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Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Locomotives and Equipment

Robert A. Bader

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ISBN 10: 0984624708 / ISBN 13: 9780984624706
Published by Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society, 2010
New Condition: New Hardcover
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A comprehensive study in photographs, rosters, plans and diagrams of the locomotives and freight equipment of the last operating common carrier narrow gauge railroad west of the Rocky Mountains in Nevada and California from 1880 through 1960. Contents: Acknowledgments, Foreword and Introduction to the Railroad, pp. 7-18; Motive Power, pp. 19-148; Rolling Stock, pp. 149-320; Maintenance of Way Equipment, pp. 321-334; Appurtenances (Freight Trucks, Three Quarter Size Couplers, Air Brakes, Lettering, Twilight Years), pp. 335-374; Bibliography, pp. 375-376. Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society, hardcover with jacket, 378 pages, B&W photographs and illustrations, plans, many Color photographs and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # sphs706

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Title: Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Locomotives ...

Publisher: Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Locomotives & Freight Equipment, Also Including the Carson & Colorado RR and the Nevada & California RR 1880-1960, By Robert A Bader. Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11", 378 pages, 563 color and b/w photos, charts, diagrams, bibliography. 2011. "A thorough and fascinating resource invaluable as a stand alone book or as a compliment to Joe Dale Morris's popular Southern Pacific's Slim Princess in the Sunset 1940-1960. "The historic Carson & Colorado Railroad began life as a subsidiary of the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad in 1880. In 1900 the Southern Pacific bought the line. This book presents a collection of detailed rosters, newly drawn plans, diagrams, and a very large collection of photographs of the narrow gauge locomotives of the C&S, the Nevada & California and the Southern Pacific narrow Gauge. Includes 563 photos, 83 of which are in color.."

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