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GM&O-The Alton Route In Color Vol. 2: The Second-Generation
GM&O-The Alton Route In Color Vol. 2: The Second Generation

GM&O-The Alton Route In Color Vol. 2: The Second-Generation

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Part Number:msb1548

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hardcover with jacket

Joe Petric

Morning Sun Books, 2015

The Second Generation of the GM&O Railroad is covered from the 1960's-70's. This era included the purchase of new diesel locomotives, introduction of the unit coal train, continued development of on-line customers, and operation of passenger trains in the Chicago to St. Louis Corridor.

GP30's, GP35s and SD40's appear amidst old ALCOs and passenger equipment. Includes maps and track diagrams of the Joliet, Illinois area.

Introduction, pp. 4-5;
New Power for the GM&O, pp. 6-17;
GM&O Pioneers the Unit Coal Train, pp. 18-33;
Joliet: Important GM&O Hub, pp. 34-48;
The 'Plug', pp. 49-54;
The Dwight Branch, pp. 55-63;
GM&O Western Division, pp. 64-80;
GM&O: North and South, pp. 81-114;
In the Heat of the Night, pp. 115-117;
GM&O Business Car 50, pp. 118-123;
The 800's: Life After GM&O and ICG, pp. 123-127;
Afterword, pg. 128.

Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 11 x 8.5 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions.

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