A railroad that spared no expense to attract passengers, and then spared no effort to drive them away. A look at Southern Pacific's passenger service from the postwar period to the Amtrak era.
There is a nice 4-page section on riding the REDWOOD (NWP's RDC train). Also included are some scenes on the Rock Island.
Contents:Acknowledgements, Introduction, pp. 2-4;Bibliography, pg. 5;The Early Era of Color Photography on the SP (Steam and early Streamliners), pp. 6-39; (these are my own chapter headings as there are none in the book), pp. 6-39;The Middle Era of Color Photography on the SP (mixed consists and simplified diesel and car paint schemes), pp. 40-101;Nearing the End (shorter trains, mixed consists, second-generation diesels), pp. 102-119;Southern Pacific and Amtrak, pp. 120-128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.