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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Railroads: RR Mining
29 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Walters, Greg J.; Rick W. Mills.  
A High Line Scrapbook: The Burlington's Branch to Deadwood.

Publisher: No place: Published by authors, 1986..
Second Edition ISBN: 0961532114 Quarto, about 12 inches tall, in photo illustrated black wraps. 103 pages plus 3 pages of document facsimiles. Illustrated by photographs, some in color, maps, drawings. An interesting book picturing the operation of this shortline in South Dakota. Clean and sound inside. The covers show light edge wear and a light crease at the bottom front tip. Softcover Softcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 58.14 CAD 56.24 EUR 40.00 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 543.48 

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2.
Kneiss, Gilbert H.  
Bonanza Railroads.

Publisher: Stanford University CA: Stanford University Press, 1943..
Second Edition First published in 1941. Small quarto, about 10.25 inches tall, in red and pale yellow decorated cloth. 148 pages illustrated by photographs. A nicely produced history on five railroads that operated in the era of mining between Nevada silver and southern San Francisco bay: Virginia & Truckee; Eureka & Palisade; Nevada Central; Sacramento Valley; and San Francisco and San Jose. Minor extremity wear to the book which is otherwise clean, bright and sound. The jacket spine is lightly sunned and there are a pair of 2-inch tears on front panel, one at bottom spine fold and the other at the upper right. The latter is closed and not obvious at all. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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3.
Abbott, Dan; Dell A. McCoy; Robert W. McLeod.  
Colorado Central Railroad: Golden, Central City, Georgetown [Signed].

Publisher: Denver: Sundance Publications, 2009..
First Edition ISBN: 0913582786 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in light brown faux leather spine on glossy pictorial paper covered boards. 416 pages illustrated by photographs, map endpapers, cover art by Jan Rons. SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS, LIMITED EDITION, #781 OF AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER. A typically well produced pictorial railroad book by this publisher with a very impressive selection of pictures of the towns of Central City, etc./ along with the mining operations. The book is bright, clean and unworn. The publisher's clear acetate jacket is unworn as well. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 145.35 CAD 140.61 EUR 100.00 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,358.70 

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4.
Martin, Cy.  
Gold Rush Narrow Gauge: The Story of the White Pass and Yukon Route.

Publisher: Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books, 1969..
First Edition Hardback quarto, about 11 inches tall, in black cloth stamped in yellow. 96 pages illustrated by photographs, maps. Just a hint of wear to the extremities and a minor abrasion to the bottom front edge; gift note on front pastedown. Otherwise a clean, sound book. The jacket also has very light wear to the tips and it is price clipped. Plenty of information on the building of these short lines, and particularly interesting photos of the operation of inclines in the logging operations. A hint of wear to the tips. The jacket is likewise bright and crisp with minimal extremity wear and a little pulling to the head of the spine. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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5.
Martin Cy (William S. Keezer).  
Gold Rush Narrow Gauge: The Story of the White Pass and Yukon Route.

Publisher: Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books, 1969..
First Edition ISBN: 0870460269 Hardback quarto in black cloth with yellow spine titles. 96 pages illustrated by photographs, maps. A nice copy with minimal extremity wear. The free endpapers are stained with what appears to be tape residue. Otherwise a bright clean book. The jacket is crisp, bright and unworn. A history of the line serving the northwest gold strikes with emphasis on the history of the area, not just the railroad. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 58.14 CAD 56.24 EUR 40.00 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 543.48 

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6.
Lampert, Lyndon J.; Robert W. McLeod.  
Little Book Cliff Railway: The Life and Times of a Colorado Narrow Gauge.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing Co., 1984..
First Edition ISBN: 0871086387 Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in brown faux leather stamped in gilt. 191 pages illustrated by photographs. An excellent illustrated history of a Colorado Western Slope short line, hauling coal to Grand Junction. Clean, bright, and unworn. The jacket has light extremity wear and a light abrasion to the foot of the spine. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 58.14 CAD 56.24 EUR 40.00 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 543.48 

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7.
Dillan, J. Alfred, editor.  
Missabe Iron Ranger, Souvenir Issue, April 1961.

Publisher: No place: Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway Co., 1961..
Periodical Softcover quarto, about 10.75 inches tall, in illustrated stapled wraps. 50 pages illustrated by photographs. Includes a roster of the railroad's steam locomotives. A special issue of the company house organ with lots of pictures of an award ceremony honoring retired employees. Light edge wear but otherwise clean and sound. Softcover Softcover Very Good

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8.
Best, Gerald M.  
Nevada County Narrow Gauge.

Publisher: Berkeley: Howell-North, 1965..
First Edition Hardback quarto in orange cloth. 214 pages illustrated by photographs, fold out schematic. Very light extremity wear to the book. The jacket is bright and clean, but there is modest edge and extremity wear, a couple of small tears at head of spine, and a tear near the top front flap fold of a bit more than an inch. There is a price sticker on the front flap, likely an original. 'The NCNG was a short line which served California's northern mines. From the jacket: "It had the highest bridges, most spectacular trestles and the most dedicated supporters any line could want.'" A lovely pictorial. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 46.51 CAD 44.99 EUR 32.00 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 434.78 

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9.
Graves, S.H. (President , White Pass & Yukon Route).  
On the White Pass Pay-Roll.

Publisher: New York: Paladin Press, 1970..
Facsimile Reprint ISBN: 0404006310 Octavo, about 8.75 inches (22.5 cm) tall, in dark blue cloth. 258 pages illustrated by photographs. The last few pages contain some poetry about the railroad. A well produced facsimile of the 1908 first edition. This covers the building and early operations of the railroad serving the Yukon Gold Rush. Bright and clean inside; covers with a hint of wear to the tips. Published without a dustjacket. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 87.21 CAD 84.36 EUR 60.00 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 815.22 

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10.
Myrick, David.  
Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Volumes I, The North Roads, and Volume II, The South Roads.

Publisher: San Diego CA: Howell-North, 1963..
First Edition Brown cloth. 933 pages over the two volumes, pagination continuous. Index and rosters in Volume II. Map in pocket at rear of Volume I along with a card with explanatory notes from the publisher. A first rate history of both the railroads and the region with excellent period photographs, plenty of maps. Soundly bound, bright copies with light extremity wear. There is very light and very faint foxing (perhaps it's fingerprints) on the prelims of both volumes. The jackets have moderate edge wear and minor edge tears with insignificant loss of surface color from rubbing, but more significant color loss at spine of Volume II. A piece of about a square inch missing at top corner of Volume I. Otherwise just minor chipping at extremities. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 145.35 CAD 140.61 EUR 100.00 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,358.70 

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11.
Fielder, Mildred.  
Railroads of the Black Hills.

Publisher: Seattle: Superior Publishing, 1964..
First edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in brown cloth. 175 pages, illustrated by photographs, maps. Great collection of vintage photographs. A clean and bright copy, soundly bound, unworn, but with previous owner bookplate on front endpaper. The jacket is likewise bright and clean but there in a nick out of the foot of the spine and a half inch tear at the lower front corner with messy associated creasing. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 40.70 CAD 39.37 EUR 28.00 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

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12.
Wood, John V.  
Railroads Through the Coeur d'Alenes.

Publisher: Caldwell ID: Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1983..
First Softcover Edition ISBN: 0870042912 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in photo illustrated brown wraps. 195 pages illustrated by photographs and maps, one of which is folded and tipped in at rear. A photographic history of the Union Pacific and Northern Pacific through the northern Rockies from Missoula to Spokane. Published in hardback as well. Minimal rubbing and edge and extremity wear. Otherwise clean and bright and soundly bound. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 34.88 CAD 33.75 EUR 24.00 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 326.09 

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13.
Chappell, Gordon.  
Rails to Carry Copper: A History of the Magma Arizona Railroad.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing Co., 1973..
First Edition ISBN: 0871080567 Quarto. Brown cloth decorated in gilt. 243 pages illustrated by photographs, schematics, maps, folding map in rear pocket. Very nice history of the short line Arizona desert railroad which was the last railroad in the country to convert from steam to diesel, in 1970. A beautiful copy with not a hint of wear, in a jacket with just a touch of extremity wear but otherwise bright and crisp. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 98.84 CAD 95.61 EUR 68.00 GBP 54.14 JPY 8,500.00 MXN 1,062.50 ZAR 923.91 

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14.
Shoemaker, Len.  
Roaring Fork Valley.

Publisher: Denver: Sundance Publications, 1979..
Third Edition, Revised ISBN: 0913582069 Quarto in quarter cloth in photographic paper covered boards. Publisher's acetate jacket. 216 pages illustrated by photographs, many in color. Limited edition, #391 of an unknown number. An illustrated version of Shoemaker's classic on the area between Aspen and Glenwood Springs . Lots of history of the area including railroad activity. Facsimile signature on title page which is often believed to be authentic -- the author died before the printing of the book. The book is clean, bright and sound. Jacket is a bit yellowed, and a few inches of the top edge of the acetate on the front is missing. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 69.77 CAD 67.49 EUR 48.00 GBP 38.22 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 652.17 

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15.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope.  
Silver San Juan: The Rio Grande Southern Railroad.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing, 1973..
Fourth Printing ISBN: 0871080575 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in maroon faux leather with gilt stamped titles. 643 pages illustrated by photographs, maps, 8 color plates, frontis and two others by Howard Fogg, two by Mike Pearsall, and one each by Del Gerbaz, Philip Ronfor and Richard Ward. Folded employee timetable and system map in pocket at rear. Includes a locomotive roster. The first major pictorial on the RGS and still one of the best with a wonderful selection of photographs, a few in color. Barely a hint of wear to the tips. Otherwise clean, bright and soundly bound. Dustjacket lacking. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 75.58 CAD 73.12 EUR 52.00 GBP 41.40 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 706.52 

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16.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope.  
Silver San Juan: The Rio Grande Southern Railroad.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing, 1973..
First Edition ISBN: 0871080575 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in maroon pebbled cloth with gilt stamped titles. 643 pages illustrated by photographs, maps, 8 color plates, frontis and two others by Howard Fogg, two by Mike Pearsall, and one each by Del Gerbaz, Philip Ronfor and Richard Ward. Folded employee timetable and system map in pocket at rear. Includes a locomotive roster. The first major pictorial on the RGS and still one of the best with a wonderful selection of photographs, a few in color. The book has a spot of fading to the bottom front cover corresponding to a triangular chip on the jacket, and a previous owners embossing stamp on the title page Otherwise clean, bright and sound. The jacket is bright but it has shallow chipping at the spine ends and the previously mentioned chip at the bottom front panel, and it is price clipped. There are also several edge tears, mostly closed and none over a half-inch. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 139.53 CAD 134.98 EUR 96.00 GBP 76.43 JPY 12,000.00 MXN 1,500.00 ZAR 1,304.35 

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17.
Turner, George.  
Slim Rails Through the Sand: The Saga of the Carson & Colorado-Southern Pacific Narrow-Gauge Railroad through the Desert.

Publisher: Corona del Mar CA: Trans-Anglo Books, 1964..
Second Edition, 1989 ISBN: 0870460404 Softcover quarto, about 11 inches tall, in illustrated brick red wraps. 103 pages illustrated by photographs, map endpapers. A well illustrated story of the narrow gauge line that ran from near Virginia City to Owens Lake CA. Plenty of rolling stock, some schematics, and a lot of fairly bleak landscape. A clean copy with only minimal wear to the edges and there is irregular and pronounced sunning to the spine and upper back cover. Softcover Softcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 34.88 CAD 33.75 EUR 24.00 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 326.09 

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18.
McFarland, Edward M. Mel.  
The Cripple Creek Road: A Midland Terminal Guide and Data Book.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Publishing Co., 1984..
First Edition ISBN: 0871086476 Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in brown faux leather stamped in gilt. 214 pages illustrated by photographs. The Cripple Creek Road and the Midland Terminal are different names of the same railroad. It was the only standard gauge line in the Cripple Creek mining district. This line should not be confused with the Colorado Midland which was the subject of another excellent book by this author, but they were affiliated for a while. A bright, clean, soundly bound copy with light edge wear and a bit of bumping to the spine ends. The jacket has light edge extremity wear and soiling to the rear panel, and two one-inch tears to the top front panel. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 46.51 CAD 44.99 EUR 32.00 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 434.78 

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19.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope.  
The Gilpin Gold Tram: Colorado's Unique Narrow-Gauge.

Publisher: Boulder CO: Pruett Pub., 1970..
First Edition ISBN: 0871080451 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in black cloth. 112 pages illustrated by photographs; folding map in rear pocket. A terrific pictorial on the Shay powered shortline that hauled ore from the mines surrounding Central City Colorado to the smelters just down the hill in Blackhawk. Frontis and matching jacket art by Howard Fogg. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. Just a hint of wear to tips, and a light bump to the upper front corner of both the book and the jacket, but otherwise clean, bright and sound. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 98.84 CAD 95.61 EUR 68.00 GBP 54.14 JPY 8,500.00 MXN 1,062.50 ZAR 923.91 

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20.
Hollenback, Frank R.  
The Gilpin Tram [Signed].

Publisher: Denver: Sage Books, 1958..
First Edition Octavo, about 9.5 inches tall, in brown cloth. 64 pages illustrated by photographs, maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION #35 of 200 COPIES. The book is bright, fresh and unworn. The jacket has several short edge tears, the longest about a quarter-inch. Otherwise just light edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Fine/Very good

Appr.: | AUD 87.21 CAD 84.36 EUR 60.00 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 815.22 

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21.
Cedeck, Mark J., et al.  
The History of Glen Carbon (Illinois).

Publisher: Glen Carbon IL: Glen Carbon Centennial, Inc., 1992..
First Edition Quarto, about 11.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall, in black cloth decorated in silver. 102 pages illustrated by photographs. A nicely produced local history of this town not far from St. Louis MO. It was a coal mining town for much of its history and the Nickel Plate Railroad ran nearby. Only incidental family history content. Inside is clean, bright, unmarked and sound. The covers are a little rubbed here and there and there is a hint of wear to the tips. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 87.21 CAD 84.36 EUR 60.00 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 815.22 

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22.
Dorin, Patrick C.  
The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads.

Publisher: Seattle: Superior Publishing, 1969..
First Edition Hardback quarto in rust cloth stamped in black. 144 pages illustrated with photographs. Great selection of photographs showing the operations of the railroads coupled with Great Lakes shipping. These are described as 'the world's heaviest trains'. Nice copy with minor extremity wear. The jacket is a touch toned and has minor edge wear. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 29.07 CAD 28.12 EUR 20.00 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

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23.
Digerness, David S.  
The Mineral Belt (3 volumes complete).

Publisher: Silverton CO: Sundance Pub., 1977-82..
Second Printings, Vol. I and II; First Printing, Vol. III ISBN: 0913582204 Quartos, about 11 inches tall, in glossy paper covered photo illustrated boards on silver spines. The third volume is a SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, #877 OF AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER. Books are spotless; jackets are fully intact. Each volume 416 pages plus maps as called for in each volume. The facsimile of the Georgetown Courier from 1879 sometimes found in Vol. 2 is not present. Subtitles of each volume: Vol. 1: Old South Park, Denver to Leadville ; Vol. 2: Old South Park, Across the Great Divide; Vol. 3, Georgetown, Mining, Colorado Central Railroad. A wonderful set; fabulous photographs, mostly period, but some modern color photographs; text with a definite scholarly bent. The set covers the mining and associated railroad history of the gold and silver mining activities in the extensive area centered in Georgetown Colorado, but extending to Boulder and Cripple Creek. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in acetate jackets issued by publisher. 0913582212; 0913582484

Appr.: | AUD 343.02 CAD 331.83 EUR 236.00 GBP 187.90 JPY 29,500.00 MXN 3,687.50 ZAR 3,206.52 

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24.
Digerness, David S.  
The Mineral Belt: Volume II, Old South Park - Across the Great Divide [Signed] : An Illustrated History

Publisher: Denver: Sundance Publications, 1978..
First Edition ISBN: 0913582212 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in silver spine stamped in black, illustrated yellow paper-covered boards. 416 pages. LIMITED EDITION, #958 OF AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. An illustrated history, and a good one, of the Denver, South Park & Pacific and the gold and silver mining history, all with a fabulous collection of period photographs including many by William Henry Jackson, and a few modern color photos. Folded facsimile map of Como, Colorado in 1929, as well as a Geological Survey map of Breckenridge on the verso. There is sometimes a facsimile of an 1879 copy of the Georgetown Courier laid in as well, but it is not present in this copy. Front endpaper is a birdseye view of Denver . This is the second of a three volume series. A clean, bright copy in the publisher's acetate jacket that is also in fine condition. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 116.28 CAD 112.49 EUR 80.00 GBP 63.69 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,086.96 

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25.
Sewell, Alan.  
The Rio Tinto Railway.

Publisher: Brighton UK: Plateway Press, 1991..
No Edition Indicated ISBN: 1871980062 Octavo sized softcover, staplebound, about 9.25 inches (23.5 cm) tall, in photo illustrated red wraps. 64 pages illustrated by photographs. A nicely produced booklet on the history of a mining railroad in southwest Spain. Bright, clean and sound with minor wear to the extremities. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

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26.
Wurm, Ted; Harre Demoro.  
The Silver Short Line: A History of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad.

Publisher: Glendale CA: Trans-Anglo Books, 1983..
First Edition ISBN: 0870460641 Quarto in silver cloth stamped in black. 257 pages plus a three page index. Illustrated by photographs, maps and drawings, and a jacket illustration by Pat Cunningham. There are other books on this beloved railroad, but none with such thorough text or excellent production values. Pristine copy but for the embossing stamp of a previous owner on the dedication page and on a blank at rear. The jacket shows very light extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 110.47 CAD 106.86 EUR 76.00 GBP 60.51 JPY 9,500.00 MXN 1,187.50 ZAR 1,032.61 

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27.
Sloan, Robert E.  
The Silverton Railroad Companies.

Publisher: Northglenn CO: MEGA Publications, 1975..
First Edition Softcover quarto, about 11 inches tall. Illustrated white wraps. 48 pages illustrated by drawings, photos and a map. A very interesting look at the three railroads owned by Otto Mears in Southwest Colorado: the Silverton Railroad, the Silverton Northern, and the Silverton, Gladstone and Northerly. These generally served the silver mines in the San Juan Mountains, and the book has some excellent photographs of these operations. This author co-authored another book on this subject some years later: "The Rainbow Route". A light crease to the top front cover and minor edge wear. Softcover Softcover Very Good

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28.
Waite, Thornton.  
Union Pacific Rail to the Mines: The Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railway [Signed].

Publisher: Missouri and Idaho: Brueggenjohann / Reese and the Author, 1999..
First Edition ISBN: 0965772926 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in photo illustrated burgundy wraps. 64 pages illustrated by black and white photographs, maps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. Plenty of illustration, but plenty of text. Covers the Union Pacific line which ran from Nampa over the Snake River to Murphy Idaho. Excellent copy with barely a hint of wear. Softcover Softcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 40.70 CAD 39.37 EUR 28.00 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

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29.
Beebe, Lucius; Charles Clegg.  
Virginia & Truckee: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times.

Publisher: Oakland CA: Grahame H. Hardy, 1949..
First Edition Thin octavo, about 9 inches tall, in brownish cloth stamped in black. A history of the line built to serve the Comstock Lode and the people who mined it. 59 pages plus bibliography and roster. A shorter, smaller railroad book than ordinarily produced by Beebe and Clegg, but very nice nevertheless. Light toning to the jacket and short tears and a chip near the head of the spine, modest general extremity wear. The interior of the book is clean and unmarked, the binding sound, the text lightly toned. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

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