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 B&W.
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.