Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History: California
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
This book includes 368 pages of maps, photographs and technical data on the history of railroading in California. There are detailed reports on dates of operation, mergers, miles of track, maximum grade, gauge and rail weight. It also includes the histories of thousands of locomotives.
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