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Images of Rail: Iconic American Railroads From sea to shining sea, the rails of this great country connect us. These beautiful Images of Rail books from Arcadia Publishing document important and noteworthy railroads, trolleys, streetcars and more from all around the United States. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

Steam to Diesel in New Jersey Caldes. This book presents an array of late steam and early diesel power that served New Jersey’s railroads from the mid1940s to the late ‘50s. With nearly two hundred images, enjoy this showcase of the departing and emerging diesels of New Jersey railroad history.

Railroading in Conneaut

Borsvold. This volume offers a look at Conneaut, Ohio, an industrial giant that developed during the "Golden Age of Railroading." The town itself is beautifully captured in images of lighthouses, buildings, festivals, and people.



South Dakota Railroads

Railroads of Cape Cod and the Islands

Eldredge. This pictorial history richly illustrates the heritage of freight and passenger rail transportation on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.


Long Island Rail Road Stations

Wiese and Hayes. Drawing on archival photographs and historical documents, the authors take you on a tour of the depots, trains, and wrecks that defined South Dakota railroading in the early part of the 20th century. #R01362

Waterbury Trolleys

Morrison & Pakaluk. Enjoy a historic look at the Long Island Railroad stations in New York that served both patron and railroad alike throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.


Connecticut Motor Coach Museum. This pictorial traces the growth and expansion of the once-thriving streetcar system that connected communities throughout Connecticut's Naugatuck Valley. #R01383

Toledo Railroads

The Long Island Rail Road 1925-1975 – Keller & Lynch.

The Long Island Rail Road is as important today as it was when first chartered in 1834. This behind-the-scenes look at the iconic freight and passenger activities showcases one-ofa-kind LIRR's locomotives and more! #R01369

Hise & Pulhuj. Toledo, Ohio, was a busy rail center, providing an important link between Chicago and Cleveland and between Detroit and Cincinnati. This pictorial explores the railroads and equipment that are a part of Toledo’s heritage. #R01384

New Haven Streetcars

The Ann Arbor Railroad

Baehr, Boucher, Koella, & Schreiber. Drawing from vintage photos from the Shore Line Trolley museum and private collections, this book offers a look at New Haven's streetcar era from 1860 to 1948.


Philadelphia Trolleys

Meyers. This book examines all of the major trolley lines in Philadelphia from the past and present, including many of the lines that ran to amusement parks and surrounding suburbs. #R01349

Burkhardt. Follow the storied history of the Ann Arbor Railroad along its congested lines between the industrial port city of Toledo, Ohio, and the shores of Lake Michigan at Frankfort and Elberta, Michigan. #R01386

Boston and Maine Trains and Services

Heald. This pictorial presents the Boston & Maine's role in helping to spur the development and growth of the industry throughout New England. #R01387




Sacramento Northern Railway

Trimble. Travel across Northern California with its orchards, farmland, swamps, and cities for a look at one of the state's most beloved inter-urban systems, the Sacramento Northern. #R01422

Manhattan's Lost Streetcars

Meyers. By the first quarter of the 20th century, Manhattan had well over 400 miles of streetcar trackage. This book chronicles Manhattan's oncegreat streetcar network from its inception in 1890 to its demise in 1935. #R01396

Alameda by Rail

Ute, Singer. Across the bay from San Francisco, Alameda evolved into a hometown of fine Victorian and Craftsman architecture. This pictorial examines the rail operations of Alameda in beautiful detail.


Florida Railroads in the 1920s

Turner. Through crisp, archival images and detailed captions, this pictorial follows both Florida booms, showcasing some of the proudest moments for the ACL, SAL and FEC. #R01426

Greater Erie Trolleys

Springirth. This lavishly illustrated book showcases the vital role that trolley cars played in the urban expansion of Erie, Pennsylvania, and the nearby communities of Meadville, Pennsylvania; Conneaut, Ohio; and Buffalo, New York.


Detroit's Street Railways

Schramm. Detroit's Street Railways tells the story of public transportation in the Motor City. Detroit has a rich public streetcar transportation history that dates back to 1863, and this pictorial presents the evolution of that system as well as its sad demise in 1956. #R01425

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