Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Information about collectible stocks and bonds from published books

These are books that contain references to railroad certificates, but not as many as Price guides. For instance, Tamarkin & Krantz's beautiful book contains photographs of several railroad certificates, but it does not estimate collectible values.

Arranged by author, date, title

Adams, Kramer A., 1961, Logging Railroads of the West

Alexander James J Jr., 1988, Historic American Engineering Record

American Railway Engineering Association, 1915, Bulletin

Anreas, A T, 1880, History of the State of Kansas

Belcher, C. Francis, 1980, Logging Railroads of the White Mountains

Best, Gerald M., 1968, Mexican Narrow Gauge

Braun, Hans, 1996, Historische Aktien USA (Historic Stock Certificates USA), Volume 1

Bruce II, Colin, 1982, Complete Encyclopedia of Mexican Paper Money

Carl Gustafson, 1967, The Dairy Route: A history of the Elgin & Belvidere Electric Co.

Drury, George H., 1992, Train Watcher's Guide to North American Railroads

Drury, George H., 1984, Train Watcher's Guide to North American Railroads

Drury, George H., 1990, Train Watcher's Guide to North American Railroads

Edson, William D, 1984, Railroad Names: a directory of common carrier railroads operating in the United States 1826-1982

Edson, William D, 1993, Railroad Names: a directory of common carrier railroads operating in the United States 1826-1992

Empire State Railway Museum, 1993, Steam Passenger Service Directory, 28th annual

Fetters, Thomas, 1990, Logging Railroads of South Carolina

Fleming, Howard, 1980, Narrow Gauge Railways of America

Fleming, Howard, 1949, Narrow Gauge Railways of America

Franco, Francisco Garma, 1985, Railroads in Mexico: an illustrated history, vol 1

Franco, Francisco Garma, 1988, Railroads in Mexico: an illustrated history, vol 2

Gaytan, Carlos, 1972, Paper Currency of Mexico, 1822-1971

Griffin, William E, Jr., 1999, Seaboard: the Route of Courteous Service

Gross, Joseph, 1986, Railroads of North America: a complete listing of all North American railroads, 1827-1986

Haxby, James A., 1988, Standard Catalog of United States Obsolete Bank Notes, 1782-1866

Hessler, Gene, 1992, Engraver's Line, The

Hilton, George Woodman, 1971, Cable Car in America

Hilton, George Woodman, 1990, American Narrow Gauge Railroads

Hilton, George Woodman & John F. Due, 1960, Electric Interurban Railways in America

Holabird Western Americana, Oct, 2018, The Magnificent Ken Prag American Railroad Stock Certificate Collection

International Bond & Share Society, Dec, 2018, Scripophily; Journal of the International Bond and Share Society

Johnson, Walter A, Autumn, 1946, Chronicles of Oklahoma, The

Johnston, Hank, 1965, The Railroad That Lighted Southern California

Jones, Peter, 2020, Dow Jones: a history of Dow Jones stock averages since 1884

Karr, Ronald Dale, 1989, Lost Railroads of New England

Kerr, James W., 1983, Illustrated History of Rail Rapid Transit Systems and Cars of North America

Kerr, James W. & O. M. Kerr, 1980, Illustrated Rail Rapid Transit Systems and Cars of North America

Klein, Aaron E., 1985, Encyclopedia of North American Railroads

Lavallee, Omer, 1972, Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada

Legget, Robert Ferguson, 1973, Railroads of Canada

Lewis, Edward A, 1991, American Shortline Railway Guide, 4th edition

McNeely, John Hamilton, 1964, Railways of Mexico: a study in nationalization (Texas Western College, Southwestern Studies vol 2, no 1)

Meints, Graydon M., 1992, Michigan Railroads and Railroad Companies

Middleton, Kenneth R and Norman C Keyes Jr, Autumn, 1980, Railroad History magazine

Middleton, William D., 1967, Time of the Trolley: the street railway from horsecar to light rail, vol 1

Modelski, Andrew M., 1984, Railroad Maps of North America: the first hundred years

Muralt, Darryl E, 1993, The Cordwood Limited: a history of the Victoria and Sidney Railway, 1892-1919

Myrick, David F., 1962, Railroads of Nevada (and eastern California, in 2 vols)

Myrick, David F., 1990, New Mexico's Railroads: a historical study

Oliphant, James H., 1910, Earning Power of Railroads: mileage-capitalization-bonded indebtedness-earnings-operating expenses-cost of maintenance-fixed charges-comparative statistics-investments-dividends-guarantees, etc

Oregon, State of, 1909, Annual Report of the Railroad Commission of Oregon

Palmer, Richard, 1996, Short Lines of Central New York

Pennsylvania Railroad Co, 1927, The Pennsylvania Railroad Co: review of charter and annual reports

Poor, Henry Varnum, 1860, History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States (reprint 1970)

Rand McNally, 1982, Handy Railroad Atlas of the United States

Reed, St Clair Griffin, 1941, History of Texas Railroads: and of transportation conditions under Spain and Mexico and the Republic of the state

Rennick, Penny (ed), 1992, Alaska Geographic

Richmond, Al, 1985, Grand Canyon Railway

Robertson, Donald, 1986, Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Desert States

Rosholt, Malcolm Leviatt, 1985, Trains of Wisconsin

Sayre, John W., 1985, Ghost Railroads of Central Arizona: a journey through yesteryear

Sayre, John W., 1990, Santa Fe Prescott & Phoenix Railway: the scenic line of Arizona

Seaboard Air Line Railroad Co., 1946, Seaboard Yearbook, 1946

Shakespeare, Howard, 2002, The Scripophily Guide

Smythe, Roland Mulville, 1929, Valuable Extinct Securities

Taber, Thomas Townsend III, 1987, Railroads of Pennsylvania Encyclopedia and Atlas

Tamarkin, Bob & Lee Krantz, 1999, The Art of the Market

Tomasko, Mark D., 2017, Images of Value: The Artwork Behind US Security Engraving, 1830s-1980s

Warden, William E., 1993, West Virginia Logging Railroads, 6th printing

Wheeler, Keith, 1973, The Railroaders (Time-Life Old West Series)

Wilkins, Tivis E., 1974, Colorado Railroads: chronological development

Wilson, Keith, 1982, Railways in Canada: the iron link

Wyoming, State of, 2001, State of Wyoming and Department of Justice

Zanetti, Oscar and Alejandro Garcia, 1987, Sugar & Railroads: a Cuban history, 1837-1959

This list of references was last updated Saturday, January 15, 2022.


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