This item is only available through the the University of Utah Press secure online store. Please note, this online store is unrelated to the shopping cart on our site. If you wish to make a purchase from this store, items must be paid for separately and will ship separately from items in your shopping cart.
Utah Ghost Rails
Stephen L. Carr and Robert W. Edwards
Western Epics Publications
As there are ghost towns in Utah, there are ghost railroads, a line that has run the course of its existence. Ghost rails are helpful in developing an understanding of why lines are built where they are and how railroads are pertinent to the economy of the state. More engaging, though, is the sense of abandonment that comes from standing on a vacant roadbed where once twin rails lay, over which passed thousands of trains carrying hundreds of thousands of passengers and millions of tons of freight, and which is now a thin streak of black cinders in the sand.
Distributed for Western Epics Publishing.
Stephen L. Carr is author of The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns.
Table of Contents:
1. Northern Utah
Box Elder, Weber, Cache Counties
2. Northcentral Utah
Salt Lake, Davis, Summit Counties
3. Central Utah
Utah, Wasatch, Tooele Counties
4. Southwestern Utah
Utah, Juab, Millard, Beaver, Iron Counties
5. Southcentral Utah
Sanpete, Sevier, Piute Counties
6. Eastern Utah
Carbon, Emery, Grand, Uintah Counties
Appendix—Steam Locomotives on Display in Utah