Learn all about the companies that built diesel locomotives and the American railway system through Stanley W. Trzoniec's breathtaking photography and thorough research.
Over eight decades after their invention, diesel locomotives are still the backbone of the American railroad system. Five principal companies have built diesel locomotives--EMD, General Electric, Alco, Baldwin, and Fairbanks Morse--and the most popular vintage and modern types of all five are covered in painstaking detail in Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives. From General Electric 44-Tonners to Alco RS5s, all of the most important models are included. Stanley W. Trzoniec's stunning photography gives these behemoths of the modern age their due in beautiful full-color images.
Enthusiasts of diesel locomotives will not want to be without Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives in their collection.
Stanley W. Trzoniec is the author and photographer of more than 2,800 articles for such magazines as Classic Toy Trains, Railway Age, and Shutterbug. Stan has been writing about and photographing railroads for more than forty years and is the author of ten books, four of them on railroads.
"If you are interested in the subject of diesel locomotives and looking for another such book for your collection, Vintage & Modern Diesel Locomotives, is a fine choice." - American-Rails.com