1. Home
  2. Books
  3. Railroad Books
  4. Railroad Companies
  5. General Electric
  6. Interurban Locomotives From General Electric
Interurban Locomotives From General Electric
Interurban Locomotives From General Electric

Interurban Locomotives From General Electric

Write a Review
Your Price: $28.95
Retail Price:$34.00
You Save:$5.05(15%)
Stock Number: stb402
Availability: Expected in stock in 2-3 weeks.
Condition: New
Feature: softcover
Feature: Joseph A. Strapac
Feature: Shade Tree Books, 2004
Manufacturer Number: 978-0930742270

This is the companion volume to Interurban Electric Locomotive: From Baldwin-Westinghouse addressing the competing General Electric product. GE and BLW-Westinghouse were direct competitors in the sale of electric freight locomotives to the interurban railway industry-an economic segment that was essentially dead and gone by the onset of World War II. Even though the market for these motors was small, rugged construction, reliability and low-mileage operations allowed these locomotives to outlast many of their original owners-the under-capitalized and poorly constructed interurban electric railways.

As was the case with most non-steam locomotive builders, there was no concept of a model or a class to organize the description of the locomotives. The author has made up his own classification based upon the external physical appearance and not by electrical specifications.

Ch. 1: Introduction, pp. 4-17;
Ch. 2: The Pioneers, 1893-1906, pp. 18-27;
Ch. 3: Built by ALCO, 1906-1913, pp. 28-29;
Ch. 4: Boxcabs, pp. 30-39;
Ch. 5: Articulated Trucks, pp. 40-59;
Ch. 6: Arch-Bar Trucks, pp. 60-65;
Ch. 7: Built by Erie, 1913-1936, pp. 66-85;
Ch. 8: Inside-Frame Trucks, pp. 86-89;
Ch. 9: Four-Wheelers, pp. 90-95;
Ch. 10: Post-1936: New Outlines, pp. 96-105;
Ch. 11: Latin America, pp. 106-113;
Ch. 12: Numeric Production List, pp. 114-128.

Shade Tree Books, softcover, 128 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W photographs and roster information.

Related Items

Recently Viewed Items

0 Items