Documents “traditional”’ railroads fewer than 100 miles in length serving KY & TN, focusing not only on little-known steam-powered small lines that operated until the 1950s or 1960s, but also other roads surviving into the diesel era. Declining local economies and increased costs led to the 1980s demise of many of these local conventional shortlines. Featuring Artemus-Jellico, Brimstone, Cadiz, Carrollton, Chattanooga Traction, Corinth & Counce, East TN & Western, North Carolina, Emory River, Flemingsburg & Northern, Frankfort & Cincinnati, Glasgow, KY & IN Terminal, KY & TN, Memphis Union Station, Morehead & North Fork, Oneida & Western, Smoky Mountains, TN, AL & GA, and Tennessee!
Introduces the company’s Modern Road Power wearing 5000-9999. Sixteen chapters, each devoted to a specific model, illustrate the second-generation geeps and SDs of this transcontinental railroad.
Volume 2 wraps up our coverage of this interesting but seldom-seen operation. This volume features portraits of the seasonal equipment waiting for winter duty as well as action-packed displays of snow equipment in service!
Freight cars across North America featuring (just to name a few) New York Central, PRR, Union Pacific, Canadian Pacific, Southern Pacific, ATSF, C&O and everywhere in between - an immense variety of mid-20th Century freight!
The story of the New York-Boston Shore Line of the former New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad up to the present day. Following a brief history of the Line, the book starts at New York City's Grand Central Terminal & Penn Station and finishes at Boston's South Station. Discussions of the numerous present-day train operators over the Shore Line are featured.
Veteran authors Yanosey and Timko reach deep into the MSB slide vault for photos of unique snow fighting equipment from plows and spreaders to specialized equipment and locomotives. Volume 1 covers railroads beginning with A-K.
Ohio Central in Color Volume #2 features freight and passenger operations between Brewster and Zanesville and between Columbus and Mingo Junction. The book also takes a detailed look at the Ohio Central motive power roster, including EMD F-units.
Features an in-depth look at the B-B series of Alco Century locomotives introduced in the 1960s. From the not-well-received C-415 switcher to the 3000hp C-430s, and other models in between, full-color coverage includes over 300 images of the Alco and Montreal series. Coverage also includes the rare MLW model HR412.
Jack De Rossett was co-owner of a NJ hobby store and an avid photographer. His favorite railroad was the Central Railroad of New Jersey and he covered it from Jersey City to Scranton in outstanding color from 1960 to 1976.
Coverage of the motive power of the “Route of the Minute Man” begins with the Last of Steam in the late 1940s into the mid-1950s. Diesel coverage includes the 37 different models of internal combustion locomotives operated by the B&M. From the smallest industrial type switchers to specialized passenger motive power, Rail Diesel Cars, and the standard, run-of- the-mill production diesel models.
The late Bill Cordes was very active in Minnesota railfan circles, helping to organize numerous excursions by the Minnesota Railfans Association. A prolific photographer, he captured every aspect of local railroading. In this title are Bill's best photos from 1959 to 1976, featuring the Twin Cities, Duluth, the Missabe Iron Range, prairie branch lines, and the longest doodlebug excursion ever!
Marion was known as the Crossroads of Ohio Railroading – it was intersected by four railroads: PRR main line to Sandusky (later N&W), C&O (Hocking Valley), NYC (Big Four), and the Erie (later EL) main line between Chicago and Hoboken. Yard moves as well as passenger and freight trains and structures are documented through the lens of many well-known photographers. Coverage reaches back in to PRR days at Marion and progresses though PC, Chessie, CSX, NS, and Conrail!
Continues the examination of the locomotive roster of this Canadian transcontinental railroad that also reaches into the depths of American soil. Coverage focuses on modern six-axle road power constructed by EMD/GMD, GE, and Montreal, as well as Progress Rail. Enjoy nearly 300 full-color photos, from the early SD40s to the big SD90Mac and SD90Mac-H locomotives!
Continues the history of the commuter road's vast fleet of Multiple Unit (MU) cars, beginning in 1953 with 20 cars purchased by William Wyer, the railroad's trustee. It then features the Pullman-Standard car fleets of 1955 and 1963 as well as cars purchased by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting in 1968, first with the M1 fleet of Metropolitans, then M3's, M7's and finally the M9's of 2020. Also covered are the railroad's two sets of gas turbine/electrics and Budd Rail Diesel Cars (RDC's).
A fascinating selection of photos of the Route of the Minuteman that dates from the last of steam to the Guilford era. Switchers, roadswitchers, passenger units, covered wagons, and modern road power are featured. Cabooses, passenger trains, and RDCs each populate a chapter, as does photos of trains, freight equipment, structures, and miscellaneous equipment and scenes. A must-have for B&M fans.