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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Railroads: RR Disasters
5 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Aldrich, Mark.  
Death Rode the Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828-1965.

Publisher: Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 2006..
First Edition ISBN: 0801882362 Small quarto, about 10.25 inches tall, in very light green cloth. 446 pages illustrated by a few photographs and drawings. Not the usual sensational pictorial, this is a technical and business study with historical trends, cost data, etc. Both the book and jacket are clean, crisp and unworn with just a hint of edgewear. Binding sound. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 79.89 CAD 75.00 EUR 53.96 GBP 38.46 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 731.71 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 17015.
    
US$60.00
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2.
Bradley, James T.  
Wrecks, Accidents and Collisions.

Publisher: Irving Texas: Bradley Enterprises, 1991..
First Edition ISBN: 0962463337 96 pages. Quarto in gilt stamped brown cloth. Illustrated by color photographs. This pictorial looks in some detail at several railroad accidents since 1966. Organized by cause: defective track, defective equipment, human error, and weather / miscellaneous. Both the book and jacket are bright, clean and unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 33.29 CAD 31.25 EUR 22.48 GBP 16.03 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 304.88 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 11261.
    
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3.
DeNevi, Don  
Tragic Train The City of San Francisco

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company 1977.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover Light rubbing to DJ. Inked owners name on rear flyleaf. ; B&W Photographs; 11 x 8-1/2"; 188 pages

Appr.: | AUD 53.26 CAD 50.00 EUR 35.97 GBP 25.64 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 487.80 

Purchase direct from: Crossroad Books. Item number: 27200.
    
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4.
Reed, Robert C.  
Train Wrecks: A Pictorial History of Accidents on the Mainline.

Publisher: Seattle: Superior Publishing, 1968..
First Edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in red cloth. 183 pages illustrated by photographs. A predictable, and often reprinted, pictorial. Some of the photographs are indeed impressive and the ephemeral materials pictured on the subject are fascinating. A bright clean copy with no sign of wear. The jacket is crisp, complete, untorn and bright. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 33.29 CAD 31.25 EUR 22.48 GBP 16.03 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 304.88 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18925.
    
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5.
Ridgway, Arthur.  
The Case of Train Number 3.

Publisher: Denver: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1957..
Early paperbound edition Thin softcover octavo in blue paper, 67 pages. The sixth volume in the Club's series, this was published in hardback in 1956. The story of the 1921 flood of the Arkansas River in Pueblo Colorado and the destruction of a Denver & Rio Grand Passenger Train. The book was originally produced at the railroad's behest. The story is meticulous; the photographs impressive; the four foldouts crisp and undamaged. A nice sound copy with minimal extremity wear, unmarked and soundly bound, but with pronounced sun fading to the spine and a minor dog-ear to the front cover. Softcover Softcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 39.95 CAD 37.50 EUR 26.98 GBP 19.23 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 365.85 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 11322.
    
US$30.00
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