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Central Hobbies has one of greater Vancouver's largest selection of railroad books, with an emphasis on local subjects.
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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

R,   S,   T,   U,   V

Authors - R
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Ronald C. and Dave Hill & Stanley
Rails in the Northwest Colorado Railway Museum $ 14.99
12 A Contemporary Glimpse
RAC
Canadian Railway Operating Rules Dec 1, 1996 The railway Assn. of Canada $ 24.95
20 Rules for the Protection of Track Units and Track Work
John W. Reed
Book Cover Frisco White River $ 62.99
10 Nothing Could be finer that a Frisco Diner
David M. Rees-Thomas
Timber Down The Capilano BCRHA $ 6.95
12 A History of the Capilano Timber Company on Vancouvers North Shore
Randy Rehberg
Book Cover 25 Freight Car Projects kalmbach $ 28.69
MC MR Modelling & Painting Series
Randy Rehberg Ed
Book
Cover Scenery by the Seasons Kalmbach $ 23.75
KD Model Railroader's How-To Guide
Reprint
Seattle Car and Foundary 1913 NWSL $ 33.69
12 Reprint of 1913 SC&Fco Railroad and Logging Equipment Catalogue # 503
Ian Rice
Shelf Layouts for Model Railroads Kalmbach $ 26.75
K12 Model Railroadr's How-To Guide
John Riddell
Book Cover Canadian Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment V2 Morning Sun $ 86.99
14 A Color Guide to Canadian Pacific Freight and Passenger Equipment
John Riddell
The Railways of Toronto - The First 100 Years BRMNA $ 10.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
John Riddell
The Railways of Toronto - Volume 2 - The First hundred Years BRMNA $ 12.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
John Riddell
Book Cover Trackside around Ontario 1955-1960 Morning Sun $ 80.95
14 Photographs from Don McCartney
Edward Ridolph
Book Cover Western States Trolleys in Color Morning Sun $ 77.99
14 TX, OK, KS, MO, NE, MN, ND, CO, UT, AZ, MT & OR
Ronald S. Ritchie
Canadian Pacific's Montreal Lakeshore Commuter Services - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 8.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
Don Robertson, Morris Cafky
Book Cover Denver's Street Railways - Volume 2 Sundance Books $ 75.00
10 1901 - 1950
Don Robertson, Morris Cafky and E.J. Haley
Book Cover Denver's Street Railways - Volume 1 Sundance Books $ 49.00
10 1871 to 1900
V.S. Roseman
Railway Express Agency Rocky Mtn Publishing $ 7.99
15 Railway Express an Overview
W.H.N. Rossiter
Canadian Pacific in Southern Ontario - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 6.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
W.H.N. Rossiter
Canadian Pacific in Southern Ontario - Volume 2 BRMNA $ 6.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
W.H.N. Rossiter
Canadian Pacific in Southern Ontario - Volume 3 BRMNA $ 6.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
George - William Roth and Clack
Canadian Pacific's Electric Lines BRMNA $ 7.00
18 Grand River Railway and the Lake Erie & Northern Railway

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Authors - S
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Dale Sanders
Book Cover Northern Light White River $ 79.95
10 A Portrait of BC Rail
Dale Sanders
The Northern Pacific Hundman $ 84.95
10 An all Colour Pictorial of the Northern Pacific
Lou Sassi
Book Cover Basic Scenery for Model Railroaders Kalmbach $ 30.69
KD The complete photo guide.
Lou Sassi
Book Cover Basic Scenery for Model Railroaders - Second Edition Kalmbach $ 26.39
K23 Essentials Series
Lou Sassi
Book Cover How to Build & Detail Model Railroad Scenes Vol 2 Kalmbach $ 20.95
KD Detail your scenes for a more realistic layout.
Tom Savio
Top Railway Journeys of the World New Holland $ 25.00
08
Mike Schafer
Classic American Railroads - Vol III MBI $ 44.95
09 ACL, C,R, CRR,DL&W,DM&IR, IT, MEC, Monon, N&W, RDG, SLSF, SOO, SP&S
Robert Schleicher
Freight Car Models Vol 1 RMJ $ 11.95
15 Building from the Protoype for Better Models
Robert Schleicher
N Scale Railroading Karuse $ 24.00
15 Build a complete model railroad from track to scenery.
Robert Schleicher Ed.
Tuning & Upgrading Athearn Locomotives Railmodel Journal $ 7.98
15 Tips on tuning Athearn diesels.
Lou Schmitz and Robert J. Yanosey
Book Cover Union Pacific Official Color Photography - Book 2 Morning Sun $ 69.98
14 The second volume of Official photographs from the UP archives.
Paul Scoles
Book Cover Building Scenery with Paul Scoles Carstens $ 20.75
MRL Simple Techniques for Expert Model Railroad Scenery
Jim Scribbins
Milwaukee Road in its Hometown Kalmbach $ 28.49
20 In and around the city of Milwaukee
Dean Server
The Golden Age of Steam Smithmark $ 4.99
04 From steamships to early steam engines
Several
Chicago - America's Railroad Capital Voyageur Press $ 51.65
09 The Illustrated History 1836 to Today
Larry Shaak
Mid-Air Moose Jaw Self Published $ 25.00
12 ABout the 1954 mid-air collision over the city of Moose Jaw
Charles Sheppard
Railway Stations Smithmark $ 5.00
13 Masterpieces of Architecture
Joseph W. Shine
Northern Pacific Color Pictorial - Volume 1 Four Ways West $ 76.19
20 NP Motive Power - The Transitional Years. Reprint
Theodore Shrady and Arthur M. Waldrop
Orange Blossom Special - Florida's Distinguished Winter Train ACL & SAL Hist $ 38.05
10 Expanded Second Edition
Jason Shron
Book Cover Turbotrain: A Journey Rapido $ 24.95
12 The history of the TurboTrain
Edward J. Simburger
A complete guide to the Los Angeles Metrolink Commuter Train System Golden West Books $ 23.95
13 Covering Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino and Ventura Counties - Soft Cover
Edward J. Simburger
A complete guide to the Los Angeles Metrolink Commuter Train System - Collectors Edition Golden West Books $ 89.95
13 Covering Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino and Ventura Counties - Hard Cover
Donald Sims
Union Pacific's West Trans-Anglo Books $ 51.95
10 The original Union Pacific Railroad west of Omaha and the Western Pacific
Joe Smuin
Book
Cover Kettle Valley Railway Mileboards North Kidonan Publications $ 39.95
08 A historical Field guide to the KVR. Third print run - includes errata for the first two printings.
Pelle K. Søeborg
Detailing Projects for Freight Cars & Locomotives Kalmbach $ 28.98
K22 Modeling & Painting Series - keeping things real
Pelle Søeborg
Done in a Day Kalmbach $ 23.15
K14 Easy deatiling and weathering projects for your model railroad
Pelle Søeborg
Rebuilding a layout from A-Z Kalmbach $ 31.91
K21 Building a better layout the second time around
Brian Solomon
Classic Railroad Signals Voyager $ 50.99
11 Semaphores, Searchlights, and Towers
Brian Solomon
Book Cover North American Locomotives Voyageur Press $ 52.95
09 A Railroad-by-Railroad Photohistory
Brian Solomon
Book Cover North American Railroads Voyager $ 42.95
09 The illustrated Encyclopedia
Brian Solomon
Railroad Signaling Voyager $ 36.59
11 General coverage of signaling
Brian Solomon
Book Cover Railroads of Pennsylvania Voyager $ 35.98
10 Your Guide to Pennsylvania's Historic Trains and Railway Sites
Brian Solomon
Santa Fe Railway MBI $ 17.98
12 A short overview of the Santa Fe Railway
Brain Solomon
Book Cover The Twilight of Steam Voyager $ 55.00
10 Great Photography from the last days of Steam Locomotives in America
Gerry & Janet Souter
Modern Toy Trains MBI $ 21.95
12 A study of the modern tinplate section of the hobby.
Jeoffry Spence
Surviving Steam Railways Batsford $ 4.99
08 23 surviving and revived steam railways in the UK.
Jeffrey Spival
Union Station - Kansas City Star $ 24.99
09
Michael J. Spoor
Book Cover Chicago, Burlington & Quincy in Color - Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 95.95
14 The Fourth volume of a color pictorial on the CB&Q.
John Spring
The Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Railway - Volume 1 BRMNA $ 11.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
John Spring
The Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Railway - Volume 2 BRMNA $ 15.00
18 50s to 70s
Kenneth C. Springirth
Book Cover Chicagoland Electrified Railroads Morning Sun $ 70.99
14
Roger G. Steed
Canadian Pacific in the Selkirks - Volume 2 BRMNA $ 12.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
Roger G. Steed
Diesels in the Maritimes and Newfoundland BRMNA $ 11.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
Duncan Still
Steam over Donner Monte Vista $ 70.98
20
Greg Stout
Route of the Rockets White River $ 76.98
08 Rock Island in the Streamline Era
L.A. Stuckey
Canadian Pacific in Manitoba - Volume 2 BRMNA $ 7.00
18 A selection of photographs with full captions
Keith F. Szachacz
Classic Locomotives - Vol: 1 H & M Publications $ 19.98
20 Alco Switchers S-1 thru S-6
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Industrial Railroading in Color - Volume 2 Morning Sun $ 62.99
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Authors - T
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Frank Taylor
How to Build Railroad Models Kalmbach $ 4.99
08 3rd prnitng, 1947
Sam D. Teague
The Madame Queen PRRP $ 52.25
12 ATSF 5000
Fred & Bob Thirkell and Scullion
British Columbia 100 years Ago Heritage $ 39.95
11 Portriats of a Province
Dennis Blake Thompson
Logging Railroads in Skagit County NWSL $ 69.98
11 The first comprehensive History of the Logging Railroads in Skagit County
Anthony W. Thompson
Southern Pacific Freight Cars - Volume 5 Signature Press $ 76.99
11 Hoppers, Covered Hoppers, Tank Cars
Anthony W. Thompson, R.J. Church, B.H. Jones
Book Cover Pacific Fruit Express Signature Press $ 100.00
10 Second edition. 2nd hand copy.
Stephen M. Timko - NEW -
Book Cover Algoma Central in Color Morning Sun $ 81.59
14 Colour pictures of the Algoma Central
Timko
Book Cover Amtrak Power in Color - Vol 3 Morning Sun $ 66.69
14
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Burlington Northern Power in Color Vol. 3: Locomotives 6260-9977 Morning Sun $ 77.99
14
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Grand Trunk Western Power in Color Volume 1 Morning Sun $ 82.75
14 Modern Steam and First Generation Diesel. Includes DT&SL and Detroit Terminal railroads.
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Railroad Critters in Color - Volume 3 Morning Sun $ 76.49
14
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Railroad Critters in Color - Volume 4 Morning Sun $ 76.49
14
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Railroad Critters in Color - Volume 5 Morning Sun $ 63.98
14
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Steel Mill Railroads in Color Morning Sun $ 62.99
14 Volume 4
Stephen M. Timko
Book Cover Steel Mill Railroads in Color Morning Sun $ 63.99
14 Volume 5
ToyTrains
Complete Layout Plans Carstens $ 9.45
15 For all model train sets
M Trainer
Whistle Posts West Heritage $ 18.95
09 Railway tales from British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon
Kim D. Tschudy
Milwaukee Road Depots Iconografix $ 46.45
20 1856 - 1954 Photo Archive
Robert D. Turner
Book Cover Logging By Rail - paperback Sono Nis Press $ 39.95
11 The British Columbia Story - Third Printing
Robert D. Turner
Book Cover Steam on the Kettle Valley Sono Nis Press $ 24.95
11 A Railway Heritage Remembered - Expanded Second Edition
Robert D. Turner
Book
 Cover The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers Sono Nis Press $ 49.95
FC A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation

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

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Authors - V
    Title
Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Various
Book Cover Great Railway Journeys of the World Dutton $ 15.00
08 Written by Michael Frayn, Miles Kingtom, Eric Robson, Ludovic Kennedy, Michael Palin, Brian Thompson and Michael Wood.
John Vaughan
Book Cover Railroading in the Wild West Photrak $ 39.95
12
VIA
Enchanting Horizons VIA $ 5.00
08 VIA Rails Log to Western Canada
Jean-Paul Visse
Le Train et La Region Du Nord Misc $ 9.99
09 A history of the railways in the Northern region of France. In French
Frank N. Vollhardt
The Locomotives of the Ontario Northland Railway BRMNA $ 7.00
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