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JAWBONE: Sunset on the Lone Pine
2018 reprint - Special offer of $33.95 till Nov 1, 2018) By Phil Serpico.....The story of California railroading in Owens Valley/Inyo County and the upper Mojave Desert. It begins with the history of SP's Owenyo Branch (Mojave to Owenyo), built in conjunction with the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Also includes construction and operation material on the Trona Railway, the Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS)shortline at China Lake, and the beloved narrow gauge railroad between Laws and Keeler, the southern portion of the old Carson & Colorado Railroad. Contains many old black & white photos with some color, timetables and station plats. Color laminated cover-hardbound edition, 144 pages. This reprint contains 16 pages of additional info - Jawbone construction letters, add'l photos of Trona, China Lake and Laws-Keeler railroads, including write-up on SPNG No.18.

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0-88418-013-1 $39.95

TONOPAH & TIDEWATER RR/The Nevada Short Line by Phil Serpico
2013. An historical account of the iconic T&T (1907-1940), the epitome of desert railroading. Originally built by Francis Marion Smith of the famed Twenty Mule Team operations to haul his wealth of borax from the depths of Death Valley, Cal. It also served as a connecting line to the gold and silver mines of southern Nevada, and in latter days thrived as a shipper of talc and clay. Includes material on the Death Valley and "Baby Gage" railroads at Ryan, as well as Bullfrog Goldfield, Las Vegas & Tonopah, Tecope, Borate & Daggett, and the Ludlow & Southern railroads. Contains nearly 500 photos and illustrations, including timetables and maps, 60 color images of ephemera, and a comprehensive locomotive,rolling stock and station name roster. 8.5"x11" hardcover with color dust-jacket, 296 pages.

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978-0-88418-017-3 $54.95



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