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Titles - O
Author
Title Publisher Price
CDN$
Locn Description
On a Streak of Lightning
J. Edward Martin Studio E $ 69.98
3 Electric railways in Canada
One Track Mind
Ted Benson Stoddart $ 60.00
2 Photographic Essays on Western railroads
Orange Blossom Special - Florida's Distinguished Winter Train
Theodore Shrady and Arthur M. Waldrop ACL & SAL Hist $ 38.05
3 Expanded Second Edition
Overland to the Rockies
Wesley Fox Fox Publications $ 8.97
16 Transcontinental railroads - Soft cover

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Titles - P
Author
Title Publisher Price
CDN$
Locn Description
Pacific Fruit Express
Anthony W. Thompson, R.J. Church, B.H. Jones Signature Press $ 82.50
11 Second edition.
Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad
Mike Danneman Kalmbach $ 19.95
KL
Passenger Alco's in Color
Jim Boyd Morning Sun Books $ 82.45
14 The story of the DL109s and Pas
Passing Trains
Greg McDonnell Stoddart $ 60.00
3 The changing face of Canadian Railroading
Pennsy Diesels 1924-1968
Kenneth L. Douglas and P.C. Weiglin Hundman $ 74.98
5 A-6 to EF-36
Pennsy Electric Years Vol 2
Bert Pennypacker Morning Sun Books $ 95.95
14 Volume 2
Pennsylvania Railroad Steel Open Hopper Cars
John Teichmoeller Highland Station $ 21.21
11 A guide for enthusiasts
Pennsylvania Trolleys in Color - Volume 2
William D. Volkmer Morning Sun Books $ 63.98
14 The Philadelphia Region
Pere Marquette
Arthur B. Million and John C. Paton Hundman $ 54.19
8 Revenue Freight Cars
Planning Scenery for you Model Railroad
Tony Koester Kalmbach $ 26.35
KL How to use nature fro modeling realism.
Practical Guide to Digital Command Control
Larry Puckett Carstens $ 27.49
9
Practical Guide to HO Model Railroading
Kalmback Edited Kalmbach $ 12.95
17 Wiring - Trackwork - Track Plans - Getting Started
PRR Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Volume 3
Ian S. Fischer Morning Sun Books $ 95.95
14 Volume 3
Pullman-Standard Color Guide to Freight Equipment
James Kinkaid Morning Sun Books $ 69.50
14 The decade of Color: 1960-1970
Pullman-Standard Freight Cars, 1900-1960
Edward S. Kaminiski Signature Press $ 71.50
8 This book provides a survey of typical cars built by P_S during the 1900-1960

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Titles - R
Author
Title Publisher Price
CDN$
Locn Description
Rail America Volume 1
Donald C. Lewis & Patrick C. Dorin LPD $ 64.95
9 Diesel Paint Schemes, Photos & Rosters for CN North America - Hard
Rail Canada Volume 1 - Hardcover
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 29.99
11 Diesel Paint Schemes of the CNR
Rail Canada Volume 3
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 19.95
11 Diesel Paint Schemes of the CPR - Revised Second Edition
Rail Canada Volume 3: Canadian Pacific Railway
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 49.99
11 Hardbound. Second hand.
Rail Canada Volume 4 - Reprint
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 32.55
11 Locomotive and Passenger Car Outlines for the Equipment Operated by VIA Rail. Soft cover, spiral bound.
Railroad - Freeway
Edward J. Simburger Yerba $ 28.45
13 Featuring Metrolink, Metro Rail + Amtrak in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino + Ventura
Railroad Atlas - Appalachia and Piedmont
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 34.95
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Arizona & New Mexico
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 32.95
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - California and Nevada
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 34.25
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Colorado - Utah
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 37.45
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Dakotas & Minnesota
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 39.75
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 34.25
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes West
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 35.60
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Mountain Plains
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 29.85
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - New England and The Maritimes
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 30.49
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - North Eastern USA
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 34.45
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Ontario
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 33.50
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Pacific Northwest including Alaska and Hawaii
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 30.49
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Prairies East
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 30.49
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Prairies West
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 37.95
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Southeast
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 32.95
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Southern States
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 34.75
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Texas
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 29.85
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Western Canada
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 31.95
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Atlas - Wyoming, Idaho and Montana
Mike Walker Steam Powered Publishing $ 35.00
16 Steam powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Fully
Railroad Camp
Adolf Hungry Wolf Good Medicine Books $ 19.95
13 Logging Railway Camps
Railroading West - A Contemporary Glimpse
Jeffrey T. + Ronald Brouws and Hill Misc $ 14.95
12 Signed by both Authors.
Railroads Across North America
Claude Wiatrowski Voyager $ 32.50
5 An Illustrated History
Railroads of Pennsylvania
Brian Solomon Voyager $ 35.98
4 Your Guide to Pennsylvania's Historic Trains and Railway Sites
Rails
Don Ball Jr. Norton $ 14.99
8 A very personal album. Second hand.
Rails & Rooms
Dave Preston Whitecap $ 18.95
12 A timeless Canadian Journey
Rails across New England Vol 1
Mike Confalone and joe Posik Railroad Explorer $ 47.95
9 1989-1999 Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont
Rails across New England Vol 2
Brian Solomon and Confalone, Mike Railroad Explorer $ 47.50
9 1989-1999 Connecticut, Massachusetts & Rhode Island
Rails Across the Tundra
Stan Cohen Pict. Hist. Pub. Co. $ 19.99
10 A historical album of the Alaska Railroad
Rails to the Border - Volume 1
Kevin J. Holland BRMNA $ 15.00
16 The New York Central, Chesapeake & Ohio, and Wabash in Southern
Rails to the Border - Volume 2
Kevin J. Holland BRMNA $ 15.00
16 The pere Marquette and Chesapeake & Ohio in Southern Ontario
Railscapes
Jim Fredrickson WSU Press $ 59.95
12 A Northern Pacific Brasspounder's Album - Hard Cover
Railway by the Bay
Barrie Sanford NRHS $ 45.00
10 100 Years of Trains at White Rock, Crescent Beach and Ocean Park -
Railway Country
Brian D. Johnson Key Porter books $ 39.95
8 Across Canada by Train
Railway Mileposts: British Columbia Volume 2
Roger C. Burrows Railway Milepost Books $ 19.95
11 The Southern routes From the Crowsnest to the Coquihalla. Including the GN and Kettle Valley Routes
Railways of Canada - Revised Edition - SC
Robert F. Legget Douglas & McIntyre $ 14.95
12
Railways of Southern Quebec Vol II Revised Hard Cover
Derek Booth Railfare $ 49.95
12 From the Richelieu to the Chaudiere
Railways of The West Kootenay Part 1
Gerry & Corwin Doekson Various $ 10.95
15 The Slocan and Arrowhead areas north of Slocan.
Rayonier
James Spencer Heimburger House $ 43.95
3 Second Edition of the Rayonier history
Realistic Model Railroad Building Blocks
Tony Koester Kalmbach $ 20.98
KL An introduction to Layout Design Elements
Realistic Model Railroad Design
Tony Koester Kalmbach $ 23.35
KL Your step by step guide to creating a unique operating layout.
Realistic Model Railroad Operation
Tony Koester Kalmbach $ 21.98
KR How to run your trains like the real thing.
Rio Grande . . . To the Pacific
Robert A. LeMassena Sundance $ 149.95
5
Rio Grande in Color - Volume 2
James Sandrin Morning Sun Books $ 73.50
14 Utah
Rio Grande Narrow Gauge
Ernst W. Robart Herford $ 51.85
3 The Final Years - Alamosa to Chama
Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in Color Vol: 11947-1959
Thomas A. Brunner Morning Sun Books $ 65.98
14 Empire Contraction and Railfan Discovery
Rio Grande Ski Train
Steve Patterson and Kenton Forrest Various $ 11.98
8 A short history and guide to the Rio Grande Ski Train
Rites of Passage
Greg McDonnell Stoddart $ 49.95
12 A Canadian Railway Retrospective
Rock Island - Color Pictorial - Volume 3
Louis A. Marre Four-Ways-West $ 85.29
9 Volume 3
Rocky Mountain Railroads, Vol II D&RGW: Durango to Alamosa and Salida
Richard L. Dorman & Hayden R.D. Publications $ 62.65
2
Rocky Mountain Sunrise
Nils Huxtable Huxtable $ 49.99
10
Route of the Rockets
Greg Stout White River $ 76.98
4 Rock Island in the Streamline Era
Royalty Rides the Rails
Larry Shaak Self $ 45.00
10 A railroading perspective of the 1939 Canada/USA Royal Tour

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Titles - S
Title
Cover
Image
Author Publisher Price
CDN$
Locn Description
Sacramento Northern
Harre W. Demoro Signature Press $ 76.99
8 A history of the Sacramento Northern with extensive photographs (471) and
Santa Fe - all the way
Bill Marvel Morning Sun Books $ 79.98
14 Volume 1 - 1940s - 1966
Santa Fe 2-10-2 Pictorial
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 29.98
16 3800 Class, #3887 - X3909
Santa Fe Locomotive Development
Larry E. Brasher Signature Press $ 71.50
11 The Journey to Supreme Steam and Pioneer Diesels
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 3
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 31.59
16 Santa Fe 900 Class 2-10-2 / 2-10-0 Pictorial
Santa Fe Photo Album Series Volume 52
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 31.55
16 Santa Fe 3700 Class 4-8-2 Mountain Pictorial
Santa Fe Rails - Volume 1
Kevin EuDaly White River $ 45.99
3 1996 Guide to Santa Fe
Santa Fe Railway
Steve Glishinski Voyager $ 27.98
11 Railroad color history
Santa Fe Railway
Brian Murray MBI $ 22.45
8 Enthusiast Color Series
Scenery by the Seasons
Randy Rehberg Ed Kalmbach $ 24.15
SC Model Railroader's How-To Guide
Scenery for Your Model Railroad
Mike Danneman Kalmbach $ 20.95
KR From backdrop to tabletop
Seasons of Steam
Nils Huxtable Steamscenes $ 54.95
2 British Steam. Includes 2006 Calendar
Seattle Car and Foundary 1913
Reprint NWSL $ 33.69
15 Reprint of 1913 SC&Fco Railroad and Logging Equipment Catalogue # 503
Second Avenue EL in Manhattan
Edited N.J. International $ 41.35
12 Pictures and commentary of the Second Avenue EL in New York.
Self-Propelled Cars of the CNR
Anthony Clegg Railfare $ 34.95
12 - soft cover -
Self-Propelled Cars of the CNR
Anthony Clegg Railfare $ 54.95
12 - hard cover -
Seven Step-by-Step HO Railroads
Atlas Atlas $ 7.75
15
Signatures in Steel
Greg McDonnell Stoddart $ 74.99
5 Canadian Railroading
Small, Smart & Practical Track Plans
Iain Rice Kalmbach $ 18.95
17 Complete layout designs for HO and N scale model railroads.
Snowbound Streamliner
Robert J. Church Signature Press $ 74.95
4 Rescuing the 1952 City of San Francisco
Soo Line 1975 - 1992 Photo Archive
Frank W. Jordan Iconografix $ 42.49
9 A collection of Soo Line Photographs
Southern Pacific across the Southwest
Wesley Fox Fox Publications $ 21.98
2 Covers modern operations from Tucumcari, NM to West Crofton, CA.
Southern Pacific Daylight Locomotives
Robert J. Church Signature Press $ 76.99
1 This book covers all 74 SP 4-8-4 and the 11 Cotton Belt transfers.
Southern Pacific Freight Cars - Volume 5
Anthony W. Thompson Signature Press $ 76.99
8 Hoppers, Covered Hoppers, Tank Cars
Southern Pacific in The West - - Part 1
Wesley Fox Fox Publications $ 24.98
2 The Hard Road to Promontory
Southern Pacific Official Color Photography Volume 1
Anthony W. Thompson Morning Sun Books $ 82.69
14 Color Photographs from the Southern Pacific Archives
Southern Pacific Photo Album Series Volume 04
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 39.45
16 Southern Pacific Northern 4-8-4 Pictorial
Southern Pacific Photo Album Series Volume 17
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 39.45
16 Southern Pacific T-23, T-28 Class 4-6-0 Pictorial
Southern Pacific Photo Album Series Volume 19
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 39.95
16 Misc. mallets and Articulated, AC-9, MM-2, AM-2, MM-1, MM-3.
Southern Pacific Sacramento Division
Brian and Victor Jennison & Neves Whiteriver $ 79.98
10
Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume - 20
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 39.95
16 Steam Motive Power Pictorial - Los Angeles Division
Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume - 26
Jeff Ainsworth Monte Vista $ 32.95
16 C Class 2-8-0 Consolidation Pictorial
Southern Pacific Vol 3
James Kinkaid Morning Sun Books $ 71.98
14 Color Guide to freight and Passenger Equipment
Southern Pacific's Coast Line Pictorial
John R. Signor Signature Press $ 71.50
11 Pictorial
Southern Pacific's Historic Overland route
Tom Dill Four Ways West $ 59.98
9 Color pictorial
Southern Pacific's Salt Lake Division
John R. Signor Signature Press $ 82.50
11 The story of Southern Pacific's Salt Lake Division
Southern Pacific's San Joaquin Valley Line
Tom Dill Four Ways West $ 54.95
9 A book on the SP Valley line
Southern Pacific's Scenic Coast Line
Tom Dill Four Ways West $ 71.50
11 A color pictorial.
Southern Pacific's Shasta Division
John R. Signor Signature Press $ 71.50
11 The story of Southern Pacific's Shasta Division
Steam & Thunder In The Timber
NEW Michael Koch World Press $ 175.00
MC Saga of the Forest Railroads - # 5568. Good Condition
Steam Along the Boundary
Robert D. Turner & J.S. Wilkie Sono Nis press $ 49.95
10 Canadian Pacific, Great Northern and the Great Boundary Copper Boom
Steam at Allandale - reprint
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 69.95
11 The story of a CNR division point in the 1950s.
Steam Echoes of Hamilton
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 69.95
11 CNR operations from the Steel City southward in the 1950s
Steam in Canada - Reprint - Hard Cover
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 79.98
8 Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotives - Outline Drawings, Photographs,
Steam in Canada - Reprint - Spiral Bound
Donald C. Lewis LPD $ 49.98
8 Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotives - Outline Drawings, Photographs,
Steam in Northern Ontario
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 69.95
11 CNR operations from Toronto to Lake Superior in the 1950s
Steam Locomotives - Projects & Ideas
John Pryke Kalmbach $ 19.95
KR Compiled by John Pryke
Steam Memories of Lindsay
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 69.95
10 A CNR branchline division point in the 1950s
Steam on the Kettle Valley
Robert D. Turner Sono Nis Press $ 24.95
12 A Railway Heritage Remembered - Expanded Second Edition
Steam over Donner
Duncan Still Monte Vista $ 70.98
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Steam over Palmerston
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 59.95
11 A CNR branchline hub in the 1950s
Steam Power
Brian Solomon Voyager $ 19.95
12 a Photo gallery
Steam Scenes of Allandale
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 69.95
11 Revisting a Northern Ontario District brancline network.
Steam Steel & Stars - America's Last Steam Railroad
Tim Hensley Abrams $ 24.95
10 Photos by O.Winston Link - Second Hand
Steam Through London
Ian Wilson Canadian Branchline Miniatures $ 64.95
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Steam trains
James P. Bell Voyager $ 35.98
5 A Modern view of Yesterday's Railroads

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Cover Author Publisher Price
Locn Description
Steam Trains to the Bruce
 Steam Trains to
the Bruce Ralph Beaumont Boston Mills Press $ 90.00
8 Life along the railway to Owen Sound

Title
Cover
Image
Author Publisher Price
CDN$
Locn Description
Steel Rails & Iron Men
Barrie Sanford Whitecap $ 29.95
11 A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway - Soft Cover - Signed -
Steel, Smoke and Steam
Margery Read Country road $ 12.95
5 A guide to America's Scenic Railroads. Soft Cover. 2nd Hand
Sterling Colorado - Crossroads on the Prairie
James R. "Jim" Jones and Russ Collman Sundance Books $ 79.95
5 A history of Sterling Colorado featuring the Burlington Route and the Union Pacific
Sternwheelers and Steam Tugs
Robert D. Turner Sono Nis Press $ 39.95
10 An illustrated history of the Canadian Pacific Railway's British Columbia Lake and
Streetcars in The Kootenays
Douglas V. Parker Havelock House $ 22.95
4 Nelson's Electric Tramways - 1899 to 1991
Sydney And Louisburg Railway
Ian Donaldson BRMNA $ 14.00
16 Carrying coals to tidewater

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March 28, 2012

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