Diesel Locomotives of the Western Pacific by Joseph A. Strapac (Hardcover 208 pages)
Color laminated hardcover, 8.5x11, 208 pages, 410 black & white photos, drawings, histories, roster, maps. Not a reprint of our 1980 book on this subject. Some pictures have been re-used, but 90% of the images have not been published before. Even the old images have been re-processed with 21st Century technology. Coverage of the Western Pacific only-no subsidiaries. Over 410 roster and action photos of every class and every order of WP diesel. Comprehensive locomotive roster. Every paint and lettering scheme discussed in detail. Extensive photo coverage of the WP 'graduates' running on other railroads. Detailed picture captions, text, maps, etc. to supplement the locomotive information and photos.
The complete history and roster of the Western Pacific diesel fleet. Over 410 photographs. Contents: Ch. 1: Introduction, pp. 3-7; Ch. 2: Diesel Switchers, pp. 8-27; Ch. 3: FT Carbody Freight Units, pp. 28-43; Ch. 4: F3 and FP7 Carbody Passenger Units, pp. 44-59; Ch. 5: F7 Carbody Freight Units, pp. 60-81; Ch. 6: GP7 and GP9 Hood Units, pp. 82-97; Ch. 7: GP20 Hood Units, pp. 98-109; Ch. 8: GP35 Hood Units, pp. 110-125; Ch. 9: U30B and U23B Hood Units, pp. 126-145; Ch. 10: GP40 and GP40-2 Hood Units, pp. 146-169; Ch. 11: The Union Pacific Era and Graduates, pp. 170-185; Ch. 12: The Roster, pp. 186-208.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 11 March, 2009.