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William Reich Bundle - CO Rail Annuals 29 & 31

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Get two great books from one great author and save 10% today (members save an extra 10-15% off)! The "William Reich Bundle - Colorado Rail Annuals 29 & 31 pack" contains the following titles:

Colorado Rail Annual No. 29 Black Smoke and White Iron: A History of Colorado Kilns, Ovens, Furnaces and Rails.:
The first detailed study of Colorado's coke and ore smelting industries and their importance to the state's mountain railroads. Individual histories of dozens of historic sites including GPS locators for exploration. Five full color, full page reproductions of Otto Kuhler paintings. Over 240 historic and contemporary photographs, drawings, maps, and charts. Steam locomotive roster of the major smelters.
By William Reich.
Copyright 2008 Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation.
Published and distriuted by the Colorado Railroad Museum.
240 pages, more than 330 photos, illustrations and map, mostly b&w.
8.5" 11" hardbound with dust jacket.
ISBN: 0-918654-79-3

Colorado Railroad Water Tanks is a historical tour of the water tanks of Colorado's steam railroad era. Steam locomotives required a large quantity of water to generate the required amount of steam for motive power. Colorado railroads operated over six hundred tanks located along the approximately 6,000 miles of track. The six hundred tanks and their locations are listed in an index and documented with construction dates, sizes, water sources and pumping equipment, when the information is available. The process and history of bringing water from its source to the locomotive's tender is explained and illustrated.
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By William Reich.
Copyright 2012 Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation.
Published and distributed by the Colorado Railroad Museum.
290 pages, over 260 color and black & white photographs, maps and illustrations of tanks and water equipment! Drawings, illustrations, maps and photographs in digital form are also included on a CD. Tanks that still remain are listed and located with GPS data for those wishing to visit these reminders of Colorado's railroad past.
8.5' x 11" hardbound.
ISBN: 0-918654-00-7

Author bio:
Bill Reich was born in Colorado in 1941. He grew up in Wheat Ridge on Miller Street next to Denver Tramway's no. 83 electric interurban line. Bill graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1965 with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Business Management and Mechanical Engineering. His profesional career was spent in management of small, start-up, technically oriented companies and in engineering product design.
For the last twenty years Bill has been researching historic industries of Colorado and has written several books on the subject. They are Colorado Industries of the Past, published in 2008, Colorado Rail Annual no. 29 - Black Smoke & White Iron, in 2009, and Colorado Railroad Icehouses, in 2010, the last two published by the Colorado Railroad Museum.


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