Vintage Diesel Power
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Vintage Diesel Power

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by Brian Solomon
     
 

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This formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives. Author Brian Solomon covers every prominent manufacturer of the period—including Electro-Motive, Alco, Baldwin, and GE—as well as iconic models like Geeps, E and F units, PAs

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This formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives. Author Brian Solomon covers every prominent manufacturer of the period—including Electro-Motive, Alco, Baldwin, and GE—as well as iconic models like Geeps, E and F units, PAs and FAs, sharknoses, U-boats, and more. The photographs take in the grand geographic and technological breadth of North American railroading and are accompanied by detailed captions identifying the locomotives pictured and explaining their roles in this crucial era of American railroading.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
For those who enjoy seeing those colorful diesel locomotives of yesteryear at work, this book is a great way to reminisce.—The Michigan Railfan

If the evolution of the diesel locomotive captivates your interest, Vintage Diesel Power is a book you'll want in your collection. — Canadian Railway Modeller

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760337950
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
11/06/2010
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
595,101
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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From the Publisher
For those who enjoy seeing those colorful diesel locomotives of yesteryear at work, this book is a great way to reminisce.—The Michigan Railfan If the evolution of the diesel locomotive captivates your interest, Vintage Diesel Power is a book you'll want in your collection. — Canadian Railway Modeller

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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