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Modern Diesel Power (Gallery)

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Spurred by market demands, Electro-Motive and General Electric have developed locmotives of ever greater speeds and power in recent decades, allowing railroads to deliver resources and products more quickly and cheaply. This exciting new collection features the most significant high-horsepower diesels, depicting everything from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and low-emission Evolutions, as well as switching locomotives and passenger power. The photography, depicting locations around the United States and Canada, is accompanied by detailed captions identifying dates, locations, and railroads and explaining the locomotives’ roles in freight and passenger operations.
 
*Modern color photography of the most significant modern diesel locomotives
*Includes more than 200 photographs and dozens of models
*Photography features all key North American regions and dozens of railroads
*Detailed captions explain design and history

 

Synopsis:

The 1960s onward witnessed unprecedented technological and horsepower developments in the field of diesel-electric locomotives. Spurred by market demands, EMD and GE have developed locomotives of ever-greater speeds and tractive effort, allowing the railroads to bring resources to market more quickly and cheaply. This collection of more than 200 photos features the most significant of these high-horsepower diesels, from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and the “green” initiative Evolution, at work across the United States and Canada. The photography is accompanied by detailed captions discussing development, function, history, and locations depicted.

About the Author

With well over 40 books to his credit, Brian Solomon is one of today’s most accomplished railroad photographers and authors. He lives in Monson, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760339435
Author:
Solomon, Brian
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Subject:
Railroads - Pictorial
Subject:
Engineering-General Engineering
Subject:
Railroads - General
Subject:
locomotive
Subject:
Railroad
Subject:
Electro-Motive
Subject:
Railroads - History
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Gallery
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color photos
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 6.5 in

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The 1960s onward witnessed unprecedented technological and horsepower developments in the field of diesel-electric locomotives. Spurred by market demands, EMD and GE have developed locomotives of ever-greater speeds and tractive effort, allowing the railroads to bring resources to market more quickly and cheaply. This collection of more than 200 photos features the most significant of these high-horsepower diesels, from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and the “green” initiative Evolution, at work across the United States and Canada. The photography is accompanied by detailed captions discussing development, function, history, and locations depicted.
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