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Here you will find a listing of the looseleaf railroad books I am currently publishing on my desktop for sale to individual railfans primarily. The series of books currently deals mostly with Eastern Railroads,especially those that became part of Conrail. It will eventually deal with the western and Canadian roads.

Current Offerings of Looseleaf Railroad books:



1. ERIE LACKAWANNA-ANATOMY OF THE FRIENDLY SERVICE ROUTE, 70 page book packed with facts, timetables, photos, a division by division tour of the railroad and other historical information about this much beloved railroad that became part of Conrail on April 1,1976. Price: $15.00 plus approx. 2.50 for media mail postage. Expanded edition with morethan 80 pages will sell for 20.00 a copy, plus media mail postage.







2.CONRAIL-ANATOMY OF THE BIG BLUE RAILROAD-Packed with sample timetables, freight schedules, photos, and other historical facts about Big Blue, as Conrail was sometimes called,fans of this beloved successor to the bankrupt roads it merged into one will want to add this to their collection. Price: 10.00 plus approx. 2.50 postage, or 4.60 for PRIORITY MAIL, buyer's choice.



3.BALTIMORE AND OHIO-STORY OF THE BUFFALO DIVISION- This book tells the story about the Buffalo Divsion of the B&O as it operated in Western New York. Contains photos, timetables, freight schedules, all the juicy information fans of the Buffalo Division will want to read about in this 70 page book. Price 10.00 plus 2.50 media mail shipping.



4.LINKING 13 GREAT STATES WITH THE NATION- The story of the rest of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, its operations, equipment, freight and passenger schedules, and people who made it all work, all approx. 90 pages. Price 15.00 plus 2.50 media mail postage.



5.CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY- Once billed as the Biggest Little Railroad, the CNJ endeared itself to both fans, employees and riders by putting up the brave fight as only an underdog that had been knocked down repeatedly could. Includes 12 photos, a selection of timetables, and a nice system map from a reprint of a 1912 system passenger timetable, all within its 70 pages. Price. 10.00 plus 2.50 media Mail postage.



6.ANATOMY OF THE READING SYSTEM- In its 70 pages, you will find a wealth of information about the Reading including a set of mileage tables, reproductions of timetables, photo of Bethlehem MU Car and system map taken from their 1965 Annual report. Price; 10.00 plus 2.50 for media mail.



7. NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM- Explore the Water Level Route in its final years of independent operation. Packed with facts, freight schedules, timetables, a diesel roster, and some photos. New York Central fans will want this one. Price: 10.00 plus 2.50 media mail shipping.

RECENT ADDITIONS TO THE LIST
8.ANATOMY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD, approx.100 pages of text,sample freight schedules, diesel rosters, timetables, and other illustrative materials, this book takes a look at the Pennsylvania Railroad in its final years of independent operation. Price $15.00 plus approx. 3.00 for media mail postage, or 4.60 for priority mail, buyer's choice.

9.ANATOMY OF THE NEW HAVEN RAILROAD- approximately 60-80 pages of text, sample freight schedules, timetables, promotional material and other information about the late great New Haven Railroad in its final years and how it served Southern New England. Price: $10.00 plus 3.00 for regular first class postage or 4.60 for priority mail.

10.ANATOMY OF THE BOSTON AND MAINE RAILROAD, approximately 100 pages of text, timetables, mileage tables, sample freight schedules, photos and other illustrative materials depicting how the Route of The Minuteman served northern New England in its final years of pre Guilford operations. Price: 15.00 plus approx. 3.00 for postage.

11.ANATOMY OF THE MAINE CENTRAL. Approximately 60 pages of text, mileage tables, timetables, and other illustrative material depicting how the Pine Tree Route covered those portions of New England not served by former sister road, the Boston and Maine. Price 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 for postage.

12.ANATOMY OF THE DELAWARE AND HUDSON- approx. 60-70 pages of text, illustrative material depicting the operation of the railroad that has billed itself as The Bridge Line to New England and Canada and covers present day operations under the Canadian Pacific banner. Sample freight schedules, timetables and other materials are among the illustrative items. Price: 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 postage.

13.ANATOMY OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY- Looseleaf book depicting the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway in its final years of independent operation, sample passenger train consists, freight schedules, and other illustrative materials included. Price, 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 postage.

14. ANATOMY OF THE PENN CENTRAL- Approximately 60-70 pages of text, timetables, sample freight schedules, and other materials giving one a look at the operational aspect of this railroad, the largest portion of the Conrail system and which was troubled from day 1. No corporate politics will be found here, just the nuts n bolts operational aspects of the railroad. Price: 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 for postage.

15.ANATOMY OF THE ERIE RAILROAD- Approximately 80 pages of text, timetables,freight schedules, and other illustrative material covering the senior partner of the Erie Lackawanna merger in its final years of independent operation. Price: 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 postage, 4.60 for PRIORITY MAIL.

16.ANATOMY OF THE LACKAWANNA RAILROAD- Covers The Route of Phoebe Snow in its final years of independent operation. features sample timetables, freight schedules, passenger train consists, illustrative material including promotional pieces put out by the railroad. Price 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 or 4.60 for PRIORITY.

17.ANATOMY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA-READING SEASHORE LINES-Approximately 60-70 pages, covering one of the smallest railroads to go into Conrail. Contains timetables, sample freight schedules, other illustrative material. Price 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 postage.

18.STORY OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD-Anatomy of The Route of The Black Diamond. Approximately 80 pages of text, sample freight schedules, passenger train consists and other illustrative material cover this beloved railroad in its final years of independent operation. Price 10.00 plus approx. 3.00 for postage.

19.PROFILE OF KCS LINES- approx. 80-90 pages of text, mileage tables, sample freight schedules, pictures, timetables and other illustrative materials cover The Route of The Southern Belle as the railroad looked before the acquisitions of TexMex and lines south of the border. Price: 15.00 plus postage.

20.ANATOMY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY- approx.70 pages of text, sample freight schedules, timetables, other illustrative material covers this, Canada's first transcontinental Railroad in its present day form. Price: 10.00 plus postage.

21.ANATOMY OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY. Approx. 70 pages of text, sample train schedules, pictures and other illustrative material cover this railroad that once boasted that it served all 10 provinces and focuses on present day operations. Price: 10.00 plus postage.

22.ANATOMY OF BNSF RAILWAY- Approx. 70-80 pages of text, timetables, sample freight schedules, and other illustrative materials cover this huge railroad which spans the western two thirds of the United States. Formed in 1996 by the merger of Burlington Northern and Atchison,Topeka and Santa Fe railroads. Price: 10.00 plus postage.

23.ANATOMY OF THE UNION PACIFIC, approx. 70-80 pages of text, sample freight schedules, timetables and other illustrative materials that over the operations of this railroad, which is the only major US railroad still operating under its original name. Price: 10.00 plus postage.

PLEASE NOTE; All above books are also available on CD Roms at 13.00 each, including shipping.







SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL:



Since the Baltimore and Ohio,Reading, and CNJ were once a family of railroads, with B&O being the controlling line, this set of four books is being offered for $50.00 including shipping for all four.





SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT-Another book that I have been offering for sale, Norfolk and Western Railway-The Story of the Route of Precision Transportation, will soon be published by the Norfolk and Western Historical Society under the title of ANATOMY OF THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY. Any fans of this beloved Pocahontas district coal hauler should contact the NWHS for further information.

Other book titles that are either in the works and/or need print photos as follows:















1.Lehigh Valley, need print photos,but otherwise ready to go with approx. 70 pages of text, sample freight schedules, passenger train consist information,excerpts from a reprint of a 1912 timetable, samples from other timetables in the author's collection and whatever other available illustrative material on hand. 15.00 a copy.















2.Pennsylvania Railroad, NOW READY TO GO. 15.00 A COPY, 70 pages of text, freight schedules, timetables and other historical information contained in it.















3.Reading Railroad, need print photos,but otherwise ready with text, freight and passenger schedules, system map and portrait of commuter train from 1965 Annual report. 15.00 a copy. Now available.







NORFOLK SOUTHERN- Now available with approximately 70 pages of text, sample freight and passenger timetables, photos, and other information about THE THOROUGHBRED OF TRANSPORTATION. 15.00 a copy.







CSX Transportation- Now available with text, sample freight and passenger schedules, some photos,and other available illustrative materials. 15.00 a copy















CANADIAN NATIONAL- Now Available. Approx. 70 pages of text, photos, freight and passenger schedules and other illustrative material and information avialable. 15.00 a copy.







































CANADIAN PACIFIC (includes Delaware & Hudson,Soo Line)Now available with approx. 70 pages of photos,text, freight and passenger schedules, other materials. 15.00 a copy.















.BOSTON AND MAINE-now ready with text,mileage tables, freight and passenger schedules, photos, tickets and other illustrative materials available in approx. 70 pages. 15.00 a copy.















KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN LINES- Approx. 70 pages of text, mileage tables, freight and passenger schedules 12 pages of photos and other information about the Route of The Southern Belle. 15.00 a copy.















NEW ADDITION







ANATOMY OF THE PENN CENTRAL. Approximately 70 pages of text, sample freight and passenger schedules and other materials about the troubled Penn Central and how it operated. No corporate politics found here, just the operational aspects of the railroad. 15.00 a copy.















1.UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD















2.BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE















3. NEW HAVEN RAILROAD







ALL TITLES ARE NOW AVAILABLE.BOTH HARD COPY AND CD ROM FORMATS ARE AVAILABLE. CD'S ARE AVAILABLE AT 13.00 EACH INCLUDING SHIPPING. Where a two disk set is needed for a book, price is 18.00 per set.
ORDERING INFORMATION: Please circle the number or number of book or books you want and mail entire form with check or money order to: James Mancuso, 56B South Main Street, Perry, NY 14530.

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Please note there is an extra charge for shipments to points outside North America as well as to Canada. Thank You.