The Transportation History of Boonton, NJ

by William J. (Capt. Bill) McKelvey

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From the arrival of the Morris Canal in 1830 through the end of World War II, Boonton, New Jersey was a thriving industrial town with goods and people to transport throughout the state. The railroad arrived in 1867, expanding eastward in 1870 to reach Paterson, Newark, and New York. With additional technological advancements came trolleys, buses, and trucks, which still support Boonton's transportation network today. This all black & white book takes readers on a journey from the 1870s through the 1960s with a rare glimpse into Boonton's past.

To be released September 30, 2018

84 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover (staple-bound)
ISBN: 978-0-9966963-8-8

 

The Canadian: The Last of the Great Streamliners

by Ira Silverman

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Ira Silverman's lifelong awe with the transcontinental Canadian began with his first trip on the train in 1964. He has since ridden The Canadian over 40 times, taking care to document every trip with his trusty camera in hand. With full-color images spanning 1964 through 2018, this book is a photographic album of the history of one of the longest-lasting and most graceful streamlined trains in North America.

To be released November 1, 2018

90 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-9966963-7-1

 
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The Heisler Locomotive, 1891-1941 (revised & expanded Second Edition)

by Walter C. Casler

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The Heisler Locomotive, 1891-1941 is the definitive history of the Heisler Locomotive Works of Erie, Pennsylvania, and the interesting and capable machines they produced. The smallest of the three major manufacturers of geared locomotives (Heisler, Lima, and Climax), Heisler constructed over 600 geared steam locomotives, more than 30 fireless steam locomotives, and a single diesel-electric locomotive during its 50 years of production.

This revised and updated edition of the classic 1982 book is a collaborative effort between the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and The Garbely Publishing Company. The book’s original detailed builder’s list and owner’s index have both been updated and revised, and over 200 original black and white photographs from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s collection have been newly rescanned and retouched for enhanced printing quality. Reproductions of original patent drawings and specification tables compliment the comprehensive text, which covers both Heisler’s corporate history and the development of geared steam locomotive technology. This extensively improved book is a must-have for both the avid historian and the casual railroad enthusiast.

To be released November 1, 2018

200 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover
ISBN: 978-0-9966963-6-4

 
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Conrail Rainbow Years, Volume 1

by Richard Herbert & George Povall

MSRP TBA

To be released 2019

~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 
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Rails to Sterling Forest: The History of the Greenwood Lake Division

by Kevin K. Olsen

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This extensive history of the Erie's Greenwood Lake Division covers everything from the railroad's earliest days as the Montclair & Greenwood Lake Railroad through its current use by NJ Transit. With historic black & white and color photos throughout, this is the definitive story of rail service along a scenic New Jersey route.

To be released 2019

~150 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 
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Pinsly Railroad Company, Volume 1: Northern Roads

by Dr. Cary F. Poole & Eric J. Bickleman

MSRP TBA

To be released 2019

~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 
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Pinsly Railroad Company, Volume 2: SOUthern Roads

by Dr. Cary F. Poole & Eric J. Bickleman

MSRP TBA

To be released 2019

~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 
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Bobbers: North America's Four-Wheeled Cabooses

by Edward W. Neubaum

MSRP TBA

To be released 2019

~200 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

The Railroads of Aldene

by Richard J. King

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Accomplished railroad author and historian Richard J. King focuses on the various railroads of the one-square-mile Aldene, NJ area, which at one time contained the CNJ, LV, B&O, SIRT, RV, and RDG. From the first laying of rails in the 1830s through modern-day operations (CR, NJT, NYS&W, and M&E), King presents new information on the multiple interchanges and flow of traffic through one of New Jersey’s busiest railroad intersections.

Release Date TBA

~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

Railroad Tugboats of the Northeast, Volume I: Diesel Tugs

by Paul Strubeck

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~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

RAILROAD TUGBOATS OF THE NORTHEAST, VOLUME II: STEAM TUGS

by Paul Strubeck

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~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

RAILROAD CARFLOATS OF NEW YORK HARBOR, VOL. I: MAJOR ROADS

by Paul Strubeck

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~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

RAILROAD CARFLOATS OF NEW YORK HARBOR, VOL. II: TERMINAL ROADS

by Paul Strubeck

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~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

Morristown & Erie, Volume #3 - The Ben Friedland Era: 1982-1998

by Rudy Garbely

$50.00 MSRP

This extensive history of the Morristown & Erie Railway covers the railroad's rebirth from bankruptcy through the death of its most famous president. The text includes interviews with retired and current M&E personnel, supplemented with ~200 previously unpublished photographs.

To be released 2020 or beyond

~100 pages | 8.5"x11" softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF The World War I Era

by Chip Greiner

$30.00 MSRP

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

Release Date TBA

~30 pages | 8.25"x10.75" softcover

 

RAILROAD POLICE BADGES OF THE ANTHRACITE ROADS

by Chip Greiner

$30.00 MSRP

This book is a collector's guide for railroad police badges of the Anthracite region railroads, including value estimates and images of real badges. This includes the LV, CNJ, RDG, L&NE, L&HR, and more! The book also provides a look at the history of Anthracite railroad police and the badges they wore.

Release Date TBA

~30 pages | 8.25"x10.75" softcover