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Steam & Thunder in the Timber by Michael Koch

SKU: WORLD1979
$149.95 

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First Edition, numbered 1954 and signed by the author.  Copyright 1979 by Michael Koch. Published by World Press, Denver, Colorado. 526 pages. 

A Saga of the Forest Railroads.

Chapters include:

Part I  Tools and Techniques

  • In The Beginning
  • Early Logging Practices
  • Steam in the Timber
  • Paul Bunyan's Iron Horses
  • The Ingenuity of the Timbermen
  • The End of an Era

Part II  The Geography of Forest Railroads

  • New England and Eastern Canada
  • The Middle Atlantic States
  • The Lake States and Ontario
  • The Central States
  • The South
  • The Rocky Mountains
  • The Pacific Coast States and Nevada
  • Western Canada and Alaska

Profusely illustrated throughout.  12 color "delineated paintings" and 22 "superlative line drawings" by renowned railroad artist Richard Ward.  

Estate sale item from a private collection, near mint condition. Not returnable. 

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