El Camino Real-US 101 & the Route of the Daylight is the story of California's first and most beautiful road. Generally referred to as the Coast Route, it was the original route of the Franciscan padres and Spanish conquistadors. The development of the Coast Route is the living history of California.
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Book Description Los Angeles Railroad Historial Foundation January 2013, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. By Tom Zimmerman & Roger L Titus. Cloth with dust jacket, 9x10.25 horizontal format, 208 glossy pages, color & b/w photos throughout. 2013. 'Following the treks of the Padres that established the California Missions of the eighteenth Century, 'El Camino Real - The King's Highway', has been the dramatic story of California.Through the automobile era, iconic passenger trains, 'The Daylight', the many Missions, highlight their close proximity to each other. These timeless monuments offer windows into the fabled history of the Southern California and the Great Southwest. Across the region and through the era, Franciscan padres to the present - 250+ historical images and modern photos, ephemera, memorabilia, maps; many never before printed.' Brand new copies. Bookseller Inventory # 175691