- 160 Pages
- Heavily Illustrated with Color Photos
- Large Format
- Released: July 1, 2010
- Originally Released: 2010
- Publisher: Crestline
Description by OLDIES.com:
The greatest steam and diesel locomotives of the 20th century are presented in a landscape format that presents many of the engines in double-page spreads measuring two feet in length. A superbly researched text describes the technical details and capacities of all the locomotives.
In these pages, rail enthusiast Brian Solomon describes in detail the development of the locomotive, from the early steam designs to the latest in modern high-speed trains. The informative text explains all the features of locomotive design and functions over the years and traces the different manufacturers and operators of these mighty machines. The rich collection of historic and contemporary images brings to life these workhorses of the rails.