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THE R. G. S. STORY. RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN. Volume VI. Rico to Dolores.

McCoy, Dell A. & Russ Coleman

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ISBN 10: 0913582638 / ISBN 13: 9780913582633
Edité par Sundance Pubns Ltd, Denver, CO, USA., 1997
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NEW/FINE. Large, pictorial boards, black leather spine w/ silver titling. SIGNED by BOTH AUTHORS on half-title page (Limited Edition copy #1098). One of the scarcer volumes in the series - RARE signed. Large book. Media Mail USA delivery only - unless seller contacted before ordering, to determine added postage for priority or international shipping. [B165-195]. N° de réf. du libraire 010953

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Titre : THE R. G. S. STORY. RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN. ...

Éditeur : Sundance Pubns Ltd, Denver, CO, USA.

Date d'édition : 1997

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Authors

Edition : Limited/Numbered

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This beautiful book, illustrated throughout with black and white photos, follows the RGS as it struggled to stay afloat during the Great Depression. Details the use of small, hand-me-down locomotives which became the famous "Galloping Goose" between Ridgway and Durango, the ominipresent menace of floods and rockslides, fire and blizzard, as well as life in the mines that supported the railroad. This superb mile-by-mile photographic study takes you through the last years of the RGS in Rico down past the tumbling Dolores River. The book also covers the A. A. Rust logging railroad, newspaper articles that flesh out the struggles with derailments and floods, and the efforts of Elizabeth (Betty) Pellet to persuade the federal government to keep the RGS operating during World War II. With maps, line drawings (by Mike Blazek), gradient profiles, etc. 480 pages.

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