The last two decades of the SP saw a surprising variety of color schemes. This exciting period plus a 1950's retrospective of steam and first-generation diesel provide the theme of this book.
Introduction, Caltrans, Daylight 4449, Sacramento Rebuilds, New Four-Motors, Bye-bye Big Boats, pp. 4-43;
Kodachrome's, SPSF, Scarlet Returns, pp. 44-65;
The Grande Years, SD45T-2Rs, Cotton Belt 819, Last New SP Classics, MKGP40-2s, Speed Lettering, AC4400CWs, The Last SP Locomotives, pp. 66-109
Memories, Steam to Diesel, Trestles in the Timber, Map and Rosters, SP1000, pp. 110-128.
Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 11 x 8.5 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions.