Vintage Diesel Power

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 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.

Author bio:

Brian Solomon is one of today's most accomplished railway historians. He has authored more than thirty books about railroads and motive power, including North American Railroads and GE and EMD Locomotives: The Illustrated History.

Category: World history
ISBN: 9780760337950
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Voyageur Press
Pub Date: November 2010
Page Extent: 192
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: General & world history