Tuesday, January 12, 2010

An Illustrated Checklist of the Railroading and Western Americana Books of Lucius Beebe, Bon Vivant

The following are books on railroading and Western America by Lucius Beebe, or Lucius Beebe and his partner, Charles Clegg. Read Book Patrol's feature, Lucius Beebe: Bon Vivant Book Man.

1. High Iron: A Book of Trains. (New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938).2. Highliners: A Railroad Album (New York: Bonanza Books, 1940).

3. Trains in Transition (New York: Bonanza Books, 1941).
4. Highball: A Pageant of Trains ( New York: Bonanza Books, 1945)

5. The Narrow Gauge Railroads of Colorado (Railway & Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin
No. 671, August

6. Mixed Train Daily: A Book of Short-Line Railroads. (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1947).
7. Virginia City & Truckee: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times (Oakland, CA:
Grahame H. Hardy,
8. U.S. West: The Saga of Wells Fargo (New York: Dutton, 1949).
9. Legends of the Comstock Lode (Oakland, CA: Grahame H. Hardy,1950).

10. Cable Car Carnival (Oakland, CA: Grahame H. Hardy,1951).
11. Hear the Train Blow: A Pictorial Epic of America in the Railroad Age (New York: Dutton, 1952)
12. Comstock Commotion: The Story of the Territorial Enterprise and Virginia City News
(New York: Dutton, 1954).

13. The American West: A Pictorial Epic of a Continent (1955).

14. The Age of Steam: A Classic Album of American Railroading (New York: Rinehart and
15. Steamcars to the Comstock (1957).

16. Narrow Gauge in the Rockies (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1958).
17. Mansions on Rails: The Folklore of the Private Railway Car (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1959).

18. San Francisco’s Golden Era: A Picture Story of San Francisco Before the Fire ( Berkeley, CA:
19. Mr. Pullman’s Elegant Palace Car (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1961).

20. When Beauty Rode the Rails: A Pictorial Album of Old-Time Railroading (Garden City, NY:
21. 20th Century: The Greatest Train in the World (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1962).
22. Rio Grande: Mainline of the Rockies (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1962).

23. Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1963).
24. Great Railroad Photographs U.S.A. (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1964).
25. Two Trains To Remember: The New England Limited, The Air Line Limited. Virginia City,
NV: privately published,
26. The Trains We Rode, Volumes I and II (Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1965, 1966).

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