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. Acceptable Condition. Eighth Printing 1981 Golden West Books. DW has shelf/edge wear, minor nicks and small stain. Inside in good condition. VT-N0M5-G39G
Pacific Coast Shay: Strong Man of the Woods (Ranger)
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