Books & Reference

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Waiting for the Light
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September 24, 2020
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A Century of Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives
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Southern Pacific (SP)
June 12, 2021
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January 23, 2019
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February 19, 2019
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Waiting For The Light
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August 08, 2019
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April 21, 2018
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Arcadia Publishing

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Long Island Rail Road Stations
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Railroading in Ellis County
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Street Railways of El Paso
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Chattanooga's Terminal Station
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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East Texas Logging Railroads
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Pere Marquette 1225
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Detroit's Michigan Central Station
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Railroads of Placer County
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Railroad Depots of Southern Indiana
Arcadia Publishing
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February 15, 2018
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Harvey Houses of Texas
Arcadia Publishing
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May 26, 2018
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The Bayous of Houston
Arcadia Publishing
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May 26, 2018
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The Galveston-Houston Packet
Arcadia Publishing
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May 26, 2018
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When Atlanta Took The Train
Arcadia Publishing
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May 26, 2018
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Benchmark Publications

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Up Clear Creek on the Narrow Gauge
Benchmark Publications
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June 12, 2021
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Central Electric Railfans' Association

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Houston North Shore
Central Electric Railfans' Association
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June 16, 2021
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Cochetopa Press

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Hollywood's Railroads Volume Two Sierra Railroad
Cochetopa Press
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May 29, 2018
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Hollywood's Railroads Volume Three: Narrow Gauge Country
Cochetopa Press
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May 29, 2018
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Hollywood's Railroads Volume One: Virginia & Truckee
Cochetopa Press
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Virginia & Truckee (V&T)
May 29, 2018
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Colorado Railroad Museum

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Colorado Rail Annual No. 13
Colorado Railroad Museum
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July 10, 2020
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Colorado Rail Annual No. 14
Colorado Railroad Museum
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July 10, 2020
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Four Ways West Publications

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Southern Pacific Passenger Trains, Vol. 2: Day Trains of the Coast Line
Four Ways West Publications
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Southern Pacific (SP)
June 13, 2020
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Burlington Route (volume 1)
Four Ways West Publications
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ)
June 07, 2021
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Southern Pacific Passenger Trains (volume 1)
Four Ways West Publications
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Southern Pacific (SP)
June 07, 2021
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Heimburger House Publishing

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Wabash
Heimburger House Publishing
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Wabash (WAB)
October 30, 2018
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The American Streamliner, Prewar Years
Heimburger House Publishing
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June 13, 2020
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The American Streamliner, Postwar Years
Heimburger House Publishing
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June 13, 2020
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Narrow Gauge Country
Heimburger House Publishing
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June 16, 2021
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Hundman Publishing

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The South Park Line
Hundman Publishing
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Denver, South Park & Pacific (DSP&PRR)
June 12, 2021
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Indiana University Press

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Cotton Belt Locomotives
Indiana University Press
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St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
October 30, 2018
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Kalmbach Publishing Co.

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Piggyback & Container Traffic
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 08, 2017
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Building A Sectional Layout
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 08, 2017
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Collectible Lionel Classics
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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February 24, 2017
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Waterfront Terminals and Operations
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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February 14, 2017
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Beginner's Guide to Locomotives & Rolling Stock
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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January 15, 2017
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Modeling the Transition Era
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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September 12, 2017
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Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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September 26, 2017
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Wiring Projects
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 28, 2018
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Produce Traffic & Trains
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 28, 2018
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Steam & Diesel Locomotive Servicing Terminals
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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September 22, 2018
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Historic North American Locomotives
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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September 22, 2018
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Detailing and Upgrading Steam Locomotives
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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November 09, 2018
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Modern Freight Cars
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 03, 2019
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102 Realistic Track Plans
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 14, 2019
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DCC Projects & Applications Vol. 4
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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August 09, 2019
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Time-saving Techniques
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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October 14, 2019
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Build 3 Model Railroader Project Layouts
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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October 14, 2019
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Real Stories of the Rails
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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October 18, 2019
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Realistic Layouts
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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May 27, 2020
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Milk Trains and Traffic
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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May 27, 2020
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Modeling Cities & Towns
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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August 07, 2020
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Build Your First Layout
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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October 19, 2020
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Union Pacific's Big Boys
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
October 19, 2020
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Applying Lessons from the Prototype
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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November 18, 2020
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Iron Ore Railroads
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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February 05, 2021
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Guide to Signals & Interlockings
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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March 22, 2021
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Guide to North American Cabooses
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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April 29, 2021
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Guide to North American Steam Locomotives
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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April 29, 2021
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Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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April 29, 2021
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Tourist Trains Guidebook
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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April 29, 2021
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Best of Industries
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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May 03, 2021
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How To Design a Model Railroad
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 15, 2021
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Model Railroading With John Allen
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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June 16, 2021
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Main Track Media

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Show-Me Katy
Main Track Media
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Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT)
June 16, 2018
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McMillan Publications

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Passenger Trains of Texas - Cotton Belt
McMillan Publications
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October 22, 2019
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Passenger Trains of Texas
McMillan Publications
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Rock Island (RI)
December 11, 2020
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Santa Fe Power in Color Volume 4
McMillan Publications
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
April 27, 2021
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General Electric Locomotives
McMillan Publications
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
July 27, 2021
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Southern Pacific Steam Series Volume 48
McMillan Publications
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Southern Pacific (SP)
July 27, 2021
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Pacific Electric Volume 8
McMillan Publications
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Pacific Electric Railway (PE)
July 27, 2021
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Metro Books

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Where Rails Meet the Sea
Metro Books
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June 12, 2021
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Monte Vista Publishing

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Southern Pacific Steam Vol 44: SP's Western Oregon Lines Pictorial
Monte Vista Publishing
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Southern Pacific (SP)
December 07, 2018
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Santa Fe Steam Series Volume 16: 3400-3500 Series 4-6-2, 4-6-4
Monte Vista Publishing
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
December 07, 2018
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Pacific Electric Series Volume 4
Monte Vista Publishing
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Pacific Electric Railway (PE)
December 07, 2018
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Morning Sun Books

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Union Pacific Power Volume 1
Morning Sun Books
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Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
February 01, 2017
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Union Pacific Power Volume 4
Morning Sun Books
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Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
March 05, 2018
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Southern Pacific Volume 1
Morning Sun Books
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Southern Pacific (SP)
March 05, 2018
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CSX Power Volume 2
Morning Sun Books
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CSX
June 06, 2018
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Bicentennials Volume 1 A-F
Morning Sun Books
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June 06, 2018
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Southern Pacific Power in Color Volume 1
Morning Sun Books
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Southern Pacific (SP)
October 30, 2018
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Norfolk & Western Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment
Morning Sun Books
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Norfolk & Western (N&W)
October 30, 2018
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Santa Fe Power In Color Volume 3: Electro-Motive Switchers and Four-Axle Hood Units
Morning Sun Books
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September 30, 2020
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Santa Fe Power In Color Volume 2: Electro-Motive E, F, and Cowl Units
Morning Sun Books
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September 30, 2020
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Rio Grande In Color Volume 6: Tennessee Pass
Morning Sun Books
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September 30, 2020
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Railroad Truck Color Portfolio Volume 1: A-I
Morning Sun Books
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April 27, 2021
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Museum of the American Railroad

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Museum of the American Railroad
Museum of the American Railroad
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February 15, 2018
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Oso Publishing

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The Climax Locomotive
Oso Publishing
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June 12, 2021
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Pacific Fast Mail

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Argent
Pacific Fast Mail
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June 16, 2021
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Paired Rail Publications

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Katy Recollections
Paired Rail Publications
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Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT)
October 30, 2018
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Pruett Pub. Co.

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Steam Locomotives of the Frisco Line
Pruett Pub. Co.
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St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco)
October 30, 2018
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Rail Heritage Publications

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Basic Steam Locomotive Maintenance
Rail Heritage Publications
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September 22, 2019
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RKW Publication

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Southern Pacific, Vol. 1: Daylight, Train 98-99
RKW Publication
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Southern Pacific (SP)
June 13, 2020
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Robert L. Grandt

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Narrow Gauge Pictorial
Robert L. Grandt
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June 16, 2021
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S.M. Baron

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Houston Electric
S.M. Baron
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June 16, 2021
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Signature Press

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American Refrigerator Transit
Signature Press
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American Refrigerator Transit Company (ART)
October 11, 2018
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The Magor Car Corporation
Signature Press
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October 12, 2018
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Texas & New Orleans
Signature Press
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Texas & New Orleans (TNO)
June 07, 2021
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Sono NIS Press

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The Thunder of Their Passing
Sono NIS Press
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June 16, 2021
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Stanford University Press

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American Narrow Gauge Railroads
Stanford University Press
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June 07, 2021
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Sundance Publications

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The RGS Story Volume IV
Sundance Publications
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Rio Grande Southern (RGS)
October 12, 2018
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The RGS Story Volume I
Sundance Publications
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Rio Grande Southern (RGS)
October 30, 2018
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The RGS Story Volume X
Sundance Publications
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Rio Grande Southern (RGS)
June 12, 2021
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The RGS Story Volume XII
Sundance Publications
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Rio Grande Southern (RGS)
June 12, 2021
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The History Press

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Union Station in Denver
The History Press
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February 15, 2018
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TLC Publishing

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Way of the Zephyr
TLC Publishing
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ)
June 07, 2021
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Walthers

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2020 Model Railroad Reference Guide
Walthers
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HO/N/Z
October 08, 2019
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2021 Walthers Catalog
Walthers
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HO/N/Z
November 12, 2020
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Whiteriver Productions

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3 Days - 20 Bucks
Whiteriver Productions
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March 28, 2017
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Route of the Chiefs
Whiteriver Productions
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
October 27, 2017
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Denver & Rio Grande The Early Years
Whiteriver Productions
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D&RGW
May 22, 2018
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Slim Gauge Cars
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Scratchbuilding for Model Railroaders
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Practical Guide to Digital Command Control
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Model Railroad Structures from A to Z
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Freight Car Handbook
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Electrical Handbook for Model Railroads Volume 1
Whiteriver Productions
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June 10, 2018
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Southland
Whiteriver Productions
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August 03, 2018
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21 Projects
Whiteriver Productions
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October 18, 2018
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Rio Grande's Narrow Gauge K-36 Locomotives
Whiteriver Productions
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D&RGW
March 03, 2020
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Timber Titans: Baldwin's Articulated Logging Locomotives
Whiteriver Productions
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March 29, 2021
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