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The Northwestern Pacific Railroad: Lifeline of the Redwood Empire


This is the 50-year story of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad from 1951 to 2001. The book documents the challenges and rewards of the Southern Pacific Railroad’s unique subsidiary including excerpts
from former NWPRR employees.


• 307 photographs with 300 previously unpublished 

• 103 color photographs and 83 full page images 

• 167 oral history excerpts from NWP employees 

• 54 tables & charts documenting carloadings, motive power, and projects.

Author Angelo Figone, hardcover 416 pages. 

SKU: 955