Stories - Click on a Title Below

The Comforts and Discomforts of Travel—1882
The Fast-Mail Train—1877
Civil War Railroads—Chicago Tribune, 1866
The Locomotive Chase in Georgia (a.k.a. The General-Civil War)
The Modern High Speed Locomotive—1905
A Locomotive Engineeress—1888 a girl takes command of a steam engine
The Modern Dick Turpin (Train Robbery)—1892
A Railway to the Klondike—1899
The Route of the Wild Irishman—1887
English and American Railways—ca. 1880
The Catawissa Railroad (Pennsylvania)—1862
Union Depot, Worcester, Mass—1876
The Strong Locomotive—1889
Double-Deck Stock Car—1887
The Steam Horse—1876
Tilly Foster Mine—Brewster's, N.Y.—1889
Jerome Park Reservoir Excavation—1901
Improvements at the Harlem River Bridge—1892

Park Ave Improvement - 106th St. to Mott Haven I—1894
Park Ave Improvement - 106th St. to Mott Haven II—1894
Dunderberg Mountain Gravity Railroad—1889
The Judson Pneumatic Railway System—1889
MT. TOM and Mount Tom Railroad
The Tramp and the Railroad—1898
The Pneumatic Tube Railway—1867
Whitneyville & Machiasport, Me. Railroad—1907

New York Central Harlem River RR—1893
Otis Elevating Cable Railway— Catskill Mountains, New York
Otis Elevating Cable Railway— Scientific American—1895
Prospect Mtn. Incline RR - Lake George - Adirondack Mountains, New York
Mauch Chunk—Gravity Railroad and Coal Capital
A Switchback Excursion—To Mauch Chunk—1877
The ERIE Railroad
The Shepaug Railroad—Connecticut
The American Railroad—1875
"The Land of Rip Van Winkle"—The Ulster & Delaware Railroad

Catskill Legacies—U&D, D&N, Miscellaneous RR, Aqueduct
Oranges, NJ-Gravity Railroad—1894
The Locomotive Engineer—1901
The Ghost of a Tramp—1881
The Night Express—1901 (Poem)
A Runaway Locomotive—1901
U.S. Mail

Fish-Car Service
What a Train-Despatcher Does—1898
America's Amazing Railway Traffic—1923
Over the Narrowest Narrow Gauge—Wales—1875—Festiniog
New Narrow Gauge Locomotive—Festiniog

The Electric Time Service—1878
Standard Time—1889

How Railroad Men are Made—1912
Pullman, Illinois—1885
Pullman Porter—1904
Social Centers for Railroad Men—1904
Railroad Temperance—1904
Railroad Branch of the YMCA—1904
The Way Station Agent—1904
Railroad Across the Florida Keys
My Railroad Fight in and Out of Court—1873
The Pennsylvania Coal Region-A Trip—1877
The "Royal Blue" Express—1892
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe—1893
The Hoboken Inclined Railway—1886
Edison System of Railway Telegraphy—1886
American Crossing Signal—1894
Third Rail Train—1897
Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the NY, NH & H RR

The Heilmann Electric Locomotive—1897
FRISCO System—1902
Pittsburgh Inclined Railroad—1880
Steam Hand Car—Miniature Railroad Train—1876
Heating and Ventilation of RR Cars—1868

The Yakima Raid and Coal Famine—1907
Speed in Locomotives—1892
115-Ton Consolidation Locomotive—1898
Two Fastest Long Distance Runs Without Stop—1898
Raub Central Power Locomotive
The Women of 1918

New Great Western Locomotives—1894—English
Los Angeles Cable Railway
San Francisco Cable Car
North Hudson County Railroad
The Barre Railroad
A Ninety-Six Ton Electric Locomotive—B & O
A Horseless Carriage of 1827

On the Opelousas Railroad—Cypress Swamp—Alligators—1866
Shooting Buffalo from the Trains of the Kansas Pacific RR—1867
Costliest Railroad in America
Narrow-gage Self-propelled Passenger Coach—1913
The Trade of the Train Robbery—1902
Odd Railroad Incidents—1902

The Great Railroad Builders—1903
The Gates of the City—Grand Central Terminal—1907
The Trans-Siberian Railway—1900

Beauty in a Box—Smuggling Chinese, 1886—Virginia & Truckee
The Brooklyn Aqueduct—1891
LeHigh Valley Railroad

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