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Mexican narrow gauge

Gerald M. Best

Mexican narrow gauge

by Gerald M. Best

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Published by Howell-North Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gerald M. Best.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF675 .B4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5631551M
      LC Control Number68057487

      Books. Filter. 96 products Narrow Gauge To The Redwoods, by A. Bray Dickinson. Regular price $ Sierra Railway, by Dorothy Newell Deane. Regular price $ Railroads Of The Yosemite Valley, by Hank Johnson. Regular price $ Oil Lamps & Iron Ponies, by Shaw - Fisher- Harlan. Regular price $ #60 was the first of the outside frame locomotives which ruled the Mexican narrow gauge during it's heyday. Her fireman catches up while one of the field men ties handbrakes on a cut of standard gauge boxcars spotted for loading at the warehouse in the background.

      The Gilpin Gold Tram, Colorado's Unique Narrow Gauge by Mallory Hope Ferrell. This would make the #1-gauge track scale out to 42", not unheard of in the narrow-gauge world. Bachmann equipment was the right proportion for v" scale and a certain amount of detail parts were available from other manufacturers in the hobby. My Mexican railroad would be a freelance short line, located just south of the Arizona border.

        I ordered the book SONORA Narrow Gauge: by Duane Ericson on ebay uk for nothing (50 $). For the rolling stocks, I will use the bachmann ones because it's cheap available. The european on30 rolling stocks are rare, in kit and cost the double or triple price compared to Bachmann. Map of the Rio Grande and Pecos Railway showing its connections with the Texas Mexican, Texas Mexican Short Line, Mexican National, Texas & St. Louis, and Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Outline map of the U.S. Southwest showing major drainage, cities and towns. Railroad lines are named and narrow gauge lines are in red.


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MEXICAN NARROW GAUGE by Gerald M. Best, hardcover, pages, Howell-North, illustrations. This is a RARE and VALUABLE book which covers extensive Mexican history of Railroading used to transport people, ore, and raw material around that country.

Mostly Steam Engines, some Diesels, and picturesque and challenging work environments.5/5(5). In Mexico, the network of narrow gauge systems was complex and varied. Some were 2-foot gauge, some 30 inches, and some 3-foot.

pages of text with maps, extensive rosters, numerous vintage photographs and index. Waviness to the lower portion of the pages due to moisture. No evidence of moisture to the covers or the dust jacket. Mexican Narrow Gauge Railroad book by Gerald M.

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Berkeley, Calif., Howell-North Books []. This book was published many years ago and has long been the definitive history of Mexico's narrow gauge railways. Back in the days when it was written some of the railways which it covers were still in operation.

Now alas they are all just memories but the book is none the poorer for Mexican narrow gauge book. Excellent photo album of narrow gauge steam in Mexico s - s with short line histories and rosters.

pp, illustrated. VG copy in rather worn dust wrapper with are of loss to top corner. Title: MEXICAN NARROW GAUGE. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Books to Borrow. Top Mexican Narrow Gauge c. Topics arts&culture. Addeddate Identifier bliptvBlack5video-MexicanNarrowGaugeC Scanner. The main groups are: the Mexican Railway, comprising ½ miles of standard gauge, and over miles of narrow-gauge track; the National Railways with a route mileage of over 8, and the Southern Pacific, owning 1, miles.

There are also many smaller companies, owning important local systems. Gerald M. Best, Mexican Narrow Gauge (Howell-North Books, Berkeley, California & ) 6. Author unknown, A Heavy Grade. (Locomotive Engineering Magazine April ) A short article on the rack railroad and its locomotives.

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MEXICAN NARROW GAUGE by Gerald M. Best, hardcover, pages, Howell-North, illustrations. This is a RARE and VALUABLE book which covers extensive Mexican history of Railroading used to transport people, ore, and raw material around that country.

Mostly Steam Engines, some Diesels, and picturesque and challenging work environments.5/5. Railway links with adjacent countries. To its north, Mexico shares a border with the United States that is 3, km (1, mi) in length The two countries share the same track gauge of 1, mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in), with multiple links.

CG Railway operates a train ferry between the port of Mobile at Mobile, Alabama and the port of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz. Best, Gerald M. (), Mexican Narrow Gauge, Howell-North Books.

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Mexican Narrow Gauge. Howell-North Books. Cornwall, L. Peter & Farrell, Jack W. Ride the Sandy River. Pacific Fast Mail. Crittenden, H. Temple (). The Maine Scenic Route. McClain Printing. Jones, Robert C. Two Feet Between the Rails (Volume 1 - The Early Years).

Sundance Books. Jones, Robert C. This book describes the construction, history, and operation of this vital part of the SP. "With lines connecting Oakland with Sacramento by way of both the Carquinez Strait via Martinez, and Altamont Pass via Tracy, and lines radiating to the Napa Valley, San Jose, and Fresno, as well as branch lines like the Kentucky House, Winters, and San Reviews: 8.

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Regular price $ Rails In The Mother Lode By: Adolf Hungry Wolf. Richard Dorman Photograph ic Collection. of Narrow Gauge Railroad Historic Images. Volume RD D&RGW Tank Cars. The photograph thumbnails in the catalog are approximately by pixels.Partial list of books by Gerald Best: American Railroad Journal, - Central American Holiday: A Guide to the Railroads of El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico - Iron Horses to Promontory - Locomotives of the Southern Pacific Company - Mexican Narrow Gauge - Minisink Valley Express: A History of the Port Jervis, Monticello & New York Railroad - Nevada County Narrow Gauge.The narrow gauge (and N°.

3) were still in operation in and the standard gauge in The other narrow gauge locos were scrapped or sold (in the case of ex-NdeM ) aroundbut N°. 3 still rusts away next to the mill’s back gate.

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