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Beaumont Hill


Beaumont Hill: Southern Pacific’s Southern California Gateway takes you trackside to witness the pageant of over a century of train operations.

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Donner Pass


Donner Pass by John R. Signor — the full story of rail operations over the West’s first mountain mainline, with the Southern Pacific front and center.

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Grand Central


This richly illustrated work covers the colorful story of the present Grand Central Terminal constructed in 1913.

Northern Pacific Diesel Era 1945-1970


Northern Pacific Diesel Era 1945-1970 by Lorenz P. Schrenk and Robert L. Frey tells how the NP gradually and then more rapidly made the transition to diesel-electric motive power. The book covers in detail all of the road’s diesel locomotives, from the beginning in 1945 until 1970.

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Railroad Photography: Western States


The end of steam and the dawn of diesel power was the time when Navy photographer Robert O. Hale began documenting western railroads. David P. Morgan, longtime editor of Trains Magazine, classified Hale’s work as unique and innovative.

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