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Titel: PULLMAN-STANDARD FREIGHT CARS, 1900-1960
Verlag: Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: First edition, first printing
Pullman-Standard was for some years the largest freight car builder in North America, though the Pullman name is perhaps more famous for passenger cars. Pullman-Standard was particularly noted for pioneering the use of welding in freight car construction. Starting with experimental cars in the late 1930s, by 1947 new, standard designs would be introduced. First was the PS-1 box car, which sold in the tens of thousands, then came the PS-2 covered hopper, the PS-3 open top hopper, and finally the PS-4 flat car and PS-5 gondola. All benefited from Pullman-Standard's conversion to assembly-line techniques of mass production. 192 pages with numerous photographs, many in color, a few diagrams and index. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 38886
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