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Union Pacific's M-10000 and the Early Streamliner Era 1934-1941
Union Pacific's M-10000 and the Early Streamliner Era 1934-1941

Union Pacific's M-10000 and the Early Streamliner Era 1934-1941

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Stock Number: uphs310
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Feature: hardcover
Feature: Thomas R. Lee
Feature: Union Pacific Historical Society, 2012
Manufacturer Number: 978-1932704310

The definitive book on this radical period in Union Pacific passenger train development. Written by Thomas R. Lee, noted Union Pacific historian and author of Turbines Westward. Edited by John Signor, editor emeritus of the Union Pacific Historical Society Streamliner, and distinguished author.

If you are expecting Color photographs in this book you will be disappointed. Color photography was not prevalent and company photography was done in B&W.

Contents:
Introduction and Acknowledgements, pp. 7-8;
1934: The Stream-Line Train Arrives, pp. 9-68;
1935: First and Second Trains in Service, pp. 69-90;
1936: Teething Pains and More Streamliners, pp. 91-120;
1937: Operational Matters, pp. 121-140;
An Eighth Train and More Refinements, pp. 141-154;
1939: Steam Substitutes and Sabotage, pp. 155-168;
1940: More Diesels Arrive, pp. 169-180;
1941: New Trains-Prelude to War, pp. 181-196;
Epilogue, Appendix, pp. 197-208.
Appendix includes flowchart of equipment and dispositions.

Union Pacific Historical Society, hardcover, 11 X 8 x .75 in., extensively illustrated in B&W.

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