This book begins with the history and construction of the Coast Line from 1861 to its opening on March 31, 1901.
Color advertising reproduction. Most photographs are in Black and White.
Introduction, Advertising Reproductions, pp. 2-16;
The Coast Line Opens, pp. 17-30;
Air Conditioning and Modernization of Heavyweight Equipment, pp. 31-39;
Lightweight Chair Cars, pp. 40-77;
All Time Lightweight Chair Car Roster, pp. 78-81;
On the Imagination of Man - A New Daylight, pp. 82-139;
United for Victory, pp. 140-166;
The Streamliners' Finest Hour, pp. 167-238;
Daylight Dining Service, pp. 239-277;
Dieselization and Fading Spirit, pp. 278-400.
Four Ways West Publications, hardcover with dust jacket, 400 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 2 in., B&W and Color photographs; illustrations; rosters.