Colorado Rail Annual 33
Rio Grande Standard Gauge Passenger Trains & Cars
By Mike B Davis, Herb Danneman.
Color laminated hardcover, 8.5x11", 352 pages, over 400 color & b/w images, timetables, passes, menues, ephemera. 2018.
"Of the 400 - plus images, more than half are in color - many published for the first time. The numerous illustrations of timetables, passes, menus and advertising matter measure the history herein.
"The included CD-ROM has 350 pages of detailed passenger car rosters compiled by the legendary Herb Danneman:
- Chronological Roster
- Car Roster
- Summary Roster.
"Historian Charles Albi: "For the first time, here is the complete story of Rio Grande's standard gauge passenger car fleet from the wooden cars of the 1880s through to the ski train of the 1980s. Included is a year-by-year history of passenger service, detailed rosters of different eras, famous trains like the California Zephyr and obscure ones like the San Luis. It is the result of many years of research and will become the definitive source of information on this fascinating topic."