A guide to North American diesels built before 1972. This book traces the history of diesel locomotives in North America from general Electrics unsuccessful trio of 1918 to the end of 1971 - the end of the first generation and the introduction of Electro - Motive's Dash 2 line. Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years includes production totals, specifications, and a wealth of photographs elucidating the differences among the variety of diesels that flourished from the 1920s to the 1970s. It is organized by sections that cover the products of the major American diesel locomotive builders - Alco, Baldwin, EMD, Fairbanks-Morse, General Electric, and Lima - with a smaller section providing summary information regarding some of the smaller builders. Railroad reference series number 10. 1995 Kalmbach Publishing Co. Softcover, slight shelf wear. Inside in very good condition. Previous owner's name to inside front cover. 479pp. 13-WDJK-HXTJ
Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years. A Guide to Diesels Built Before 1972 (Marre)
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