Railroads of Colorado: Your Guide To Colorado's Historic Trains and Railway Sites (A Pictorial Discovery Guide)

By: WIATROWSKI, Claude

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A pictorial guide to both the rich history of railroading in the Colorado Rockies, as well as modern-day railroadin. Communities and mines in these mountains were connected by many miles of narrow gauge railway lines, built by such railroads as the Denver & Rio Grande, South Park and Colorado Midland. Later entries, often catering to tourists, included the Durango and Silverton, Canon City & Royal Gorge and Georgetown Loop railroads. Dozens of color and b&w photos are accompanied with the text of Claude Wiatrowski, a Colorado railroad enthusiast and expert. --- In gloss pictorial cover with color photo of a Durango & Silverton narrow gauge locomotive rolling down the tracks to cover. Volume wrapped in jacket which repeats the cover image. --- An about Fine copy: bright, tightly-bound and newish. Excellent jacket also undamaged save for retailer's back panel sticker; in new removable archival mylar protector.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 160 pages

Title: Railroads of Colorado: Your Guide To Colorado's Historic Trains and Railway Sites (A Pictorial Discovery Guide)

Author Name: WIATROWSKI, Claude

Categories: >>History of Colorado & the Old West, >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation,

Publisher: Stillwater, Minnesota, Voyageur Press Inc.: 2002

ISBN Number: 0896585913

ISBN Number 13: 9780896585911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 84583