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.