Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club/World Press, 1955. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #42559
Number 2454 of an edition limited to 2750 copies signed by Cafky. The story of the Florence & Cripple Creek, the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District, and the Midland Terminal railroads which served the Colorado mining town of Cripple Creek. Cripple Creek was easily the most colorful of the world's gold camps, and did not fall far short of being the most productive. 463 pages with photographs, maps, rosters, car diagrams, bibliography and index, plus three full page color paintings by Richard Ward, with tissue guards. All six maps present within the rear pocket. Near fine in good dust jacket with faded spine and front panels, several small and one large chips and several short tears.