Beebe, Lucius THE CENTRAL PACIFIC & SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROADS
Berkeley, California: Howell-North, (1966). 083107034X / 9780831070342 Third printing, so stated on copyright page. Quarto. 900 illustrations, 7 pictures in full-color. Index, Appendix, Maps and Memorabilia. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, faint soiling to fore-edge and to covers, faint age-toning to pages, thus very good plus; in a very good minus dust jacket: nicked, creased, with quite a few tiny edge tears, some separation at folds, age-toning.
The story, in words and pictures, of the far-flung Southern Pacific Railroad system that dominates the West Coast of the U.S. from Oregon to L.A. and then heads across Texas for New Orleans, and also of the Central Pacific that was its earliest component.