Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Tall 4to, clean and tight, 354pp. Old price sticker on back of dust jacket. Near Fine / near fine. Item #14987
Stories and photos of the railways of California. One of the most important factors that won the west for the white man was the railroads. No matter the questionable practices of the railroad companies, the settlement of the west would have been much slower and more difficult without these magnificent machines. This is a very good photo and textual encyclopedia of the many western railways.