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Death By Train - Horrifying yet True Stories of Train Wrecks and Accidents 1879-1927

"Death By Train - Horrifying yet True Stories of Train Wrecks and Accidents 1879-1927", by The Bradford Landmark Society, Published 2013. Soft cover, 326 pages, black & white photos. Dimensions: 6 in. x 9 in. Cost $28.00 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

Take a journey via sensational newspaper accounts of train wrecks and accidents occurring during the period 1879-1927. While tragic and almost always macabre and grim, these accounts help us understand the perils railroadmen and passengers alike faced each and every day. The articles were transcribed exactly as written and encompass mainly the Bradford, Pennsylvania area and surrounding communities.

Looking Down From Above

"Looking Down From Above" by Michael J. Fuoco, Editor, with a foreword by D. B. Tanner, III. Published 2008 by The Bradford Landmark Society. Soft cover, wire-bound in landscape mode, 248 pages with 111 black and white photos. Dimensions: 11-3/4 in. x 8-1/2 in. Cost $35.00 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

The magnificent artistry of Bradford's own aerial photographer, Donald B. Tanner is showcased in this volume representing Bradford, PA scenery, buildings, and streets during the period 1953 through 1968. Also included are a few photos of nearby New York State. The photographs were scanned from the original negatives and are fully identified with detailed captions.

Welcome Home, Old Home Week 1909

"Welcome Home, Old Home Week 1909", by Thomas D. Jones, Published 2010. Soft cover, 212 pages, black & white photos with 6 color pages. Dimensions: 8-1/2 in. x 11 in.

A delightful look at the first and grandest Old Home Week celebration ever seen in Bradford. With 15,000 visitors that doubled the population of the city in just one week in August, 1909, this book contains nearly 200 photographs of this unique event and fascinating details on the parades (10 in one week!), the Johnny J. Jones exhibition, the visitors, the dedication of the Firemen's Monument, the souvenirs, and all the fun of that memorable week. Imagine - an entire book covering one week in the history of Bradford, Pa., and only Bradford, Pa.!


The Bradford Oil Refinery

"The Bradford Oil Refinery", by Sally Ryan Costik, Foreword by Harvey L. Golubock, Published 2006. Soft Cover, 128 pages, 6-1/2 in. x 9-1/4 in. Cost $26.50 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

Over 200 photographs, many from the archives of the refinery itself, tell the history of the world's oldest, continuously operating refinery, located in Bradford, PA. Follow the beginnings of the Kendall Refinery of 1881, through its evolution from a small oil refinery to the American Refinery Group of today.

Around Bradford II

"Around Bradford II" by Sally Ryan Costik and the Bradford Landmark Society. Published 1998 by Arcardia Publishing. Soft cover, 128 pages, black & white photos. Dimensions: 6-1/2 in. x 9-1/4 in. Cost $26.50 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

Take a unique look at the history of the City of Bradford, from the early 1900s to the years following World War II, through the images of over 200 photographs taken from the collection of the city's historical society.

Greater Bradford Bicentennial 1776-1976

"Greater Bradford Bicentennial 1776-1976". Soft cover, 76 pages, black & white photos. Dimensions: 6 in. x 9 in., 1974. Cost $10.00 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

A combined effort of several well-known Bradfordians, who donated their time and talents to "tell the story of Bradford" in their own words, this small book was an important fundraiser for the Greater Bradford Bicentennial Committee.

The Story of Bradford DVD

DVD Format (converted from original film to VHS, then to DVD). Cost $27.00 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

Filmed over 75 years ago, this charming movie tells the story of two Bradford childhood sweethearts, Stan and Bubbles, who reunite in Bradford after many long years. Filmed entirely on location in Bradford in May 1936, the film captures people, places, businesses, stores and locations. Many scenes have changed dramatically over the years and viewers of this DVD will enjoy the visual reminder of Bradford's olden days. Black and white. Approx. 50 minutes.

Bradford in Reel Life, and Old Home Days Celebration DVD

DVD Format (converted from original film to VHS, then to DVD). Cost $27.00 (shipping & handling to U.S. addresses included).

Filmed on location in the mid-1930s, these movies were designed to promote the hometown quality of life in Bradford. Each is a visual collection of activities in the city, including scenes of Jackson Avenue, the PONY League baseball games, a beautiful baby contest, a carnival on Chambers Street, a parade down Main Street, people enjoying the festivities, and many more scenes of life in that era. Bradford in Reel Life is in color, but no sound. Old Home Week has musicial accompaniment.


We’ve had inquiries about purchasing the book Trolleys of the Oil Rich Enchanted Mountains. We are not an outlet for the book, however, here is the address to order:

4th Lake Publishing, 245 Deer Path, Gillette, N.J., 07933

The book is $54.95 plus shipping of $8. Click here for the Olean Times Herald article.

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