Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Rails of California's Central Coast by Walter Rice

Diversity is the prime characteristic of the California Central Coast's many rail operations. Readers will be attracted by the varying scope of Central Coast--Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo Counties--rail systems. They range from local horsecar services and the narrow-gauge electrified plant railroad that served the Santa Cruz Cement Company at Davenport to the Southern Pacific Railroad's Coast Line and its engineering marvel Cuesta Grade, highlighted by the world-famous horseshoe curve. Local streetcar systems and long-ceased regional railroads are part of the area's rail legacy. Rare historic images blended with contemporary photography chronicle the region's railways from times past to the present.

Buy Rails of California's Central Coast by Walter Rice from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781531635527
ISBN-10: 1531635520
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 170mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2008

Other Editions - Rails of California's Central Coast by Walter Rice

Book Reviews - Rails of California's Central Coast by Walter Rice

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Rails of California's Central Coast book by Walter Rice and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Walter Rice

San Francisco's California Street Cable Cars by Walter Rice
Hardback, September 2008
$48.44
Rails of California's Central Coast by Walter Rice
Paperback / softback, January 2008
$38.06
Key System by Walter Rice
Paperback, April 2007
$38.06