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Yosemite, Alaska and the Yellowstone

By: WILEY, William H. and Sara King WILEY WILEY, Sara King

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Offices of "Engineering" / NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1893,:

Seller ID: 65574


WILEY, William H. and Sara King WILEY. The Yosemite, Alaska and the Yellowstone. L: Offices of "Engineering" / NY: John Wiley & Sons, [1893]. Pp. (6),[vii]-xix, (1), [1]-230. With 157 illustrations, including several maps, o ne which is folding, being of the West Shore Railroad and its connections. 4to, grey cloth covered boards with gilt titles, white cloth covered spine with gilt insignias and titles to spine, bevelled edges. A fascinating detailed description of a railroad journey across the United States taken by members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to a conventi... View more info

[Map] Railway and Steamship System, March, 1921

By: Reid Newfoundland Co. Ltd.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reid Newfoundland Co. Ltd., St. John's, Nfld., 1921,:

Seller ID: 111272


(Reid Newfoundland Co. Ltd.). [Map] Railway and Steamship System, March, 1921. St. John's, Nfld.: Reid Newfoundland Co. Ltd., 1921. Single pale green sheet folded into eight panes, overall 18 by 26 inches, with schedules and information on one side and a full sheet map of Newfoundland showing the routes on the other side. Includes one panel featuring the schedules for the Bay Steamship Service. Stamped in red over front cover : "Until further advised, Dining and Sleeping Cars attached to trains leavng Port-aux-Basques on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Also Dining and Sleeping Cars a... View more info

¦From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Railfare DC Books, Montreal, 2007, ISBN:1897190239:

Seller ID: 104928


UNDERWOOD, Jay. From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858. (Montreal) : Railfare DC Books, (2007). Pp (3),iv-vi,1-192. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers. "James Richardson Forman was born in 1822 at Halifax, and returned from Scotland in 1854 to oversee the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, the first publicly owned railway in the British Empire. But did he become a victim of Nova Scotia’s venal politics? He had been appointed to his post at the request of Reformer J... View more info