"The" Shay reference guide for those interested in the complete history of Ephraim Shay and his geared steam locomotive that remained the most popular logging locomotive until the end of steam and railway logging in general. Mostly it is of use for modellers and prototype researchers, going into exhaustive detail about changes and improvements to the engine over time, as well as documenting the history of the Lima Locomotive Works and other manufacturers the Shay as well as a chapter devoted to the Willamette locomotive. The book also includes a complete roster of every Shay ever built by Lima.
The Shay Locomotive: Titan Of The Timber: HB in very good condition. DW protected by plastic wrap. World Press Inc. 1971. Limited Edition number 4160, signed by the author on the title page. 486pp. Scarce.
The equally rare supplement contains new and corrected roster information as well as revised technical details on many of the individual Shay locomotives noted in the Koch book. Also included are several photographs not in the original book.
Shay-The Supplement. SB in very good condition. Cabbage Stack Publishing 1998. 95pp.
The Shay Locomotive: Titan Of The Timber (Koch) & Shay-The Supplement (Lawson)
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