Railroads & Transportation

A Mighty Fine Road

A Mighty Fine Road

Since the collapse of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (Rock Island or simply the Rock) in 1981, this one-time Chicago-based inter-regional carrier has become somewhat of a “cult” railroad among enthusiasts. … READ MORE

The lost opportunity of National Train Day

Author Simon Cordery guest blogs for us today on what would have been National Train Day. This year, Amtrak announced it would no longer continue its Train Days program due to financial difficulties…. READ MORE

New releases for April

Happily Ever After Happily Ever After
The Romance Story in Popular Culture
Catherine M. Roach

"Roach's attempt to do emotional justice to the genre should satisfy academics and fans alike."… READ MORE

Railroad book sale starts today!

Choo-choo-choose to save 30% on our railroad books! Customers within the US receive free domestic ground shipping with a purchase of $30 or more. Enter sale code RAIL30 at checkout to receive discount and qualified free shipping…. READ MORE