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Westward To Promontory, Building The Union Pacific Across The Plains And Mountains, A Pictorial Documentary

By: Combs, Barry B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2214


79 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Previous owner's name/address on half title page and title page. Solid, clean. It was a grand Anvil Chorus that those pounding sledges were playing across the plains and mountains, in triple time: Three strokes to the spike, ten spikes to the rail; 400 rails to the mile; 425 miles in 1868 on the road to Promontory and the completion of the great work of the age. View more info

Great Trains Of North America

By: Whitehouse, P. B. (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Cresent Books: 1974

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2937


Folio ; 143 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Large coffee table size book. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is beautiful, bright and sharp - with tiny bit of shelf wear at edges. The story of railroads in North America is also a history of the development of two great nations: the United States and Canada. Illustrated throughout with fantastic photos. View more info