5 books on railroading - $60 (Asheville)

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Dot, Dot, Dot, Done! The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad. History West 1981. Richly illustrated softcover book on building the nation's rail structure. 136 pages, rare volume. $30

Chessie: The Railroad Kitten, by Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. TLC Publishing, 11th printing, 2000. The winsome illustration of the sleeping cat represented the Chesapeake & Ohio Lines beginning in 1933 (and is still used by CSX Transportation, the successor of the B&O). This glossy softcover volume includes delightful color and b&w photos and illustrations of the calendars and ads featuring Chessie through the decades. 64 pages. $20

Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen, by Bob Greene. Paperback with embossed cover, 2003 edition, published by Perennial. During WWII, all cross-country US military personnel on their ways home by train passed thru North Platte, Nebraska. The townspeople created & volunteered to staff a canteen at the station, offering warmth & support around the clock. More than 6 million GIs were welcomed to the Canteen by the time war ended. $5

Canadian Rail Travel Guide, by Daryl T. Adair. 2004, first edition, Fitzhenry & Whiteside. This softcover book is in pristine condition. More than 130 color maps & photos, contact info for planning your trip, vivid descriptions of scenery, historic sites & wildlife, even "photo alerts" for scenic stops. Mile-by-mile descriptions of 35 trips. $5

Parallel Lies, by Ridley Pearson. Hardback novel with slipcover. 2001, First Edition. Ex-cop Peter Tyler investigates a series of derailments on the Northern Union Railroad. Despite the official explanations, they might be terrorism attacks. A thriller "packed with action, laced with romance, brimming with heart-stopping suspense..." Award-winning author Ridley Pearson has written 13 previous novels. $5

$60 for entire lot

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