Product Details


Title:
Black Gold Black Diamonds V1
Author:
Eric Hirsimaki
Publisher:
Mileposts
ISBN or Item #
0929886070
Date Listed:
2005-07-29 14:29:59
Retail Price:
$44.95
Our Price:
$39.95
Description:
Black Gold, Black Diamonds, Vol. 1: the PRR and Dieselization. "The story of steam, electric and diesel-electric locomotives on the Pennsylvania Railroad from 1915 to mid-1947. Many new facts are brought forth, such as the M1's 3-cylinder 2-10-2 that became the famous I1's 2-10-0; proposed steam, diesel, electric and turbine locomotives; why there were only 139 GG1s; PRR "Big Boys", and other such interesting topics as its McKeen car, gasoline-electric cars, street switchers and other odd pieces of motive power."