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Southern Pacific Historic Diesels Vol. 05: General Electric U-Series
Southern Pacific Historic Diesels Vol. 05: General Electric U-Series

Southern Pacific Historic Diesels Vol. 05: General Electric U-Series

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Stock Number: stb109
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Feature: softcover
Feature: Joseph A. Strapac
Feature: Shade Tree Books, 1998
Manufacturer Number: 978-0930742195

This book is about the 334 General Electric 'U-boats' from the U-25B and U50 through U33C locomotives owned by the Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt railroads. Includes system-wide action and portrait photography during the brief time during the 1960s and 1970s when U-series diesels worked everywhere on the Southern Pacific. Includes 180 B&W and 3 Color photographs plus roster.

Contents:
Ch. 1: The Decision to Buy GE Units, pp. 3-6;
Ch. 2: The U25B Locomotives, pp. 7-25;
The U25BE Upgrading Experiment, pp. 26-31;
The Sulzer Re-Engine Experiment, pp. 32-35;
Ch. 3: The Twin-Engine U50s, pp. 36-46;
Ch. 4: The U28B Units, pp. 47-49;
Ch. 5: The U28C Locomotives, pp. 50-55;
Ch. 6: The U30C Locomotives, pp. 56-67;
Ch. 7: The U33C Locomotives, pp. 68-96.

Shade Tree Books, softcover, 96 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W photographs and detailed roster information.

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