New, shrink wrapped - The book is 8 1/2" x 11" Hardback, Full color Dust Jacket, cover painting by John Winfield, 216+ pges, 16 in full color, 250+ photos, maps, diagrams, charts etc.
Contents include coverage of the Southern Pacific (UP ) and Santa Fe (BNSF) main and branch lines.The book covers the area in California described in the title and provides a historical overview of all of the lines between Fresno and Bakersfield from 1872 through 2008. In addition to the above mainlines, in cluded is text, maps timetables, historical summary and photos of the following: Fresno Interurban Railway Bakersfield and Kern Electric Railway Visalia Electric Railway Laton & Western Kings Lakeshore Railway Hanford & Summit Lake Porterville Northeastern Minkler Southern Ry. San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Railway Visalia & Tulare R.R. Visalia R.R. West Isle Lines San Joaquin Valley Coal Mining Co. The book also provides a summary of the current privately operated spurs, sidings & short line operations in the Southern San Joaquin Valley of California. This listing is for the Standard Edition of this book however for those who are book collectors, Please inquire about or see other ... read more