RAILROAD BOOKS

STEEL ROAD NOSTALGIA, VOLUME 2: NEW ENGLAND

by Gene Collora

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Master photographer and career railroader Gene Collora has opened his vault to put his life's work in print. Containing over 90 vivid black & white images of people, places, and machines in the heyday of this classic American industry, this second volume will take you on a journey across New England from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Released January 30, 2016

96 pages | hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-9966963-1-9

 

STEEL ROAD NOSTALGIA, VOLUME 1: THE NORTHEAST

by Gene Collora

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Master photographer and career railroader Gene Collora has opened his vault to put his life's work in print. Containing over 90 vivid black & white images of people, places, and machines in the heyday of this classic American industry, this first volume will take you on a journey across the northeast from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Released November 3, 2015

96 pages | hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-9966963-0-2

 

Morristown & Erie, Volume #1 - The Early Years: 1895-1952

by Rudy Garbely

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This extensive history of the Morristown & Erie Railroad covers the railroad's earliest years, from its formation as the Whippany River Railroad through the steam era until the purchase of the railroad's first diesel and the end of steam. The text is supplemented with over 200 previously unpublished photographs.

Released August 24, 2013

92 pages | softcover

 

MORRISTOWN & ERIE, VOLUME #2 - Service is our Business: 1952-1982

by Rudy Garbely

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This extensive history of the Morristown & Erie Railroad covers the railroad's early diesel era, from the end of steam through the railroad's tumultuous bankruptcy and rebirth. The text includes interviews with retired M&E personnel, supplemented with 232 previously unpublished photographs.

Released May 17, 2015

94 pages | softcover

 

MORRISTOWN & ERIE Locomotives and Cabooses, 1895-1998

by Rudy Garbely

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This history of the Morristown & Erie's equipment covers the railroad's earliest years as the Whippany River Railroad through the railroad's present-day administration. Each of the railroad's 20 locomotives and 4 cabooses feature detailed descriptions, data, and photos for modelers and enthusiasts.

Released March 2, 2014

50 pages | softcover

 

Just a Short Line - The Story of the Rahway Valley Railroad, Volume I: History of the Line, 1897-1950

by Richard J. King

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This book covers the history of the Rahway Valley Railroad from 1897 to 1950. Thoroughly researched and documented, this history traces the railroad from its inception as the New York & New Orange Railroad until the last full year of steam locomotive operations. The text is supplemented with over 200 previously unpublished photographs.

Released September 21, 2014

104 pages | softcover

 

JUST A SHORT LINE - THE STORY OF THE RAHWAY VALLEY RAILROAD, VOLUME II: HISTORY OF THE LINE, 1951-2009

by Richard J. King

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This book covers the history of the Rahway Valley Railroad from 1951 to 2009. Thoroughly researched and documented, this history traces the railroad from the delivery of its first diesel locomotive through the shutdown in 1992 and revitalization attempts in the early 2000s. The text is supplemented with over 200 previously unpublished photographs.

Released May 17, 2015

124 pages | softcover

 

Lehigh Valley - The Final Years: 1965-1976

by Rudy Garbely

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This history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad covers the railroad's waning years, from its spiral into bankruptcy to its inclusion in Conrail. With over a year and a half of academic research, this book presents entirely new information about the last years of the railroad's existence. The text is supplemented with 141 previously unpublished photographs.

Released January 1, 2013

108 pages | hardcover


Police BADGE Books

Railroad Police Badges of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. & Affiliated Lines

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its affiliated lines for the past century, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of PRR police and the badges they wore.

Released January 9, 2013

42 pages | softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF THE New York Central System, New York, Ontario & Western & AFFILIATED LINES

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of the New York Central System, New York, Ontario & Western, and their affiliated lines for the past century, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of New York Central and NYO&W police and the badges they wore.

Released September 4, 2013

68 pages | softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF THE Civil War Era

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of the Civil War era from the 1840s through the 1880s, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of Civil War era railroad police and the badges they wore.

Released April 1, 2013

30 pages | softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE "Pie-Plate" BADGES OF Chicago

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of Chicago-area railroads for the past century, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of Chicago-area railroad police and the badges they wore.

Released December 4, 2012

24 pages | softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of pacific northwest railroads for the past century, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of pacific northwest railroad police and the badges they wore.

Released February 6, 2016

32 pages | softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF THE Southern Pacific Co. & Affiliated Lines

by Chip Greiner

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This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of the Southern Pacific Company and its affiliated lines for the past century, including value estimates and images of real badges. The book also provides a look at the history of SP police and the badges they wore.

Released February 11, 2013

28 pages | softcover