Model railroaders will learn the history, spotting features, characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives, and how to determine appropriate eras, details and features, and the type of specialized diesel service.
Contents:Introduction, pp. 4-5;Ch. 1: Diesel locomotive history, pp. 6-11;Ch. 2: How diesel locomotives work, pp. 12-19;Ch. 3: Switchers, pp. 20-30;Ch. 4: Cab units, pp. 31-41;Ch. 5: Early hood units, 42-68;Ch. 6: Modern diesels, pp. 69-83;Appendix A: Diesel models, pp. 84-85;Appendix B: Bibliography/references/abbreviations, pg. 86,About the author/acknowledgments, pp. 87-88.Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 86 pages, 8.25 x 11.25 x .25 in., Color photographs and illustrations.