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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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ALCOs in Autumn - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Mike Bednar BKID: 1232
Publisher: The Railroad Press Special Order
List Price: $24.95 Our Price: $22.00
This 52-page softcover portrays ALCOs operating throughout northeast Pennsylvania in the 1960s and 1970s. Find LV, CNJ, Reading, L&HR, Chestnut Ridge and other lines in full color. This is one of the finest all-color books yet produced by The Railroad Press. All photos are used to their maximum size. Gloss paper.

Algoma Central in Color - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko BKID: 1589
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $59.95 Our Price: $46.00
Due 2/16, this Canadian hauler is portrayed in this book covering its well-known passenger trains as well as lumber, mining and steel freight service north into the wilds of Ontario. 128 gloss pages.

Along the Old West Shore - hardcoverAdd to cart:
Author: John Ham BKID: 1733
Publisher: Stony Clove & Catskill Mountain Press Special Order
List Price: $59.95 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. This title is basically sold out. We have six copies left as of 4/1/18.

Amtrak Across America - softcoverAdd to cart:
Author: Robert Yanosey BKID: 1701
Publisher: Morning Sun Special Order
List Price: $39.95 Our Price: $35.00
Due 2/17. Yanosey's book offers an all-color survey of Amtrak operations across the US in 96 gloss pages.

Amtrak Power in Color, Volume 1 - hardcover w/djAdd to cart:
Author: Stephen Timko BKID: 1464
Publisher: Morning Sun In Stock
List Price: $59.95 Our Price: $46.00
Due 10/13. The first of three books in this series deals with early motive power used by Amtrak across the system (E-units, F-units, switchers). 128 gloss pages.

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