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William Reich Bundle - CO Rail Annual 31 & CO RR Ice Houses

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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 Annual 31 & Colorado Railroad Ice Houses" contains the following titles:

Colorado Railroad Ice Houses:
Ice houses were a new concept when the country's railroads finnally began to use them to replenish the ice necessary to keep their customers' perishable item from spoiling in transit. Railroads were reluctant users of refrigerated cars in the first place, but large shippers such as meat packers, breweries, and produce suppliers demanded they use this method to ship perishable goods. In Colorado Railroad Ice Houses the author uses photographs, drawings and maps to skillfully explore this unique project.
By William Reich.
Copyright 2012 Colorado Railroad Historical Society.
Published and distriuted by the Colorado Railroad Museum.
44 pages, more than 60 b&w images, illustrations and reproductions.
8.5" x 11" soft cover, staple bound.
ISBN: 0-918654-62-9

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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William Reich Bundle - Three PackColorado Railroad Ice Houses,COORSDenver's Street Railways Volumes 1, 2 & 3Colorado Rail Annual No. 31 - Colorado Railroad Water TanksCRA NO. 29 - Black Smoke and White Iron,SLC

William Reich Bundle - Three Pack


Colorado Railroad Ice Houses


Denver's Street Railways Volumes 1, 2 & 3


Colorado Rail Annual No. 31 - Colorado Railroad Water Tanks


CRA NO. 29 - Black Smoke and White Iron

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