America's best-loved narrow gauge author concentrates on the visual aspects of the West Side Lumber Company of California in this volume. The text, photographs -- including rare action shots, maps, plans and West Side model pictures, and a complete locomotive and car roster all combine to make this a thorough and engaging book. Nearly 700 black-and-white and colour illustrations from Ferrell's extensive photographic collection and his contacts in the railroad field.
Mallory Hope Ferrell, a native Virginian, roamed the hills of Tweetsie Country as a boy. A graduate of the University of Miami, the author now lives in Peachtree City, Georgia with his wife, Gloria.