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Shortline Railroads of Arkansas ~ by Clifton Hull ~ (3rd edition pictured)
Shortline Railroads of Arkansas - Short line Railroads of Arkansas
"Arkansas boasts an unusual number of short lines for its size, many of which have descended directly from the railroads covered in this book. No dry-bones account, this book is rich in anecdotes and photographs the author has been preserving over the last 55 years. Of particular interest to railroad enthusiasts is the history of the Ft. Smith & Western line, told here in detail for the first time. This book preserves for the future the history of the Short line Railroads of Arkansas. Includes 96 pages of B & W photos, maps, bibliography and index."

A Short History of Florida Railroads ~ by Gregg Turner
A Short History of Florida Railroads

"Florida's railroad heritage began in the 1830s amidst Native American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways as the primary mode of transport, the Iron Horse linked practically every town and city, carried tourists and locals, and ably conveyed the wealth of Florida's mines, factories, forests, groves, and farms. Nearly 175 years later, railroads still remain a dependable source of transport within the Sunshine State" ~ Amazon.com

Silver San Juan: The Rio Grande Southern Railroad  ~ by Mallory Hope Ferrell
Silver San Juan: The Rio Grande Southern Railroad The Whistles Blow No More: Railroad Logging in the Sierra Nevada 1874-1942
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Silver San Juan is simply the best single book on the Rio Grande Southern that you can get!   Silver San Juan tells a fairly complete story of this narrow gauge railroad; how and why it was built, the life and times of the line, and its' eventual demise. It covers the line from North to South and touches on all the branches in between.    Plus, it includes detailed rosters and photos of the locomotives and rolling stock of this little railroad that you simply cannot get anywhere else."

Silver City Narrow Gaugeby Duane Ericson   Source #2           Silver City Narrow Gauge
    
Locomotive Building: The Construction of a Steam Engine for Railway Use
"A history of New Mexico's Silver City, Pinos Altos and Mogollon Railroad. owned by the Comanche Mining & Smelting company. It traces and illustrated mining operations from the 1880's in this area, and the construction of the railroad in 1905, to the railroads demise in 1907. It was a 24 inch narrow-gauge Shay locomotive railroad (about two-thirds of the normal width of a narrow gauge) was completed in April of 1906 between Silver City and Pinos Altos a rail distance of 12 miles."

Slim Rails Through the Sand ~ by George Turner
Slim Rails Through the Sand
"A Graphic Presentation of the Carson & Colorado - Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Railroad"
Basic Painting & Weathering for Model Railroaders

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