The Last Transcontinental Railroad
By David F. Myrick.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11, 232 pages, over 200 photos including charts. 2006.
Colorado Rail Annual No. 27
"Well-written, carefully researched book by an eminent railroad historian gives a detailed account of the conception and building of the Western Pacific, which was in effect the Pacific extension of the Denver & Rio Grande. Coverage includes the northern California extension and Great Northern's 1931 entrance into the Golden State. Operations are described right up to merger with the Union Pacific."