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Rails To Carry Copper. A History Of The Magma Arizona Railroad by  Gordon Chappell

Rails To Carry Copper. A History Of The Magma Arizona Railroad

by Gordon Chappell

First edition. 4to. Cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, map on front endpapers, [12], 243 [1] pp., frontispiece, acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated from over 200 photographs, map, diagrams, bibliography, index. Map in pocket affixed to inside rear cover is fine and unused. The Magma Arizona Railroad was unique among short line railroads. Only 28 miles long, it had the distinction of being one of the last commercially operated steam powered railroads in the nation. This book represents not only an important contribution to railroadiana, but also to the mining and industrial development of the southwest. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 44519

$85.00