This book completes the discussion of Rio Grande diesel locomotives from vols. 1 and 2 (out-of-print). Included are details of Rio Grande steel cabooses, non-Zephyr lightweight passenger cars, new and secondhand diesels since 1983, and a complete list of all Rio Grande diesels sold for further service.
Contents: Ch. 1: Rio Grande in the Diesel Era, pp. 3-5; Ch. 2: Steel Cabooses, pp. 6-27; Ch. 3: Stream styled Passenger Cars, pp. 28-35; Ch. 4: Non-Zephyr Lightweight Cars, pp. 36-51; Ch. 5: Renewing the Ski Train, pp. 52-59; Ch. 6: Clearing Wrecks and Fighting Snow, pp. 60-69; Ch. 7: East to Kansas, pp. 70-77; Ch. 8: Former Conrail GP40s, pp. 78-85; Ch. 9: The SD50s, pp. 86-93; Ch. 10: The Last GP Units, pp. 94-99; Ch. 11: Closing Out the Roster, pp. 100-112.
Shade Tree Books, softcover, 112 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., 193 Black-and-White photographs and drawings.