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Alaska/Yukon Railroads. An Illustrated History. Clifford. This is the story
of all known railroads in Alaska and the Yukon Territory, including several
that never left the drawing board. Over 200 photographs give you a real
sense of the challenges, attempts, successes, and failures of the brave
souls who stepped forward to conquer the last frontier. Coverage of most
lines includes complete rosters, showing the wide variety of motive power
used. 256 pgs., 8˝"x 11", hardbound.
Dorin. This heavily illustrated book examines modern rail passenger services
along the Pacific coast from San Diego to Alaska.
You'll view San Diego's Coaster, the Los Angeles MetroLink, Amtrak's Surfliner,
San Francisco's Caltrain, the Altamont Commuter Express, Seattle's Sounder,
Vancouver's West Coast Express, Anchorage transit, and more. Includes maps and
timetables up to the year 2011, making this an ideal, up-to-date guide for
traveling these lines! 112 pages, color and B&W photographs and illustrations,
8˝"x 11", soft cover.
#0R10120 Price: $29.95
Rails Across the Tundra. A Historical Album of the Alaska Railroad
Stan Cohen. Heavily illustrated with B&W photographs throughout, this is a
comprehensive history of the Alaska Railroad - a road totally financed and built
by the United States government. 144 pages, 285 B&W photographs, maps, rolling
stock drawings and more. 8˝"x 11", soft cover.
#0R01440 Price: $12.95
The Pacific Coast Company. Best. "...a better regional study would be hard to
conceive - is solid throughout." - Trains magazine. The Pacific Coast Company
was a fascinating rail-marine operation that served the West Coast from San
Diego to Alaska. This book chronicles the company - which at its zenith had rail
feeders for a fleet of 78 steamships - and features detailed text, rare
photographs and roster data on the PCC's equipment and operations. 154 pgs.,
200+ B&W photos and maps, 8˝"x 11", hardbound.
#0R02264 Price: $49.95