Book by Signor, John R.
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Book Description Golden West Books, 1983. hardcover. Book Condition: New. 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
Book Description Golden West Books, 1999. Hard Bound. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition; Sixth Printing. P. Clip but 54.95 tag on flap; Mylar covered. Appears to be unread. Collectors copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 36327
Book Description Golden West Books, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110870950886
Book Description Golden West Books, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0870950886