Re: LTR&T sources, was (unknown)
- Thanks very much Steven.
On the advice of many of you, I checked out the local library system.
It's nice to live in a big city :-) They have copies of both the Myrick
volumes, as well as Oil Lamps and Iron Ponies. The UC system even has a
copy of the issue of Western Railroader references in the Hilton book, but I
no longer have library privileges there.
I'll certainly write Bob Brown and see if he has time to answer some of my
Thanks very much,
>From: "Steven Bechtold" <blackhat@...>_____________________________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [NVnarrowgauge] (unknown)
>Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 10:30:35 -0800
>Myrick's book was just reprinted a few years back and copies should still
>available. Try Caboose Hobbies in Denver or The Train Shop in Santa Clara,
>There are lots of pictures in Volume One. Looks like they had a 4-4-0 as
>well. You might drop a line to Bob Brown of NG&SL Gazette as well. He has
>based his layout on the same RR and may be able to steer you in the right
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If you can get to the California State Archives in Sacramento there is much
research material to be had on the LTR&T. They have the Cal RR Commission
valuation material from 1912 that includes maps (row, profile and station
plats) and the final valuation report.
- Hi Greg,
Well, it'll probably be a while. I live in San Diego and have little
cause to get up Sacramento way these days. Maybe once my daughter is a bit
older and has been FIRMLY indoctrinated into the love of trains. I did get
to the California State Railroad Museum up there some years ago and she
would LOVE that.
>Subject: Re: [NVnarrowgauge] Re: LTR&T sources, was (unknown)
>Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 16:01:41 EST
>If you can get to the California State Archives in Sacramento there is much
>research material to be had on the LTR&T. They have the Cal RR Commission
>valuation material from 1912 that includes maps (row, profile and station
>plats) and the final valuation report.
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