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The Gilpin Gold Tram. Colorado's Unique Narrow Gauge by  Mallory Hope Ferrell

The Gilpin Gold Tram. Colorado's Unique Narrow Gauge

by Mallory Hope Ferrell

First edition. 4to. Black cloth, titles stamped in gold and silver on front cover and spine, pictorial front and rear endpapers, 112 pp., color frontispiece, acknowledgments, foreword, illustrated mostly from photographs, plates, diagrams, maps (including a folding map in a rear pocket), rosters, list of mines and mills served, list of Tramway characters, bibliography, index. The only two foot gauge railroad in Colorado. Traveling a distance of 20 miles and using Shay locomotives, the Gilpin Tramway served as a main artery for the flow of ore from the mines above Central City to the smelters at Blackhawk. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 44577

$65.00