Lima Super Power Steam Locomotives (Hardcover)

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This is the first book to give a detailed treatment of every class of "super Power" stem locomotive built by Lima Locomotive Works, and to explain their use on the various railroads which bought them. The book explains the development of the S...

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Thomas W. Dixon, Jr. has studied and written about C& O subjects for many years. He organized and has served as president of the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society since its inception in 1969. He has authored or co-authored 18 books, mostly on C& O subjects and hundreds of magazine articles and pamphlets.

This is the first book to give a detailed treatment of every class of "super Power" stem locomotive built by Lima Locomotive Works, and to explain their use on the various railroads which bought them. The book explains the development of the Super Power concept, and how it was applied to nearly 700 of the finest steam locomotive in America in the period from the mid-1920s until 1948. It presents detailed data tables, photos, and history of each locomotive class railroad-by-railroad, with photos of all types.

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ISBN 9780939487967
Genre TRANSPORTATION / Railroads / History
Format Hardcover
Pages 144
Publisher Date 2010-12-15 00:00:00.0
Publisher Tlc Pub Inc
Copyright Year 2010
Height 11.25 in
Wdth 8.75 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 2.0 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Dixon, Thomas W., Jr.

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