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JAWBONE: SUNSET ON THE LONE PINE/Serpico

Book: $35.95 USD

This interesting book examines the history of Southern Pacific's Mojave-Owenyo Branch (California) and subsequent business relations along the route, including service to the Naval Ordnance Test Station at China Lake, the valuable interchange at Searles station with the Trona Railway, and the beloved SP narrow gauge railroad between Laws and Keeler. Chapter headings: Los Angeles Aqueduct; The Owenyo Branch: Mojave to Owenyo; Trona Railway Company: The Brine Line; N.O.T.S. Railroad: China Lake; and Behold the Slim Princess.

List price $39.95, hardcover, mostly b&w photos, but some color, 128 pages. Posted 3-22-06.