A must have for any Railroad buff or train enthusiast. Digitized reprints of 23 antique books from the early 1800s and 1900s written in the heyday of the locomotive. Wonderful illustrations and all manner of information and how to relating to railroads, locomotives and trains
American railway construction. 1857 455 p.
For engineers. Contains the rules, tables and formula for the location, construction, equipment and management of railroads built in the United States.
American railway shop practice. 1909 240 p.
Reference of the best railroad shop, practice, design, construction and equipment -Layout, blacksmith shop, freight and passenger car shop, paint shop, mill, foundry, power plant, storehouse and round house.
Freight car equipment reference. 199 p.
Reference work for the carman illustrating in detail the types of cars, their construction and repair.
Locomotive handbook. 1890 321 p.
Construction, running and management of locomotive engines and boilers.
Narrow gauge locomotive catalog. 1885. 46 p.
Illustrated catalog from the baldwin locomotive works.
Locomotive dictionary illustrated. 1906. 677 p.
American vocabulary and terms, parts, attachments, details, and illustrations of typical british locomotive practices. with over 5,000
Locomotive breakdowns and remedies. 1903. 241 p.
Treatment and remedies of accidents and breakdowns of every kind which is likely to occur to a locomotive engine while in service.
Locomotive engineers handbook. 1852. 297 p.
Handbook for engineers and machinist including the proportions and calculations for constructing locomotives. manner of setting valves, tables, squares, cubes, etc.
Locomotive fireman part 1. 1888. 60 p.
Simple reference of what to do in case of a breakdown.
Locomotive fireman part 2. 1888. 32 p.
Simple reference and tips entitled "The reason Why".
Pocket book of railroad. 1906. 217 p.
Quick reference cyclopedia of railroad information.
Practicle railroad switch work. 1897. 173 p.
A handbook for track forman.
Practical treaties of locomotive engines. 1840. 632 p.
Construction and mode of use of engines for conveying heavy loads on the railroad. Covers things such as how much velocity a given load will draw to the amount of fuel and water it takes and much more.
Railroad melons rates and wages. 328 p.
Handbook of railroad information lot of little know information. Inclused information for New York central lines, Southern Pacific, The Rock Island. Louisville Nashville and many more.
Railway builders handbook. 1897. 279 p.
Handbook for estimating the cost, contruction and equipment for the American railway.
Railway electrical engineers handbook. 1912. 324 p.
Covers all aspects of electrical lighting and illumination.
Railway engineering field book. 1901. 522 p.
Designed for the classroom field and office.
Railway handbook. 1903. 315 p.
Official British railroad guide and handbook of general information.
Railway surgery handbook. 1899. 273 p.
Handbook on management of railroad related injuries.
Railroad interlocking devices. 1919. 436 p.
Electrical and mechanical interlocking, AC and DC automatic signal blocks, manually operated signal blocks, telephone selectors.
Railroad history and abuse. 1893. 480 p.
Historical treatise on railroads and remedies for their abuse.
Locomotive engine popularity. 92. p.
Small book on the the popular and scientific description of a locomotive engine.
The railroad signal dictionary. 1908. 517 p.
With over 3,000 illustrations covers the vocabulary and terms of American railroad signals, their parts, construction and operation. Also covers some British signals and practice.