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Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History: The Desert States, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Robertson, Donald B.

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ISBN 10: 0870043056 / ISBN 13: 9780870043055
Published by Caxton Printers Ltd, Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Beautiful copy looks to be unread of this rare Caxton Press edition. Volume1 of a uniform 5 volume set done in various years by Caxton. Bookseller Inventory # 005312

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Title: Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History: ...

Publisher: Caxton Printers Ltd, Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Volume I of Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History covers Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Railroads are listed alphabetically by state with detailed company descriptions including dates of operation, miles of track, maximum grade, gauge, rail weight, and the histories of thousands of locomotives. With maps and black and white photos. The book also has chapters discussing the development of West, including construction of forts and post offices, and notes on railroad construction in the area (locomotive census, major builders, mileage, fuel consumption, etc.). The information in the book was gleaned from federal and state government data, and newspapers of the period. 318 pages.

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