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Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units Illustrated History of North America's Favorite Locos
Brian Solomon
Voyageur Press
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2012-01-11 13:49:18
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Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units

The Illustrated History of North America's Favorite Locomotives

By Brian Solomon.

Cloth with dust jacket, 11.25x9.5 horizontal format, 160 pages, 113 color, 31 b/w photos. 2011.

"Blending automotive manufacturing and styling techniques with state-of-the-art diesel-electric technologies, General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division conceived and marketed America’s first commercially successful road diesels: the fabulous E-Units and F-Units.

This illustrated companion to Voyageur Press’ Alco Locomotives (2009) and Baldwin Locomotives (2010) is the most comprehensive history of the most recognizable locomotives ever built.

"Beginning with 1937 debut of the fast and powerful E-Units designed for long-haul passenger service, author Brian Solomon treats readers to a wonderful array of archival imagery while explaining the impact the locomotives made on the locomotive market and the railroad industry.

"“In many ways, I'm not sure any other book so completely covers these locomotives, which were pioneers in the diesel era and the first successful such motive power for main line use." -