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Griswold, P.R. "Bob."

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ISBN 10: 0871085542 / ISBN 13: 9780871085542
Editore: Pruett Publishing Company, Boulder, CO, 1980
Da Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA (Talent, OR, U.S.A.)

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Only 31 miles long and built on practically level ground, the San Luis Southern Railway was simple yet remarkable. It never owned more than 4 locomotives and 20 cars at any one time, yet it managed to survive financial crisis after financial crisis to reach the age of 67 in a solvent condition. 190 pages of text with photographs, maps, and dimensional diagrams of water tanks and other railroad structures. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with very light wear at two corners and one tiny tear. Codice inventario libreria 29157

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Casa editrice: Pruett Publishing Company, Boulder, CO

Data di pubblicazione: 1980

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

Edizione: First edition, first printing

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History of the San Luis Southern Railway, a 31 mile shortline between Jaroso and Blanca, Colorado. Built by engineer Louis Blauvelt of "Moffat Route" fame in 1909, the little railroad was intended to serve the farms and industries of the valley. Lack of rainfall crippled agriculture in the area and the railroad struggled for most of its life. This book explores the construction, operation and obstacles it faced. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With schematic drawings of equipment and structures, bibliography, and index. 190 pages.

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