Southern Pacific's Golden Empire 1954-1958 SP H&TS Southern Pacific SP

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 21, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
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You are bidding on a like-new copy of Southern Pacific's Golden Empire 1954-1958, The Color Photography of John B. Hungerford & Harold F. Stewart, published by the Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society. This is a 2011 first edition in near new shape. This book retails for $85.00.

Southern Pacific's Golden Empire: 1954-1958; The color photography of John B. Hungerford and Harold F. Stewart. Edited by Joe Dale Morris and Rod Crossley.

Travel the Golden Empire through the cameras of John B. Hungerford and Harold F. Stewart in more than 495 mostly never-before-published photographs in color.

Mr. Hungerford, an author and printing company owner, traveled California and the west from one end to the other focusing on the action of the Southern Pacific Railroad's main lines, branch lines, narrow gauge, Nacozari Branch and interchange railroads.

Harold Stewart, a Motorman with the Pacific Electric and later a Locomotive Engineer with the Southern Pacific, traveled throughout the west photographing the SP and other railroad companies. You'll see first hand the photographs as observed through the extraordinary cameras of Misters Hungerford and Stewart.

Considering the era, 98 percent of the book is of steam locomotives at work. Includes some nice photographs of the Magma Arizona, Pickering
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