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Titel: ROCK ISLAND MOTIVE POWER, 1933 - 1955
Verlag: Pruett Publishing, Boulder, CO
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: First edition, first printing.
207 pages with numerous photographs of steam engines and early diesels, plus diagrams, rosters, passenger train consists, and bibliography. Color dust cover illustrated by Howard Fogg. Fine in fine dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 39583
Inhaltsangabe: Fascinating and well-done look at the Rock Island's steam and diesel locomotives. The book begins with the second bankruptcy of the Rock Island in 1933 which set the stage for the railroad's set era. Includes sections on freight and passenger service, and route descriptions. Includes several rosters including steam as of 1933, locomotives converted to oil after 1933, steam as of 1946, and first generation diesel ('33-'55). Lists roundhouses and repair shops in 1933, disposition of steam locomotives ('33-'55), and system distribution of locomotives as of 1941 and 1947. Also covers motor cars and passenger train consists. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos as well as schematic diagrams of locomotives. With cover art by Howard Fogg. With map and bibliography. 207 pages.
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