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Southern Pacific : the roaring story of a fighting railroad

Author: Neill Compton Wilson; Frank J Taylor
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1952.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neill Compton Wilson; Frank J Taylor
OCLC Number: 237730
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: viii, 256 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Webster didn't approve --
Crazy Judah --
Hand shovels and horse carts --
The white demon --
Life in a silver palace car --
Playing rough --
Double-heading the system --
The fearful price of riches --
The railroad throws a party --
Bayou and prairie --
Highballing for Texas --
Here come the Zulu trains --
High iron past Shasta --
Huntington again --
close view --
The old kings step down --
The then there was Harriman --
Kicked out of politics --
South of the border --
Down the radiant shore line --
Gandy dancers and bridge monkeys --
Getting out the big hooks --
Grabbing the wild mustang's tail --
Snow --
still fighting it --
Boom, bust, and bang --
Softer riding --
and faster --
But freight's the thing --
Certain gents in masks --
Ferryboat days --
The new whistle in the canyons --
The day's work --
Appendix A : Relax, you're safe --
Appendix B : More about steam --
Appendix C : Under smoky roofs.
Responsibility: Neill C. Wilson, Frank J. Taylor.

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