Four Ways West has a new hardcover release from David Houston, Southern Pacific 1930s to 1950s Los Angeles to Bakersfield: The Story Behind the Picture. With more than 450 photos (color and black & white), this book documents this section of Southern Pacific’s California system as it was from the Depression Era and just beyond World War II.
ABOVE: Classic early days of Southern Pacific diesels in “Black Widow” livery like this one with F-units and Alcos will be present in Four Ways West’s new book.
Across 144 pages, you’ll see action on the main lines and cover branches including Keeler, Jawbone, and McKittrick. Check with your favorite hobby or book dealer for availability. The $59.95 title is expected to ship this summer.
Four Ways West Publications