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1 THE STANDARD CODE OF THE AMERICAN RAILWAY ASSOCIATION. TRAIN RULES ADOPTED BY THE MEXICAN INTERNATIONAL RAILROAD CO. JANUARY 1, 1897.
Eagle Pass, TX: Printed by the Guide Printing House. 1901. Hardbound in flexible leather (? ) brown boards.  Front joint is cracked but binding is held by cords. Heavy rubbing over all of the outside boards. This is an ex-library book of the Ohio Mechanics Institute and its book plate is on the front paste-down. The title on the front cover is all legible. This is a very scarce publication of the Mexican Railway. Printed in English, 56 pages: and Spanish, 46 pag 

Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Evans, Cerinda W. COLLIS POTTER HUNTINGTON.
Newport News, Va: Mariner's Museum, 1954. First edition. Gilt lettered green cloth. Fine. 2 vols; vol I, 384 pp.; vol II, 384-775 pp. 9 3/8  
Illustrated endpapers, frontis.port., 127 listed illustrations from photographs and drawings, appendix, chapter notes, references and index. A complete biography of this railroad giant, one of the Big Four of the Central Pacific Railroad. Includes the history of the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad and is illustrated with numerous historical photographs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Fleming, Howard, Edited by Grahame Hardy and Paul Darrell. Forword by Lucius Beebe. NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS OF AMERICA. INCLUDING A LIST OF NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN AMERICA 1871 TO 1949 COMPILED BY BRIAN THOMPSON.
Oakland, CA: Grahame H. Hardy. 1949. Facsimile edition of the original published in New York in 1875. This is a limited edition of 950 copies, of which this is No. 518. Signed by Hardy,  Hardbound. Brown linen with gilt vignette of a lo Former owner's bookplate on front free end paper, else Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with edge chipping, else Very Good 101 plus listing of railways and facsimile broadsi 
"Profusely illustrated with engravings from originals of narrow gauge locomotives, passenger and freight cars. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Fremont, John C., LETTER OF J. C. FREMONT TO THE EDITORS OF THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, COMMUNICATING SOME GENERAL RESULTS OF A RECENT WINTER EXPEDITION ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, FOR THE SURVEY OF A ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD TO THE PACIFIC....
Washington: U.S. Senate, 1854. First edition. Removed. Stain to upper right corner, else a very good copy. 7 pp. 8 5/8 x 5 1/2. 

Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Humason, W.L. FROM THE ATLANTIC SURF TO THE GOLDEN GATE: FIRST TRIP ON THE GREAT PACIFIC RAILROAD. TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS AMONG THE MORMONS, WITH SCENES AND INCIDENTS.
Hartford, Conn: Press of Wm. C. Hutchings, 1869. First edition. Modern green cloth with gilt stamped spine title,  Rear blank, end paper has repaired tear, slight age toning to the pages, else Near Fine. Very Scarce. 56 pages. 9 5/8 x 6 5/8. 
Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California, 295. Graff 2008. Howes, USiana, H-785. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 4132. Pp. 42-48 re Nevada with an interesting stop in Elko. Not in Paher's Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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6 McCluhan, T. C., DREAM TRACKS. THE RAILROAD AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN 1890-1930.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1985. First edition. Light blue/grey Cloth. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 208 pp. 12 x 9 3/4. 
Frontis., illus. with hand-colored photos, notes, biblio, index. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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7 McCluhan, T. C., DREAM TRACKS. THE RAILROAD AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN 1890-1930.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1985. First edition. Light blue/grey Cloth. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with slight edge wear. 208 pp. 12 x 9 3/4. 
Frontis., illus. with hand-colored photos, notes, biblio, index. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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8 Patencio, Chief Francisco. As told to Margaret Boynton. STORIES AND LEGENDS OF THE PALM SPRINGS INDIANS.
Los Angeles: Times-Mirror. 1943. 1st edition. Bound in light terra-cotta cloth covered boards.  Slight shelf wear and minimal color lightening on spine, else Very Good to Near Fine. This is athe most difficult of the books about the Indians of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley to locate, 132 pages. 8 x 5 1/2. 
This collection is divided into traditional stories of the Palm Spring Indians and Chief Patencio's personal boyhood memories. Some of the stories focus on aspects of traditional life, for example the Council Fire tradition. Other stories concern the impact of innovations such as the railroad. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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9 Rae, W.F., WESTWARD BY RAIL: THE NEW ROUTE TO THE EAST.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1871. First American edition. English edition was 1870. Original brown blind stamped cloth, gilt title on  Wear to spine ends, frontis. map detached, else Very Good, bright copy. 391 pges 8 x 5 1/4. 
Color frontis map which shows the recently opened railroad across the U.S. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 6810. Cowan p. 505. Paher 1607. Sabin 67430. Paher, Nevada, An Annotated Bibliograpy, (1607), "A picturesque book written in the style reminiscent of Mark Twain." 
Price: 135.00 USD
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10 Rae, W.F., WESTWARD BY RAIL: THE NEW ROUTE TO THE EAST.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1871. First American edition. English edition was 1870. Original terra-cotta blind stamped cloth. Light wear to spine ends, corners slightly bumped, gilt title on spine faded, else VG+, tight copy. 391 pp. 8x5 1/4. 
Color frontis map which shows the recently opened railroad across the U.S. Flake 6810. Cowan p. 505. Paher 1607. Sabin 67430.Chapters VI through XIV about the Mormons and Utah as follows: The Rocky Mountains to the Great Salt Lake; Visit to the Mormons: The City of the Saints; The Mormons at Home; Mormon Missions and Missionaries; Momonism on its trial; Bickerings Among the Saints; Utah Scenery; The Past and Future of Mormonism; The Great Salt Lake to the Great American Desert. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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11 Sabin, Edwin Legrand, BUILDING THE PACIFIC RAILWAY.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1919. First edition. Original red cloth with black titling on front cov Hinges going and somewhat shaken otherwise clean very good copy. 317 pages. 7 3/4 x 5 3/4. 
Frontis view of golden spike ceremony, illus., map, index. This is a difficult to find Sabin book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Tilton, Cecil G., WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON, COURAGEOUS BUILDER.
Boston: The Christopher Publishing House, 1935. First edition, presentation copy with inscription by author. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration. Corners lightly bumped, spine moderately faded, pages have light ripple, a good + copy in a chipped dust jacket with a 1" piece missing at foot of spine. 474 pages. 9 3/4 x 6 1/2. 
Endpaper map, frontis. portrait of Ralston, illustrated with vintage photographs, drawings, chapter tail drawings, index. Ralston was a key figure as a banker who aided the development of the Comstock Lode, The Central Pacific Railroad and many other important aspects of California, San Francisco and the developing West. Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography 1969. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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13 U.S. War Department, LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING REPORTS OF SURVEYS, ETC., OF RAILROAD ROUTES TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Washington: G.P.O. 1854. First edition. Removed. Except for scattered foxing a very good copy of a scarce item. 118 pp. 9 x 5 5/8. 
33d Congress, 1st Sess., House of Representatives, Ex. Doc No. 46. Contains multiple reports of explorations before the Pacific Railroad Survey was completed. Also contains a report of the death of Gunnison. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 U.S. War Department, REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. (13 volumes).
Washington: GPO, 1856-57. First edition. This is a mixed Senate and House set but uniformly bound. Modern 3/4 leather over marbled boards, red and bl Spines have uniformly faded, else tight. Except for some internal foxing, a very good set in an attractive binding. PLEASE NOTE: NO CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON THIS SET. PLEASE INQUIRE RE PAYMENT AND SHIPPING COSTS. 12 Volumes bound as 13. 11 3/4 x 9 1/4. 
Profusely illustrated throughout with plates, maps, etc. Howes USiana, P-3. Wagner-CampThe Plains & Rockies, 262-267:2. Paher 2044. 
Price: 12000.00 USD
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15 Williams, Henry T., editor, THE PACIFIC TOURIST. WILLIAMS' ILLUSTSTRATED TRANS-CONTINTENTAL GUIDE OF TRAVEL, FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEANT....A COMPLETE TRAVELERS GUIDE OF THE UNION AND CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROADS.
New York: Henry T. Williams, 1879 Bound in brown, pressed cloth with gilt-stamped ti Light shelf wear, front is slightly cracking, former owner's gift inscription on the front, free end paper, A Union Pacific R. R. "General News Agent's" oval stamp on front, free end paper. Pages lightly age-toned. Else, a Very Good to Near Fine Copy of an excellent overalnd railroad guide. 342 pages, plus Index and 3 pages of ads including 
Illustrated throughout with full and partial page scenic plates. Also portraits with an interesting full pages collage of "Representative Mormons" including Brigham Young. A guide book outlining the railroad route across the U.S. just a few years after the completion of the trans-continental railroad. A large amount of intormation on the towns and states and points of interests along the route. Includes Yellowston, Salt Lake City, The Rocky Mountains, the mines of the Comstock in Nevada, Yosemite, The Sierra Nevada and much, much more. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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16 Wurm, Ted and Harre W. Demoro, THE SILVER SHORT LINE. A HISTORY OF THE VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD.
Glendale, CA, Trans-Anglo Books, 1983. 1st edition. Hard bound in metallic silver cloth-covered boards Fine in and Fine Illustrated dust jacket. 257 (3) pages. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4. 
Illustrated title page and illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, facsimiles and mapes. Index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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