Guide to Electro-Motive E and F Units

Kalmbach Publishing Co.
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Added On:
July 06, 2022

This 192-page softcover book showcases how streamlined locomotives revolutionized the railroading industry during the steam-to-diesel transition era from 1935 to 1960. Written by well-known author Jeff Wilson, this all-new book details the development of diesel locomotives, how they were first accepted as passenger locomotives, and then how they took over heavy freight service. Featuring over 200 photos, including many full-color images, and line drawings of most E and F unit models, this book guides you through the evolution of these iconic locomotives. You'll learn about:
- How they came to be
- Introduction to freight
- Post-war passenger boom
- Freight dieselization
- Demise of E and F units
- and more!