Railroads and Depots of Orange County (Images of Rail Series)

Railroads and Depots of Orange County (Images of Rail Series)

by Rob Richardson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738580111
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/03/2010
Series: Images of Rail Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 839,523
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Rob Richardson has been interested in railroads since his teens and has traveled extensively beyond Orange County’s boundaries in search of trains and railroad depots. He has been a long-term member of the Orange County Railway Historical Society and the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society and has made presentations concerning railroad depots to various groups. Richardson has also authored a book about Frederick Eley, Orange County’s first architect.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Early Days 9

2 The Southern Pacific Railroad 27

3 The Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe Railway 41

4 The Union Pacific Railroad 75

5 The Pacific Electric Railway 81

6 Accidents Will Happen 93

7 Amtrack, Metrolink, and the Age of Mergers 99

8 Amusement Park Railroads 113

9 Miscellany 121

Bibliography 127

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