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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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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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