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!
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.
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.
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
Volume 2's B&LE story starts in 1994 - the final year of Volume 1 - and continues to 2019 featuring the transition from Transtar to Great Lakes Transportation and on to Canadian National. During this period, B&LE transitioned from a "big steel road", dropping its operational marriage with sister Union Railroad.
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
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.
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.