The Shay Locomotive - An Illustrated History
This is the most complete, thorough, and accurate book ever produced on this unique and storied locomotive. The authors have spent decades researching, collecting photos, and organizing the information in this all-new volume. The book features more than 600 pages, and more than 1,000 photos, illustrations, and drawings. It contains a complete listing of every Shay built by shop number, by owner/operator, and by location. Includes Lima's involvement in the Shay from the first locomotive by Ephraim Shay in 1881 to the last Shay built in 1945. Includes photographs of every single surviving Shay. Also includes patents, drawings, and specifications, wrecks, and mishaps.