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Railroads & Rail Guides

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Supernatural Steam (Ghost Series), Brooks, John A.
1 Brooks, John A. Supernatural Steam (Ghost Series)
Norwich, UK Jarrold 1993 0711705933 / 9780711705937 First Edition Paperback New 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" 
New, unread. Twelve tales of haunted trains and railroad stations in Britain. 128 pages, b&w illustrations. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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Railroading at Its Wildest, Fitch, Ron
2 Fitch, Ron Railroading at Its Wildest
Kenthurst, Australia Kangaroo Press 1993 0864174969 / 9780864174963 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" 
Unread with mild shelf wear. Autobiographical history of the Australian railways as experienced in a 46-year career ranging from construction and maintenance engineer to South Australian Railways Commissioner. Post-WWII expansion, derailments, the demise of the steam train, the vast distances and primitive living conditions associated with track inspection, and rail-gauge blunders are among many features described and extensively augmented with 200 b/w photos. ; 176 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Trans-Canada Rail Guide  Includes city guides to Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary & Vancouver, Graham, Melissa
3 Graham, Melissa Trans-Canada Rail Guide Includes city guides to Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary & Vancouver
Hindhead, England Trailblazer Publications 2000 1873756399 / 9781873756393 Second Edition Paperback New 4 3/4" x 7" 
New, unread, unmarked. 16 pp of color photos. The world's most scenic rail ride. Mile-by-mile description of the entire trip from Halifax to Vancouver. 24 route maps. City guides and maps, recommended hotels and restaurants in eight major stops along the lines: Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary.; 256 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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Vietnam by Rail, Read, Tess
4 Read, Tess Vietnam by Rail
Hindhead, UK Trailblazer 2001 1873756445 / 9781873756447 First Edition Paperback New 
Unread. No remainder mark. 320 pp plus 16 pp in color. 40 maps, 30 color photos. VIETNAM BY RAIL includes the history of the railways and contains a km-by-km route guide. There's information on the Reunification Express, inaugurated in 1976, which links Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) with Hanoi. There is also information on crossing the border into China and linking with the Trans-Siberian Railway. This is a comprehensive country guide with 27 town maps showing the best sites; it recommends hotels and restaurants in such cities as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Danang, the DMZ, QUang Ngai and others. Plus there is a Vietnam language section, timetable and rail fares, cultural tips, visas needed, and how to get to Vietnam 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Sanderson, Margaret H B The Scottish Railway Story: A Social History of the Age of Steam
Edinburgh, Scotland HMSO 1992 0114941874 / 9780114941871 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 11" x 11 3/4" 
Unread, unmarked, minimal shelfwear.; 64 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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6 Strauss, Robert and Turnbull, Tamsin The Trans-Siberian Rail Guide
UK Compas Star Publications 1997 0952090015 / 9780952090014 Fourth Edition Paperback Near Fine 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Unread. Near Fine condition with general light shelf wear such as minor cover blemishes, slightly bumped corners, lightly soiled bottom edge. Unread, Last edition published. A comprehensive guide detailing the three major routes--the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian, and their branches and extensions--Central Asia and the Silk Route, Indo-China, North Korea and the Russian Far East via Alaska. 8 pp of color photos. Many b/w photos and strip maps. ; 348 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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China by Rail, Streatfeild-James, Douglas
7 Streatfeild-James, Douglas China by Rail
Hindhead, UK Trailblazer Publications 1997 1873756151 / 9781873756157 First Edition Paperback New 5" x 7 1/2" 
New, unread, minor shelf wear. 384 pp, 30 color photos, 54 b/w maps. This step by step guide follows four classic journeys around the country, visiting the most interesting cities, cultural sites and scenic spots en route. A30B2 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Silk Route by Rail, Streatfield-James, Dominic
8 Streatfield-James, Dominic Silk Route by Rail
Hindhead, England Trailblazer Publications 1993 1873756038 / 9781873756034 First Edition Paperback Fine 4 3/4" x 7" 
Unread, minimal shelf wear; 320 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Australia By Rail, Taylor, Colin
9 Taylor, Colin Australia By Rail
Hindhead, UK Trailblazer Publications 2000 1873756402 / 9781873756409 Paperback New 4 3/4" x 7" 
Unread, no remainder mark. Railway route guides with 50 rail maps, all main lines and branches. Also city guides and maps. 286 pp, index. 16 pp of color photos. From the vast emptiness of the Nullarbor Plain, on the world's longest straight rail line, to the twisting tracks of outback Queensland and the rainforests of the north, Australia's railways offer a rich variety of contrasting experiences. Taking the train is an ideal way to explore the continent. 
Price: 5.99 USD
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Trans-Siberian Handbook, Thomas, Bryn; Yates, Athol; Pozar-Burgar, Tatyana
10 Thomas, Bryn; Yates, Athol; Pozar-Burgar, Tatyana Trans-Siberian Handbook
Hindhead, UK Trailblazer Publications 1997 187375616X / 9781873756164 Fourth Edition Paperback As New 5" x 7 1/2" 
4th ed. 45 maps, 30 color photos. Approximately 20 city guides. 416 pp. Index. Kilometer-by-kilometer guide with strip maps in English, Russian and Chinese to Tran-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian routes. 
Price: 3.99 USD
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Siberian Bam Guide: Rail, Rivers & Road, Yates, Anthol; Zvegintzov, Nicholas
11 Yates, Anthol; Zvegintzov, Nicholas Siberian Bam Guide: Rail, Rivers & Road
Hindhead, UK Trailblazer Publications 2002 1873756186 / 9781873756188 Second Edition Paperback New 4 3/4" x 7" 
New, no marks. 384 pages plus 12 pages of color photographs. 30 city maps and black & white photographs. The Siberian BAM is the 3400 km railway traversing Siberia north of the Baikal Lake and ending at the Pacific Ocean. It is considered the largest civil engineering project of the post-war world. The first edition dealt exclusively with the railway itself. This second, greatly expanded edition includes other forms of transport in this fascinating but rarely visited north-eastern corner of Russia. This guide provides full details of how to get to the region, where to stay, what to see and how to get around. It includes 30 city guides and maps. In addition to covering the 3400 km of mountain railway, the guide also covers the Lena River in its entirety from the source to the Arctic Ocean, including the 1988 km served by steam-riven passenger boats. The Lena River flows through Yakutsk, a major city in north east Siberia. From Yakutsk, the Kolyma Highway going North East to Magadan is also covered by this guide.; 384 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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