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The Long Island Rail Road In Color Vol. 5: Freight Operations
The Long Island Rail Road In Color Vol. 5: Freight Operations

The Long Island Rail Road In Color Vol. 5: Freight Operations

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Stock Number: msb1622
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Feature: hardcover with jacket
Feature: Arthur J. Erdman
Feature: 2017
Manufacturer Number: 978-1582486048

Included with the text are a number of track diagrams for various industrial areas. There is quite a mix of locomotive paint schemes as this title covers a long range of years on the Long Island Railroad.

A captivating look at how freight destined to and from Long Island was hauled by LIRR steam and diesel power, closing with a short chapter on New York & Atlantic operations.

Contents:
The Waning Days of Steam on the Long Island, pp. 5-18;
The Demonstrators (diesel locomotives from various builders), pp. 19-21;
The Diesels, pp. 22-36;
New York State Takes Over the Freight Business, pp. 37-69;
Conrail Operations Over the LIRR, pp. 70-79;
The Decline Begins, pp. 80-99;
The New York and Atlantic Railway Takes Over, pp. 100-107;
Passenger Trains on Freight-Only Lines, pp. 108-128.

Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color photographs with text and captions.

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