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Northwestern Pacific Railroad, The
Angelo Figone
Aeronaut Books
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2019-07-04 00:00:00
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The Northwestern Pacific Railroad

Lifeline of the Redwood Empire

Boom and Bust 1951-2001

By Angelo Figone.

Color laminated hardcover, 11.25x8.75" horizontal format, 416 coated pages, 307 photographs. 2017.

"From the beginning “boom years” of Northern California's lumber traffic to the demise of the Redwood Empire's “Lifeline”, this is the 50-year story of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad from 1951 to 2001.

"This 416-page book documents the challenges and rewards of the Southern Pacific Railroad's unique subsidiary, including excerpts from former NWPRR employees “who were there.”

Highlights include:

• 307 photographs with 300 previously unpublished.

• 103 color photographs and 83 full page images

• 167 oral history excerpts from NWP employees

• 54 tables & charts documenting carloadings, motive power, and projects