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Little Bookcliff Railway

The Life and Times of a Colorado Narrow Gauge

by Lyndon J. Lampert

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Published by Pruett Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Little Book Cliff Railway,
  • Railroads,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8346271M
    ISBN 100871086387
    ISBN 109780871086389

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    Little Book Cliff Railway: the life and times of a Colorado narrow gauge. Little Bookcliff Railway Let Curator Dave Bailey take you back in history, to the time of the Little Bookcliff Railway. A narrow gauge railway operating in the Grand Valley from

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Little Bookcliff Railway by Lyndon J. Lampert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Little Book Cliff Railway (LBC) was a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge that operated in Colorado, United States, from to The LBC was incorporated on Septemby William Thomas Carpenter and several other prominent Grand Junction, Colorado, business purpose of the mile (19 km) railroad was to haul coal from the Book Cliff mines owned by Carpenter to Grand Junction.

Little Book Cliff Railway: The Life and Times of a Colorado Narrow Gauge [Lyndon J. Lampert, Robert W. McLeod] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Little Book Cliff Railway: The Life and Times of Little Bookcliff Railway book Colorado Narrow Gauge5/5(1).

Bookcliff Avenue looking west toward 7th Street from 9th Street, showing a portion of the route followed by the Little Book Cliff Railway. Bookcliff Avenue seems an obvious enough name. You would think that it was named, of course, for the Bookcliffs, our rugged desert mountains to the north of town, but this is only indirectly the case.

The Little Book Cliff Railway was built to transport coal from the foot of the Book Cliffs to Grand Junction. The coal mined Little Bookcliff Railway book used in many of households in Mesa County. At one point in time the Grand Valley Mine also operated in the vicinity.

The railway wound it’s way down from the mines and through what is now the runway of the airport. Little book cliff railway by Lyndon J. Lampert, AugustPruett Pub Co edition, Hardcover in English - 1st ed edition Little Bookcliff Railway (August edition) | Open Library Donate ♥.

The Little Book Cliffs Wilderness Study Area is characterized by gently-sloping plateaus, various small canyons, and four major canyon systems: Main Canyon, Coal Canyon, Cottonwood Canyon and Spring Canyon.

These four larger systems are also accompanied by many smaller side canyons. Part of the southern edge of this WSA is dominated by the 2,foot-high face of the Book Cliffs.

Let Curator Dave Bailey take you back in history, to the time of the Little Bookcliff Railway. A narrow gauge railway operating in the Grand Valley from Friends of the Mustang is a very active and sociable group of horsemen/horsewomen who support the BLM in the management of the wild horse management area on the Little Book Cliffs.

Their club is a C 3 organization the is open to membership and actively seeks new members and /5(32). the vein of coal that became the Book Cliff Coal Company in and, a little later, the site of Carpenter.

Four years later the Book Cliff Coal Company caught the eye of banker T. Carpenter, who came to Grand Junction in and established the Mesa County Size: KB. The Book Cliff Mines were coal mines located near Grand Junction, Colorado, United closed in History and description. By the time Grand Junction was three years old, it had become apparent to its citizens that they needed a good coal supply if the town were to grow and prosper.

Cross Orchards Historic Site, Grand Junction Picture: The Go Devil, a gravity driven rail car that ran on the Little Bookcliff Railway, - Check out Tripadvisor members' 1, candid photos and videos of Cross Orchards Historic Site. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Little Bookcliff Railway: The Life and Times of a Colorado Narrow Gauge by Lyndon J.

Lampert. Pruett Pub Co, Hardcover. Good. Little Bookcliff Railway The Life and Times of a Colorado Narrow Gauge. Colorado: Pruett Pub Co, August First edition. Hardcover. A very nice copy in dust jacket. Jacket with a brodart protective wrapper. fine/near fine. Item # ISBN: Price: $   At Little’s center, there’s “Little”— Anne Marie Grosholtz—herself.

Born to a striving servant, indentured to Doctor Curtius, a failed physician and wax modeler o Edward Carey’s Little is a pleasure to read: a wonderful story, well told, carefully structured, and beautifully illustrated with 4/5.

Main Canyon in the Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse Area is a part of the main Book Cliffs range extending from the western Colorado, to the eastern Utah. The canyon is located a few miles east of Mount Garfield and is easily accessible from I (the main interstate from Denver to Utah).

The area is specifically designated for wild horses, so wild horse habitat is the primary concern here%(20). Little Bookcliffs is one of three herd management areas dedicated to the memory of "Wild Horse Annie".

Today the majority of horses within the Little Bookcliffs area are descendants of horses escaped or abandoned by local ranchers, migrating farmers and miners. There are some horses whose ancestry has been traced back to indian ponies, and. As said, the Book Cliffs are roughly miles long running west to east.

They begin on the Wasatch Plateau (known for mining) in the west near the town of Price and come to a gradual conclusion in the canyons just north of Grand Junction in an area known as, The "Little Book Cliffs”%(58). Little Bookcliff Railway.

On S William Carpenter along with several other businessmen from Grand Junction founded the Little Bookcliff Railway (LBC) in order to haul coal from the Book Cliff Mine as well as supplies from the Denver & Rio Grande or CM railroads to the mining town of Carpenter.

Atchee, Colorado was a station on the Unitah Railroad in northwestern Colorado very near the Utah border. If you do a Google search for Atchee, Colorado you get among other web sites, a Wikipedia web site for the Unitah Railway.

This site has a picture and information on the Unitah Railway and At. Tales of the Little Book Cliff Wild Horses. Why do some stallions leave the family band at 2 (or younger) and others never leave!The Little Book Cliff Railway was a 3-foot (narrow gauge) line running out of Grand Junction, CO, between and Questions/corrections/comments welcome - email me Please see our disclaimer.

Last modified on Octoat PM Edit Page.Martin Bairstow takes a look at the history and operations of The Little North Western Railway from Skipton to Carnforth, also includes Lancaster Green Ayre, Morecambe and Heysham and the Line from Clapham through Ingleton to Low Gill.

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