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A Field Guide to Trains of North America  ~ by Gerald L. Foster
A Field Guide to Trains of North America 

"This first true field guide to trains describes and illustrates all the rolling stock commonly used
by any American railroad, including the 150 different types of locomotives. 150 halftone illustrations." 

The General & the Texas : A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862 ~ by Stan Cohen, James G. Bogle
The General & the Texas : A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862
"This book is probably the most concentrated source of material on the Great Locomotive Chase that I have ever seen, and yet is presented in a highly readable format. Mr. Bogle has provided an impressive array of data on both engines and many rare photos of them from the 19th century up until today, as well as a prodigious amount on the participants themselves......"   
~ Lyle Lamboley
~ The General & the Texas : A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862

Georgetown and the Loop ~ by P. R. Griswold
Georgetown and the Loop 1946: Volume 2: New York & New England
"The old loop narrow gauge sightseeing rail line from 1884 until its demise by 1939, and the rebuilding of the loop in the 1970s"

Goin' Railroading: A Century on the Colorado High Iron ~ by Sam Speas
Goin' Railroading: A Century on the Colorado High Iron

Great American Rail Journeys
~ by John Grant

"This companion to the PBS program is a fine armchair read for any fascinated by railroads and travel: it takes a cross-country trip behind the scenes of American roads, presenting eight chapters which celebrate multi-day rail journeys. Rail history and scenery alike are presented in colorful, photo-packed chapters" ~ Midwest Book Review 
Great American Rail Journeys

Great American Railroad Stations ~ by Janet Greenstein Potter
Great American Railroad Stations
"Great American Railroad Stations is the definitive guide to America's great railroad stations telling the story of more than 700 of these historical masterpieces.  Janet Potter provides detailed biographical profiles for each station, covering the year of construction, name of original railroad, designer, style, and materials. Focusing on buildings that are still standing, she explains what the station is used for today, and describes its current condition from a preservation/restoration standpoint. And, with the help of more than 500 beautiful archival photographs and detailed drawings, Potter helps the reader gain a fuller understanding of what these structures were like in their heyday. Great American Railroad Stations is organized by region for quick, easy reference. Stations in all 50 of the United States are covered, and the street addresses of each building have been provided."
~ Midwest Book Review

Guide to North American Railroad Hot Spots  ~ by J. David Ingles
Guide to North American Railroad Hot Spots
"Indispensable for railfans who travel, this guide takes you to 100 of the busiest, most interesting train-watching sites across the U.S. and Canada."

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