Ge And Emd Locomotives

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1627883975
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Solomon brings the story up to date with afterwords detailing such recent developments as GE's revolutionary Evolution locomotives and EMD's SD70ACe and SD70M-2.

The Classic Eastern American Railroad Routes

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785827443
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Following the successful and innovative format of the western routes volume, this book traces the development, history and routes of the major eastern American railroads using contemporary maps, photographs, illustrations and ephemera.

Illustrated History Of North American Railroads

Author: Arthur Tayler
Publisher: Book Sales
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had built around 3,000 locomotives for the American market. They fell into the
trap of trying to satisfy the demands for custom design, and did not survive. ALCO
, on the other hand, understood the need for a high degree of standardization
and, while its arrangement with General Electric for transmission equipment
endured, it became an effective competitor to EMD. ALCO saw the need for high
horsepower units and pioneered the 2,000 hp locomotive, which could be used
singly or in ...

Alco Locomotives

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1616731362
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Here is the fitting tribute to this icon of the American rails. From 1901 to 1969, Alco locomotives were among the best known in North America.

Illustrated Book Of Steam And Rail

Author: Colin Dennis Garratt
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780760749524
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the history and development of the train and an evocative guide to the world's
great train journeys Colin Dennis Garratt ... Locomotive-builders — now just
General Motor's Electro-Motive Division (EMD) and General Electric (GE) — have
heen working on single- engine, single-unit locomotives with ever-greater pulling
power. • HORSEPOWER RACE 1n the 1950s, EMD's G1N road-switcher and F9
carbodv locomotives were state-o1- the-art designs, each developing 1 ,750 hp
with a ...

Extra Twenty Two Hundred South

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First order for new Dash 9 GE model line 13, Has EMD's Integrated Cab
Electronics (ICE) package 14. Has isolated ... GE prototype locomotive 22. Has
separate HEP alternator 23, 5000 HP C-C road locomotive with CAT 3612
engine 24. 5000 HP C-C road locomotive with CAT 3612 engine and AC traction
equipment 25. Built by Asea Brown Boveri in Sweden 26. Standard ... IN REVIEW
THE IRON HORSE, An Illustrated History of Steam Extra 2200 South - Issue 102
Page 35.

The Chesapeake Ohio Historical Magazine

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The August issue of Rail/an & Railroad also reports that General Electric has
been unable to deliver any of SO new C W60 ACs ordered by CSX due to
continuing delays and problems with its 6000-horsepower prime mover. CSX in
turn demanded that GE make up the horsepower that hasn't been delivered yet,
so GE Capital Corporation turned to Locomotive Leasing Partners (LLP is jointly
owned by EMD and GATX) to lease 23 SDTOMs. According to the article, the
leased units ...

Railroad Model Craftsman

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$47.95 California Central Coast Railways (5453), Hamman. Lines into Santa
Cruz. 310pp hard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $44.95 Camas Prairie (4007), Riegger.
Illustrated history of joint UP/NP loaho line. 160pp hard . . . Centennial Treasury
of General Electric Locomotives, Volume I (8302), Kerr. 136pp soft ... - Centennial
Treasury of General Electric Locomotives, Volume II (8303), Kerr. 136pp soft .
Central Vermont Railway (C44), Beaudette. Pictorial history of steam-era CV
112pp soft .

Field Guide To Trains

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760349975
Size: 77.48 MB
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"This book is an indispensable illustrated resource for railfans and families on road trips, filled with easy-to-find information on locomotives and rolling stock, such as railroad cars, coaches, and wagons"--Provided by publisher.