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Southern Pacific In Color Vol. 3: Classic Scarlet
Southern Pacific In Color Vol. 3: Classic Scarlet

Southern Pacific In Color Vol. 3: Classic Scarlet

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Jim Boyd

Morning Sun Books, 2003

In 1958 the Southern Pacific abandoned its Black Widow freight livery and colorful Daylight passenger livery in favor of a more economical paint scheme of Lark gray and scarlet for all power. Coinciding within a few months of the image change was the end of the first-generation of dieseldom, even though that particular phrase had not yet been coined. The first diesels to also be delivered in the new livery were also SPs first low-nose hood units. The book picks up the story of SPs diesel power where Southern Pacific in Color Volume 2 left off.

Announcing the Scarlet, pp. 6-15
Old Units - New Colors, pp. 16-19;
The Second Generation, pp. 20-39;
Monster Quest, Big Boys, Double Diesels, pp. 40-45;
1965 and Beyond, pp. 46-55;
The SD45, pp. 56-59;
Riding the Cotton Belt, pp. 60-63;
More and More Six Motors, pp. 64-89;
Renumbered Widows, pp. 90-91;
The ALCOs of Avondale and Elsewhere, pp. 92-97;
Switching to Scarlet, Basic Geeps, pp. 98-107;
Power to the Passengers, The SDP45, 108-128
Includes Rosters, Maps.

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

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