Master photographer Emery Gulash lived close to the fabled Ann Arbor Railroad and covered its operations intensely during the diesel era. This book travels the "Annie" from Toledo to Frankfort and has extensive coverage of the Lake Michigan carferries.
Item #: MSB1579
Trace the modern auto rack car from inception to today on roads ranging from ACL to KCS through the products of a number of manufacturers. All versions from the late 1950s to today are illustrated in rare color views.
Morning Sun continues its in-depth look at auto racks, illustrating those used by Louisville and Nashville to the Warwick Railroad. Inlcuded are the rare color photos of some seldom seen racks and cars.
Auto-Train In Color includes both the earlier red, white and purple private-enterprise version commencing in the early 1970s as well as the more recent Amtrak operation. The equipment, facilities and operations of both are featured, both trackside and onboard as they carry passengers and their automobiles between Virginia and Florida.
The last of steam crosses paths with the diesel cab units that took over their role. The first volume in a series which will cover the entire B&O diesel roster.
Continuing his series on B&O diesels, author Bob Withers includes in his second volume switchers built by General Electric, Alco, Baldwin, Lima-Hamilton, the Electro Motive Corporation and Electro Motive Division of General Motors, and Fairbanks Morse; and Budd's Rail Diesel Cars. He reveals that Alco, Ingersoll-Rand and General Electric combined their efforts to produce B&O's first diesel locomotive, which in on display now at the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis, in December 1925.
B&O Power In Color, Volume 3, the third and final book in the series by author Bob Withers showing and describing B&O motive power will cover GP9 freight road switchers, the GP7 freight road switchers that didn't make it into Volume 2, GP7 and GP9 passenger road switchers, Baldwin freight and road switchers, and higher horsepower EMD units. The Book will include build dates and most locations, dates and dispositions.
Scale: Item # MSB1642
This first volume focuses on the various class 1 roads bringing one, limestone, and coal to Bethlehem and delivery to the plant by the PB&NE.
Volume 2 covers the inter-plant railroad operation by PB&NE as well as Bethlehem Steel's own eclectic roster. The final years and a roster complete the picture.
Over 300 color photos of locomotives, cabooses, and other equipment and structures, specially painted for the Bicentennial. Volume 1 covers 84 railroads and industries, beginning with the letters A-F, which participated in the event that took the nation by storm.
Item # MSB1658