Tehachapi: Southern Pacific-Santa Fe Railway

John R. Signor

Published by Golden West Books, 1983
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Tehachapi: Southern Pacific-Santa Fe by John R. Signor. California's famed Tehachapi Loop, where the rails of the present day Burlington Northern-Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads breast the Tehachapi Pass between Bakersfield and Mojave, is one of the seven engineering wonders of the railroad world. This Volume begins with the construction and follows through before the mergers of the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. Presented is a pageant of freight and passenger trains, about dispatching trains, proposed changes, disastrous floods, earthquakes and wrecks, and about the men who run the trains. The route was formerly operated by Southern Pacific and Santa Fe. Authored by railroad researcher, author, and artist John R. Signor, the is a great book about a great area for train-watching. Contents: Introduction, pp. 9-10; The Early Days: 1870-1900, pp. 11-30; The Glory Years: 1900-1929, pp. 31-96; Years of Transition: 1930-1955, pp. 97-192; Contemporary Operation: 1955-Present, pp. 193-256; Epilogue, pp. 257-268; Bibliography, pg. 269; Index, pp. 270-272. Golden West Books, hardcover with jacket, 272 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .75 in., 375 illustrations, maps, some color pages, bibliography and index. Bookseller Inventory # gwb889

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Title: Tehachapi: Southern Pacific-Santa Fe Railway
Publisher: Golden West Books
Publication Date: 1983
Binding: hardcover
Book Condition: New
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Book Description Golden West Books, San Marino, CA, 1999. Hardcover. First edition, sixth printing. California's famed Tehachapi "Loop," where the rails of the Southern Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroads breast Tehachapi Pass between Bakersfield and Mojave, is one of the seven wonders of the railroad world. 272 pages with photographs, some in color, and maps. Map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy. Bookseller Inventory # 38943

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