A fine collection of Australian rail history books has been acquired. Take a quick scroll down

Diesel Locomotives of Australia by Leon Oberg

very rare. A pictorial compendium of photos of every type of diesel loco used, state by state

80 pp. over 100 photos some colour

hard cover  Fine  condition incl. dust cover

$55.00

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STANDARDS IN STEAM the 53 and 55 class by RG Preston. as new condition

245 pages. profusely illustrated. over 300 photos all B&W

diagrams and drawings.

Very fine condition soft cover

$80.00

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STANDARDS IN STEAM the 50 class by RG Preston. as new condition

245 pages. profusely illustrated. over 200 photos all B&W hard cover

diagrams and drawings. hard cover

Very fine condition some scuffing of dust cover

$90.00

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Railway Electrification in Aust and NZ by Geoffrey Churchman

A handsome volume in Fine condition. 160pp. 100+ photos all colour

text captions maps specs.

$30.00

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Locomotives of Australia by Leon Oberg

From a famous author. 274 pp. 200+ photos all B&W. pub. 1976

soft cover well-used but undamaged

$30.00

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With Iron Rails. The history of Railways in New South Wales by David Burke

Published 1988 by NSW Uni Press and State Rail NSW

248 pages, hard cover lavishly illustrated, mostly historic B&W and many colour photos.

A beautifully produced well-researched real history not just coffee table material.

This one copy in very fine condition, with unmarked dust cover.

$50.00

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Coals to Maitland by Steve McNicol 1982

80 pp. over 50 photos all B&W. Maps, tables, loco and line histories. A very full coverage of this important system run to full main line standards, even to major rebuilds of locos.

An absorbing read

$20.00

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Kings of the Iron Horse: AE Smith and FJ Shea. by David Burke. as new condition

biog. 248 pages.  illustrated. some photos  hard cover

 

Very fine condition 

$20.00

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Tuscan Terriers and Mallee Mustard Pots by Rod Milne

A whimsical title to a salute to classes 48 and 830 of the NSWGR. Many fleet tables, detailed text, 

48 pp 40 photos all B&W  2000 Railmac

Very Fine condition

$10.00

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Shire Horses and Jumbos by Rod Milne

A whimsical title to a close study of classes 45 and 442 of the NSWGR. Many fleet tables, detailed text, 

48 pp 20 photos all B&W  1998 Railmac

Very Fine condition

$10.00

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Railway Portraits by Robert and Bruce Wheatley

An elegant publication comprising almost 150 photographic works of art by two famous rail enthusiasts

Hard Cover, 112 pages published by WriteLight 2006  In VERY FINE condition

foreword by radio personality and rail fan Clive Robertson

A book of photos to revel in and explore at great length. There are no snapshots in this book!

$90.00

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STA Railcars by Steve McNicol

short pictorial with detailed text and fleet lists

16 pp. 20 photos all B&W

1981 Railmac

$10.00

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NEW Book Collection: memories of steam by railwaymen All $10.00

Reminiscences by enginemen, and biographies of rail staff. Too many to list easily these books are all in exceptionally good condition. Mostly hardcover (HC)

Choose your books by clicking on the list below.

Only one copy of each book is in stock. Photo shows sample only

$25.00

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Rail Books Locomotives, Rolling Stock, Photo Albums. All $10.00

A large selection of train books including mainly pictorial studies of loco types, lineside photographic essays, and some very impressive railway art photography (e'g' see "Among Their Favourites")

Four are elegant Hard Cover books (HC) All are in AS NEW condition unless otherwise indicated

$10.00

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Line histories, Stations, Infrastructure, Bridges. In New or AS NEW CONDITION. All $10.00 each

Too many to list separately. Photo shows a sample only

Mostly soft cover Some hard cover marked  (HC)

All in Very Fine Condition

 

select from the list below. Postage is by total weight, not according to individual books

$10.00

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Locomotives of Australia 1850s to 1980s by Leon Oberg in As New Condition

 An important chronological work covering every loco from 1855 to the 90s. 324 pages of fine photography, detailed text, tables, state by state fleet lists, and a comprehensive index.

By a famous rail observer, the result of years of deep research.

approx 200 photos all B&W.

The book is in Very Fine condition with some shelf rubbing. 

$45.00

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RED FOR DANGER LTC Rolt

A rather graphic compilation of some train disasters of the last 150 years on Britain's railways.

The history of railway accidents and railway safety

 307 pages 40 B&W photos  index.

 hard cover good condition. some scuffing of dust cover.

$10.00

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