A lavishly illustrated look at the glory years of travel by rail, with over 160 profiles, front and top views, and interior layouts depicting three dozen of the nationas most celebrated trains of the golden age.Originally intended for freight service, the Electro- Motive F Series cab unit was perhaps the most successful diesel design ever ... and, more than any other diesel locomotive model, is largely responsible for the transition from steam to diesel motive power on most American railroads. ... The lighter green stripe was brought forward to end just in front of the forward porthole as shown in the diagram above.
|Title||:||American Passenger Trains and Locomotives Illustrated|
|Publisher||:||Voyageur Press (MN) - 2008-11-17|