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Southern Pacific, 1901-1985
     

Southern Pacific, 1901-1985

by Donovan L. Hofsommer, Richard C. Overton (Other)
 

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A rip-roaring romantic thriller...The author’s meticulous attention to details, lively prose, and obvious affection for the sport of roller derby shines through in this well-paced, elbow-throwing ride.

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A rip-roaring romantic thriller...The author’s meticulous attention to details, lively prose, and obvious affection for the sport of roller derby shines through in this well-paced, elbow-throwing ride.

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Keith Bryant

". . . . a definitive corporate biography . . . a significant contribution to our understanding of the history of the West and Southwest. Written in a style that will appeal to both the general reader and the scholar, the book is populated with a rich cast of characters from magnate E. H. Harriman to engine crews and section gangs along the Sunset Route." --Keith Bryant, author of Culture in the American Southwest

Modern Railroads

". . . we can say that if you have any interest in the history of our industry you shouldn't miss it. It's well-written, interesting, and authoritative." --Modern Railroads

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890962466
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1989
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
8.73(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author


In writing this corporate history, DON L. HOFFSOMMER had full access to corporate archives and conducted interviews with dozens of present and past company officers. He is the author of several books and many articles on other railroads.

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