6 edition of California railroads found in the catalog.
Alvin A. Fickewirth
|Statement||Alvin A. Fickewirth.|
|LC Classifications||TF24.C3 F53 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 194 p. :|
|Number of Pages||194|
|LC Control Number||92012495|
The West Side Lumber Company was perhaps the most fabled operation in California, over the years numerous books and model railroads have been dedicated to its history. It began operations in as the West Side Flume and Lumber Company, started by Thomas Bullock, and William and Henry Crock who purchased a ranch near Tuolumne. The California Southern Railroad was a subsidiary railroad of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (Santa Fe) in Southern was organized J , and chartered on Octo , to build a rail connection between what has become the city of Barstow and San Diego, California.. Construction began in National City, just south of San Diego, in , and proceeded.
The first common carrier railroad in California, the SVRR made its first trial run on Aug with a three car train pulled by the locomotive Sacramento. Construction was completed to Patterson Station by the end of September. A depot, railroad shops and a turntable were constructed at Folsom. The SVRR opened for business to Folsom on. Myrick is the definitive railroad reference book for the Virginia and Truckee, Carson and Colorado and other Nevada and Eastern California railroads. While the Lucius Beebe's are more focused on literary style than truth, when you want to know something about Nevada Railroads this is the first book to go s: 6.
National Model Railroad Association, Inc. P.O. Box , Soddy Daisy, TN Phone: () - Fax: () Transportation historians Walter Rice, Ph.D., and Emiliano Echeverria, authors of Arcadia's The Key System: San Francisco and the East Shore Empire and San Francisco's Powell Street Cable Cars, tell the story of California Central Coast rail services with nearly vintage s: 3.
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rows California Railroads. San Marino, California: Golden West Books. ISBN. Get a train to LA or another West Coast destination with one of the Amtrak California routes.
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According to Dr. George W. Hilton's book, "American Narrow Gauge Railroads," it was organized in by the Union Company as the Union Wharf & Plank Walk Company for the purpose of moving lumber from schooners docked at a pier in Union (Arcata) along Humboldt Bay near Eureka.
Although originally priced at $ to $5 per acre, the railroad eventually opened the land for sale at prices adjusted for land improvements, leading to the conflict depicted in the book. Norris decided upon the project in Marchand by early April had left for California to research the project.
Active California railroads book abandoned railroads in the Golden State. Some lines are not shown - most freight spurs, temporary logging spurs, urban street car lines, and modern transit of any sort.
See http. California's symbolic and tangible connection to the rest of the country was fused at Promontory Summit, Utah, as the "last spike" was driven to join the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads, thereby completing the First Transcontinental Railroad on (before that time, only a few local rail lines operated in the State, the first being the Sacramento Valley.
The photographs count approximates each railroad's presence in southern California. First is Southern Pacific with Santa Fe as a close second. Union Pacific is a distant third place.
Most pages have one large photograph with captions. Other pages have two and a few pages three photographs. Some railfans wish they lived in southern California.
The book starts with a history of the railroads of California starting with the Central Pacific. It continues to discuss the history of the "Big Four" railroads of California, the Southern Pacific, Santa Fe, Union Pacific, and Western Pacific. Following that is a discussion of the historic shortlines which have served the Golden State/5(7).
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Chinese workers building a cut and a bank at Sailor's Spur in the Sierra foothills for the Central Pacific Railroad in California, “Many books on the railroad .Regulated California Railroads Class I. Union Pacific (UP) BNSF. Class III. California Northern Railroad (CFNR) Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad (CORP) San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railway (SDAE) San Diego & Imperial Valley Railroad (SDIY) Central California Traction (CCT).I have published a page book entitiled California Railroad Guide which is now available as a printed book, a PDF file on DVD and as a direct PDF download.
The printed book is " x 11" with a soft laminated cover, suitable for field use and home use. It weights 4 pounds, lots of infomation in there.