Death in the MountainLarge Print - 2013
The Virginia and Truckee was more mountain goat than railroad. In the twenty-one miles from the desert sink at Carson City to the end of the rail, it climbed sixteen hundred feet in curves which, added together, made seventeen complete circles. And lot of that on frail trestles with the "ground" falling away in a dead drop. To Ken Murdrock, used to the sturdiness of the Oregon plains, the journey up the mountain was a nightmare. But it was just the beginning...
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning,, 2013
Edition: Large Print edition
Branch Call Number: Western
Characteristics: 281 pages (large print) ; 22 cm