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image of Correspondence between Theodore Brooks, an American inventory & marine engineer, regarding patents for railroad ties & chairs

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Garrison, NY, 1890. A collection of correspondence regarding inventions designed by Theodore S. Brooks, a man who ran the West Point ferry & The Highlander ferry for 50 years. His inventions were railroad ties and seats and heating buildings by compressed air, over 1890 to 1893. Brooks (1836-1912) born in Fort Montgomery,… Read more
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$475.00
image of Canadian Pacific Railway, the Great Transcontinental Route, Eastbound time table with map

Canadian Pacific Railway, the Great Transcontinental Route, Eastbound time table with map

by [Canada; Railroad]

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Published
1912
Condition
Good + overall
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$60.00

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1912. Good + overall. Time table of the CPR, corrected June 8th, 1912, with a map of the Transcontinental route. Timetables and detailed commentary on sights along the route, with times of arrival and departures. Routes described include: the transcontinental route, the Crows nest pass route, the Kootenay and Soo-Spokane route, the transcontinental lake… Read more
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image of Pennsylvania Railroad Tours to the South.  Travel brochure

Pennsylvania Railroad Tours to the South. Travel brochure

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Published
1895
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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Philadelphia: Allen Lane & Scott, 1895. Wraps. Very good condition. Brochure advertising two "early autumn pleasure trips" to the south, from Boston to Washington DC and Gettysburg. Each trip advertised as 10 days long, priced at $65 from Boston, $55 from New York, and $53 from Philadelphia. Includes descriptions of sites, including Gettysburg, Blue Mt Maryland,… Read more
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image of New York Central Station, Garrison, N.Y.

New York Central Station, Garrison, N.Y.

by Forson Bros. [Postcard]

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Published
1906
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A little dusty but very good overall
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$35.00

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Forson Brothers, 1906. A little dusty but very good overall. The postcard view centers on the stone station building, presently the Depot Theater. In the distance appears to be a south bound train. It shows 23 Garrison Landing (the Prescott's) and the side of the Art Center, with an absence of trees. Black &… Read more
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image of "Abstract of the Title of the Long Island Improvement Co. Limited to a Tract of 2442 Acres of Land at Medford, L. I." with Manuscript hand colored map

"Abstract of the Title of the Long Island Improvement Co. Limited to a Tract of 2442 Acres of Land at Medford, L. I." with Manuscript hand colored map

by [Corbin, Austin; John A. Bowman; Long Island Rail Road Company]

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Published
1885
Condition
Very good condition
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$4,500.00

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Riverhead, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Very good condition. The original manuscript title to a very large tract of land near Brookhaven Long Island acquired by John A. Bowman from the individual proprietors and conveyed here by Bowman in its entirety to the Long Island Improvement Company Ltd. The Long Island Improvement Company was formed… Read more
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image of Rhymes of The Rockies or What The Poets Have To Say of The Beautiful Scenery on the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

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Chicago: Poole Bros., 1898. Wraps. Very good + condition. Profusely illustrated guide with descriptions of sites and poems, including Manitou, Cheyenne Canon, Veta Pass, Sierra Blanca, Wagon Wheel Gap, Toltec Gorge, Royal Gorge, and Fremont & Marshall Pass. 8vo, 64 pp, printed b&w photographic illustrations, maps. Buff printed paper wrappers, title at front wrapper printed in… Read more
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image of Itinerary of the "Denver Special" to the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association at Denver, Colorado, June 7th - 10th 1898

Itinerary of the "Denver Special" to the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association at Denver, Colorado, June 7th - 10th 1898

by Wabash Railroad; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway

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Published
1898
Condition
Very good + condition
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$175.00

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American Medical Association, 1898. Wraps. Very good + condition. Unrecorded guide to the railway trip (and preliminary program) for the 1898 American Medical Association meeting in Denver by way of the Wabash Railroad (St. Louis to Kansas City), and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway (Kansas City to Denver). The guide includes description of the train… Read more
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image of What May Be Seen Crossing the Rockies En Route Between Ogden, Salt Lake City and Denver on the Line Rio Grande Western Railway

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Salt Lake City: Rio Grande Western Railway, 1898. Wraps. Very good condition. Brochure describing the important sites on the Rio Grande Western Railway route, the "Great Salt Lake Route", including Ogden and Salt Lake City (image of Mormon Temple, views of Salt Lake City), Castle Gate and Grand Junction. Also the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad (standard… Read more
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$75.00
image of Utah.  A Peep into a Mountain Walled Treasury of the Gods

Utah. A Peep into a Mountain Walled Treasury of the Gods

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Published
1895
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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Buffalo, NY: Matthews Northrup Co, 1895. Wraps. Very good condition. Profusely illustrated guide, with much information on the Utah climate, agriculture, mining and "amazing mineral wealth", map of Rio Grande Western Railway route and description of cities from Ogden Utah to Denver, and the Great Salt Lake and Mormons. Elaborately designed monochrome printed photographic illustrations throughout. … Read more
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image of Around the Circle.  One Thousand Miles through the Rocky Mountains, Being a Descriptive of a Trip among Peaks, over Passes, and through Canons of Colorado. Travel guide

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Denver, Colorado: Denver & Rio Grande R. R., 1896. Wraps. Very good + condition. Profusely illustrated Rocky Mountain travel guide, with points of interest, list of health and pleasure resorts, list of Colorado mountain peaks and passes, elevation of lakes, altitudes of towns and cities, illustrated with full page photographic picture or map on verso of each page.… Read more
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image of Australia Calls You to Sunshine, Freedom and Prosperity.  A Tourists' Paradise

Australia Calls You to Sunshine, Freedom and Prosperity. A Tourists' Paradise

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Published
1925
Condition
Very good condition
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$145.00

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Sydney: Australian Railways Commissioners, 1925. Very good condition. Prospectus with beautifully illustrated 1920s color wrappers, with illustrations of Canberra and Sydney Bridge, both under construction. Front wrapper signed Smith & Julius Studios, and depicting a bathing beauty with pale yellow parasol at the beach on one panel, and the snow clad "Alps". The verso with a… Read more
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image of Atlantic Coast Line RR, 1918 signed & stamped ticket, with original envelope

Atlantic Coast Line RR, 1918 signed & stamped ticket, with original envelope

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Published
1918
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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Wilmington, North Carolina, 1918. Very good condition. A signed and stamped ticket, with the cancellation stamp of the ACL RR Co, dated February 28, 1918. Signed by the passenger L. Emily Hart, and the ticket seller. Emily Hart is designated as a white woman with single hole punch next to the printed term "white". … Read more
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image of Great Western Railway Time Table, 1877.  Canadian railway which served US northeast.  Broadside

Great Western Railway Time Table, 1877. Canadian railway which served US northeast. Broadside

by [CANADA; Railroad]

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Published
1877
Condition
Good + condition
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$450.00

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Hamilton, Ontario: Times Printing Co, 1877. Good + condition. Large imposing broadside printed in a variety of type fonts, for the historic Canadian railway, the first to be chartered in the province of Canada West (today Ontario) in 1834. From Monday, 14th May, 1877 Until Further Notice. Includes the Toronto Line and US stops (New York,… Read more
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image of North of the Arctic Circle:  White Pass and Yukon Route

North of the Arctic Circle: White Pass and Yukon Route

by [Arctic; Alaska]

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Published
1939
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Very good condition
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$35.00

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Chicago/Seattle/Vancouver: Yukon River Circle Tour, 1939. Pamphlet. Very good condition. Numerous photos and rather detailed text, this is a small 3 1/2" x 6" 39 page promotional booklet that was given to travelers on a tour of Northern Alaska--1358 miles by river steamer and 581 miles by railroad, much of it along the Yukon River through Tanana, Fort… Read more
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image of The Storied Northwest. Explored by Lewis and Clark in 1804-6 and developed by the Northern Pacific Railway

The Storied Northwest. Explored by Lewis and Clark in 1804-6 and developed by the Northern Pacific Railway

by [Railroad] Northern Pacific Railway

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Published
1922
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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St. Paul, (MN), 1922. Pamphlet. Very good condition. A pamphlet describing Lewis and Clark's progress through the north western states and how the Northern Pacific Railway follows their path. Staple bound, red paper cover with image of a statue of Sacagawea originally unveiled at the Lewis and Clark exhibition in 1905 on front. 7.5 x 4", 24… Read more
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image of To the Lake Resorts and Beyond via the Wabash Route

To the Lake Resorts and Beyond via the Wabash Route

by [Railroad] Wabash Railroad Passenger Department

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Published
1898
Condition
Very good condition
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$225.00

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St. Louis, Missouri: Woodward & Tiernan, 1898. Staplebound. Very good condition. A guide book aimed at the summer tourist inclined to visit the resorts around the Great Lakes on the Wabash Railroad's expanded "Cool Northern Route" Detroit, Niagara Falls and Buffalo. Starting in Detroit and ending in Quebec, the book describes cities en route, particular resorts and… Read more
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image of 'Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works,  Paterson, New Jersey.'  Large Albumen photograph on printed card, of a St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Company Engine

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Paterson NJ, 1887. An imposing photograph of a Mogul Locomotive made by the Rogers Locomotive Company, laid onto a printed broadside. The photograph measures 28 3/4 x 13", the broadside, 32 x 18". Rogers Locomotive was an important New Jersey maker of railroad steam locomotives founded in 1832, whose most famous engine was "The General". This… Read more
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Führer auf der Gotthardbahn und deren Zufahrtslinien

by Koch von Berneck, M.

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Published
1882
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
First printing
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$80.00

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Zurich: Verlag Caesar Schmidt, 1882. First printing. Hardcover. Good + overall. Travel guide for the first year of operation of the full line of the Gottard Railway, the Swiss line which crosses northern Switzerland to the canton of Ticino, part of the important international railway system linking northern and southern Europe. Construction began in 1872; 1882 was… Read more
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image of Autograph letter signed from the agent of the New York Iron Bridge Co., to George W. Strong of Rutland Vermont, who was involved with the Rutland and Washington Railroad Company

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New York, 1850. Very good overall. An interesting letter detailing the negotiation over wooden vs. iron railroad bridges. In this letter addressed to Strong, M. M. White, agent of the New York Iron Bridge Co., seeking to persuade the Vermont railroad to eschew a wooden bridge and setting out advantageous terms for purchasing an iron bridge. … Read more
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image of Map of a part of the Robinson Estate situated at Sing-Sing, Westchester Co., N.Y.  To be Sold at Auction on the Premises by Gerard & Betts. on Wednesday 5th May 1852..

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New York: Nesbitt & Co, Wall St, 1852. Auction map for the sale of the historic A. E. Robinson estate, located in current day Ossining (then Sing Sing) between State Street in the east, the Hudson River in the west, Orchard Street in the south, and Main Street in the north. World Cat locates no copy of… Read more
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$850.00