Modern Diesel Power

Modern Diesel Power

by Brian Solomon
     
 

Spurred by market demands, Electro-Motive and General Electric have developed locmotives of ever greater speeds and power in recent decades, allowing railroads to deliver resources and products more quickly and cheaply. This exciting new collection features the most significant high-horsepower diesels, depicting everything from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and low

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Spurred by market demands, Electro-Motive and General Electric have developed locmotives of ever greater speeds and power in recent decades, allowing railroads to deliver resources and products more quickly and cheaply. This exciting new collection features the most significant high-horsepower diesels, depicting everything from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and low-emission Evolutions, as well as switching locomotives and passenger power. The photography, depicting locations around the United States and Canada, is accompanied by detailed captions identifying dates, locations, and railroads and explaining the locomotives’ roles in freight and passenger operations.

 
*Modern color photography of the most significant modern diesel locomotives
*Includes more than 200 photographs and dozens of models
*Photography features all key North American regions and dozens of railroads
*Detailed captions explain design and history

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“The book retails for only $19.99, and I think you will get enough enjoyment from Modern Diesel Power to make it a good investment in your train library.” - Model Railroad News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760339435
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/05/2011
Series:
Gallery Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
734,171
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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“The book retails for only $19.99, and I think you will get enough enjoyment from Modern Diesel Power to make it a good investment in your train library.” - Model Railroad News

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