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Rio Grande to the Pacific

Lemassena, Robert A.

ISBN 10: 0913582093 / ISBN 13: 9780913582091
Published by Sundance Books, Denver, 1974
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Rio Grande to the Pacific

Publisher: Sundance Books, Denver

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by the Author

Edition: First Edition Limited & Numbered.

Book Type: Book

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Handsomely done history of the Rio Grande written by an outstanding railroad author. The book covers the railroad from the very beginnings of the Denver & Rio Grande in 1870 though to the 1970s, as well as its subsidiaries, the Western Pacific, and associated railroads. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. With numerous maps, rosters, gradient profiles, timetable, locomotive dispositions and extensive bibliography. 416 pages with index. Note: the cover of the standard 1974 edition shows a Rio Grande diesel; the cover of the Special Limited Edition shows two steam locomotives. The Limited Edition includes many color photos and has a reprint of a "Denver and Rio Grande" pamphlet from 1881 covering grades, distances and elevations in a rear pocket.

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