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1 Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification data (3 lots of 6 sheets each) for Choctaw, OK & Gulf RR Locomotives.
1902 
Ten Wheel, Six Wheel Switch & American Passenger. Partially ptd, then completed in manuscript. Technical. Oklahoma. (172952725)
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2 Bureau of Explosives HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, REGULATIONS EXCERPTED FOR RAILROAD EMPLOYEES.
DC 1977 
112pp. Wrps, v.g. (5008750575)
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3 Chessie System Railroads. RULES QUESTIONNAIRE FOR TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.
1986 8 vo. 
94pp. (5038875879)
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4 Compaignie du Chemin de fer de Paris a Orleans COURS DE PERFECTIONMENT DES AGENTS DU SERVICE ACTIF.
Paris 4to 
Wrps, toasting to paper. Set in "script" type. Tome I, 1924, 260pp. Elements de Mecanique et de Physique. Tome II, 1924, 227pp. Notions Theoriques sur le Materiel Voulant et la Locomotive. Technologie de la Locomotive (chaudrie, chassis). Tome III, 1925, 245pp. Technologie Generale do la Locomotive. In general this set resembles an International Correspondence School program, with review questions, illus., etc. France. Travel. No copies located per OCLC. No copy listed in US per OCLC. 3 vol. (52558768)
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5 Davis, David L. DAVIS'S IMPROVED METHOD OF CONFINING INDIA RUBBER, OR OTHER ELASTIC BEARINGS, FOR RAIL ROAD CHAIRS AND RAILS.
Boston 1856 
12pp. Wrps. NUC locates the Boston Public Lib. copy, only. OCLC locates five libraries with copies. None in any R.R. libraries. (3661493532)
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6 Fink, Henry REGULATION OF RAILWAY RATES ON INTERSTATE FREIGHT TRAFFIC.
NY 1905 
236pp. Fink was an early president of the Norfolk & Western Rail System, training under Billy Mahone when it was the AM & O ("All Mine & Ophelia's" said Mahone's detractors). V.g. Modest discoloration lower free front corner. Transportation. Technology. (91257784)
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7 Intercontinental Railway Commission REPORT OF SURVEYS AND EXPLORATIONS MADE BY CORPS #1...1891-93.
DC 1898 4to 
651pp. This is Vol. I Part II (text & tables) w/emphasis on Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua & Costa Rica. No maps, but several photo illus. & two multi gate-fold panoramic views, one of Salvador & the other from San Miguil to Yucatan. P. 361 to end has the Spanish translation. Maroon cl., some scrapes, e.p. soiled. (3680848230)
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8 International American Conference. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND DISCUSSIONS THEREON.
Washington, DC 1890 4to. 
1921pp. Vol. I - 554/Vol. II-555-1203/Vol. III-343/Vol. IV-375. Three quarter morocco, marbled bds., marbled e.p., all edges marbled. One vol. has leather hinges cracking, one cover loosening but intact. Private lib. # on t.p. no other marks. Comprehensive coverage of extradition, Inter. Monetary Fund, arbitration, wts. & measures, treaties, customs, sanitary regulation, etc. Special volume on railroad tour of U.S. (40 cities) including details on the train interior & accommodations. The tour included Atlanta, St Paul, Omaha, NY, etc. Last vol. gives history of other activities 1826 Panama, etc. South America. Economics. 4 vol. (5081715357)
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9 Kershaw Manufacturing Company TRACK TALK, VOLUME 1 #1.
Montgomery, AL 1986 4to 
32pp. Wrps, near fine. Superb photos by Ken Westfall. (4991663373)
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10 Louisville Courier-Journal Collection of 7 articles by or about HERMAN HAUPT
N.p. 
V.p. 1881. (Uncertain whether clipped from Louisville Courier-Journal, or reprint, elsewhere). Castigates MA for capricious behavior towards Haupt's railroad/tunnel activities. Removed. Together w/"Mineral Oils as Fuel for Locomotives" a three-p. article from Railway Age, 1881. Removed. Together w/"Wooden Railroads" a three-p. news story of unidentified source. Removed. Together w/"Valedictory Address" when Haupt left PA RR in 1852, an eight-p. speech probably clipped from a pamphlet. Removed. Together w/Haupt, H. "Computation of Effect of Gradients". (Phila.), 1871, p. 9-11. Probably text from publ. of Amer. Phil. Assoc. Removed. Together w/(Haupt, Herman). "Comparative Cost of Transporting Through & Local Freight." As ptd in U.S. Railroad & Mining Register, Feb. 14, 1874. Consists of five leaves laid down. A few pencil changes, likely in Haupt's hand. Attribution in intro. text. Haupt, heavily involved in railroads, gained attention for work on Hoosac Tunnel and for work on Civil War railroads. For the seven items... (3855485913)
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11 Moyiaux, Aug. LES CHEMINS DE FER AUTREFOIS ET AUJOURD'HUI ET LEURS MEDAILLES COMMEMORATIVES.
Bruxelles 1925 4to 
47pp. (Railroads of today and their commemorative medals) 4to. Good, Bkstrp lettering worn. This is a descriptive recapitulative second supplement describing (in text only) the medals awarded to railroads throughout the world covering 1837 to 1925.(Includes Canada and the United States) This title not listed per OCLC. First vol (1905) on line at nine seventy five. Railroads. (3339810057)
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12 Norfolk & Western Railroad FIDELITY INSURANCE, TRUST AND SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANY AND THE MERCANTILE TRUST COMPANY VS. NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY.
NY 1896 
10,3pp. Forcing Railway to assume Railroad contracts. Law. (4580355795)
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13 Norfolk & Western Railway NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY TO GUARANTY TRUST COMPANY OF NEW YORK. DIVISIONAL FIRST LIEN AND GENERAL MORTGAGE.
NY 1904 
iv,73pp. Lt bds, v.g. Appalachia. (4734383559)
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14 Permanent Internat'l Assoc. of Navigation Congresses X. Congress-Milan TRANSPORT OF CARGO BY "FERRY-BOATS".
Brussels 1905 
Wrps, v.g. One w/fold plt. These incl. Ashby: U.S.; Rota: Italy, etc.; & Cucchini: Venice. Naval. Railroads. Military. 3 vol. (4267927239)
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15 Seaboard Air Line (Railroad) SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION, NORFOLK, VA, MAY 6-12, 1898.
(Richmond) 1898 
(32)pp. Facsimile. Great travel promo encouraging Baptists to immerse themselves in Norfolk where the meetings would be held at Freemason Street Baptist Church. Photo illus., rail schedules, etc. Name other nearby's, incl. Willoughby Spit (I was 14 before I discovered this was not an imperative sentence). (4881973254)
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16 Thorton, W. W. THE LAW OF RAILROAD FENCES AND PRIVATE CROSSINGS.
Indianapolis 1892 
xlvii,590pp. First ed. This copy full law calf, 4" separation commencing bottom of front hinge. Author wrote several works of Indiana law. Real Estate. Transportation. (4314977781)
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17 Washington-Virginia Railway Co. TYPED LETTER.
DC 1915 
Tls to Nachod Signal Co. (Nice letterhead). (3658699653)
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