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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!
Delaware & Hudson Power in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 9/18. This single volume covers all versions of D&H diesel power which occured in three phases between 1944 and 1991. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Southern Pacific: The Photography of SP Employee Bill Wolverton, Vol. 2 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Bill Wolverton, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 9/18. Subtitled "The San Francisco Bay Area, 1973 to 1981," this volume covers Train Masters, FP7s, and SD9s in the Bar area. This was the "last stand" for SP "covered wagons." Amtrak service and the Daylight diesels are also featured. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Pennsylvania Railroad - Best of Bill Volkmer, Volume 1 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Bill Volkmer, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 9/18. Volkmer was known for being a prolific photographer. Here, his work between 1958 to 1968 of the Chicago-to-New York route is spotlighted. 96 all-color pages. Gloss paper.
Open Top Loads: Flatcar and Gondola Color Portfolio, Volume 1 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 9/18. The first book in this four volume series features "aircraft fuselages, auto frames, billets, ingots, slabs, boats, bolsters, buildings, bulldozers, cable reels, rolling stock, coil steel, fencing, concrete beams," and other miscellaneous items. 96 all-color pages. Gloss paper.
B&O Power in Color, Vol. 3: Geeps - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Bob Withers, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/18. The third and final installment features GP7s, GP9s, other GPs that did not get into the second volume plus some Baldwins and high horsepower EMDs. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Reading & Northern in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Olev Taremae, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/18. This book "tells the incredible success story of how the Blue Mountain & Reading, the designated operator of a 13 mile branch line north of Reading PA became the award winning regional carrier, Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern serving northeastern PA. First-rate photography and informative captions provide thorough coverage of the 35 year history of the railroads." 128 all-color gloss pages.
Conrail Power in Color, Vol. 3: #6000-6999 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/18. In this third of five planned volumes, Conrail's early six-axle diesels are featured: SDs, RSDs, GEs, and ALCo Centurys. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt, Volume 4: 1975-1976 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Bob Wilt, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 10/18. Wilt's fourth book, based on his camerawork, covers the last two years of independent operation before enrolling in Conrail. This title includes the last new motive power purchases from GE. 96 all-color gloss pages.
Open Top Loads: Flatcar and Gondola Color Portfolio, Volume 2 - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey, Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order Our Price: $35.00
Due 10/18. This time, Yanosey explores "cranes, crates, boxes, cylinders, earth moving equipment, farm vehicles, girders, logs, and bulk materials" are the focus. 96 all-color 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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