Jim Boyd's Southern Pacific epic continues during the 1970s as the railroad enters a troubled period. The best SP color photography ever published!
Contents:Rebuilding and Tunnel Motors, The SD55 That Wasn't, Getting a GRIP, The Unique SD45T-2, pp. 10-37,The Impact of Amtrak, Amtrak Survivors, The Commutes, The Cotton Belt FP-7, pp. 38-65,Changes in the Freight Fleet, Covered WAG'uns, Super Switchers, Return of Slavery: SD40T-2s, Deliveries and Rebuilds, pp. 66-85,The Bicentennial Trio, The Freedom Train, pp. 86-93,Amtrak Shows Its Colors, After the Train Masters, pp. 94-103,Back to Four Motors, Morrison-Knudsen 'Popsicles', GP40-2s, GP40Xs, More Rebuilds, Oddballs and Obits, pp. 104-120,The Last New Tunnel Motors, pp. 121-125,Map and Rosters, pp. 126-128.
Hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., Color photographs with captions.