ALL SIX OF OUR 2021 COLOR CALENDARS ARE IN STOCK AND SHIPPING: SANTA FE, BNSF, RIO GRANDE, UNION PACIFIC, CSX and NORFOLK SOUTHERN COLOR CALENDARS ARE IN STOCK AND SHIPPING AS OF AUGUST 7, 2020. Please read the following notes concerning 2021 calendar purchases.

NOTE: We have changed a few procedures regarding the ordering of our 2021 calendars. If ordering more than one calendar, enter the word "Standard" into the discount box when you get to the check-out page on your screen. Doing this will ensure you will receive your multiple-copy discount.

 

THE VISALIA ELECTRIC RAILROAD - SOUTHERN PACIFIC'S ORANGE GROVE ROUTE/Kauke

Book: $44.95 USD

This nice book features the complete history of the Visalia Electric, an SP subsidary operating in California's San Joaquin Valley. Chapter headings: Early Railroad Developments; Railway Construction Begins; The Electric Railway is Energized; Heyday of the Orange Grove Route; Competition and the Strathmore Branch; Farewell to the Orange Cars; Chowchilla, San Jose & Fresno; Freight Operations Under Wire; A New Breed of Horses; and Twilight on the Orange Grove Route. Also included are locomotive, car and equipment rosters. List price $55.00, hardcover, mostly b&w photos, but some color; 167 pages.