ALASKA'S WILDERNESS RAILS: from the taiga to the tundra. Ken C. Brovald.
A pictorial review of the Alaska railroad between Seward and Fairbanks--cars, engines, tracks, stations, .. 159 photos, 112 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-933126-21-2. Order #: PIHI2792 paper$9.95. Out of print.
C.P.R.R.: the Central Pacific Railroad. by Charles Nordhoff.
Reprinted from Marvels of the New West,1882. This is the epic story of building the line across the Sierra Nevada of California, the deserts of Nevada, and the salt flats of Utah to meet the Union Pacific Railroad at Promontory Point on May 10, 1869. Rail fans and history buffs have access today to historic parks and museums at the ends of this line in Sacramento and Promontory Point and along the way at the Donner Lake State Park. There is also an article explaining train travel by passengers at this early date. Period engravings. 48 pages. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = in stock. ISBN-10: 0-89646-097-8. ISBN-13: 978-0-89646-097-3. Order #: VIST0097 paper$6.95.
CINDERS & SMOKE: a mile by mile guide for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroads. Doris B. Osterwald.
Highlights scenic points of interest keyed to numbered posts located every mile along the railroad. These posts originate in Denver where the Denver & Rio Grande Railway originated in 1870, when it ran from Denver to the Durango, Colorado depot. 168 pages, color and black-and-white photographs.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-931788-80-3. 2004. Order #: WEGU2287 paper$10.95.
CRIPPLE CREEK RAILROADS: a quick history of the great gold camp's railroads. by Leland Feitz
Includes The Florence & Cripple Creek, The Midland Terminal, The Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District, even street cars in town. Stories of depot fire, train wreck, shipping gold ore to mill, and tunnels under the Rocky Mountains. 38 historical photos, 30 pages..
Inventory = 9. ISBN: None. 1980. Order #: LILO0758 paper$4.95.
GUIDE TO HISTORIC ASPEN AND THE ROARING FORK VALLEY. Sarah J. Pearce & Roxanne Eflin.
Covers mining days, railroad history, recreation, historic buildings, beginning of skiing, fire department, mansions of mining barons, and tours. Photographs, maps, 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-917895-32-0. 1990. Order #: CORD7579 paper$7.95.
GUIDE TO THE GEORGETOWN/SILVER PLUME HISTORIC DISTRICT. Neely, Bradley, and Borneman.
Important city in Colorado's history. Describes individual buildings and famous loop railroad now offering scenic rides. Includes the nearby town of Silver Plume. Photographs, maps, 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-917895-08-8. 1990. Order#: CORD5941 paper$7.95.
HEALTH, WEALTH AND PLEASURE IN COLORADO AND NEW MEXICO. by F.C. Nims.
Early guidebook to scenery along Denver and Rio Grande Railway, with towns and forts and includes scenic attractions, wildlife, Native Americas, and economic activity at the time of its 1881 printing. Intent was to promote rail passenger use and was the first of many similar releases. Reprint from 1881, released in this form as a centennial edition. Illustrated with 19th century engravings, 129 pages.
Inventory = 6. ISBN:0-89013-126-0. 1978. Covers lightly scuffed. Order#: MUNM0899 paper$5.95.
RAILROADS OF CALIFORNIA: seeing the state by rail. (California Traveler
Describes 38 rail lines and facilities such as museums and scenic rides including index map. 48 pages, color illustrations, contacts.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-55838-121-6. Order #: amtr7582 paper$6.95.
RAILROADS OF COLORADO (Colorado Traveler Guidebook): a guide to narrow gauge and modern trains. by P. R. Griswold.
As more and more gold and other minerals were discovered in Colorado, the challenge became how to economically transport it back East. With trains, of course! But you will be amazed at the routes the tracks had to take. Fun to ride, fun to read about too. 48 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 1-55838-088-4. Order #: amtr4603 paper$6.95.
SHORT LINE TO PARADISE: the story of the Yosemite Valley Railroad. by Hank
The dynamic story of the Yosemite Valley Railroad, 1907-1945. Travelers to Yosemite can still see its roadbed across the Merced River Canyon from highway 140, and view original rolling stock on display at El Portal. 32 large-format pages, 47 photos, 2 maps, 12 drawing.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: GRWE7468 paper$6.95.
TICKET TO TOLTEC: a mile by mile guide for the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. by Doris B. Osterwald.
Your personal guide for America's longest and highest steam railroad. Line runs along the high and winding route across Cumbres Pass between the Colorado town of Antonito and Chama, New Mexico. Descriptions of sites along the way, arranged by mile. A thorough description and history. 128 pages, 9 x 12, color and black-and-white photographs, maps, references, table, glossary..
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-931788-27-7. 1991. Order #: WEGU6378 paper$10.95.
THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE: a pictorial history. by Stan Cohen.
The Klondike Gold Rush spawned the railroad in 1898. The line was built to alleviate the hardships of the gruesome trip over the passes to the gold fields in the interior of the Yukon. By the time the railroad was completed in the summer of 1900 the rush was over, but the White Pass Route survived nevertheless, and continued for 82 years to provide a vital link between the Yukon and the outside world. 8 1/2"x11", 150 pages, 200 photos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-933126-08-5. Order #: PIHI2776 paper$12.95.
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