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WHEN STEAM WAS KING: RAILROADS OF THE CENTRAL MOTHER LODE REGION OF CALIFORNIA: SIERRA RAILWAY, PICKERING LUMBER COMPANY, WEST SIDE LUMBER COMPANY

French, Gerald

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ISBN 10: 0977472108 / ISBN 13: 9780977472109
Verlag: Eureka Publishing LLC, Petaluma, CA, 2007
Hardcover
Verkäufer Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA (Talent, OR, USA)

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Signed by French on the title page and dated 11/07. The railroads featured are the Sierra Railway, Pickering Lumber Company, Empire City Railroad, Stanislaus Railway, and the West Side Lumber Company241 pages with photographs, maps, rosters, and bibliography. Map endpapers. Bound in pictorial laminated covers. A fine and bright copy, issued without dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 30134

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Titel: WHEN STEAM WAS KING: RAILROADS OF THE ...

Verlag: Eureka Publishing LLC, Petaluma, CA

Erscheinungsdatum: 2007

Einband: Hardcover

Signiert: Signed

Auflage: First edition, first printing

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When Steam was King is a 250 pg, hardbound book, illustrated with outstanding, never before published photos on Steam railroads of Central California; Pickering Lumber Co., West Side Lumber Co, and Sierra Railroad. Also included are rare shots of Empire City Railroad. There are numerous maps, times lines and steam locomotive rosters. Remainer of the book covers railroad parks and steam tourist lines.

About the Author:

After photographing the construction of Beardsley Dam in 1955, French returned to shoot the finished project in 1958. Behold, there was a steam engine pulling a load of logs across the dam. French was hooked and got a job as a bridge carpenter for Pickering so he could take pictures. He waited 40 years to do the book and included Sierra Railroad and West Side Lumber Co. He has done two books, San Francisco ; and another on Sonoma. He has been published in Time, Newsweek, Nat'l Geographic guidebooks, and numerous other international publications. French now lives near the Northern California wine country and does assignment work for wine magazines and wineries

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