Railroads of Milwaukee: Steam - Diesel - Electrics - Lake Boats

Railroads of Milwaukee: Steam - Diesel - Electrics

In this new 264-page book, 68 pages of which are in full color, author John Kelly explores the fascinating history of the city's railroads, starting with the Milwaukee & Waukesha in 1847. By 1873 the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway--later the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific ("The Milwaukee Road") opened a line to Chicago and the railroad was on its way.The Milwaukee Shops and the Hiawatha legend, Skytops and Super Domes, and the story behind designer Brooks Stevens, are also featured. Kelly supplies copious data on not only the Milwaukee Road, but also the Chicago & NorthWestern's freight and passenger service, including the 400 fleet. Kelly also writes about the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad, America's Fastest Interurban, the Skokie Valley Route and Electroliners. In the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company section, he reviews streetcars, interurbans and trackless trolley buses.With the inclusion of the Lake Boats, the Pere Marquette, Chesapeake & Ohio, and Grand Trunk Western RR's also come into the picture. In addition the book covers the Beer Line and the breweries, Milwaukee's meatpacking industry, Milwaukee's railroad stations and freight yards--a recipe for some great railroad reading.Generously illustrated with 135 color and 362 black and white phot...

  • Brand: Heimburger House Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 0911581677

The Electric Pullman: A History of the Niles Car & Manufacturing Company (Railroads Past and Present)

The Electric Pullman: A History of the Niles

Entering an already crowded and established industry, the Niles Car & Manufacturing Company in Ohio began business with surprising success, producing well over 1,000 electric and steam railway cars—cars so durable they rarely needed to be replaced. That durability essentially put the company out of business, and it vanished from the scene as quickly as it had appeared, leaving little behind except its sturdy railway cars. The story of this highly regarded company spans just 16 years, from Niles’s incorporation in 1901 to the abandonment of railway car production and sale of the property to a firm that would briefly build engine parts during World War I. Including unpublished photographs and rosters of railway cars produced by the company and still in existence in railroad museums, The Electric Pullman will appeal to railroad enthusiasts everywhere.

  • ASIN: B00C2NJGN0

Fallon Electric Railroad Company

Fallon Electric Railroad

Stock printed by Goes. Rare!

  • ASIN: B01MSZ4Y54

GE Locomotives: 110 Years of General Electric Motive Power

GE Locomotives: 110 Years of General Electric Motive

General Electric entered the railroad industry in the early twentieth century and this collection of history explores all types of electric locomotives with a stunning collection of archival black-and-white, period, and modern color photography. Depicting a broad cross-section of American railroads in a variety of regions both urban and remote, Brian Solomon leads us through GE’s entire locomotive history, from the first electric S motors to today’s colossal, 6,000-horsepower diesel-electrics. Witness electrical legends such as the Pennsylvania Railroad’s E44s, Amtrak’s E60s, and Milwaukee Road’s “Little Joes”, just to name a few. All in all, Solomon gives us a brilliant explanation of the locomotives, the terrain they covered, pioneering GE efforts, and even the marketplace competition and the power race that fueled the development of these awesome machines.

  • Brand: Brand: MBI
  • ASIN: 076031361X

Legends: Gimme Some Lovin

Legends: Gimme Some

Time Life: Legends

  • ASIN: B0009X4WV6
  • UPC: 610583079920

Electric Railroad Substation

Electric Railroad

  • ASIN: B002JV1ODU

Building a Train

Building a

  • ASIN: B0762FD6XW

Lukens Steel Company 76 General Electric Diesel PA Train Railroad Postcard

Lukens Steel Company 76 General Electric Diesel PA

Lukens Steel Company's #76 doing switching duties at Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Era: Chrome Postcard Size: Old Standard (5.5 x 3.5 )Pictures are of actual postcard. We take high resolution scans of the front and back of the postcards. Please look at the pictures to view the condition. Our store is filled with postcards and we offer special promotions on multiple orders to save you money. International buyers are welcome! (Location: V1-70) Upgrade to Expedited Shipping to receive faster shipping and a tracking number.

  • Brand: Postcard
  • ASIN: B079WL3ZH8

Dimmable Electric Lantern Lamp with Edison Bulb Included Rustic Rust Finish

Dimmable Electric Lantern Lamp with Edison Bulb Included

Oil Lantern Reproduction table lamp with Edison style dimmable bulb and dimmer switch Add a rustic oil lamp lantern table lamp to your home, office, cabin, or anywhere to bring that perfect touch of the rustic, western decor style. Manufactured by Muskoka Lifestyle Products.

  • Color: Rust Powder Coat Finish
  • Brand: Muskoka Lifestyle Products
  • ASIN: B074QXP7FF
  • UPC: 722589486968

The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company: Pacific Electric in Ontario & Claremont

The Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad Company:

Fascinating history of the Ontario & San Antonio Heights Railroad covering the line up Euclid Avenue to San Antonio Heights. The line was first powered by mules and then later electrified. The O&SA also ran a rather roundabout interurban line from Upland to Pomona. This book provides detailed information on both lines under both O&SA and later the Pacific Electric. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With roster and several maps. 116 pages.

  • ASIN: B0007HBNUM
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