Katy Southwest is one of the few books published about the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. Published in 1985, just prior to purchase by the Union Pacific Railroad, this book is a pictorial overview of the Katy's steam and diesel power.
Chapters cover all the steam wheel arrangements, doodlebugs, diesel yard power, passenger and freight power. The front and back covers have color pictures on both sides. The remaining pages contain B&W photographs with text, captions, and timetable information.
Contents:Foreword, pg. 3;System Map, pg. 4;Introduction, pg. 5;Steam Power Overview, pp. 6-8;4-4-0 American Type, pp. 9-24;4-4-2 Atlantic Type, pg. 25;2-6-0 Mogul Type, pp. 26-38;2-8-0 Consolidation Type, pp. 39-43;0-4-0, 0-6-0 and 0-8-0 Switchers, pp. 44-48;4-6-0 Ten Wheel Type, pp. 49-56;2-8-2 Mikado Type, pp. 57-66;4-6-2 Pacific Type, pp. 67-78;Doodlebugs, pp. 79-86;Diesel Power Overview, pp. 87-88;Diesel Yard Power, pp. 89-96;Diesel Passenger Power, pp. 97-120;Diesel Freight Power, pp. 121-146.
Kachina Press, softcover, 146 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W photographs, 7 Color photographs.