Title: Southern Pacific's Golden Empire: 1954-1958
Publisher: Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society
Publication Date: 2011
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Southern Pacific's Golden Empire: 1954-1958, The Color Photography of John B. Hungerford and Harold F. Stewart by Joe Dale Morris and Rod CrossleyTravel the Golden Empire through the cameras of John B. Hungerford and Harold F. Stewart in more than 495 mostly never-before-published photographs in color. Mr. Hungerford, an author and printing company owner, traveled California and the west from one end to the other focusing on the action of the Southern Pacific Railroad's main lines, branch lines, narrow gauge, Nacozari Branch and interchange railroads. Harold Stewart, a Motorman with the Pacific Electric and later a Locomotive Engineer with the Southern Pacific, traveled throughout the west photographing the SP and other railroad companies. You'll see first hand the photographs as observed through the extraordinary cameras of Misters Hungerford and Stewart. Considering the era, 98 percent of the book is of steam locomotives at work. Includes some nice photographs of the Magma Arizona, Pickering Lumber and Ferrocarril de Nacozari. Contents: Acknowledgements and Introduction, pp. 7-12; The Overland Route (Western Division east of Oakland and north of Lathrop and Sacramento Division), pp. 13-54; On to Oregon (Salt Lake Division, Shasta Division, Portland Division), pp. 55-90; Down the Valley (south of Lathrop through Bakersfield to Santa Clarita), pp. 91-140; Along the Coast (San Francisco to Ventura), pp. 141-162; From the Ocean to Desert (Ventura to Indio), pp. 163-192; Eastern California (Keeler Branch), pp. 193-228; Arizona and Mexico (Nacozari Branch), pp. 229-252; The Interchange Railroads (short lines, other railroads), pp. 253-282; Bibliography, Index, pp. 283-296. Southern Pacific H&TS, hardcover with jacket, 296 pages, 9 x 11.25 x 1 in., all color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # sphs737
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 14, 2002
99% of my listings are NEW BOOKS still in the printers shrink wrap. Defective DVDs will be replaced by the same title if available. Since most of my books are in NEW CONDITION opened and thumbed through titles become used and up to a 20 percent re-stocking/used charge will apply. Return shipping costs will be the customer's responsibility.
DVDs and CDs will ship First Class rather than Media Mail. I will package your book(s) this way: 1. Seal the book in plastic. 2. Wrap in bubble-wrap. 3. Seal again in plastic. 4. Ship in a sturdy mailer box which provides double-wall protection. 5. Use a laser label with delivery confirmation. 6. Email your shipping information. 7. Smaller and thinner titles will ship in non-bending mailers. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. International shipping costs are based on books weighing 1 pound. If your book order is heavy or over sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Shipping times cannot be guaranteed. They are only estimates based on the carriers' delivery times, and do not include Customs processing. If your order will pass through Customs, please expect a delay.
Store Description: Arizona Hobbies sells NEW books and NEW videos (DVD and Blu-ray) plus NEW Railroad Maps & Atlases since 1999. I also sell USED titles when I can find them or purchase book collections. Order securely through my on-line store with Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, or by Money Order/Certified Check. You can buy NEW titles direct from me for less than many booksellers sell used copies advertised on the Internet. I charge more for shipping because your orders are packaged in bubble-wrap and sturdy boxes. I have had only four lost and two damaged shipments since 1999. My web store is the best on the Internet to find the titles your looking for. Don't wonder if your order's been shipped, USPS tracking numbers are provided. Highball to www.arizonahobbies.com!