The Southern San Joaquin Valley, a Railroad History

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 08,2009
  • Channel: Online Auction
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.

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