Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad: The Nevada Short Line

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An historical account of the iconic T&T (1907-1940), the epitome of desert railroading. Originally built by Francis Marion Smith of the famed Twenty Mule Team operations to haul his wealth of borax from the depths of Death Valley, California. It also served as a connecting line to the gold and silver mines of southern Nevada and in latter days thrived as a shipper of talc and clay. Includes material on the Death Valley and "Baby Gage" railroads at Ryan, as well as Bullfrog Goldfield, Las Vegas & Tonopah, Tecopa, Borate & Daggett, and the Ludlow & Southern railroads. Contains nearly 500 black & white photos and illustrations, including timetables and maps; 60 color images of ephemera and a comprehensive locomotive, rolling stock and station name roster. 8.5"x11" hardcover with color dustjacket,

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Phil Serpico
Published by Omni Publications (2013)
ISBN 10: 0884180174 ISBN 13: 9780884180173
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Book Description Omni Publications, 2013. hardcover. Book Condition: New. An historical account of the iconic T&T (1907-1940), the epitome of desert railroading. This line was originally built by Francis Marion Smith of the famed Twenty Mule Team operations to haul his wealth of borax from the depths of Death Valley, California. It also served as a connecting line to the gold and silver mines of southern Nevada and in later times thrived as a shipper of talc and clay. Included in this title is information about other Death Valley railroads including the 'baby gauge' railroads at Ryan, as well as the Bullfrog Goldfield; Las Vegas & Tonopah; Tecopa, Borate & Dagget; and the Ludlow & Southern. Within the 296 pages are nearly 500 B&W photographs and illustrations, timetables and maps. 60 color pages of ephemera and a comprehensive locomotive, rolling stock and station name roster. Contents: Foreword and Acknowledgements, pp. 7-8; Smith, Borax and Friends, pp. 9-26; The Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad, pp. 27-196; A Tale of Two Ryans, pp. 197-249; Appendix, pp. 250-285; Bibliography, pp. 286-288; Index, pp. 289-296. This would make a very interesting model railroad. Printed on high-quality paper stock. Omni Publications, hardcover with color jacket, 296 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .75 in., over 500 B&W and Color photographs and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # op173

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