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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Silverthorn, Suzanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. Ltd. 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.88 SIL

Summary: Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal City Studios, Inc. 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Summary: Chronicles the history of locomotive development, including photographs of over four hundred types of trains and seven of the world's most memorable railroad journeys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 385.09 TRAIN SMI

Solomon, Brian

Summary: "Illustrated history of the North American Railroad industry's mergers and acquisitions illustrated with historical photography and 50 specially commissioned maps and line diagrams charting that evolution"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2013

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

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

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

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

Warrick, Robert I.

Summary: "The Ann Arbor Railroad was as much a steamship line as a railroad. This text rich volume follows Michigan's most distinctive railroad from beginning to end with stunning photographs that will surprise readers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morning Sun Books 2008

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

Wegman, Mark

Summary: Over the course of 15 years, author Mark Wegman researched original railroad company drawings, records, and even paint chips to render 180 color profiles, front view, top views, and interior layouts representing the steam, diesel, and electric locomotives and the passenger cars of more than 40 of the most celebrated golden-age "name" trains across the nation. Wegman's drawings are accompanied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crestline, an imprint of Book Sales, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2014

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 385 WEG

Summary: A former Confederate soldier still haunted by his past, Cullen Bohannon made a home in Hell on Wheels hunting down the men responsible for killing his family. Following the Indian attack that destroyed the railroad settlement, Cullen spends a long winter reshaping his lust for revenge into a burning ambition, to take control of the Union Pacific and drive it across the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HEL

Ambrose, Stephen E.

Summary: The account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad-the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 385 AMB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 385.09 Ambrose 2000

Schafer, Mike.

Summary: "This illustrated history examines the evolution of the mighty "Pennsy" from a disparate group of early horse-car lines into a twentieth-century transportation giant sprawling across 10,000 route miles in 13 of the nation's most populous states."--Dust jacket. "This hardcover edition of the original soft cover volume consists of all new photography from numerous collections. ... We introduce...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2009

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Meltzer, Milton

Summary: Takes a look at the history of rail transportation, focussing on how it transformed societies from isolated communities which rarely communicated or traded into unified nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 385 Mel

Dallas, Sandra

Summary: Twelve-year-old Belle Martin and her family move to Mingo, Colorado, in 1910 when the U.S. government offers 320 acres of land free to homesteaders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DAL

Ambrose, Stephen E.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 385 AMB

Marsh, Nicholas A.

Summary: "In pioneer America, the Michigan Central Railroad became the major route between east and west, linking older states and their restless populations to young cities like Detroit and Chicago, and to the wide open spaces beyond. Now, for the first time in book form, historian Nick Marsh systematically relates the colorful story of this legendary enterprise, drawing on numerous archival records,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n.] 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.09774 MAR

Laws, Bill.

Summary: "Filled with unusual and unexpected stories and facts, this illustrated survey of the most important historical and contemporary railway lines around the world will captivate a wide audience, from the curious browser to researching students. The book organizes the railroads chronologically, considering each according to its greatest impact on social, commercial, political, engineering, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2013

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

Summary: Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of Union soldiers, who killed his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this connected the east with the still wild west.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HEL

Summary: The first 17 episodes of the popular and critically acclaimed series about Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn and her new life in Colorado Springs in the 1860s. Featuring stories of courage, conviction and romance on the American frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Dr. 2003

Laughlin, Rosemary.

Summary: Describes the events leading up to and occurring during the lockout and strike of railroad workers working for the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1894, and its impact upon American labor unions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.892 LAU

Burkhardt, D. C. Jesse

Contents: Rolling tonnage: moving the double A's freight -- Passenger trains -- Tracks on the water: the carferry fleet -- Terminals: Elberta, Cadillac, Owosso, Ann Arbor, and Toledo -- The war years -- We have the connections -- After the carferries -- Addendum: the Ann Arbor carferry fleet (1892-1982).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.097 BUR

Carpenter, Richard C

Summary: The fifth volume of A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946 provides a comprehensive record of the railroad system as it existed in Iowa and Minnesota in 1946—the apex of America's post-war rail network, when steam locomotives still dominated and passenger trains stopped at towns all along the rail lines. Eventually railroad mergers, the automobile, and the airplane changed what many...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2003

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 385 CAR

Carpenter, Richard C.

Summary: The third and largest volume in this acclaimed series includes 276 maps and drawings and focuses on Indiana, Lower Michigan, and Ohio. These states could be called the crossroads of the national railroad network, where east-west transcontinental lines crossed north-south inter-regional lines. Carpenter depicts the major rail centers of Indianapolis, Gary, Detroit, Toledo, Cleveland, and...

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2008

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 385 CAR