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A Journey From Roads to Rails
A Journey From Roads to Rails
A Journey from Roads to Rails explores transportation in early Maryland focusing on the development of two major routes of travel and their impact on the town of Ellicott's Mills.
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$14.95 USD
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Death Rode The Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828--1965
Death Rode The Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828--1965
A fascinating account of one of America's most important industries and its dangers.
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$35.00 USD
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Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829–1929
Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829–1929
Exploring the social, economic, and legal impact of the growth of the railroads, Sarah Gordon has written a richly informed narrative history of an American icon—with surprising conclusions.
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$18.95 USD
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Railroads in the African American Experience:  A Photographic Journey
Railroads in the African American Experience: A Photographic Journey
This captivating book takes readers on an illustrated tour of the black railroad experience from slavery to Amtrak.
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$40.00 USD
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Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class
Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class
A warm and, at times, intimate portrait of these men and their families as they struggled to balance financial rewards with the frequent assaults on dignity inherent in their work.
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$26.00 USD
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Shifting Fortunes: The Rise and Decline of American Labor, from 1820s to the Present
Shifting Fortunes: The Rise and Decline of American Labor, from 1820s to the Present
How and why have American labor unions grown in the century and a half since the industrial revolution? In this concise history of the labor movement, Daniel Nelson traces the ebb and flow of union activity since the early nineteenth century.
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$12.95 USD
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The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore
The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore
At its height, the six-week-long "Great Railroad Strike" involved an estimated 100,000 workers in more than a dozen states, and succeeded in paralyzing much of the nation’s transportation system.
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$22.00 USD
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The Harvey Girls: Women Who Opened the West
The Harvey Girls: Women Who Opened the West
Interviews, historical research, and photos recreate the Harvey Girl experience of women who came to the west to work as waitresses, but many stayed and settled, founding cattle and mining towns.
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$15.99 USD
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The Men Who Loved Trains  The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry
The Men Who Loved Trains The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry
A saga about one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the land—America’s railroads.
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$27.95 USD
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Trains of America
Trains of America
"All-Color Railroad Photography Featuring the Late Steam and Early Diesel Era"
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$44.95 USD
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Trains to Victory:  America's Railroads in WWII
Trains to Victory: America's Railroads in WWII
This book tells the dramatic story of the years 1941-1945 when U.S. railroads, using fewer cars and locomotives than in WWI, moved more tonnage and more passengers than ever before.
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$59.95 USD
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Uncle Sam's Locomotives
Uncle Sam's Locomotives
Excellent illustrations help present a study of the 30 year impact of the USRA on steam locomotives. By Eugene Huddleston,Hardcover, 232 pages
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$43.99 USD
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We Were Marching on Christmas Day
We Were Marching on Christmas Day
We Were Marching on Christmas Day: A History and Chronicle of Christmas During the Civil War by Kevin Rawlings will delight the casual and the serious Civil War enthusiast and anyone interested in mid-19th-century American life.
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$29.95 USD
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