BOOKS


BAYOU SALADO
    - The Story of South Park by Virginia McConnel, c.1966
C&Sng by Mallory Ferrell

COLORADO & SOUTHERN: NORTHERN DIVISION by Ehernberger & Gschwind

COLORADO RAILROADS by Wilkins

COLORADO ROAD, THE by Hol f. Wagner

COLORADO'S MOUNTAIN RAILROADS

    by Robert A. LeMassena. Alphabetical listing of the railroads with a brief history and statistical information. A description of motive power through the steam years. Includes many black & white and color images. Good reference for the railroads in the state and bibliographic information. 384 pages, hardcover $55,00 ISBN 0-913582-35-2 [CRM95]
CRM RAIL ANNUALS no. 10 and 12. 12 is specifically about The South Park
    The South Park and The Clear Creek Lines
DENVER SOUTH PARK & PACIFIC
    by Mac C. Poor is THE resource. An original will run you between $250 to $300 if you can find one. However, it got reprinted a few years back, and you should be able to find one of those.
DENVER SOUTH PARK & PACIFIC
    The Denver South Park & Pacific and Colorado Central Modeler's Guides from Ron Rudnick 4715 N. Black Canyon Hwy. No. 2071, Phoenix, AZ 85015 (also available from Coronado Scale Models in Phoenix). These provide you with rolling stock plans and references to published photos. Great stuff.
ECHOES OF COMO, COLORADO, 1879-1973
    by Mary Dyer, a local history of a town along the line.
GOIN RAILROADING:
    Two Generations of Colorado Stories, by Margaret Coel as told by Sam Speas. These stories are collection of two generations worth of high country railroad adventures from the early days on the narrow gauge lines in South Park to the final days of steam along the front range. In this new edition the stories of railroading on the Colorado and Southern are all there, supplemented with 30 photos. 224 pgs. 6x9, softcover $15.95 ISBN 0-87108-821-5 [CRM95]
GULF TO ROCKIES: THE HERITAGE OF THE FORT WORTH AND DENVER-COLORADO AND SOUTHERN RAILWAYS, 1861-1898
    by Richard C. Overton (Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1977) A pb reprint of Overton's 1953 book. Good text, few pictures.
HIGH LINE TO LEADVILLE:
    A Mile by Mile Guide for the Leadville, Colorado and Southern by Doris Osterwald. Gives a brief history of the line that has become the Leadville, Colorado & Southern, the last remaining section of the old Denver, South Park & Pacific. Includes detailed maps of the line, milepost by milepost guide with special attention to the history, geology, geography, flora and fauna of the line. 6x9, 160 pages, softcover, $9.95 ISBN 0-931788-70-6 [CRM95]
HISTORIC ALPINE TUNNEL
    by Dow C. Helmers
MEMORIES OF ST. ELMO
    by Charlotte Mayfield as told to Susie Kelly; Copyright 1992 This book is an oral history of a woman who lived in St. Elmo as a child and her father worked in the area. There are a number of previously unpublished photographs from her family scrapbook in the book.
MINERAL BELT, THE; VOLUMES I, II, III
    (George Sebastian-Coleman "I wouldn't bother with three except for a lot of nice structure shots but very little railroading"
MINING THE SUMMIT - Colorado's Ten Mile District, 1860-1960"
    by Stanley Dempsey and James E. Fell, Jr., c.1986
NARROW GAUGE IN THE ROCKIES
    by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. Returning after many years, this classic combines six major Rocky Mountain railroad systems (D&RG, Mears Short lines, DSP&P, F&CC, Uintah and RGS) into one exciting, picture filled book. Tells the story of the three-foot cars and locomotives on which an entire generation of Colorado frontier rode to golden destines for riches and romance. The book is augmented by a matchless album of photographs from masters such as William H. Jackson, L.C. McClure, R.H. Kindig, Gerald Best, Jackson Thode, Richard B. Jackson, Otto Perry, John Maxwell, Fred Jukes and paintings by Howard Fogg. 290 illustrations and several color plates, 224 pages, hardcover $32.95 ISBN 0-911581-28-6. [CRM95]
NARROW GAUGE PICTORIAL VOL. VI
    by George Coleman deals with "Motive Power of the Colorado & Southern". (Someone notes: "I wouldn't bother with six except for a lot of nice railroading shots but very few structures").
NARROW GAUGE PICTORIAL, VOL. VIII
    by Robert Grandt, Darrell Poole and Kenneth W. Martin, which deals with "Colorado and Southern Freight and Passenger Cars 224 pages, album format, softcover $29.00 ISBN 0-000028-00-8 [CRM95]
PICTORIAL SUPPLEMENT TO DENVER SOUTH PARK & PACIFIC
    is the supplement to Mac Poor's work, slightly lower priced, but reprinted a few years back. The reprint is better than expected but many (most?) of the photos are screened from the original book not prints so quality is lower.
RAILS ALONG THE FOOTHILLS
    by Richard F. Lind (Barrington, Ill: Richard F. Lind, 1966). An 8 1/2x11 softcover pictorial with some paragraph length captions. Deals primarily with sg steam along the front range, but does have some pix of operations around Leadville, c. 1940 to 1960.
SOUTH PARK LINE, THE:
    Colorado Rail Annual #12 by Gordon Chappell, Robert W. Richardson and Cornelius Hauck. The complete history of the fabled South Park narrow gauge is presented in detailed text and over 300 photos in this book of over 280 pages. From construction as the Denver, South Park & Pacific in the 1870 s through years of Union Pacific control to the 20th century era as the Colorado & Southern, the full story is here. Hardcover, $24.95 ISBN 0-918654-12-2 [CRM95]
TRACING THE DENVER SOUTH PARK AND PACIFIC by Robert Bain
    a mile by mile guide:
    Robert K. Bain 3142 Soldiers Home Rd West Lafayette, IN 47906
    Price was $7.95
TRACKING GHOST RAILROADS IN COLORADO
    by Robert Ormes. A complete field guide for those who enjoy exploring old railroad grades. The routes are there, shown on 71 color maps. Over 160 then and now photographs make the routes come alive. The text gives an historical summary of each line and tells the reader what can be seen and how to find it. 164 pages, softcover $15.95 ISBN 0-937080-01-2 [CRM95]
UNION PACIFIC EQUIPMENT LIST AND RENUMBERING--JUNE 1, 1885,
    by James L. Ehrenberger,
WESTERN YESTERDAYS, VOL. XI, "SOUTH PARK RAILROADERS
    by Forest Crossen

PERIODICALS

Slim Gauge News-magazines 1970's
Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette-mags 1976-

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LIBRARY LISTINGS

---------------- ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Fleming, Dale. TITLE(s): The South Park sketchbook / by Dale Fleming. Canton, Ohio : Railhead Publications, 1988. 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill., maps ; 28 cm. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C385.520978 F629so ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Kindig, R. H. (Richard H.) TITLE(s): Pictorial supplement to Denver South Park & Pacific / [by R.H. Kindig, E.J. Haley and M.C. Poor.] Abridged edition. Lakewood, Colo. : Trowbridge Press, 1986, c1959. xiv, 467 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm. OTHER ENTRIES: Colorado and Southern Railway. Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado. Railroads Colorado. Haley, E. J. Poor, Meredith Clarence, 1902- Denver, South Park and Pacific, pictorial supplement. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C385.09788 K437pib 1986 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Digerness, David S. TITLE(s): The Mineral Belt : an illustrated history ... / David Digerness. -- [Silverton, Colo. : Sundance Publications Ltd., 1977- v. : ill. (some col.), maps in pocket ; 28 cm. Includes index. Partial cont.: v.1 Old South Park--Denver to Leadville.--v.2 Old South Park--across the Great Divide. Library has: v.1-3 WHC OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad Company. Mineral industries Finance Colorado. Mines and mineral resources Colorado. Silver mines and mining Colorado. Gold mines and mining Colorado. Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C622.9788 D569mi v.3 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Poor, Meredith Clarence, 1902-1973. TITLE(s): Denver, South Park & Pacific / M. C. Poor. -- Memorial ed. -- [Denver : Rocky Mountain Railroad Club], c1976. xiv, 493 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (5 in pocket) ; 29 cm. Bibliography: p. 478. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Colorado and Southern Railway. Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado History. Rocky Mountain Railroad Club. LOCN: CENTRL 2NDLEV STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: 385.09788 P792de 1976 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Helmers, Dow. TITLE(s): Historic Alpine Tunnel. Denver, Sage Books [1963] 200 p. illus., ports., maps, diagrs., facsims., plans. 29 cm. "Limited, signed, numbered edition." Also issued in a trade edition. Bibliography: p. 103-104. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado. Alpine Tunnel. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C624.19 H369hiL ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Kindig, R. H. (Richard H.) TITLE(s): Pictorial supplement to Denver South Park & Pacific / by R. H. Kindig, E. J. Haley [and] M. C. Poor. -- Denver : Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, c1959. 467 p. : ill., (part col.) maps (part fold.,in pocket) facsims. (part fold., in pocket) 29 cm. Edition limited to 4000 volumes. OTHER ENTRIES: Colorado and Southern Railway. Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado. Railroads Colorado. Colorado authors Works. Colorado Imprints Denver 1959 Poor, Meredith Clarence, 1902- Haley, E. J. Rocky Mountain Railroad Club. Denver, South Park and Pacific, pictorial supplement LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C385.09 D437pos ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Haley, E. J. TITLE(s): Denver South Park & Pacific R.R. from Boreas Summit to Breckenridge, 1886 [map] / compiled by M.C. Poor ; drawn by E. J. Haley. Scale [ca. 1:15,840] [Denver, Colo. : Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, c1949?] 1 map ; on sheet 23 x 74 cm. Duplicate of map originally inserted in "Denver, South Park & Pacific: a history of the Denver South Park & Pacific Railroad and allied narrow gauge lines of the Colorado & Southern Railway Company / by Clarence Meredith Poor, c1949. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Denver South Park and Pacific Railway. Railroads Colorado Maps. Colorado Historical geography 1886. Poor, Meredith Clarence. Format: Map LOCN: WH/GEN MAP STATUS: REFERENCE ONLY CALL #: CG4312 .P3 1886 .H3 1949 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Poor, Meredith Clarence, 1902- TITLE(s): Denver, South Park & Pacific; a history of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad and allied narrow gauge lines of the Colorado & Southern Railway Company. [Denver, Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1949] xxii, 493 p. illus., maps, ports. 29 cm. Four fold. maps and time table in pocket. Bibliography: p.477. OTHER ENTRIES: Colorado and Southern Railway. Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado. Colorado and Southern Railway Company. Colorado Imprints Denver 1949. Rocky Mountain Railroad Club. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C385.09 D437po ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. TITLE(s): Records, 1873-1880 [manuscript] 3 items Open to qualified researchers. Summary: Petition (July 24, 1873) from citizens of Denver regarding funding of the railroad. Two receipts (1880) for transportation of freight. Fred Rosenstock, Denver, Colo., purchase, 1975 Source unknown Organized 1872 as Denver, South Park and Pacific Railway Company. Reorganized 1873 as Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad Company. Sold under foreclosure 1889 to Denver, Leadville and Gunnison Railway Company. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company Funding. Petitions. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 6 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C MSS RBV56 M75-1462 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ TITLE(s): A preservation master plan : a study of alternatives for the Denver, South Park, & Pacific High Line; Park and Summit Counties, Colorado / principal inestigator: Daniel F. MacGilvray ; faculty researcher: Valerian Miranda ; graduate research assistants: Scott Clanton, Jayashree Shamanna. College Station, Tex. : Historic Resources Imaging Laboratory, College of Architecture, Texas A & M University. [vi], 62 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes 9 maps, 11 illustrations (some folded) and 36 photos. Appendices A-C, which follow leaf no. 62, lack numeration. OTHER ENTRIES: Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. Narrow gauge railroads Colorado History. Historic sites Colorado Park County Conservation and restoration. Historic sites Colorado Summit County Conservation and restoration. Park County (Colo.) History. Summit County (Colo.) History. MacGilvray, Daniel F. Miranda, Valerian. Texas A & M Univeersity. Historic Resources Imaging Laboratory. Study of alternatives for the Denver South Park & Pacific High Line. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 2 STATUS: Needs Staff Retrieval CALL #: C385.520978 P926 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Poor, Meredith Clarence, 1902-1973. TITLE(s): Papers, 1921-1965 [manuscript] .5 ft. Open to qualified researchers. Summary: Correspondence, research material, book reviews, other railroad miscellanea. Author, Denver, Colo., gift, 1949, 1970. Colorado railroad historian. Author of: Denver, South Park & Pacific (c1949). Indexes: Finding aid in repository. OTHER ENTRIES: Railroads, Narrow-gage Colorado History. Letters. LOCN: WH/GEN STX 6 STATUS: Not checked out -- CALL #: C MSS WH351 M70-998 ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------ AUTHOR(s): Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad Company. TITLE(s): Annual report of the trustees of the Denver, South Park and Pacific Rail-road Company to its stockholders. New York Asher & Adams. v. 22 cm. Pub. History: 1st- 1874- Library has: 1 1874 WHC Format: Serial Summary Holdings: CALL #: C385.09 D437an LOCN: WH/GEN Library has: 1 1984 WHC ------------------------------------Denver Public Library------