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Book and video list on Western Pacific and Related Subjects

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Books - alphabetical by title

Title
Author
Publisher/year

Articulated Locomotives of the Western Pacific

Mark Noble

Pacific Railway Journal, 1959

California's Tidewater Shortlines Norman W. holmes Shade Tree Books, 2009

Cars of Sacramento Northern

Ira L. Swett

Interurbans Special 32, Spring 1963

CZ, The Story of the California Zephyr

Karl R. Zimmermann

Quadrant Press, 1972

D-Day on the Western Pacific

Virgil Staff

Interurbans Publications, 1982

Diesel Locomotives of the Western Pacific Joseph A. Strapac Shade Tree Books, 2009

Domeliners

Patrick Dorin

Superior Publishing, 1973

Echoes Down the Canyon

Ted Benson and Dave Styffe

Westrail Publications, 1987

Growing Up With Trains II, A Northern California Album

Richard Steinheimer and Ted Benson

Interurbans Special #88, 1983

Life on the Feather River Route
A Railroader's Scrapbook Pictorial of Memories
Bob Larson Four Ways West Publications, 2005

Locomotives of the Western Pacific, A Photo Story of Steam

Guy L. Dunscomb and Fred A. Stindt

Self published, 1954

Lost Beneath the Feather

Bill Talbitzer

Las Plumas Publications, 1963

Making Tracks, The Utah Construction Co. 1900-1903 Weber State University Special Collections, 2004

My Western Pacific Railroad

Norman W. Holmes

Steel Rails West Publishing, 1996

Northern California Railroads, The Silver Age, Vol. I

Fred Matthews

Sundance Books, 1982

Northern California Railroads, The Silver Age, Vol. II

Fred Matthews

Sundance Books, 1984

Portrait of a Silver Lady

Bruce A. McGregor & Ted Benson

Pruett Publishing Company, 1977

Prune Country Railroading, Steel Trails to San Jose

Norman W. Holmes

Shade Tree Books, 1985

Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Vol. I

David F. Myrick

Howell-North Books, 1962

Rails to San Francisco Bay

Harre W. Demoro and Vernon J. Sappers

Quadrant Press, 1992

Red River: Paul Bunyon's own Lumber Co & Railroad

Robert Hanft

Center for Business and Economic Research, California State University Chico, 1979

Slow, Tired & Easy, The Stockton, Terminal & Eastern

Olive Davis

Valley Publications, 1976

Sacramento Northern

Ira L. Swett

Interurbans Special #26, 1962

Sacramento Northern Album

Ira L. Swett

Interurbans Special 34, October 1963

The Feather River Canyon, Union Pacific's Heart of Stone

Steve Schmollinger

Pentrex, 1996

The Feather River Route, Part 1

Ken Rattenne

Interurban Press, 1989

The Feather River Route, Part 2

Ken Rattenne

Interurban Press, 1991

The Gandydancers

Bill Talbitzer

Las Plumas Publications, 1973

The Revolutionary Diesel, EMC's FT

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Diesel Era, 1994

The Swayne Lumber Company: Narrow Gauge Logging in the Merrimac Forest

Paul Beckstrom & Jim Finnell

Pacific Fast Mail, 1992

The Western Pacific Ken Meeker White River Productions, 2011

The Western Pacific

Don DeNevi

Superior Publishing Company, 1978

Track and Time Jeff S. Assay Feather River Rail Society, 2006
Track Charts of the Western Pacific Railroad Company - Feather River Rail Society, 2002

Train Shed Cyclopedia #73, CZ Car Information

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Train Shed Cyclopedia

Western Pacific Trackside with Bob Larson Tim Morris Morning Sun Books, 2001
Western Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment Jim Eager Morning Sun Books, 2001
Western Pacific Color Pictorial, Vol. 1 Adam Clegg Four Ways West Publications, 2001
Western Pacific Color Pictorial, Vol. 2 Adam Clegg Four Ways West Publications, 2002
Western Pacific Depots and Stations Stephen M. Hayes http://www.westernpacificdepotsandstations.com, 2008

Western Pacific's Diesel Years

Joseph A. Strapac

Overland Models, Inc., 1980

Western Pacific in Color Jim Boyd Morning Sun Books, 2006

Western Pacific Railroad : the Feather River Route

Alfred E. Perlman

Newcomen Society in North America, 1975

Western Pacific Steam Locomotives Stephen M. Hayes http://www.westernpacificdepotsandstations.com, 2010

Western Pacific The Railroad That Was Built Too Late

Spencer Crump

Trans-Anglo Books, 1965

Western Pacific Pictorial

John J. Ryczkowski with Dan Crews & Pete Miller

Steel Rails West Publishing, 1979

Western Pacific Steam Locomotives, Passenger Trains and Cars

Guy L. Dunscomb and Fred A. Stindt

Self published, 1980

Western Pacific Steam Pictorial, Photo Album Series Volume 50 Jeff Ainsworth & Duane Karam Jr. Monte Vista Publishing

Western Pacific Timetables and Operations, A History and Compendium

Jeff S. Asay

The Railway History Monograph, Volume XII, J-B Publishing Co. 1983

 

Videos - alphabetical by title

Title Length Producer/year
A Look Back in Time, Vintage views of the Western Pacific Railroad 56 minutes Western Star Productions
Along the Feather River Route 120 minutes Highball Productions, 1998
The California Zephyr 55 minutes

Copper Media, 1999

The California Zephyr, The Ultimate Fan Trip 60 minutes Green Frog, 1990

Feather River Canyon

40 minutes

Icon Video, 1996

Feather River Canyon E9s

45 minutes

Icon Video, 1996

Great American Train Rides

60 minutes

Goodtimes Home Video, 1993

Silver Thread Through The West 58 minutes RK Publishing, 1999

The California Zephyr

60 minutes

Green Frog, 1990

The California Zephyr

30 minutes

Video Rails, 1992

Union Pacific's Feather River Route

60 minutes

Pentrex, 1991

WP-The First 50 Years, 1910-1960

120 minutes

Catenary Video, 1992

Western Pacific's Feather River Canyon Route

40 minutes

Icon Video, 1997

Western Pacific on TV 30 minutes Pentrex, 1999
Western Pacific the Last Decade 68 minutes Charles Smiley, 1998
WP Vintage West 90 minutes Charles Smiley, 2002

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