By noted Southwestern railroad historian John Signor. The AT&SF Railway and its predecessor companies were active in Southern California for 116 years. Much has been written about the Santa Fe in this region of mountains, desert and sea, its vast orange groves and perpetual spring. Under the all-encompassing title of Santa Fe’s Los Angeles Division, this volume was conceived to augment these works by tracing the long and involved operating history of the Santa Fe Railway as it first helped to create Southern California, then later adapted to cope with its explosive growth. Hardcover.