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  • Railroading through Cajon Pass

    Prototype Modeler - October 1978 - Page 4


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    "Railroading through Cajon Pass"

    by Chard L. Walker

    The author of this book, Chard Walker, is eminently qualified to write the story of "Railroading through Cajon Pass" since he has "lived it" over more than years; first as a night clerk at Victorville and later on as a train order operator at Victorville, the Summit relief operator for years, and subsequently a Barstow towerman, and currently a station clerk on the desert, all with the Santa Fe. Chard is intimately familiar with UP and AT&SF steam power in the pass as well as the new breed of growlers of these two roads plus the addition of those of the Espee now that they operate through Cajon Pass. A book to be treasured for its multitude of never-before-published photos, its station plats, generous maps, and historical significance. This is an invaluable addition to the library of any Cajon Pass railfan and a worthy addition to the library of anyone even remotely interested in the Santa Fe, Union Pacific, and Southern Pacific as well as the Cajon Pass area of southern California.


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    • Original Author Chard L. Walker
    • Source Prototype Modeler
    • Publication Date October 1978

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