"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.
Hardcover with dw. Certificate for separate duplicate colour prints laid in. Complete with original publisher's shipping box. VG. 486pp. Scarce. World Press Inc. 1971. Limited Edition number 1621, signed by the author on the title page. 486pp. Scarce.
The Shay Locomotive: Titan Of The Timber (Koch)
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