Reference Material

Title Author Publisher/Date
72-82 Western Pacific's Final Decade Benson, Dorn, Sanders, Stanley White River Productions, 2014
Album of Western Locomotives Guy L. Dunscomb Self Published, 1959
Amtrak Car Diagrams   Wayner Publications
Articulated Locomotives of the Western Pacific Mark Noble Pacific Railway Journal / January 1959
California's Tidewater Shortlines Norman W. Holmes Shade Tree Books, September 2009
Cars of Sacramento Northern Ira L. Swett Interurbans Special 32, Spring 1963
Crossroads of the West Blair Kooistra, Jim Belmont, Dave Guyer Pentrax, 1998
CZ, The Story of the California Zephyr Karl R. Zimmermann Quadrant Press, 1972
D-Day on the Western Pacific Virgil Staff Interurbans Publications, 1982
Diesel Locomotives of the Western Pacific Joseph A. Strapac Shade Tree Books, 2009
Domeliners Patrick Dorin Superior Publishing, 1973
Echoes Down the Canyon Ted Benson and Dave Styffe Westrail Publications, 1987
EMD Early Road Switchers: GP7-GP20 Locomotives Brian Solomon Specialty Press, 2006
Exposition Flyer J. W. Schultz and Hol Wagner Burlington Bulletin No. 42
Burlington Route Historical Society, 2003
Freight Car Pictorial Robert J. Wayner Wayner Publications
Growing Up With Trains II, A Northern California Album Richard Steinheimer and Ted Benson Interurbans Special #88, 1983
History of Tesla, A California Coal Mining Town Dan L. Mosier and Earle E. Williams Mines Road Books
Life on the Feather River Route
A Railroader's Scrapbook Pictorial of Memories
Bob Larson Four Ways West Publications, 2005
Locomotives of the Western Pacific,
 A Photo Story of Steam
Guy L. Dunscomb and Fred A. Stindt Self Published, 1954
Locomotive Quarterly, Fall 1977   Metaphor, Inc., 1977
Locomotive Quarterly, Spring 1978   Metaphor, Inc., 1978
Locomotive Quarterly, Winter 1984   Metaphor, Inc., 1984
Locomotive Quarterly, Spring 1984   Metaphor, Inc., 1984
Locomotive Quarterly, Summer 1985   Metaphor, Inc., 1985
Locomotive Quarterly, Summer 1988   Metaphor, Inc., 1988
Locomotive Quarterly, Summer 2000   Metaphor, Inc., 2000
Locomotive Quarterly, Winter 2001-2002   Metaphor, Inc., 2002
Lost Beneath the Feather Bill Talbitzer Las Plumas Publications, 1963
My Western Pacific Railroad Norman W. Holmes Steel Rails West Publishing, 1996
Northern California Railroads, The Silver Age, Vol. I Fred Matthews Sundance Books, 1982
Northern California Railroads, The Silver Age, Vol. II Fred Matthews Sundance Books, 1984
Portrait of a Silver Lady Bruce A. McGregor & Ted Benson Pruett Publishing Company, 1977
Prune Country Railroading, Steel Trails to San Jose Norman W. Holmes Shade Tree Books, 1985
Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, Vol. I David F. Myrick Howell-North Books, 1962
Railroading West Jeffrey T. Brouws and Ronald C. Hill Darwin Publications, 1975
Rails in the Northwest, A Contemporary Glimpse Ronald C. Hill and Dave Stanley Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation, 1978
Rails to San Francisco Bay Harre W. Demoro and Vernon J. Sappers Quadrant Press, 1992
Rio Grande to the Pacific Robert A. LeMassena Sundance, 1974
RDC Donald Duke and Edmund Keilty Golden West Books, 1990
Sacramento Northern Ira Swett Interurbans Special 26, September 1962
Sacramento Northern Harre Demoro Signature Press, March 2009
Sacramento Northern Album Ira Sweet Interurbans Special 34, October 1963
Steam on the Feather River Route   National Model Railroad Association, 2002
Streamliner Cars, Vol. 2 The BUDD Company W. David Randall RPC Publications, 1981
The Central California Traction Company David G. Stanley and Jeffrey J. Moreau Signature Press, 2002
The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Robert Athearn University of Nebraska Press, 1977
The Feather River Canyon, Union Pacific's Heart of Stone Steve Schmollinger Pentrex, 1996
The Feather River Route, Part 1 Ken Rattenne Interurban Press, 1989
The Feather River Route, Part 2, Ken Rattenne Interurban Press, 1991
The Gandydancers Bill Talbitzer Las Plumas Publications, 1973
The GP20 and SD24 EMD’s Turbocharged Duo   Diesel Era, November 1998
The Great Yellow Fleet John H. White Golden West Books, 1986
The Passenger Car Library Volume 1 - CB&Q W. David Randall RPC Publications, 1999
The Revolutionary Diesel, EMC's FT   Diesel Era, 1994
The Western Pacific Don DeNevi Superior Publishing Company, 1978
The Western Pacific Ken Meeker White River Productions, 2011
Track Charts of the Western Pacific Railroad Company Frank Brehm Feather River Rail Society, 2002
Track and Time Jeff Asay Feather River Rail Society, 2006
Trains Album of Photographs - Book 2 Far Western Roads   Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1943
Train Shed Cyclopedia #73   Train Shed Cyclopedia
Western Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment Jim Eager Morning Sun Books, 2001
Western Pacific Color Pictorial Vol. 1 Adam Clegg Four Ways West Publications, 2001
Western Pacific Color Pictorial Vol. 2 Adam Clegg Four Ways West Publications, 2002
Western Pacific Depots and Stations Stephen M. Hayes Hayes Publishing, 2007
Western Pacific in Color Jim Boyd Morning Sun Books, 2006
Western Pacific Locomotives and Cars Patrick Dorin TLC, 1998
Western Pacific Locomotives and Cars, Vol. 2 Patrick Dorin TLC, 2006
Western Pacific Pictorial John J. Ryczkowski with Dan Crews & Pete Miller Steel Rails West Publishing, 1979
Western Pacific Power in Color, The Last 25 Years Ed Mackinson Morning Sun Books, Inc. 2015
Western Pacific Steam Locomotives Stephen M. Hayes Hayes Publishing, 2010
Western Pacific Steam Locomotives, Passenger Trains and Cars Guy L. Dunscomb and Fred A. Stindt Self Published, 1980
Western Pacific Steam Pictorial Jeff Ainsworth & Duane Karam Jr. Monte Vista Publishing, 1999
Western Pacific The Last Transcontinental Railroad David F. Myrick Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation, 2006
Western Pacific The Railroad That Was Built Too Late Spencer Crump Trans-Anglo Books, 1965
Western Pacific Timetables and Operations, A History and Compendium Jeff S. Asay The Railway History Monograph, Volume XII, J-B Publishing Co. 1983
Western Pacific Trackside with Bob Larson Tim Morris Morning Sun Books, 2001
Western Pacific's Diesel Years Joseph A. Strapac Overland Models, Inc., 1980
Western Steam Pictorial Guy L. Dunscomb and Donald K. Dunscomb Self Published, April 1988
Wheels Rolling West Dave Styffe and Ted Benson Westrail, January 1979
Zephyr, Tracking a Dream Across America Henry Kisor Times Books, 1994
Title Author Publisher/Date
Western Pacific – It’s first Forty Years! A Brief History (1910-1950) Frederic Whitman Newcomen Society in North America, 1950
Western Pacific "The Feather River Route" Alfred E. Perlman Newcomen Society in North America, 1975
Title Length Publisher/Date
A Look Back in Time 55 Min. Western Star Productions
California Vintage Collection 93 Min. Pentrax
California Zephyr 30 Min. Video Rails
Feather River Canyon 40 min. Icon Video
Feather River Canyon E-9s 45 Min. Pentrex
Oroville to Portola 43 Min. DF & Associates
Sacramento Northern 50 Min. Catenary Video Productions
Silver Thread Through the West, The California Zephyr 58 Min. RK Publishing
The California Zephyr 55 Min. Copper Media
The California Zephyr 60 Min. Green Frog
The Sacramento Northern Railway 50 Min. Pentrex
UP/BNSF Bieber Sub-Bieber Line 120 Min. Bates Publishing
Vintage Double Feature: The Royal Gorge and Trouble at Troublesome 40 Min. Pentrx
WP-The First 50 Years, 1910-1960 120 Min. Cantenary Video
Western Pacific's Feather River Canyon Route 40 Min. Icon Video
Western Pacific on TV 30 Min. Pentrex
Western Pacific the Last Decade 68 Min. Charles Smiley
WP Vintage West 90 Min. Charles Smiley

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