color ?Vol. 1: Locomotives #1 to 2999 Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1) Volume 1 kicks off coverage of this mega-railroad system. Coverage includes motive power from CB&Q, GN, NP, SP&S, and SLSF, plus newly purchased units by BN.
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Burlington Northern Power In Color Vol. 2: Locomotives #3000-6255 Morning Sun $ 74.99
14 (1) Due October 2014
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian National Power in Color Volume 1: Morning Sun $ 94.99
19 (8) First Generation GM Roadswitchers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian National Power in Color Volume 1: Morning Sun $ 94.99
14 (1) First Generation GM Roadswitchers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian National Power in Color Volume 2: Morning Sun $ 92.50
19 (5) First Generation MLW and CLC Roadswithcers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian National Power in Color Volume 2: Morning Sun $ 92.50
14 (1) First Generation MLW and CLC Roadswithcers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian Pacific Power in Color Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 91.99
19 (11) Switchers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Canadian Pacific Power in Color Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 91.99
14 (2) Switchers
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Critters in Color - Volume 3 Morning Sun $ 76.49
14 (1)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Critters in Color - Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 76.49
14 (1)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Grand Trunk Western Power in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 77.99
14 (1) Second Generation Power
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Industrial Railroading in Color - Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 62.99
14 (2)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Loocmotive Portfolio Morning Sun $ 53.50
13 (4) Softcover
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Milwaukee Road Power in Color - Vol 3: Morning Sun $ 78.99
14 (1) Electric Locomotives and Diesel Action
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover New Haven Power in Color Volume 3 Morning Sun $ 92.50
14 (1) Self-Propelled Passenger Equipment
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover New Haven Power in Color Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 87.50
14 (1) Switchers and Electrics
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Penn Central in the Conrail Era Volume 5 Morning Sun $ 88.98
14 (1) 1995-1999
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Rock Island Locomotive portfolio 1950-1980 Morning Sun $ 53.99
13 (1) Soft Cover.
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover SOO Line Power in Color Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 90.99
14 (1) Switchers & Covered Wagons
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover SOO Line Power in Color Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 90.99
14 (1) Early Roadswitchers 1945-1965 (RS-1s to GP35s)
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Steel Mill Railroads in Color Morning Sun $ 62.99
15 (1) Volume 4
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Steel Mill Railroads in Color Morning Sun $ 63.99
15 (1) Volume 5
Stephen Timko
Book Cover Union Pacific - Best of Dave McKay Morning Sun $ 51.99
13 (4) Softcover
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 in Color Volume 3 Morning Sun $ 79.50
15 (1) Second-Generation and Newer B-B Power
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 in Color Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 79.50
15 (2) Second-Generation, Newer C-C and Larger Power
ToyTrains
Book Cover Complete Layout Plans Carstens $ 9.45
10 (1) For all model train sets
M Trainer
Book Cover Whistle Posts West Heritage $ 18.95
12 (1) Railway tales from British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon
Gale E. Treiber
Hawaiian Railway Album WWII Photographs The Railroad Press $ 105.5
10 (2) Volume 1- The Oahu Railway and Land Co, Ltd. . . . .
Scott D. Trostel
The Lima Route Cam-Tech $ 49.95
12 (1)
Kim D. Tschudy
Milwaukee Road Depots Iconografix $ 46.45
12 (1) 1856 - 1954 Photo Archive
Robert D. Turner
Book Cover Logging By Rail - paperback Sono Nis Press $ 49.99
12 (2) The British Columbia Story - Third Printing
Robert D. Turner
Book
 Cover The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers Sono Nis Press $ 49.95
10 (3) A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation

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Authors - U
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn
Quan
Description
Jay Underwood
From Folly to Fortune Railfare $ 29.95
12 (2) The firing of Richardson Forman - Soft Cover

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Authors - V
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn
Quan
Description
Peter Vassallo
Book Cover Build Your First Layout Kalmbach $ 27.98
K22+Front (4)
John Vaughan
Book Cover Railroading in the Wild West Photrak $ 39.95
11 (1)
Jack Verducci
Book Cover Building Structures for your Garden Railway Kalmbach $ 29.98
K12 (1)
Via Rail
Rails Across Canada VIA $ 9.99
20 (1) 150 Years of Passenger Train Travel - Second Hand. Foxed
William D. Volkmer
Book Cover GE Chronicles Morning Sun $ 78.99
14 (1) An Employee's look at Locomotive Production at the Erie Works
William D. Volkmer
Book Cover Illinois Terminal in Colour - Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 54.95
14 (1) The second volume of the Color guide to the IT.
Bill with R.J.Yanosey Volkmer
Book Cover Pennsylvania Railroad - Best of Bill Volkmer Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 53.99
13 (3) Chicago, New York City, Gallitzen, Erie, Philadelphia, Canton, NY&B, Harrisburg. Soft Cover
Frank N. Vollhardt
The Locomotives of the Ontario Northland Railway BRMNA $ 7.00
17 (2)

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