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Southern Pacific Maintenance Of Way Equipment


More than twenty years in the making, Kenneth Harrison documents more than fifty thousand maintenance of way cars and equipment with over 1,200 photographs, hundreds never before published. Subsidiary lines covered include the T&NO (and predecessors), Cotton Belt, SD&AE, SP de Mexico, NWP and Pacific Electric. Covering 1895-1996, equipment coverage is broken down into the following groups: flangers, spreaders, snow plows, wrecking (relief) cranes, relief outfits, pile drivers, shovels, ditchers, boarding cars, roadway water cars, roadway box, roadway flats, roadway ballast, test and supply cars, shop switchers and many system oddities.

Also included is a CD-ROM with all available roster information for all subsidiary lines.

Author Kenneth Harrison, hardcover 496 pages.

SKU: 1304