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Vermont's Island Line Revisited
By James R. "Jim" Jones. This 204-page, 477 photo chronicle covers the the life and times of the Rutland Railroad's fabled Island-hopping route from Burlington through the Champlain Islands to Alburgh and Rouses Point. Makes the perfect companion to our popular DVD of the same name, released eleven years ago. Get your lowest numbered, signed books by ordering now.
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Vermont's Island Line Revisited BOOK + DVD COMBO
Since a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine the value of our VERMONT'S ISLAND LINE REVISTED BOOK and the two-hour documentary DVD (produced a dozen years ago) that inspired it! See vintage films and hear fascinating rail tales from those who lived along and worked for the Rutland Railroad "Island Line" (1901-1961), most of whom are no longer with us. Their words and scrapbook images live on! Buy the BOOK for only $39.95 and add the video for only $10. BOOK and DVD just $49.95. All aboard!
COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILWAY'S D&NO ROUTE is the highly anticipated follow-up to Jones' long out of print Denver & New Orleans: In The Shadow of the Rockies (Sundance, 1997). Save $5 off the cover price, get FREE SHIPPING and low numbered, signed books while supplies last. This coffee-table chronicle measures 254 pages, with hundreds of images, many never seen before. Don't snooze and lose.
By James R. "Jim" Jones. Burlington, Vermont's extensive street railway stretched 16 miles from north to south, and easterly through Winooski to Essex Junction. Immerse yourself in local transportation history from the 1885 horse railway to its state-of-the-art 1893 electrification, merger with the Fort Ethan Allen line, to a ceremonial downtown trolley burning "celebration" as rubber-tired busses began a proud service tradition in August of 1929. Don't snooze and lose! This lavishly illustrated, signed, numbered, more than 206-page chronicle is available for only $29.95, with free U.S. shipping. BUY NOW!
Stranglehold: An Intriguing Behind the Scenes Glimpse into the Private World of Professional Wrestling
To prove he doesn’t have a one-track (or even two-track) mind, James R. "Jim" Jones co-authored this book with former ESPN and AWA wrestling personality Larry Nelson. Free U.S. shipping.
REVISED FOR 2023! For 38 years, from 1892 to 1930, the six-mile Bristol Railroad was among the busiest lumber product haulers in the United States. Bristol Manufacturing Company was shipping boxcar loads of locally made caskets from their plant along the New Haven River to the Bristol village train station and all points of the compass via the connecting Rutland Railroad at New Haven Junction, Vermont. Author and filmmaker James R. “Jim” Jones proudly presents this meticulously researched, profusely illustrated 202-page chronicle on the life and times of rural Vermont from the 1850s to the controversial move of New Haven Junction station from trackside to the town offices last year. Signed, numbered copies of this quality 202 page 8-1/2" x 11" LIMITED EDITION soft cover, perfect-bound BOOK are only $29.95 with FREE U.S. SHIPPING! Save $10! Don’t snooze and lose.
Keeseville, Ausable Chasm & Lake Champlain Railroad: Adirondack Mountain Gateway (by James R. Jones)
NEW FOR 2024: 100TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION!
The colorful 5.6-mile Keeseville, Ausable Chasm & Lake Champlain Railroad hauled several U.S. Presidents, was featured in Silent Film Era serials, and moved heavy granite cornerstones for famous landmarks from 1890 to 1924. For a time, nearly 50,000 annual passengers rode its standard-gauge rails over a spectacular 158-foot-high cantilever bridge above Ausable Chasm. Join us for a memorable journey from Burlington, Vermont's waterfront, across the Lake, to the New York's Ausable River Valley. Filmmaker and author, James R. "Jim" Jones presents a meticulously researched, 186-page chronicle on the life and times of Lake Champlain navigation, the "Grand Canyon of the East," Adirondack hotels and industry, two railroads- KAC&LC and D&H, and the region's highway development. Signed, numbered copies of this quality 8-1/2" x 11" perfect-bound book retail at $39.95. Get yours today for only $29.95 with free U.S. MEDIA MAIL shipping! Don't snooze and lose. ISBN: 978-0-578-53839-6
Celebrate Vermont Rail System's 50th Anniversary with this limited edition book by Robert C. Jones.
This colorful, 296 page, 425 photo masterpiece book is the perfect companion to THE RUTLAND ROAD written by Jim Shaughnessy in 1964. Experience this remarkable rail revival, chronologically, beginning with Jay Wulfson's Vermont Railway. Witness the emergence of five affiliates, each with an exclusive chapter, jam-packed with photos, maps, locomotive rosters, route maps and historical information. The final chapter provides a detailed account of the combined activities under the banner of the Vermont Rail System. All the bases are covered!
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