Giants of the Rails


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Giants of the Rails by S. Kip Farringrton Jr. Illustrated by Glen Thomas

Published by Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. Copyright 1944

Contains accurate drawings, in full color, and descriptions of modern locomotives (1944 modern) of every type on the major railroads of the USA. Pictorial endpapers diagramming the world’s heaviest locomotive, the Union Pacific 4-8-8-7 type, nicknamed “Big Boy” on the front endpapers and the 2700HP Diesel-Electric Freight Locomotive and 5400 HF combination on the rear endpapers.

Hardcover book with no dust jacket. 24 unpaginated pages. Black cloth spine. Good condition with moderate wear. Clean unmarked pages. One copy only.