In the late 1940s it was readily apparent that steam was quickly being displaced by new diesels on the likes of B&M, CV, MEC, Rutland Railroad, and BAR. John Morrison, George Diamond and several other notable photographers began a systematic quest to record the vanishing breed on color film, the results of which are shown in this book. There's early diesels, too!
Contents: Boston & Maine:The Terminal Throat pg. 6;North Station pp. 7-25;Boston Engine Terminal pp. 26-36;Additional B&M Action in MA, pp. 36-41;Hosting the Faithful (fan trip), pp. 50-55;Miscellanea pp. 56-57; Central Vermont:White River Junction, pp. 58-65;From the Canadian Border to the Atlantic Coast, pp. 66-80;A Close Look at New England's Heaviest (T3as), pg. 81;The Odyssey of Extra 470-North, pp. 82-84; Rutland Railroad:Switchers, pp. 86-88;Passenger Power, pp. 89-95;Freight Power, pp. 96-97;Changing of the Guard (diesels), pp. 98-99; MEC and BAR:The Mountain Sub, pp. 103-104;MEC Potpourri, pp. 105-109;BAR pp. 110-111;Canadian Roads, pp. 112-114;Danville Jct. Maine, pp. 116-119:Consolidation Comparison, pg. 120;Miscellaneous:Grand Trunk, pg. 121;Canadian National Power in Vermont, pp. 122-123;Canadian Pacific Action, pp. 123-125;Green Mountain Railway, pp. 126-127;Highball (B&M Peter Cooper) pg. 128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.