Colorado . . . Crossroads on the Prairie
by James R. Jones and Russ Collman
ISBN No. 0-913582-70-0
$150.00: 1st Edition, Not Signed or Numbered - RETAIL SALES ONLY
northeastern Colorado, the Union Pacific Railroad's grading crews and
track layers started work on the Julesburg Cutoff at Denver Junction
during 1873, near present-day Julesburg. This was the beginning of
fascinating railroad operations in Sterling and the nearby area. Both
the Burlington Route and the Union Pacific became active in the region.
This wonderfully illustrated volume contains 400 black & white
pictures and 32 full-color views, as well as numerous route maps,
timetables, etc. Included are an amazing variety of steam-engine
pictures and views of modern-day diesel power–including the
first Union Pacific streamliners–352
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