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Electro -Motive E Units & F Units
By Brian Solomon
Blending automotive manufacturing and styling techniques with state-of-the-art diesel-electric technologies, General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division conceived and marketed America’s first commercially successful road diesels: the fabulous E-Units and F-Units. This illustrated companion to Voyageur Press’ Alco Locomotives (2009) and Baldwin Locomotives (2010) is the most comprehensive history of the most recognizable locomotives ever built. Beginning with 1937 debut of the fast and powerful E-Units designed for long-haul passenger service, author Brian Solomon treats readers to a wonderful array of archival imagery while explaining the impact the locomotives made on the locomotive market and the railroad industry. 160 pages, Hardcover, B&W and Color.
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Elgin Joliet & Eastern in Color V. 1; Eastern Subdivision
By John Eagan, Jr.
'Around' Not 'Through' Chicago" was the motto of the "J". This 205 mile railroad served the steel industry of Chicago and Northwest Indiana as well as serving as an outer belt link for all railroads that entered the Windy City. This first Volume covers the EJ&E Eastern Subdivision from Gary, IN to Joliet, IL. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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Elgin Joliet & Eastern in Color V. 2; Western Subdivision
By John Eagan, Jr.
Locomotives and operation on the “J” are scrutinized Joliet to Waukegan in full color. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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Elgin Joliet & Eastern In Color Volume 3: Facilities and Equipment
By John Eagan, Jr.
The finale in the three-volume EJ&E series examines the rolling stock and facilities of this heavily-industrialized road. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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EMD's Classic Cowel Units Color Pictorial
By Sean Graham-White
The most famous second generation diesel locomotives were, without a doubt, Electro-Motive Division’s Classic Cowl Units. Santa Fe began it all with the introduction of FP45′s for the their famous passenger trains. These were followed by a freight version, the F45, which went to the Great Northern and, later the Burlington Northern. There were FP45′s for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak SDP40F’s, EMD test units, and commuter F40C’s. This book features them all – in color too! 250 Color Photos, Hardcover.
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$44.95
EMD's SW1500 Diesels; Second Generation Workhorse
By Diesel Era
Following a long progression of end-cab switchers beginning in 1939, EMD’s SW1500 model was introduced at the zenith of switcher production, the 1960s and 1970s. Featuring the builder’s newly introduced 645-series prime mover, the model offered customers a unit that was suitable for yard, local, and even road freight service. During the model’s eight-year production cycle, no distinct construction changes took place, but options specified by the 58 original customers, such as truck style, fuel tank capacity, and handrail placement, divided the production into eight separate groups. 124 Pages, Softcover, 110 Color and 325 B&W Photos and Drawings.
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$34.95
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Erie - DL&W - EL Trackside with Bob Krone
By Bob Krone
This book features many of Bob Krone’s early photographs of the Erie, DL&W and EL in New Jersey and New York beginning in 1955 showing first generation diesels at their best. Trackside shots of steam and diesel by the late Robert F. Collins from 1949 through 1976 are also included to complete the coverage from the Hudson River to western New York State. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Color Guide to Freight & Passenger Equipment
By Larry DeYoung
Over 325 broadsides and three-quarter views of Erie Lackawanna rolling stock are detailed in brilliant color in this book. While not the richest road, the EL rostered some very interesting freight and passenger cars; some were inherited from predecessors Erie and DL&W, and some were purchased new. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Color Photography of Robert F. Collins Volume 1: 1960's
By Arthur J. Erdman
EL dispatcher Bob Collins knew everything that was going on and went out and recorded the action. The Erie and DL&W mesh together in this colorful tribute to “The Friendly Service Route.”  96 pages, All Color, Softcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 2; New York State
By Larry DeYoung
EL expert Larry DeYoung examines the Empire State operations of the Route of Friendly Service from Buffalo/Hornell to Syracuse, Utica and Suffern. Ride the Southern Tier and its extensive branchline system when the EL hosted anything from SD45s to F3s on the head end. Hardcover.
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$33.00
Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 3; East End
By Larry DeYoung
This work highlights the former DL&W mainline, Bloomsburg Branch and myriad New Jersey branches. Vividly illustrated in that wonderful time, the route is Binghamton thru Scranton down to Hoboken before heading up to Suffern on the “Erie” side. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 4; The Early Years
By Larry DeYoung
Go back to the beginnings of the EL, when the Erie and Lackawanna joined their fleets of diesels together to form a unified fleet. This varied collection of locomotives was gradually repainted, after being tastefully given an E-L decal, and supplemented by new second generation Alcos, GE’s, and EMD’s. All lavishly illustrated in over 250 color photos. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 5; Merger Memories
By John R. Canfield
Follow the travails of the Erie Railroad and DL&W as they merge into the Erie Lackawanna in 1960 through the eyes (and camera) of a Lackawanna official. The personal anecdotes and opinions of author Canfield make it a delightful read. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 6; The Color Photography of William J. Brennan
By John R. Canfield
Noted EL photographer Bill Brennan shows his best work on through trains, freight and some commuter operations. Features exquisite night work. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 7; Mahoning Division
By Stephen M. Timko
A journey through the Company's most highly-industrialized division with a veteran Mahoning Division employee. Journey with us to take a look at the division that produced more revenue annually than the balance of the Railroad. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Color Volume 9: Working the Extra List
By Arthur J. Erdman
Former EL operator and dispatcher Art Erdman describes the day-to-day workings on this colorful fan favorite. His behind the scene explanations compliment the more than 250 color photographs, all taken on the road’s east end. 128 pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna In Pursuit of the Cab Unit
By Robert J. Yanosey
Join Morning Sun Books Founder & President Bob Yanosey in the 1960s as he chases down the remaining cab units on his hometown road Erie Lackawanna! While focused mostly on the east end of the system, there are a few forays west. It’s in stunning black and white – an intriguing look at the operations and power usage from days when the first generation covered wagons were relinquishing their role to high horsepower hood units. 128 pages, B&W, Softcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Power In Color V. 1; Switchers, Medium HP Roadswitchers, and Passenger Units
By Stephen M. Timko
A look at the first half of the EL roster---#B-21 through #2586. Switchers, first & second-generation road-switchers through the Century, U25B and GP35s. Includes the E-8 and PA units. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Power In Color V. 2; #3301-8454
By Stephen M. Timko
Former EL employee Timko completes the coverage of this railfan favorite road starting with U33C #3301 and ending with former passenger-equipped F3A #8454. Coverage includes the U36C and the New Jersey-owned U34CH units, EMD SD45, SDP45 and SD45-2’s. Completing the coverage of this fallen flag are the FT’s, F3’s and F7’s, as well as the Alco 1500 and 1600 horsepower A’s and B’s. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Through Passenger Service In Color V. 2; 1965-1970
By John J. Boehner
The PHOEBE SNOW, some lesser trains and THE LAKE CITIES are examined as EL winds up its long distance passenger service. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Lackawanna Trackside with the McCarthys
By Jos.H., Jos. M. and John A. McCarthy
Joe McCarthy’s two sons accompanied him on photographic expeditions on the Erie Lackawanna and grew up with their own photographic interpretation of the Friendly Service Route. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Railroad Official Photography Volume 4
By Daniel G. Biernacki
Erie Railroad Official Photography, Vol. 4, is essentially a scrapbook with explanations of the images from the Erie RR Company Magazine files. This volume covers the surviving files in alphabetical order from Kennedy, NY to New York Harbor facilities and marine operations. Most of the photos date from 1945 to 1960. A few predate WW I. Some are from the 1930s and some from the very early years of the EL Merger to 1962. Files such as Kennedy, NY, consist of just one image, while others are more extensive. Meadville covers the freight yard, engine facilities and the various shops. These include the general layout of the facilities and the internal equipment and operation. The general purpose of these volumes is to show how the railroad looked and how it worked. 128 Pages, B&W, Softcover.
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Erie Railroad Facilities in Color V. 1; New Jersey
By Robert J. Yanosey
This is the first in a three-volume set that examines the stations, towers, shops, and just about anything else not-on-wheels along the Erie Main Line and its branches in the Garden State, chiefly during the Erie Lackawanna years. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Railroad Facilities in Color V. 2; New York State
By Robert J. Yanosey
Station-by-station, tower-by-tower, the journey west continues across the Empire State looking at facilities on the Erie and EL. Terminals, shops, interiors, bridges, even some trains passing by. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Railroad Facilities in Color V. 3; PA, OH, IN, IL
By Robert J. Yanosey
Stations, towers, shops and much more on the west end of Erie RR territory prior to 1976. This final volume also covers the branches west of Meadville. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Railroad in Color V. 2
By Stephen M. Timko
A fond system-wide look back at steam and diesel operations by noted Erie authority Timko. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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Erie Railroad Official Photography Vol 1: A to C
By Daniel G. Biernacki
The ‘40s, '50s and EL merger featuring Addison, Akron, Arden, Ashland, Rowe Street (Bloomfield), Binghamton, Bouchoux, Bradford Div., Bridges, Brier Hill, Buffalo, Callicoon, Cambridge Springs, Chicago, Corning, and the first part of Cleveland! 128 pages, All B&W, Softcover.
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Erie Railroad Official Photography Vol 2: C to F
By Daniel G. Biernacki
Postwar Erie: Cleveland, Clifton, Castile, Cochecton, Station Rock, communications, Corry, Cranes, Creston, Croxton, Dayton, Decatur, Demarest, Depew, Deposit, Dundee, Dunmore, Elmira, EL, engineers, Fairlawn, Ferrona, firefighting, floods, Franklin and more! 128 pages, All B&W, Softcover.
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Erie Railroad Official Photography Volume 3: G to J
By Daniel G. Biernacki
The Erie Railroad’s company photographer’s work during the 1940s and 50s continues in this volume with studies at Garretsville, Glen Rock, Graham Line, Greenwood Lake Branch, Hackensack River Crossing, Grand Calumet, Hammond, Honesdale Branch, Hawley, High-and-Wide loads, Hoboken, Hornell, Huntington, Jamestown, and Jersey City. 128 pages, All B&W, Softcover.
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Erie Railroad Trackside with Robert F. Collins
By Larry DeYoung
The third Trackside book covers the dean of Erie Railroad photography, the late Bob Collins, through more than 225 vintage views of steam and diesel. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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$36.95
Erie Western In Color
By John Eagan
The Erie Western was a short lived but valiant attempt to continue service on the Erie Lackawanna in Indiana. Everything about the Erie Western is covered in this book, including the predecessor and successor lines.. 128 Pages, Hardcover.
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$45.95

Evolution of the Santa Fe 4-8-4 V14
by Jeff Ainsworth
This book highlights the changes and modifications experienced by the 3751 Class. All 14 locomotives (3751-3764) were delivered by Baldwin Locomotive Works. Thirteen were delivered between 1927 and 1929, the last 3764 was delayed nearly a year installing and perfecting the Caprotti - type Poppet valve gear. In addition information is included covering the other 3 Classes of Santa Fe 4-8-4s, 3765, 3776 and 2900 classes. Soft cover.

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$21.95

Ex Santa Fe; The Story of a Prairie Regional Central Kansas Rwy 1993-2001
By Sam Andrews
Don't let the hazy, foggy day cover image cause you to not consider adding this title to your library. Inside the book has photographs taken on better days. All photographs inside are in color with good reproduction. In addition to the text and photographs are maps and track schematics, a locomotive roster and timetable information. The rail network across the southern Great Plains was dramatically changed in 1993 by creation of the Central Kansas Railway, a regional formed from 800 miles of branch line trackage previously operated by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. This book tells about both the CKRY and its "sister" short line, the Kansas Southwestern, the latter created from cast-off Union Pacific branch lines. Together the two companies provided essential freight service to Wichita and many agrarian towns in the surrounding region of Kansas and northern Oklahoma. The combined system was sold to Watco, Inc. in 2001, and operations continue today. Ex-Santa Fe tells how CKRY continued to have a close association with AT&SF following the sale, with details on traffic operations, motive power and facilities. Included are 115 color photographs, along with maps and engine rosters.

Contents:
Prelude: The Kansas Southwestern Railway, pp. 9-28;
The Santa Fe Fades Away, pp. 29-40;
Early Central Kansas Railway Operations, pp. 41-52;
Early Equipment and Facilities, pp. 53-56;
Harvests and Floods, pp. 57-60;
More Harvests, More Abandonments, pp. 61-70;
Santa Fe to BNSF, pp. 71-72;
Despair, Merger and Sale, pp. 73-78;
Watco Rebirth, pp. 79-82;
Locomotive Rosters, pp. 83-90;
Bibliography, About the Author, Index, 91-96.
South Platte Press, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .25 in., 115 Color photographs and maps.

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