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Union Pacific's Topeka Rails 1965-2010
Union Pacific's Topeka Rails 1965-2010

Union Pacific's Topeka Rails 1965-2010

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Part Number: spp919
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Binding: softcover
Author(s): Robert P. Olmstead
Publisher and Date: South Platte Press, 2012
ISBN: 978-0942035919

This book features the best of the author's photography taken on the Union Pacific and Rock Island (via trackage rights) during the diesel era in the Topeka, Kansas, vicinity from the mid-1960s through the contemporary era.

It includes coverage of passenger and freight train action in the vicinity of the Union Pacific Topeka depot, which served as an active passenger station until 1971. It is today a major rail museum known as the Great Overland Station.

This study in B&W, of which the author is noted for his many books in this format, looks back at almost 50 years of change that have taken place along UP rails through Topeka. Includes a number of shots looking down at the power and trains. Includes F-units and early U-boats to distributed power coal trains.

South Platte Press, softcover, 48 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., sharp B&W photographs printed on high-quality coated paper.

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