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Grant, H. Roger

Summary: Looks at the impact and importance of railroads and railroad travel on cities and towns throughout the United States, from 1830 through 1930.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.0973 GRA

Baldacci, David

Summary: Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool. Now, he must take the train if he has any chance of arriving in Los Angeles in time for Christmas with his girlfriend. To finance the trip, he sells a story about a train ride taken during the Christmas season.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2014

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Pindell, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Weidenfeld 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 PIN

Scheer, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 SCH

Summary: From Denver to D.C., this DVD collection explores the heart of America's scenic beauty and legendary trains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

Jennison, Christopher

Summary: Vintage magazine covers from Railroad, The New Yorker, and The Saturday Evening Post and original Lionel Train advertisements dating from the 1950s are only a few of the nostalgia-filled images, many never before published, that illustrate this Yuletide anthology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385 JEN

Meyers, Kevin (Kevin M.)

Summary: Visit national parks across the United States via train in this wildlife primer boardbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2015

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Loomis, Jim

Summary: Written both for veteran train travelers and those considering their first rail journey, this guide book will make any trip smoother and more enjoyable with its insightful travel trips and lots of information about how railroads operate. The author explains how individual trains are operated and offers tips on booking trips, finding the lowest fares, packing for an overnight trip, what to do on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917 NOR

Klara, Robert.

Summary: "In April 1945, the funeral train carrying the body of Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked on a three-day, thousand-mile odyssey through nine states before reaching the president's home where he was buried. It passed with darkened windows; few gave thought to what might be happening aboard. A closer look inside the train, however, would reveal a Soviet spy about to leak a state secret, a newly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 KLA

Diski, Jenny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.91 Diski

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 DIS

Lock, Norman

Summary: "In this ... tale of Manifest Destiny, Stephen Moran comes of age with the young country that he crosses on the Union Pacific, just as the railroad unites the continent. Propelled westward from his Brooklyn neighborhood and the killing fields of the Civil War to the Battle of Little Big Horn, he befriends Walt Whitman, becomes a bugler on President Lincoln's funeral train, apprentices with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOC

Michna-Bales, Jeanine

Summary: "They left in the middle of the night--often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. An estimated one hundred thousand slaves between 1830 and the end of the Civil War in 1865 embarked on a journey of untold hardship in search offreedom, many with the aid of the Underground Railroad. Through Darkness to Light : Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad imagines how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.7 MIC

Summary: Journey through the heart of the American South with its rich tapestry of past and present textured with legendary Southern hospitality. You'll explore the sultry charms of New Orleans before boarding the luxuriously restored Pullman cars of the American Orient Express. You'll enjoy the azalea blossoms of Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile, walk beneath moss-draped oaks on the streets of Savannah,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.5 AME

Summary: Catch an unforgettable glimpse into America's storied past as you ride the rails on these rolling museums of steam and steel. Focus on the history and mechanics of the engines themselves and a bit of local history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.09 GRE