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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!
Illini Rails in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 5/18. Between 1959-1965, noted railroad photographer Louis Cerny was a student at the University of Illinois. Cerny amassed a considerable number of photos of rail traffic powered by first generation and early second generation diesels. Herein, Yanosey presents some of Cerny's work including IC, EJ&E, CB&Q, TP&W, PRR, C&EI, Santa Fe, and a host of other lines all over the state of Illinois. 128 gloss pages.
Long Island Railroad Trackside with Matt Herson - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Mike Boland, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 5/18, Herson's LIRR coverage over 30 years is spotlighted in this book showing freight and passenger operations, motive power, and rolling stock across the island. 128 gloss pages.
Caboose Color Pictorial, Vol. 1: A-C - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 5/18, the prolific Yanosey begins a new alphabetical-by-railroad, three volume softcover series with color images of all types of cabooses. 96 gloss pages. These softcovers are great color references for modelers.
Bicentennials in Color, Vol. 1: A-F - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 6/18. Over 300 color photographs portray 84 different railroads and industries' red, white, and blue motive power paint schemes that celebrated our nation's 200th birthday in the first installment of this new series. Companies whose name starts with A to an F are featured in this book. 128 gloss pages.
B&O Power in Color, Vol. 2: Switchers, RDCs, First Generation Road Switchers - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Bob Withers, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 6/18. Withers' second installment in this series deals with diesels from GE, ALCo, Baldwin, EMD and Lima-Hamilton. 128 color pages.
Caboose Color Pictorial, Vol. 2: D-M - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 6/18. The second book in this quartet illustrates cabooses from railroads and industries whose names are between D to M. This includes such lines as the D&H, Erie, EL, DL&W, GM&O, GN, IC, KCS, L&HR, and a wide variety. 96 gloss pages.
Illinois Central Gulf in Color, Vol. 2: The East St. Louis Terminal - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: John Kohlberg, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 7/18. IC and GM&O operations into and out of St. Louis are covered in this title. The images are brought forth to the 1972 merger as ICG. Includes freight and passenger operations, all types of motive power, rolling stock, yards, terminal facilities, etc. The colorful paint schemes of the two predecessors are featured as is a section on Peabody Coal. 128 gloss pages.
Conrail Power in Color, Vol. 2: 4000-5999 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 7/18. This book gets into an eclectic mix of Conrail motive power such as E7s, Geep rebuilds, E44s, SD70 & 80 MACs, B36-7s, B40-8s, etc. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Caboose Color Pictorial, Vol. 3: N-Y - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 7/18. The third volume in this series deals with cabooses from railroads and companies who name starts with an N through Y. Includes N&W, NYNH&H, NYC, P&LE, PC, RI, SAL, SCL, SOO, Sou, Wabash and many more lines. 96 color pages.
Union Railroad Power in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 8/18. Over 300 images depict US Steel's Union Railroad motive power hauling iron ore, coal, and coke to steel mills throughout the lower Monongahela River basin. 128 gloss pages.
Frisco Power in Color, Diesels 1940-1980 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Greg Stout, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 8/18. All types of Frisco diesel power are covered in this book from switchers to road switchers, passenger units, first and second generation units. 128 gloss pages.
Freight Car Color Portfolio Book #4: ACFX-CSXT, The Work of Emery Gulash 1980-2000 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 8/18. Emery Gulash's color photography makes a return trip to Morning Sun with this new book spotlighting freight cars from carriers between ACFX and CSXT. 96 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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