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EMD F-Unit Locomotives (TrainTech)

Solomon, Brian

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ISBN 10: 1580070833 / ISBN 13: 9781580070836
Editore: Specialty Press 2005-11-10, 2005
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Oversized Paperback. 112 pp As new condition. ISBN: 1580070833. Codice inventario libreria E993227

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Titolo: EMD F-Unit Locomotives (TrainTech)

Casa editrice: Specialty Press 2005-11-10

Data di pubblicazione: 2005

Legatura: Soft cover

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In the 1940s and 1950s, American railroads made the historic transition from steam to diesel-electric power. At a time when railroads still relied on steam power for most service and diesels remained a novelty, Electro-Motive took the nation by storm with its distinctive-looking four-motor F-unit locomotives that echoed across America. The F unit soon became the standard diesel on many American railroads for over two decades.This book covers the F from its humble beginnings, to a time when virtually every railroad operated F units, and beyond. This book displays the F unit's distinctive livery in just about every setting across the American landscape with over 300 rare photographs. Feel the power of the 567 engine as you learn about their specifications in detail. Read about the challenges faced by this phenomenon in freight and passenger service, how they were overcome, and why the F unit is still regarded as one of the most facinating locomotives in railroading.

About the Author:

Brian Solomon is one of today’s most accomplished railway historians. He has authored more than 30 books about railroads and motive power, and his writing and photography have been featured in Trains, Railway Age, Passenger Train Journal, and RailNews. Solomon divides his time between Massachusetts and Ireland.

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