The RGS Story –
Over the Bridges – Ophir Loop to Rico
by Russ Collman, Dell A. McCoy & William A. Graves
ISBN No. 0-913582-58-1
$200.00 - Not Signed or Numbered - RETAIL SALES ONLY
The multitude of high bridges on the 3.0-percent grade above Ophir are
covered in detailed drawings, photographs and maps all the way to
Lizard Head Pass. The snowshed, wye and structures at Lizard Head are
shown at the summit, and the route is covered downgrade to the mining
town of Rico. Also included are mile-by-mile 1919 Right-of-Way Track
Maps – featured as the story progresses. The scenic wonders at
Matterhorn, Trout Lake and Gallagher trestles are portrayed, as well as
rocky Burns Cañon. Contained on 496 pages are 356 striking
black-and-white pictures and 94 full-color pictures.
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