Steam & Thunder in the Timber: Saga of the Forest Railroads

By: KOCH, Michael (author); WARD, Richard (paintings)

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A sweeping examination of the railroads that were built to address the needs of loggers and mills in North America. With 925 black & white photos and 12 tissue-guarded paintings in full color (including one on the dust jacket) by Richard Ward, as well as line drawings depicting logging operations, locomotives, trestles, mills and early log-handling machinery (skidders). The author covers railroads from Maine to Puget Sound, and from Alaska and Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Signed by author Michael Koch on limitation page; number 1562 of a limited edition of an unspecified number of copies. --- In full green leatherette boards with cover and spine titling and with locomotive image to cover in gold. Jacket features black & white photographic portraits of both Koch and Ward to back panel. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and tightly bound. Jacket with tears, creases and rubbing, but remaining intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall ; ix, 528 pages; Signed by Author

Title: Steam & Thunder in the Timber: Saga of the Forest Railroads

Author Name: KOCH, Michael (author); WARD, Richard (paintings)

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, The World Press, Incorporated: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83212