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Stairway To The Stars - Colorado's Argentine Central Railway ~ by Dan Abbottlectric Interurban Railways in America
Stairway To The Stars - Colorado's Argentine Central Railway
The book details the history and operations of the narrow gauge Argentine Central Railway.  This early tourist railway used 7 Shay locomotives (at various times) to carry passengers to the summit of Mount McClellan near Silver Plume, Colorado.  

Steam Locomotives of B & O Railroad: Photo Archive  ~  by Kim Tschudy  
Steam Locomotives of B & O Railroad: Photo Archive
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The Baltimore & Ohio (B&O), America's first railroad, was formed in 1827. In 1830 the B&O opened its first 13 miles of rail between Baltimore and Ellicott's Mills. By 1838 the B&O was hauling mail between Baltimore and Washington D.C. This book is a look back at the steam engines served the B&O from the Civil War to the end of the steam era. Included are steam engines beginning with small Civil War era 4-6-0s up to the first streamlined locomotive - #5302. A must for all steam enthusiasts. "   ~ Amazon.com
Steam on the Kettle Valley : A railway heritage remembered ~ by Robert Turner 
Steam on the Kettle Valley : A railway heritage remembered
"This 120-page softbound is a compilation of recollections of Kettle Valley railroaders along with text and pictures telling the
story of this fascinating railway that faced topographical and climate obstacles that would challenge even the toughest railroaders.
"  ~ Heimburger House Publishing Company 
Steam on the Kettle Valley

Steam Over Donner ~ by Duncan Still  ~ Source #2   Steam Over Donner

"Using his extensive collection of Southern Pacific black & white steam photographs - many by the late W.C. Whittaker - the author shows via text and photography how steam locomotives battled "The Hill". "Included are several uncommon photos of main road power with point helpers, swing and/or rear helpers from the late 1930s to the mid 1950s. "Cab Forwards, from an early AC-3 to the very latest AC-12s."

Steam, Steel & Stars : America's Last Steam Railroad - by Tim Hensley, O. Winston Link   - September 1994

"The photographs are stunning, most all of them taken at night using flashbulbs. They not only depict the trains, but the towns and people who live near them. If you are both a train and photography buff, this book highlights both, but the emphasis is on the photos. " ~ Steam, Steel & Stars : America's Last Steam Railroad

Steam to the Summitby Peter Dow Bachelder   Steam to the Summit

"Steam to the Summit chronicles the history of the Green Mountain Railway, a cog railroad that during the 1880s operated between Eagle Lake and the summit of Cadillac Mountain, within Maine's Acadia National Park.  . . . ."

Switzerland Trail of America ~ by Forest Crossen
Switzerland Trail of America
"... an illustrated history of the narrow-gauge lines that ran west of Boulder, Colorado, between 1883 and 1919. This ... book is packed with 375 photos of the Greeley, Salt Lake & Pacific; the Colorado & Northwestern; and the Denver, Boulder & Western railroads; as well as people and places, and the gold, silver, and tungsten mines in western Boulder County, Colorado. " ~ amazon.com

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