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Railroad men

Simpson Kalisher

Railroad men

a book of photographs and collected stories.

by Simpson Kalisher

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Published by Clarke & Way in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Pictorial works.,
  • Railroads -- Employees.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Jonathan Williams.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesAn image Gallery book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF149 .K32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5826089M
    LC Control Number61013573
    OCLC/WorldCa1424349

    Collectible Railroad Books The car might be king today but thousands of devoted writers have ensured the railroads will never be forgotten. We have plucked from obscurity 30 fascinating books - most of them out-of-print - about railways from Cairo to New South Wales to Yosemite encompassing engineering, history, industry, photography, policing.   Begin your search for a railroad working ancestor by identifying where he lived at the time of his railroad employment. Historical maps and published histories can then help you to identify what railroad lines ran through that area at the time. From there you need to dig into the history of the specific railroads to locate present owners and determine whether employee records still exist for.

    The Boston & Maine Railroad Men Collection on CD Price: $ The Boston & Maine Railroad Men collection is a collection of 16 issues of the railroads employee magazine published from to Each volume represents one issue of this publication and each is about pages long. Railroad men; a book of photographs and collected stories.. [Simpson Kalisher] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # An image Gallery book\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

      NOTHING LIKE IT IN THE WORLD is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad? the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers, and the other labourers who did /5(71). Karen's Books offers transportation books and videos at discount prices delivered right to your door! We specialize in railroad books, train books, train DVDs, military, tanks, trucks, automobiles, aviation, motorcycles, buses, tractors, ships, locomotives, calendars and all forms of transportation books .


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