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#1-001 Como-Harriet Book - $7.50
The historic Como-Harriet Streetcar Line comes alive in the museum's 65-page book with 85 vintage photos of the line prior to its 1954 abandonment along with a map. Softcover. Written by Museum members Aaron Isaacs and Bill Graham. Printed in USA.

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#1-002 Twin City Lines Rule Book - $5.00
The official rule book for TCRT motormen and conductors. This is the original hardcover July 1, 1950 revision, not a reproduction.. Printed in the USA.

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#1-005 Twin Cities by Trolley - $40
This book, written by MSM Members Aaron Isaacs and John Diers, is now available.
With over 400 photographs and 70 maps, "Twin Cities by Trolley" tells the story of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company system from its earliest days through its heyday in the years before and immediately after World War I to its eventual surrender to the automobile in the 1950's. Printed in Canada. To see a flyer, click here.

#1-006 St. Paul Union Depot - $40.00
St. Paul Union Depot:  A history of St. Paul's Union Depot by MSM member John Diers. Hardcover.  312 pages with 235 black and white photographs and 3 tables. Published by the University of Minnesota Press and printed in Canada.

#1-007 Twin Ports by Trolley- $40.00
Written by Museum member Aaron Isaacs, Twin Ports by Trolley tells the story of the Duluth-Superior streetcar system from its earliest days through its heyday in the years before and immediately after World War I to its ultimate surrender to the automobile in the 1930s. 366 photographs and 18 maps.
Published by the University of Minnesota Press.

#1-009 Twin Cities Trolleys in Color - $50.00
Written by Museum member Aaron Isaacs, Twin Cities Trolleys in Color shows the big, yellow TCRT "standard cars" and the brand-new PCC cars from the 1940s to the last streetcar run in June, 1954. 128 pages, 229 all-color photos and 5 maps.
To see a flyer, click here.
Publication date is April 1, 2017.

#1-010 Childrens Activity Book - $4
This book is 10" by 12" and contains 28 pages filled with coloring pictures, puzzles, mazes, and word games. There is information about our streetcars throughout. It's appropriate for children 5 to 9.

#1-205 Pumpkin Patch Trolley - $8
Pumpkin Patch Trolley is a middle grade book written and illustrated by Gene Fabryka. The story features two children, Greg and Joan, who board a museum trolley for a trip to the pumpkin patch. After they thought they missed the last trolley back to the station, another emerges from a dense fog to pick them up. On board the trolley, they are invited to a Halloween party. At the party, they discover they have been transported back to the 1930ís. The race is on to find their way back home! Books are signed by the author.

Printed in the USA.

#1-000 Twin City Lines Back Issues
$5 per issue

Issues going back to 2007 are available. Quantities are limited. All sales subject to availability.
For a listing of the issues available and item numbers, click here.

Twin City Lines back issues can only be ordered by mail.

#1-000 Minnegazette Back Issues
$1 per issue, $10 for 12 issues

Issues from 1970 to 2007 are available. Quantities are limited. All sales subject to availability.
For a listing of the issues available and item numbers, click here.

Minnegazette back issues can only be ordered by mail.


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