Locomotive

Locomotive

by Brian Solomon
     
 

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In these pages, rail enthusiast Brian Solomon describes in detail the development of the locomotive, from the early steam designs to the latest in modern high-speed trains. The informative text explains all the features of locomotive design and functions over the years and traces the different manufacturers and operators of these mighty machines. The rich

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In these pages, rail enthusiast Brian Solomon describes in detail the development of the locomotive, from the early steam designs to the latest in modern high-speed trains. The informative text explains all the features of locomotive design and functions over the years and traces the different manufacturers and operators of these mighty machines. The rich collection of historic and contemporary images brings to life these workhorses of the rails.

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Locomotive fans crave pictures. Recognizing that central fact, veteran train cameraman Brian Solomon offers Locomotive readers scads of them: 200 photographs of classic steam and diesel locomotives, including 150 in dazzling full color. For a railroad enthusiast, this new makes an ideal gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785826804
Publisher:
Crestline Books
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 12.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Solomon is one of today's most accomplished railway historians. He has authored more than thirty books about railroads and locomotive power, and his writing and photography have been featured in the world's top rail publications, including Trains, Railway Age, Passenger Train Journal, and RailNews. He divides his time between Massachusetts and Ireland.

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