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Fascinating and detailed book about the whole array of railroads in Baja California, including steam and diesel, narrow and standard gauge, aerial tramways, funiculars, and even sail power. The author discusses the history of Baja California, early railroad proposals and obstacles, the Peninsular Railroad, border railroads, the Mexicali & Gulf/Inter-California Southern, the Compagnie du Boleo, the Progresso Mining Company, the San Juan Mining Co., salt mine railways, and railways for various gypsum, manganese and magnesite railways. The book also has a chapter on the serious damage caused by floods and high water from the Colorado River. Illustrated with black and white photos. With steam and diesel locomotive rosters and maps. End papers show map of Baja California with railroads. With detailed notes and bibliography. 350 pages with index.
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Book Description Golden West Books, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0870951009
Book Description Golden West Books, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870951009