Stock Image
Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad: The Nevada Short Line: Phil Serpico

Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad: The Nevada Short Line

Phil Serpico

Published by Omni Publications, 2013
ISBN 10: 0884180174 / ISBN 13: 9780884180173
New / hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Arizona Hobbies (Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
List Price: US$
Price: US$ 59.95
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Return Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad: The Nevada ...

Publisher: Omni Publications

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad: The Nevada Short Line by Phil Serpico. 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

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: Arizona Hobbies
Address: Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 14, 2002
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

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.

Shipping Terms:

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!