Chesapeake & Ohio Diesel Locomotives 1949-1972 in Color

Chesapeake & Ohio Diesel Locomotives 1949-1972 in Color

by Jerry Doyle
     
 

Complete rosters and data on C&O's transition to diesel power and experience with first and second generation diesel locomotives, through the C&O/B&O era up to Chessie System. C&O, the ultimate steam railway, opted for diesels saying they were a stopgap measure until a Coal-Fired Turbine could be developed, but seeing the economics, the company quickly embraced

Overview

Complete rosters and data on C&O's transition to diesel power and experience with first and second generation diesel locomotives, through the C&O/B&O era up to Chessie System. C&O, the ultimate steam railway, opted for diesels saying they were a stopgap measure until a Coal-Fired Turbine could be developed, but seeing the economics, the company quickly embraced diesel power and forgot steam. This is the most complete story yet on this fascinating subject, illustrated with great color photography, plus black and white images. Includes painting and letter data. Ideal for railfans, C&O enthusiasts and modelers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883089979
Publisher:
Chesapeake & Ohio Hist. Soc.
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 11.37(h) x 0.56(d)

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