Southern Pacific's Sunset Route

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Southern Pacific’s Sunset Route - Transcontinental freight and passenger trains on the Sunset Route. 8 articles, 61 pages
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Trains has been covering the Sunset Route since 1948. Here’s a sampling of stories spotlighting Southern Pacific’s passenger and freight operations on the line, from Texas to California. This TRAINS Express package includes eight stories from the Trains magazine archive:

- "Not only a railroad but an empire" A brief history of Southern Pacific By Don L. Hofsommer Pages 38-45, March 1998
- "To Los Angeles on the Sunset" New Orleans to Los Angeles on Southern Pacific's Sunset Limited By Roy G. Clark Pages 38-42, February 1948
- "20 minutes at El Paso" Servicing the Sunset Limited By Donald Sims Pages 66-67, May 1952
- "Yuma Division" From Los Angeles to Yuma, Arizona By Donald Sims Pages 38-51, February 1957
- "The Hill" Southern Pacific’s Beaumont Hill By Randall Caprine Pages 22-28, February 1985
- "Railroading on the Stormy" Southern Pacific’s Lordsburg District By William P. Diven Pages 58-67, August 1995
- "The battle of the Sunset Limited" How Amtrak took SP to court over the performance of trains 1 and 2 by James L. Larson Pages 64-69, March 1998
- "Beaumont Hill" A two-way helper district on Southern Pacific in the 1950s By Donald Sims Pages 56-63, August 2003
(61 pages, 13.2 MB)
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