Hugh Coffin Memorial Library ➔ Colorado Rail Annual No. 19 - Coal Cinders and Parlor Cars: A Century of Colorado Passenger Trains

Hugh Coffin Memorial Library

Storage Location:
This detailed study provides new insights into the Midland’s operations and is lavishly illustrated. Streetcars and Suburbs by Thomas J. Noel traces the early history of Denver’s urban rail system - horse, cable, steam and electric. A Silverton Trilogy: Fifty Years of Passenger Service by R. W. Richardson, John S. Walker Jr. and R. C. Farewell covers the famed Silverton Train’s emergence since 1941 in three chapters - the transition from mixed train to tourist trains, the Rio Grande’s development programs of the mid-1960s and coverage of the independent Durango and Silverton. Zimbabwe Steam Safari by Ronald C. Hill offers a contrasting view of narrow gauge steam railroading in southern Africa. Over 220 illustrations.
book-railway interest:
Hard Cover: 22cm by 28cm
Related people
Coffin, Hugh (had as source)
Colorado Railroad Museum (had as publisher)
Coffin, Hugh (was donated by)
Coffin, John (was donated by)
Related Objects:
2014-06 (accession record)