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Railroad Extra 

Copyright 2001

by Thomas Ehrenreich

railroadextra.com

Dedicated to Josef Feigl

 

This illustration is from an 1882 Leslie's Monthly and rtrays an engineer (fireman) finding a TORPEDO on the track. Torpedos were used to signify danger ahead!


BOOKS

The LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE
Running and Management
by Angus Sinclair
Seventeenth Edition - 1890

Table of Contents

Examination for Locomotive Engineers

NOTES on Railroad Accidents
by Charles Francis Adams, Jr.
G.P. Putnam's Sons - 1879

Table of Contents
Index
Preface
Notes

Fifty Years on the Rail
by J. J. Thomas—1912
Knickerbocker Press, New York

Fifty Years on the Rail—Autobiography of J. J. Thomas
Confederate States of America Engineer


Pamphlets, Addenda and Trade Catalogs

Locomotive Engineers and Firemen Examinations

Calculations, Delineations, Classifications—by Baldwin

The Mallet Articulated Locomotive — Baldwin—Building and Handling

Mallet Locomotives—The Science of Railways
Embodying Descriptions and Instructions for the Manipulation of Mallet Locomotives

The Shay Locomotive

CLIMAX Locomotive

Porter Locomotive

Baldwin Catalog—1906—Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe


Stories, General Railroading and Civil Engineering

I. Stories

II. Oddities & Curiosities

III. Railroad Accidents

IV. Mother Nature 1 — Railroads 0

V. I've Been Working on the Railroad

VI. From Sea to Shining Sea

VII. RAILROAD LINGO - a glossary of Railroad Terminology

VIII. TRAIN SOUNDS

IX. TRIBUTE
To All the Men, Women and Children of the Coal, Steel, Iron and Railroad Industries

X. Sooooo, Ya Wanna Build a Locomotive
A Look at Locomotive Building

XI. They Don't Make 'Em Like This Anymore
A Gallery of Steam Locomotives

XII. *** W A R * * *

XIII. Advertising

XIV. Classic Art

XV. Related Subjects

XVI. Unrelated Subjects

XVII. Mountain Railroading

XVIII. Architecture and Landscape

XIX. Track

XX. STRIKE

XXI. Early Railroading

XXII. Bridges

XXIII. Tunnels

XXIV. Parts, Mechanisms, Various Apparatus and Safety Devices

XXV. L O G G I N G

XXVI. Structures

XXVII. PANAMA


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