Title: Texas & Pacific Railway: "From Ox Teams to ...
Publisher: Cheltenham, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
4to. 255 p., ill. Maroon boards w/ a trifle dust soiling to page edges, otherwise fine. Pages starting to slightly yellow, but all clean. Mylar-protected dust jacket is lightly rubbed w/ a little wear to extremities and some sunning. From Ox Teams to Eagles chronicles the development of the Texas and Pacific Railway from that day -- long since deposited in History's dust bin -- when an ox-team was used to pull the first train, an emergency measure to save the company's charter, to the Diesel-powered lightweight Eagles. Heavily illustrated. A scarce book. Bookseller Inventory # 000822
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