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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 385 CAR

Floca, Brian.

Summary: Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 385.0973 FLO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FLO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FLO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Floca 2013

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 385 CAR

Niemann, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stanford University Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 385 NIE

Caravantes, Peggy

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 609 CAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Winkowski, Fred.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 625.26 WIN

Carpenter, Richard.

Format: cartographic

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 385 CAR

Mencken, August

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.33 MEN

Plant, Jeremy F.

Summary: "A fond look back at the C&O in Virginia and West Virginia from the last years of steam to the end of the Chessie System era."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morning Sun Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nielsen, Waldo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Old Bottle Magazine 1972

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 385 WEG

Summary: "Tells the unforgettable story of the 250,000 teenagers who left their homes and hopped freight trains during the Great Depression"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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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

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

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

Josephson, Matthew

Contents: Part one. The national scene: the national character -- What the young men dream -- Of empire-builders -- The winning of the west -- Two captains of industry -- The fight for Erie -- Grandeurs and miseries of empire-building -- Part two. Rising from the ruins -- Mephistopheles -- Caesar Borgia in California -- Giants of the northwest -- Certain industrialists arose -- Morgan and the railways --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 JOD

Klein, Aaron E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Exeter Books 1985

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: O 385 KLE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: 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: 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Summary: In season four of AMC's top-rated drama, Hell freezes over. Following the brutal winter of 1868, the railroad is at a standstill and restless workers wreak havoc on Cheyenne. Cullen Bohannon is trapped in a fort with a pregnant wife and the Swede. Thomas Durant is broke and Elam Ferguson is presumed dead. The task of uniting America by rail remains undone and the costs and consequences are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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