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Route 66 Railway recognized by California Historical Societies

Route 66 Railway recognized by California Historical Societies

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in News, Railroads and Transit, Roadside America, Route 66 | 0 comments

We’re excited to announce that Route 66 Railway is receiving a scholars’ award from the Conference of California Historical Societies! The award letter states “the book is a well-woven history of the famous highway, the railroad, and the communities along the way. The photographs in the volume are exceptional and add to the...

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Route 66 Railway is back!

Route 66 Railway is back!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2016 in News, Railroads and Transit, Roadside America, Route 66, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Expanded second edition! 16 more pages! Order in time for the holidays! Now available, Route 66 Railway is the only book to explore the relationship between the Santa Fe/BNSF Railways and historic U.S. 66 in the Southwest, using dramatic color photography and engaging text. Download an order form here or visit www.larhf.org. For 90 years and over 800...

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First Light in Cajon Pass

Posted by on Nov 30, 2010 in Railroads and Transit, Uncategorized | 0 comments

BNSF 7486 East makes a dazzling sight framed by the San Gabriel Mountains (click headline). While most people spent the wee hours of  November 26, 2010 — “Black Friday” — in stores and malls, I met a friend in Cajon Pass to seek out photos of the old tunnels area. We encountered this intermodal train near Highway 138 and...

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