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Southern Pacific in Northern California and Oregon, The: The Diesel Era in Color
Mark C. Hornbeck
SP Historical Technical Societ
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The Southern Pacific in Northern California and Oregon

The Diesel Era in Color

By Mark C. Hornbeck.

Cloth with dust jacket, 8.75x11" horizontal format, coated stock, 296 pages, 300 photos, cover painting by John Winfield. 2014.

"Observe the modern-day Southern Pacific Transportation Company between Portland, Oregon and Sacramento, California through the extraordinary photography of Mark Hornbeck as he travels the Golden Empire in search of contemporary railroading at its best. In 300 never before published color photos you'll see the diesel-era SP as you've never seen it before."


  • Dedication 7
  • Introduction 9
  • On the Willamette River Portland to Eugene and on Chemult 13
  • Across the Modoc Plateau Chemult to Klamath Falls, The Modoc Line, and Klamath to Black River 49
  • Through the Siskiyous Eugene to Black Butte 85
  • Down the Sacramento River Black Butte to Dunsmuir, down to Shasta Lake 105
  • Out of the Mountains Redding to Gerber 157
  • To the Redwoods Northwestern Pacific - Eureka to Schellville 199
  • In the Sacramento Valley West & East Valley Lines - branch lines and Roseville - Sacramento 215
  • Bibliography 281
  • Index 283