At head of title on cover : Classic trains, the golden years of railroading.
|Other titles||Classic trains, the golden years of railroading, Rio Grande through the Rockies|
|LC Classifications||TF25.D43 .D36 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2003535350|
Rio Grande Through the Rockies retail price: $ Book by Mike Danneman Large black and white photos and detailed route maps show how this gutsy railroad worked through the Rockies, rather than navigating around Rating: % positive. item 4 Classic Trains Rio Grande Through The Rockies by Mike Danneman © SC Book 4 - Classic Trains Rio Grande Through The Rockies by Mike Danneman © SC Book. $ Free shipping. item 5 DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN AND PREDECESSORS RESEARCH CD - RGW . The Colorado Rockies have been home to some of the most dramatic railroad operations in America. Heart of the Rockies is the second of a series of all-color books illustrating the Denver & Rio Grande Western as it traversed its home territory in Colorado and Utah. The first five chapters in this volume cover the Moffat Road west from Denver to Craig, Colorado. Zephyrs thru the Rockies, featuring America's train the Rio Grande Zephyr Hardcover – January 1, by Harold A. Edmonson (Author), David Goodheart (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editions/5(2).
SUNDAY RIVER 33 MINUTES. In the early s, passenger trains across the US struggled to survive under the fledgling Amtrak system. The most notable exception was the Rio Grande Zephyr which operated independently from to providing its own unique brand of intercity travel on the scenic middle section of the former California Zephyr route. I also like history, geology and good photography. This book has it all for an A++ rating. As the name implies, the book covers the last 36 years of Rio Grande. Colorado's home grown railroad that went through the Rockies to Salt Lake City. The author took many of 5/5(1). Crest of the Continent is the first of a series of all-color books illustrating the Denver & Rio Grande Western as it traversed its home territory in Colorado and Utah. The early chapters of this initial volume follow the line south out of Denver along some of the original narrow-gauge alignment to Pueblo, Trinidad, and the San Luis s: 1. The Rio Grande was the epitome of mountain railroading, with a motto of Through the Rockies, not around them and later Main line through the Rockies, both referring to the Rocky Mountains. The D&RGW operated the highest mainline rail line in the United States, over feet (3, m) Tennessee Pass in Colorado, and the famed routes.
The Rocky Mountains of Colorado and the great gold and silver discoveries gave birth to the legendary Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, profusely illustrated with photographs by William H. Jackson, and complemented with photographs by Kindig, Perry, Steinmeyer, Clegg, etc., and three three color scenes by Howard Fogg, a color dust jacket by Otto Kuhler, an appendix of the Denver & Rio Grande . By Chuck Conway. RioGrande: Heart of the Rockies looks at the dramatic influence of railroadbuilder David H. Moffat on the Denver & Rio Grande Western. In Volume I ofthis series, one of the watershed events for the young D&RG was theconversion of the main lines from narrow gauge to standard gauge, initiated in during Moffat's presidency. Following his departure from the D&RG thefollowing year, Seller Rating: % positive. Rio Grande — Heart of the Rockies looks at the dramatic influence of railroad builder David H. Moffat on the Denver & Rio Grande Western. In Volume I of this series, one of the watershed events for the young D&RG was the conversion of the main lines from narrow gauge to standard gauge, initiated in during Moffat's presidency. About this Item: University of Nebraska Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. Nowhere better than in the history of its railroads is the growth of the Old West revealed, and for Colorado the development of the Denver and Rio Grande Western epitomizes the changes that took place between and the present.