A vivid and personal pictorial of the transition period from steam to diesel locomotives on the Southern Pacific in Southern California. 500 mostly never-before-published photographs as far north as San Luis Obispo.
Contents: Dedication, Introduction pp. 7-12; Along the Coast, pp. 13-74; The Southern Pacific in the Los Angeles Basin, pp. 75-124; The Pacific Electric, pp. 125-164; The Valley, pp. 165-210; Other Stops Along the Way, pp. 211-236; A Farewell to Steam Excursion, pp. 237-242; Final Destination, pp. 243-262; Journey's End, pp. 263-264; Bibliography, pp. 265-266; Index, 267-276.
Southern Pacific H&TS, hardcover with jacket, 276 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1.5 in., Black-and-White photographs with text and captions.