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Hemingway’s Hurricane

THE FINAL BLOW A powerful late summer hurricane is tracked for several days before it makes landfall on a southern U.S. coastline. Inexplicably, government officials fail to set an evacuation plan in motion until it is too late. Those who … Continue reading

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The Last Steam Railroad in America

From 1955 to 1959, O. Winston Link traveled up and down the Norfolk and Western railroad, taking pictures of the trains, the towns and the people who lived and worked there. This book contains day and night photographs, with a … Continue reading

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2015 Tourist Trains Guidebook

The Tourist Trains Guidebook, 5th edition, is your passport into the exciting world of heritage railroading. The latest Tourist Trains Guidebook for 2015 puts readers on the right track for riding historic steam locomotives, taking in breathtaking scenery only visible … Continue reading

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Guidebook for Great Places to Watch Trains

Where to find the best places to watch trains The  Hot Spots Guidebook  is your #1 source for finding the best places to watch trains. Experience the thrill of more than 100 of the best train-watching locations in America. Trains … Continue reading

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Top 5 Digital Cameras for Beginners

Digital cameras come in many choices today and picking for the right  camera when starting out can be overwhelming. If you’re in the market for a digital point-and-shoot camera for a beginner, here are 5 models we found that are … Continue reading

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Christmas Train Sets for Under the Tree

Find the perfect Christmas train set to put under your tree this year. One of the most popular toys and decorations during the holiday season is a Christmas train set under the tree. From toddler toys to extravagant décor models, … Continue reading

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“Union Pacific” the building of the transcontinental railroad movie Review

Cecil B. DeMille’s Union Pacific tells the “history” of the building the of the Transcontinental Railroad At #16 on Trains “100 Greatest Train Movies” Union Pacific (from Hollywood’s golden year of 1939) is a grandly entertaining Western that mangles history … Continue reading

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2013 Tourist Trains Guidebook

The Tourist Trains Guidebook, 4th edition, is your passport into the exciting world of heritage railroading. The latest Tourist Trains Guidebook for 2013 puts readers on the right track for riding historic steam locomotives, taking in breathtaking scenery only visible … Continue reading

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O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line – the end of N&W steam

A Photographic Portrait of America’s Last Great Steam Railroad O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line offers an expansive view of Link’s multidimensional portfolio and a moving account of the people and communities surrounding America’s last steam railroad. The book … Continue reading

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2012 Top 10 Christmas Train Sets

Top 10 Christmas train sets to put under your tree this year. One of the most popular toys and decorations during the holiday season is a Christmas train set under the tree. From toddler toys to extravagant décor models, Christmas … Continue reading

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