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California's Locomotives: ALCO and GE Short Line and Industrial Diesels
California's Locomotives: ALCO and GE Short Line and Industrial Diesels

California's Locomotives: ALCO and GE Short Line and Industrial Diesels

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Part Number: stb702
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Condition: New
Binding: softcover
Author(s): Joseph A. Strapc
Publisher and Date: Shade Tree Books, 2012
ISBN: 978-0980163452

This is a follow up book to California Locomotives: Short Line Steam in the Golden State.

As the steam locomotives were retired many of the same short lines moved on to diesels, the ALCO and General Electric products are presented in this book. Future titles will present the other manufacturers. Many of these locomotives were rare and remote and therefore seldom photographed.

Contents:
Introduction, pp. 3-9;
ALCO Switchers, S-1 and S-3, pp. 10-21;
ALCO Switchers, S-2 and S-4, pp. 22-41;
ALCO Switchers, S-6 and T-6, pp. 42-49;
ALCO Road Units, pp. 50-59;
General Electric Industrial Units, 25 ton through 45-50 ton, pp. 60-73;
General Electric 44 ton Units, pp. 74-97;
General Electric 70 ton Units, pp. 98-123;
General Electric 65-80 ton and Custom Units (including Narrow Gauge), pp. 124-135;
General Electric Road Units, pp. 136-144.

Shade Tree Books, softcover, 144 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W photographs with color covers.

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