Nevada County Narrow Gauge

By: BEST, Gerald M.

Price: $40.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A first edition of this history of California's Nevada County Railroad. Notable for its high trestles & bridges, the narrow gauge line was built to service the mines, and also carried passengers between Colfax and the "twin cities" of Nevada City and Grass Valley. With several dozen black & white photos of people, equipment, timetables and other relevant information. Also with route and yard maps, specifications, power units, rolling stock and other info. Includes a fold-out schematic drawing to NCNGRR unit no. 5. --- In orange cloth-covered boards with railroad insignia stamped in maroon to cover; titling in maroon to spine. Jacket features photo of the impressive, high Bear River Bridge, with a train making its way across. --- A clean, bright, copy but with prior owner's rubberstampings to at least three locations. Bright dust jacket shape but with a couple of tears and retailer's front flap sticker, and wrapped in clear, soft pliable plastic protector.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; x, 214 pages

Title: Nevada County Narrow Gauge

Author Name: BEST, Gerald M.

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Howell-North Books: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 83351