An introduction to the Alaska Railroad in all its scenic glory from the 1960s-80s. It combines a capsule history and tour of the line with profiles of the diesel locomotives and rolling stock that kept this unique railroad moving.
Includes scenes from the Good Friday Earthquake of March 27, 1964.
Contents:Railroading in the Last Frontier, pp. 4-15,Diesel Paint Schemes at a Glance, pp. 18-19,Diesel Locomotives, pp. 20-41,Freight and Maintenance Equipment, pp. 42-43,Cabooses, pp. 44-45,Passenger Cars, pp. 46-51,A Photographic Tour of the Route from Seward to Fairbanks, pp. 52-128.
Hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., Color photographs with captions.