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Modern diesel locomotives

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StatementHans Halberstadt.
SeriesEnthusiast color series
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LC ClassificationsTJ619 .H25 1996
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Pagination96 p. :
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Open LibraryOL975983M
ISBN 100760301999
LC Control Number96013070
OCLC/WorldCa34514075

This book basically takes up where Mike Schafer's "Vintage Diesel Locomotives" leaves off, but with a much different feel. Rather than a chronological history of each diesel builder and their models (with only a passing mention of Alco/MLW/Bombardier), it concentrates on recent developments in diesel-electric Modern diesel locomotives book, with a number of photos on the inner workings of locomotives and inside /5(9).

Technical content on the design features and operation of modern diesel locomotives is pretty thin in this treatment. The book concludes with a brief treatment of electric passenger locos from principal suppliers.

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By Jim Hediger, senior editor The most recent edition of this popular reference book is offered by Withers Publishing Co. It includes pages of color photographs and excellent captions covering North.

A New Railroad Book Coming Down the Tracks from Simmons-Boardman. This beautifully illustrated, information-packed book, written by an energy expert, allows you to look under the hood of the most modern diesel-electric locomotives through an energy and environmental lens.

Here you can learn about. Modern Diesel Locomotives. Hans Halberstadt. Voyageur Press. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. This book aims to uphold the standard and honor the tradition of the Diesel Spotter's Guide.

This book picks up new locomotive production where Louis Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off and updates the information first published in The Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives (Kalmbach ).

Modern Locomotives Illustrated is the unique bi-monthly modern traction magazine dedicated to recording the development and operation of the UK diesel and electric fleets. Modern Locomotives Illustrated aims to give readers a full history of the class or classes under review; tracing development, construction, operation and demise of the fleet.5/5(1).

In Brian Solomon's book, "The American Diesel Locomotive," the idea for this concept came from William McKeen, Union Pacific's chief of motive power. Even by the early 20th century railroads were attempting to cut costs on lightly patronized branch lines and UP's leader, the legendary Edward Harriman, approached McKeen in about developing.

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.

This book aims to uphold the standard and honor the tradition of the Diesel Spotter's Guide. This book picks up new locomotive production where Louis Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off and updates the information first published in The Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives (Kalmbach ).

However, its 4/4(1). Get this from a library. Modern diesel locomotives. [Hans Halberstadt] -- A full color gallery of the massive diesel locomotives.

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GUIDE TO LOCOMOTIVES AND TRAINS: 5. 3 axle trucks of a more modern design than SD 6. Rounded fueltanks. In the high power race in the 's, both EMD and GE introduced horsepower diesel locomotives and the SD90MAC was EMDs version of a horsepower locomotive, introduced in Buy a cheap copy of Modern Diesel Locomotives (Enthusiast book by Hans Halberstadt.

Exceptional photography captures modern diesel locomotives hard at work moving trains on tracks everywhere from California to Boston. Major railroads are brought to Free shipping over $/5(4). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, color photographs ; 14 x 22 cm: Other Titles.

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While it is literally the smallest book in my collection I have found it to be incredibly useful not only in helping to. Modern diesel locomotives by Hans Halberstadt,Crestline edition, in EnglishPages: Professional railroaders will benefit from this well-researched nuts-and-bolts book." – Dave Cook, Rail Propulsion Systems "I look forward to using Walter Simpson’s new book, Diesel-Electric Locomotives, as a text for our Railroad Mechanical Practicum course.

The book is a good fit because, like Walter, many engineering students today are. Although diesel locomotives first came to American railroads in the s, their use was confined to switch engines, and later to passenger train locomotives. It wasn't until that the Electro Motive Division of General Motors (EMD) demonstrated that diesels could practically replace steam locomotives in heavy-duty service.

A pioneer freight diesel, model "FT," toured the nation. Greg McDonnell's Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives, from the publishers of TRAINS Magazine, picks up where Louis Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off.

McDonnell includes histories and spotting features of Electro-Motive Division diesels starting with the introduction of EMD's Dash 2 series; coverage of General Electric diesels starts with the.

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The first Modern Traction edition of Modern Locomotives Illustrated No. was published in May and covered the Class 37s diesel-electric locos. Considerable thought was given to the continuation of the issue numbering from Locomotives to Modern Locomotives Illustrated and the final decision taken was to continue the project as one series.

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A trackside goldmine of information about diesel locomotives from the middle of the 20th century to today. More than color photographs ride the rails, showing prime movers of power hard at work, parked in roundhouses, and beautifully restored at railroad museums.

This is a real how-to book. Softcover. (Added: Rating: ) Rate It. The 1st and 2nd Generation Locomotive Handbook - A textbook on the operation of late first and second generation diesel electric locomotives.

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This handbook has been compiled as an aid in the operation and proper management of the locomotives listed below. This Walthers Cornerstone HO Scale Diesel House model is patterned after structures used by railroads across the continent.

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British Rail figures showed that the cost of crewing and fuelling a steam locomotive was about two and a half times larger than the cost of supporting an equivalent diesel locomotive.