Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword or section
Like this
2Activity

Table Of Contents

0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
OpenBook Catalog

OpenBook Catalog

Ratings: (0)|Views: 324|Likes:
Published by Scott Secor
This is the corrected re-release of the OpenBook October/November 2010 catalog. This supersedes all other issues of the catalog. We sincerely hope that you enjoy perusing the material contained herein.
This is the corrected re-release of the OpenBook October/November 2010 catalog. This supersedes all other issues of the catalog. We sincerely hope that you enjoy perusing the material contained herein.

More info:

Categories:Types, Brochures
Published by: Scott Secor on Oct 13, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

11/03/2011

pdf

text

original

 
Printed: 10/12/2010
OpenBook Inventory 
Page 1 of 95
Jacket / CoverTitle / DescriptionConditionPrice
 This issue supersedes all previous issues and may supersede online listings (after all we arehuman). Please feel free to contact us via email with questions regarding any items listedherein or your current order. Most items will ship within 24 hours of our receipt of order, whether direct or through Alibris, Amazon, etc. We prefer to use USPS Media Mail, but willupgrade to other services on request. Credit card orders should be directed through Alibris or  Amazon. USPS Money Orders may be directed to us and may qualify for a discount or freepremium. Personal or company checks are cheerfully accepted but may delay shipment untilcleared through our bank. We sincerely hope that you enjoy perusing this humble catalog.
 Locomotive Manufacturers 
The Baldwin Locomotive Works - Record No. 76 - Logging Locomotives
1913 - A HistoricSoftbound reprint Publisher: Specialty Press, Ocean, NJ 1973 Scarce, slender oblong softcover booklet. No writing or markings in text. Light wear to cover. A clean, solid Fine copy. 60ppg.
Fine$30.00
The Baldwin Locomotive Works - Record No. 72 - Mallet Articulated Locomotives
1912 -A Historic Softbound reprint Publisher: H.P. Albrecht, Clifton Hts., PA 1962 Rare, slenderoblong soft cover booklet. Clear interior. Light wear to cover. A very nice Fine copy. 44 ppg.
Fine$50.00
No Photo
The Baldwin Locomotive Works - Record No. 98 - Locomotives for Heavy PassengerService
1920 - This is
NOT
a reprint, it is an original marketing pamphlet published by BLM,Philadelphia 1920 Slender oblong soft cover. No writing or markings in text. Light wear tocover. This clean 32 page booklet offers up 29 different descriptions and pictures oflocomotives and salient facts about each. It is in near Fine condition. The cover and pagesare crisp and easy to read ~ like new. There are three tiny little tears at the top of the lastpage. This is a great piece of railroad history. About Fine 32 ppg.
AF$295.00
Cab In Front: The Half Century Story of an Unconventional Locomotive
by JohnHungerford Published by Hungerford Press, Reseda, CA 1959 First Edition Description: Thestory of the Cab-forward, Cab-ahead, Stack-in-back, Cab-first, Back-up, of Cab-fronterlocomotive as conceived by Southern Pacific and born out of necessity by long tunnels. 36 ppg
VERY RARE!
VG with sunned cover. Also see
The Slim Princess
Good$195.00
Cadillac's Shay Locomotive, Titan of the Timber: Historical Preservation Project
by EarlT Huckle Published by Save Our Shay Committee 1984 Soft Cover Description: Covers showminor shelf wear. Pencil marks inside back cover, otherwise an unblemished copy. Fine 12 ppg.
Fine$45.00
Catalog of the Climax Patent Geared Locomotive
(as originally published by theManufacturer - Reprinted by the Builder's Compendium, Cossayuna, NY 1968 (First PrintingAug. 1968) Spiral bound blue soft cover. Very Good, some minor sunning of covers. 48 ppg.
Then again, an original catalog will set you back $700 or more.
VG$95.00
Catalog of the Climax Patent Geared Locomotive
(as originally published by theManufacturer - Reprinted by the Builder's Compendium, Cossayuna, NY 1968 (Third PrintingMarch 1975) Stapled tan soft cover. Good, paper pulls at front and rear. 52 ppg.
GD$75.00
Contact: info@scottsecor.com
Copyright 2008, 2010 by OpenBook - ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDFile: OpenBook
 
Printed: 10/12/2010
OpenBook Inventory 
Page 2 of 95
Jacket / CoverTitle / DescriptionConditionPrice
The Climax Locomotive
by Thompson, Dunn & Hauff Published by Oso Publishing,Hamilton, MT 2002. Description: This is a
NUMBERED AND SIGNED
first edition, hardcover,first edition.
Number 26
of an edition limited to 750 copies. A complete, comprehensive storyof one of America's venerable industrial locomotives. Only about 1035 Climax locomotiveswere produced between 1888 and 1928. The Climax was well suited for work on steep gradesand sharp curves running on light rail, or tram roads on wooden rail. Filled with photographs,locomotive rosters, employee roster, and diagrams. (In unbroken publisher's cellophane wrap)MINT 497 ppg Rare and desirable.
NEW$395.00
The Climax Locomotive
by Thompson, Dunn & Hauff Published by Oso Publishing,Hamilton, MT 2002. Description: This is a
NUMBERED AND SIGNED
, hardcover.
Number376
of a limited edition of 750 copies. A complete, comprehensive story of one of America'svenerable industrial locomotives. Only about 1035 Climax locomotives were produced between1888 and 1928. The Climax was well suited for work on steep grades and sharp curvesrunning on light rail, or tram roads on wooden rail. Filled with photographs, locomotive rosters,employee roster, and diagrams. New (in torn publisher's cellophane wraps). 497 ppg. Veryrare. This is a brand new signed book at a used unsigned price!
NEW$295.00
Climax - An Unusual Steam Locomotive
by Thomas T. Taber III and Walter CaslerDescription: This is a
NUMBERED
first edition published was by Railroadians of America Inc.Morristown, NJ in 1960. Hardcover. First edition, second binding. This is the preferred issuewith four pages of additional information.
Number 1429
of an edition limited to 2000 copies.The history and development of this unique steam engine with diagrams, photographs andpages of rosters and locomotive records. Very thorough documentation on Dunkirk as well asother geared locomotive manufacturers is included in the text. Fine/near New condition,without dust jacket. 102 ppg. Very rare and desirable.
Fine$495.00
Climax - An Unusual Steam Locomotive
by Thomas T. Taber III and Walter CaslerPublished by Railroadians of America Inc. 1960 Softbound Description: This was likely Mr.Taber's personal galley proof. It is described as "Author's Copy, First Edition, This is booknumber 1 of an Edition limited to Two-Thousand Copies."
SIGNED BY AUTHOR.
Repaginated, with poor quality images, typical of such pre-publishing copies. Crisp Finecondition. 88 ppg.
Fine$195.00
Climax Patent Geared Locomotive Catalogue "L"
- Copyright 1924 -
1963 REPRINT
byStarrucca Valley Publications. Softbound Description: Climax Manufacturing Company, 1924catalogue. Fine with very minor edge wear, internally pristine, binding tight. 32ppg
Fine$145.00
Geared Locomotives - Locomotive and Railroad Preservation
by Dan Ranger and BenKline Where are they and how are they doing? Includes Shays, Willamettes, Climaxes, andHeislers located in the US, Canada, and foreign countries. Includes C/N, date, built,disposition, location and owner. Exact date of publication unknown. 8 ppg.
VG$50.00
Lima Locomotives Catalog Number 16 (1911),
Published by Pacific Railway Journal, SanMarino, CA 1961 Softbound. Description: The
1961 REPRINT
of the 1911 Lima LocomotiveCatalog (Number 16). First published by PRJ as Volume 2, Number 10 May 1960 of the PacificRailway Journal. This is the Second Printing - January 1961. An incredible reference source.Illustrating all available Lima Locomotives, with specifications and photos of each. In cleanAbout Fine condition. Very difficult to obtain facsimile. 47 ppg.
AF$60.00
Lima Locomotives Catalog Number 16 (1911),
a
1964 REPRINT
of the 1911 LimaLocomotive Catalog. First published by Pacific Railway Journal as Volume 2, Number 10 May1960. This is an incredible reference source. Soft cover, illustrating all available LimaLocomotives, with specifications and photos of each. In clean VG+ condition. Very difficult toobtain facsimile. 47 ppg.
VG$75.00
Lima Locomotives Catalog Number 16 (1911),
Published by Golden West Books, SanMarino, CA 1964 Softbound. Description: The
1964 REPRINT
of the 1911 Lima LocomotiveCatalog (Number 16). First published by Pacific Railway Journal as Volume 2, Number 10 May1960 of the PRJ. This is the Third Printing - March 1964. An incredible reference source.Illustrating all available Lima Locomotives, with specifications and photos of each. In clean VG.47 ppg.
VG$50.00
Contact: info@scottsecor.com
Copyright 2008, 2010 by OpenBook - ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDFile: OpenBook
 
Printed: 10/12/2010
OpenBook Inventory 
Page 3 of 95
Jacket / CoverTitle / DescriptionConditionPrice
Lima, the History
by Eric Hirsimaki Published by Hundman Publishing, 1986. Hard cover withdust jacket. Second Edition. 8.5 x 11 in. Description: Leather-like binding with silver title onspine. Given its humble beginnings as the small-town machine shop putting together a weirdgeared curiosity for a Michigan lumberman named Ephraim Shay, Lima's record of steamsuccess is unprecedented. From the strange-looking but incredibly useful Shays to the"Cadillacs" of steam locomotives, the Lima Locomotive Works produced the third largestnumber of steam locomotives in the United States (after Baldwin and Alco). Its dieselproduction was something else, as the reader will discover in this book. This book is theultimate in the history of Lima; none ever needs to be written again. Roster of LocomotivesBuilt by Lima pp. 322-352. Text, b&w photographs and illustrations. 352 ppg.
NEW$175.00
Narrow Gauge Locomotives
, issued by the
Baldwin Locomotive Works
, Burnham, Parryand Williams & Co., Philadelphia, Pa. Publisher: Specialty Press, Ocean, NJ 1973 Softbound.Description: This is a
1973 REPRINT of the 1876 issue
. It is a catalogue of locomotivesmanufactured by the Baldwin Company, loaded with full page photos of each engine.Measures about 8 by 5.5 inches. Complete and intact. Very Good condition. Much, much rarerthan the 1877 catalogue reprinted in 1976 by University of Oklahoma Press or the more recentpaperbacks. 46 ppg.
VG$40.00
Narrow Gauge Locomotives
, issued by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Burnham, Parry andWilliams & Co., Philadelphia, Pa. Publisher: Specialty Press, Ocean, NJ 1973 Hardbound.Description: Brown leatherette cover with gilt and black imprint, no dust jacket (as issued).This is a
1973 REPRINT of the 1876 and 1872 catalogs
. It is a catalogue of locomotivesmanufactured by the Baldwin Company, loaded with full page photos of each engine. Includessix engine photos from the 1872 edition that were absent in the 1876 catalog. Measures about8 by 5.5 inches. Nice Fine (appears near New). 64 ppg.
Fine$55.00
Narrow Gauge Locomotives
, issued by the
Baldwin Locomotive Works
, Burnham, Parryand Williams & Co., Philadelphia, Pa. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press. Hardbound.Description: First published in 1877 under the title: "Dimensions, weights, and tractive power ofnarrow-gauge locomotives, manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works". This is a
1976REPRINT of the 1877 issue
. It is a catalogue of locomotives manufactured by the BaldwinCompany, loaded with full page photos of each engine. Measures about 8 by 5.5 inches. 54ppg.
VG+$40.00
Pacific Coast Shay - Strong Man of the Woods
by Dan Ranger Jr. Golden West Books,1974. Hard Cover. The famous Pacific Coast type was first introduced in 1927 as a last ditcheffort to induce the western lumber industry to continue to log using Shay locomotives. Manyphotographs, some are builder's photos, plus data, and roster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 112 ppg.
VG/VG$65.00
The Electric Railway Snow Plows Made by the Taunton Locomotive Manufacturing Co.
-Reprint of 1901/1902 Taunton snowplow catalog. Unknown publisher, circa 1990. Afascinating account from original factory specifications, plus historical notes. Very Good. 10ppg.
VG$65.00
The Geared Locomotives of Dunkirk
by David M Hoffman. Published by the SouthernLithography Company, 1979. First Edition. Soft bound. Description: Detailed compilation ofdata and specifications of the Dunkirk geared steam locomotive. Print of locomotive laid in. 31ppg.
This publication is as rare as the engines discussed in its text!
F$90.00
The Heisler Locomotive 1891-1941
by Benjamin F. G. Kline, Jr. Self-published, 1982 FirstEdition. Hard bound. Description: The actual author of the book asked to remain anonymous.It is the story of the development of the Heisler locomotive. There are over 200 black and whitephotographs illustrating the book, plus six scale drawings. Burgundy cloth with gilt titling onfront cover and spine. The book grades Fine in an About Fine dust jacket (minor shelf wear,small closed tear at spine). 199 ppg.
F/AF$295.00
Contact: info@scottsecor.com
Copyright 2008, 2010 by OpenBook - ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDFile: OpenBook

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->