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Monon Route. in dj.

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books, Berkeley, California, 1978, ISBN:083107115x:

Seller ID: 75147


HILTON, George W. Monon Route. (Berkeley, California) : Howell-North Books,(1978). Pp.[1-5],6-323,(1). Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, green c loth cover with black lettering to cover & spine. George Woodman Hilton (b.January 18, 1925, Chicago –d. August 4, 2014, Columbia, Maryland). "The Mo non was Indiana's home railroad, the shortest line between Indianapolis andChicago, and connection to Chicago for the state's fine universities." Thi s book details the history of the railroad from its conception and foundation in 1847 to its merger with the Louisville & Nashville in 1971.... View more info

Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. First Paperback Printing

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1996, ISBN:0804728011:

Seller ID: 23634


HILTON, George W. Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. Stanford : Stanford University Press, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xvii,(3),1-364,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. George Woodman Hilton (b. January 18,1925, Chicago –d. August 4, 2014, Columbia, Maryland). "This is the first comprehensive account of the capsizing in 1915 of the steamer Eastland, an accident that killed more than 800 men, women, and children - the worst disaster of any kind in the history of Chicago and the worst in the history ofthe Great Lakes. [...] Alterations and the addition of more lifeboats ... View more info

Great Lakes Car Ferries. 1st in dj.

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Howell-North, Berkeley, CA, 1962,:

Seller ID: 74920


HILTON, George W. The Great Lakes Car Ferries. Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1962. First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii--xv,(1),1-282,(2). Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The River Car Ferries; 2. The Mackinac Transportation Company; 3. The Ann Arbor Railroad; 4. Pere Marquette District -- Chesapeake &Ohio Railway; 5. The Grand Trunk Milwaukee Car Ferry Company and other Lak e Michigan Services; 6. The Lake Erie Car Ferries; 7. The Ontario Car FerryCompany and the Upper St. Lawrence River Services. Some pencilling, many r ... View more info

Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. First Edition in dustjacket, inscribed.

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1995, ISBN:0804722919: 1995

Seller ID: 100456


HILTON, George W. Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. Stanford : Stanford University Press, (1995). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvii,(3),[1]-364,(8). Illustrated in b&w. 8vo, blue cloth with copper-coloured lettering to spine. George Woodman Hilton (b. January 18, 1925, Chicago –d. August 4, 2014, Columbia, Maryland). "On the morning of July 24, 1915, the steamer Eastland capsized in the Chicago River as she was casting off her lines preparing to depart on an excursion of Western Electric Company employees to a company picnic. The accident killed more than ... View more info