New. A stroll through the color photography archive of the Southern Pacific reveals some extremely interesting equipment. Taken by the roads marketing, purchasing and public relations departments mainly during the 1950s and 60s, this first volume is 100% company photography and thus not a comprehensive look at the roads roster. Plenty of piggyback and truck photography for the rubber-tire enthusiasts! Hard cover with jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x.5 in., all color photographs with captions. Contents: Centennial, pp. 6-10; Box Cars, pp. 11-27; Refrigerator, pp. 28-33; Gondolas, pp. 34-49; Intermodal, pp. 50-71; Hoppers, pp. 72-76; Tank Cars, pg. 77; Cabooses, pp. 78-79; Passenger Cars, pp. 80-84; Trucks, pp. 85-123; Miscellaneous, pp. 124-128.
New. Volume 2 continues the examination of SP's equipment roster covering SP and SSW tank cars, box cars, gondolas, hoppers, flat cars, auto racks, and refrigerator cars using the best color Railfan photography available. Some of the box cars presented in this book were built in the 1920s with pictures taken of them from 1960 on. Other cars were built later with a number of cars from the 1940s and 1950s with their photographs taken primarily in the 1970s. Contents: SOUTHERN PACIFIC Tank Cars 4-6; Box Cars 7-49; Gondolas 50-61; Hoppers 62-72; Flat Cars 72-79; Auto Racks, Flat Cars and Misc. 80-88; COTTON BELT Box Cars 89-110; Hoppers and Gondolas 110-115; Auto Racks 116-117; Flat Cars 118-121; Pacific Fruit Express 121-128. Hard cover with jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x.5 in., all color photographs with captions.
ISBN 1920013108. Hardback. First edition as stated on copyright page. Slight wear to corners of boards; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket with very slight wear to edges; Near Fine. We have placed dustjacket in a brodart protective cover.
Covering the approximate period 1900-1960, this book provides extensive photographic coverage, rosters, and the history of each class of SP gondola and stock car. 320 pages with photographs and diagrams. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.
ISBN 1930013191. Hardback. First edition as stated on copyright page. Very slight wear to corners and boards; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Very Good to Near Fine condition. Dust jacket with very slight wear to corners; Very Good to Near Fine condition. We have placed dustjacket in a brodart protective cover.
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