This Annual is Santa Fe-All The Way!
Contents:A Raton Mountain Railway Journal. Author Dan Seward details the Santa Fe's famed passage from prehistoric times and brings the story up to the early 1970s and Amtrak. Included are other rail lines in the area: Colorado & Southern, Denver & Rio Grande, several coal short lines and even the Trinidad street railway. Pages 10-163.
From Newton to New Mexico in the Steam Era: The Santa Fe's Northern District 1909-1953. Renowned locomotive historian Lloyd E. Stagner outlines AT&SF locomotive practices, operations and assignments. Pages 164-200.
A Northern District Steam Panorama. An overview by another authority on steam locomotives in the West, Cornelius Hauck. A B&W photographic portrayal of Santa Fe steam locomotives on the Northern District. Pages 201-221.
La Junta: The Santa Fe's Colorado Connection. Corny also covers the Steam Era shops and activity at the division point of La Junta, Colorado. Pages 222-296.
Desert Main Line: The Santa Fe in Arizona. Farther west, Gordon Bassett surveys the AT&SF across the northern part of the Grand Canyon State. Emphasis is on history and operations before 1950, including the remote mainline telegraph station at Nelson.
Colorado Railroad Museum, hardcover with dust jacket, 296 pages, standard portrait book 10 x 8 in., with maps and timetables, over 350 illustrations, many in color, acid free paper.