Southern Pacific Passenger Trains (volume 1)
Fascinating history of the Southern Pacific's passenger night trains along the California coast, providing a detailed look at The Lark, the Sunset Express, the Sunset Limited, the Coaster, the Starlight, the Coast Mail, military trains, and the challenge of Santa Margarita Hill. With list of named trains, and rosters of passenger motive power and of Los Angeles passenger terminal switchers. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, maps, schematics, menus, consists, and vintage SP ads. End papers show the SP's schematics for The Lark's paint scheme. 192 pages.