The geared locomotive was born of sudden need back in the 1870's and the Shay was the first and most numerous of this bizarre breed. It attained its peak of popularity during the 1920's and no fewer than 500 of these machines were in use on the West Coast. Here is the story of the Shay and its use on the West Coast with a photographic collection of this mechanical strong man of the woods. DW has shelf/edge wear, minor nicks. Inside in good condition. 1st Printing 1st Edition 1964 Golden West Books. VT-N0M5-G39G
Pacific Coast Shay: Strong Man of the Woods (Ranger)
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