By Brian Solomon

ISBN-10: 0760335893

ISBN-13: 9780760335895

Philadelphia-based Baldwin begun designing and construction steam locomotives within the 1830s and gave the U.S. a lot of its most vital and recognized sorts of steam,and diesel-electric intent strength. This historical past of Baldwin is illustrated with a wide choice of infrequent, great builder's photographs and different exposure photographs from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, with the book's huge web page measurement showcasing the element and crisp caliber of the pictures during this extraordinary assortment. writer Brian Solomon presents technical histories of every locomotive in addition to builder's standards and causes of ways the locomotives have been utilized by the railroads that received them. those rigorously researched histories are keys to realizing the importance of the locomotives and the way they labored, and are offered in a way that makes the publication available to every body, whereas keeping adequate technical aspect to attract the main ardent railroad enthusiast.

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