An examination of the formation of the motive power of the predecessor roads of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio. Steam and first-generation diesels.
There are a number of Black-and-White steam locomotive photographs to compliment the text which is a general discussion of the motive power policies of the predecessor railroads of the GM&O. This book includes more text than most Morning Sun titles. This is welcome to the general reader who may not be an expert on the subject.
Contents: Ch. 1: The Rebel Route Predecessors, pp. 6-51; Ch. 2: The Alton Railroad, pp. 52-79; Ch. 3: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, pp. 80-113; Ch. 4: Motor Car Country, pp. 114-127; Preview of Volume II, pg. 128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.