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EL CAMINO REAL – HIGHWAY 101 & THE
ROUTE OF THE DAYLIGHT
by Tom Zimmerman and Roger L. Titus
A new book
from the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation
Follow the Route
of the Mission Bell
$39.50 – Hardbound, 208 pages
Over 250 photos
Color endpaper memorabilia
Post cards & maps
From the treks of the padres who established the missions of California,
El Camino Real – the King's Highway – became the dramatic
story of the Golden State.
The birth of the automobile era in the early twentieth century
and the construction of Highway 101 so near to the twenty-one missions
enhanced that story. Adding drama in the 1930s was the introduction
of the Southern Pacific's celebrated Daylight passenger
trains along the same route.
The relationship of the missions, the coastal highway, and the
railroad paralleling them – never previously explored together – has
at last been told. Lively descriptions and thoughtful analysis
by historians Tom Zimmerman and Roger L. Titus bring that story
to life, enriched by beautiful vintage and modern images and post
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