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Depot Square Publishing offers an extensive variety of books on railroads, trolleys, canals, mining and logging. We specialize in small press, privately-published, university, and historical society titles, especially quality histories. Our stock varies on a continuous basis. We would be happy to special order most in-print books (subject to the publisher’s terms and minimums) or assist you with locating rare and out-of-print titles. We seek submissions from other publishers for our considerations. Check out the Used & Consignment section for more titles.

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For customer convenience, we are listing in-print titles from Morning Sun, but we do not stock all of these books. Most Morning Sun books are special order but they are available to ship to customers within a few business days.
 


New Additions!
Along the Old West Shore - hardcoverAdd to cart:
Author: John Ham, Publisher: Stony Clove & Catskill Mountain Press Special Order Our Price: $55.00
Due 9/15/17, this 312-page book is the first significant work on the West Shore portion of the NYC. From Weehawken, NJ to Buffalo, NY, this new title covers stations, freight and passenger service, terminals, bridges, trestles, industries, and all other aspects. From steam to diesel, from the original New York, West Shore & Chicago, through NYC, PC, Conrail, and now CSX, it is all here. With co-authorship by Gene Dauner and Jerry Clearwater, this boo starts with a brief history of the line and then offers a point-to-point pictorial. Includes 32 pages of color imagery. This is a very limited print run. Laminated hardcover with 80# Sterling gloss paper.
Union Pacific Power in Color, 1965-2015, Volume 2 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 9/17. First generation freight and passenger units are covered in the second book in this series. 128 gloss pages.
Long Island Railroad in Color, Vol. 5 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Arthur Erdman, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 9/17. The fifth installment covers LIRR freight operations across the system. 128 gloss pages.
SOO Line-Milwaukee Road Merger in Color, Vol. 1 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Jerry Pinkepank, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 9/17. Volume 1 will cover 1949-1984, the years before the two railroads merged. 128 gloss pages.
BNSF - Best of Jeremy Plant - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Jeremy Plant, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 9/17. Noted railroad author Plant offers 96 color pages of his best photographs of BNSF in action across the system.
Nickel Plate Locomotive Portfolio 1954-1969 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 9/17. Timko pens a 96-page all color pictorial on latter day NKP steam and early diesels. Gloss paper.
Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations in Color, Vol. 1 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Bob Wilt, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/17. Two volumes on the Bethlehem, PA are due in October 2017. The first book details operations centered around obtaining and transporting basic raw materials like iron ore. It also covers the steps used to produce modern iron. 128 gloss pages.
Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations in Color, Vol. 2 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Bob Wilt, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/17. There will be two volumes on the Bethlehem, PA plant due in October. The second book details making steel and finiched product handling up until the end of operations at this plant. 128 gloss pages.
Grand Trunk Western Power in Color, Vol. 2 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/17. The second title covers second generation power. 128 gloss pages.
Lehigh & Hudson River, A Link in a Great Chain - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 10/17. Yanosey covers the entire L&HR system from Phillipsburg, NJ to Maybrook, NY in this 96-page all color book.
Freight Car Color Portfolio Book #2: GNW - PC - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 10/17. This alphabetical roster photograph series continues with a look at various freight cars from railroads with markers from GNW through Penn Central. 96 all-color gloss pages.
Western Trolleys in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Ed Ridolph, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 11/1/17. Ridolph's latest all-color trolley book offers a survey of trolleys and interurbans in the Pacific coast and mountain areas. 128 gloss pages.
Missouri Pacific Through Passenger Service in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Greg Stout, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 11/1/17. The MP's premier passenger service is portrayed across the system. 128 gloss pages.
Trackside Around Peoria 1963-1980 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Ed Johnson, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
11/1/17. Johnson's own photographs form the bulwark of this book. 128 gloss pages.
GG-1: World's Greatest Electric Locomotive Vol. 2 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 11/17. The second book in this series covers GG-1s between 1968-1983, the Penn Central/Conrail area. 96 page color softcover.
Erie Official Photography, Vol. 3: G-J - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Daniel Biernacki, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 11/17. The third installment in this black & white series covers Erie locations alphabetically with location names between G through J. 128 b&w gloss pages.


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A Golden Decade of Trains - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Malinoski BKID: 738
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $45.00 Our Price: $35.00
Malinoski's acclaimed photography graces this 128-page book on over 50 railroads during the steam-to-diesel transition. Gloss paper.

A Transportation Miracle - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Norman Carlson BKID: 1665
Publisher: Shore Line Interurban Historical Society In Stock
List Price: $25.00 Our Price: $23.00
This 98-page documents the travel by rail and the Chicago Transit Authority for the 23rd International Eucharistic Congress in Chicago held on June 20-24, 1926. George Cardinal Mundelein lead the delegation of cardinals, priests, and laymen. This unique title looks at the preparation, people, hosting locations, and steamship and rail transportation that went into this enclave. Many maps, historic and religious artifacts, and photographs ilustrate this work. Gloss paper.

Akron, Canton & Youngstown and Akron & Barberton Belt in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Lucas et al BKID: 1544
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $59.95 Our Price: $46.00
Due 4/15. This will be the first extensive coverage of these two railroads serving the Akron-Youngstown corridor. Unlike most MS titles this one will include a history plus operations, motive power, rolling stock, and facilities. 128 gloss pages will include some b&w images too. Sure to be a hit among Ohio and industrial railroad fans.

Alaska Railroad in Color, Vol. 1 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Kevin Holland BKID: 1559
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $59.95 Our Price: $46.00
Due 7/15. This 128-page all-color book deals with the "Decades of Transition," the 1960s-1980s with a brief history and a survey of teh various diesels used on the line.

ALCO Official Color Photography - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Walter Appel BKID: 757
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $49.95 Our Price: $38.00
Official company photos of diesels between the early 1950s and 1968 are featured here. 128 all-color pages on gloss paper.

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