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Sacramento's Southern Pacific Shops

Sacramento's Southern Pacific Shops( )
Author: Hecteman, Kevin W.
Series title:Images of Rail Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7385-8052-4
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

In 1862, the Central Pacific Railroad was founded and began building eastward from Sacramento as part of the transcontinental railroad. This required a shop capable of keeping the railroad's equipment in running order. So in 1867, in the swamps just north of town, the Sacramento shops were born. For well more than a century, this massive complex kept the Central Pacific and its corporate successor, the Southern Pacific, operating smoothly. For many decades, the shops were the largest...
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