Railroad books and manuals: browse as jpgs or download in PDF format.


Some books and manuals that are either out of copyright or that I have permission to publish on this website. Send a comment or query, or request permission to re-use an image.

Locomotive operation


Prior, Operation of Trains

Frederick J. Prior, Operation of Trains and Station Work and Telegraphy

IE users right click here and "Save target as..." to download a word searchable PDF image. Firefox and Chrome users choose "Save link as..."

NOTE: The printer's blocks for this publication appear to be badly cocked in places. I have not attempted to correct them.

Search for this book on:



Railroad operations, engineering, economics and history


Railroad Tours and Guides