Photographs/Maps. Very Good+ in Very Good+ (in mylar) jacket. Hard Cover. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author Signed by "Mel" McFarland in ink on page nine; Textblock and binding are extremely clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with some light edge and spine wearing; 280pp.; including about the authors.
Fine in Very Good jacket. Hardcover, quarto, first edition, 1987, 280 pages, more than 300 photos some in color, pictorial endpapers, diagrams, tables, fine condition in a very good dust jacket, MAPS MISSING IN POCKET, some edgewear to jacket, three railroad histories in contents "Rocketing to the Rockies", "Tennessee Pass" and "Last of the Birneys".
Contains "Rocky Mountian Rocket" by Mike Doty and Mel McFarland, a history on the Rock Island in Colorado; "Tennessee Pass" by Robert Le Massena, a history of the Rio Grande's Royal Gorge Route; and "Last of the Birneys" by Ernie Payt on, a history of the streetcar system in Fort Collins, CO. 280 pages with numerous photographs, maps and dimensional diagrams. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with abrasion to the front panel.
Photographs. Near Fine in Near Fine (in mylar) jacket. Hard Cover. 4to-Over 9 ¾"-12" Tall. Immaculate copy, gift quality! jacket is beautiful, no edge wear; text block free of markings, creases, or tears; binding extremely tight; 280pp.
Near Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket. Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped burgundy cloth. 280 pages illustrated by photographs, some in color, packet of four maps present and apparently unused. Three very well done short pieces on Colorado rail history: first, a piece on the Rock Island line in Colorado by Michael Doty and Mel McFarland; second, the Tennessee Pass by Robert A. LeMassena; and finally a piece on the Birneys used by Colorado interurban railways by Ernest Payton and Al Kilminster. The book is bright, clean, unworn and soundly bound, The jacket, with a Howard Fogg illustration, is bright and clean, but it has very light edge wear and rubbing.
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