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Trains Of The Old West by Brian Solomon

Trains Of The Old West

by Brian Solomon

Publication: Metro Books, 1998, New York

First edition. Oblong quarto. Green cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, trains pictured on front and rear endpapers, 144 pp., frontispiece, acknowledgments, foreword, introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, bibliography, index. Chapters on the Central Pacific Railroad, trains across the plains, railroading in Colorado, empires of the north, snow wars dealing with the competition by companies to be the approved snowplow source to the railway companies, and wrecks and robberies which deals with both spectacular train wrecks and their causes and famous train robbers. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 34089