Rio Grande Locomotives Photo Archive

Rio Grande Locomotives Photo Archive

by John Kelly
     
 

The Rio Grande Railroad operated in the spectacular Colorado
Rockies. Their slogan was "Through the Rockies, not Around Them."
Photos include 2-8-0 Consolidations, 2-8-2 Mikado's, 0-6-0 six-wheeler,
4-6-0 ten-wheeler, the big 4-8-4 Northerns that Rio Grande liked to call
"Westerns" and the larger 2-8-8-2 Mallets. Also included are
Electro-Motive

Overview

The Rio Grande Railroad operated in the spectacular Colorado
Rockies. Their slogan was "Through the Rockies, not Around Them."
Photos include 2-8-0 Consolidations, 2-8-2 Mikado's, 0-6-0 six-wheeler,
4-6-0 ten-wheeler, the big 4-8-4 Northerns that Rio Grande liked to call
"Westerns" and the larger 2-8-8-2 Mallets. Also included are
Electro-Motive passenger and freight locomotives FT, F3, F7, General
Purpose and Special Duty series, Electro-Motive SD40T-2 "Tunnel Motors,"
SD45 and SD50 locomotives, American Locomotive PA-PB and RS-3 series,
Fairbanks-Morse H-15-44, and diesel-hydraulic ML-4 locomotives from
German manufacturer Krauss-Maffei.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583882443
Publisher:
Enthusiast Books
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Photo Archive Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
807,795
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


John Kelly grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin where his father’s best friend was an engineer on the Chicago & North Western. John has been collecting railroad photos, timetables and dining car menus for over 20 years and has a large collection. In addition, he has written on railroad history for Trains magazine,Trains.com, Vintage Rails and Passenger Train Journal, and has authored a half dozen other photographic books on vintage trains. John lives in Madison, Wisconsin where he is employed by the Wisconsin Technical College system as a computer technician.

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