This book goes chronologically through the history of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad from 1874 to 1942, with short stops at the "Bear River Bending and Cable Snapping Caper" in 1963 and the "Return of Engine No. 5" in 1986. The book includes 239 rare photographs and information garnered from contemporary newspapers. Included among the lively and informative chapters are such titles as "Dormant Weasel Stirs," "Battling Snowballs and Lions," "Of Cosa and Drunks and Battered Engines," "When the Boys Went Off to War with Spain," "A Shortcut to Colfax," "How Much Is that Alligator in the Window?" "Most People Will Never Own a Car," "Invasion of the Trucks," "The Future Lies Ahead," and much more. Numerous B&W photographs. 1987 1st Edition The Nevada County Historical Society. Limited Edition number 1223/2000 and signed by the author. Laminated boards. Like new. 216pp. 44-MA8R-7Q8R
A Tale Of Two Cities And A Train. History of the Nevada County NG Railroad 1874-1942 (Browne)
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