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The Rock Island Line

by Bill Marvel

This richly illustrated volume tells the story of a legendary railroad whose tracks spanned the Midwest, serving farms and small-town America for more than 140 years. One of the earliest railroads to build westward...


Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey

by Don L. Hofsommer

In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the...


Railroads of Meridian

by J Parker Lamb

This generously illustrated narrative follows the evolution of dozens of separate railroads in the Meridian, Mississippi, area from the destruction of the town's rail facilities in the 1850s through the current...


The Story of American Railroads

by Stewart H. Holbrook

This richly comprehensive history by a self-proclaimed "low-brow" historian features more than 100 photographs and contemporary prints of America's railway system. Stewart H. Holbrook presents a dramatic, highly...


On Railways Far Away

by William D. Middleton

In this lavishly illustrated memoir, William D. Middleton invites readers to climb aboard and share with him 60 years of railroad tourism around the globe. Middleton's award-winning photography has recorded...


My Life with Trains

by Jim McClellan

Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellan was a railroading legend and one of the railroad industry’s titans. An iconic and innovative executive, McClellan participated...


Railroad Semantics

by Aaron Dactyl

In the fourth Railroad Semantics collection, Aaron takes you along on an epic train journey through desolate stretches of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. His personal accounts of train hopping are paired with newspaper...


Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces

by Ron Brown

Canada's rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today's landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations. Odd and unusual place names dot the lines,...


Rails Across Ontario: Exploring Ontario's Railway Heritage

by Ron Brown

For the first time, train buffs and history lovers will have a book that explores the heritage of Ontario's railways, from its oldest stations to its highest bridges, glamorous hotels (and some not-so-glamorous...


Rails Over the Mountains: Exploring the Railway Heritage of Canada's Western Mountains

by Ron Brown

Explore western Canada's rich railway history, travelling from the grand railway hotels and rustic stations to the creative engineering that created spiral bridges and soaring trestles. Relive this time through...


Rails to the Atlantic: Exploring the Railway Heritage of Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces

by Ron Brown

Explore eastern Canada's railway heritage, including stations from the late 1850s, grand hotels, bridges, and roundhouses of this era. 


Great Western Railway of Canada: Southern Ontario's Pioneer Railway

by David R.P. Guay

It was one of the great railways that opened up Canada, and played a huge role in the development of Hamilton, the site of its head offices. Yet the rise and fall of the Great Western Railway has been almost...