Stock Image

Diesels of the Union Pacific: The Classic Era Volume 2

Don Strack

Published by Withers Publishing, 2005
ISBN 10: 188141129X / ISBN 13: 9781881411291
New / hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Arizona Hobbies (Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
List Price: US$
Price: US$ 51.95
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: Diesels of the Union Pacific: The Classic ...

Publisher: Withers Publishing

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


Diesels of the Union Pacific: The Classic Era 1934-1982 Volume 2 by Don Strack. This volume is the second of several that will document the history of Union Pacific's fleet of diesel and turbine locomotives, from 1934 to today's roster. Although the current roster has been covered in two earlier works, the six-decade period that leads up to today can be split into two distinct eras. The first, the Classic Era, covers in two volumes the unit-by-unit roster from 1934, with the arrival of the first Streamliners, to 1982, when Union Pacific embarked on the first of its major mergers. Follow-on volumes will cover the Merger Era, from 1982 through UP's acquisition of the C&NW, to the 1996 merger with Southern Pacific. Classic Era Volume Two begins with the 1000-series switchers, and continues numerically upward with the road numbers to the end. Included between the two Volumes is a full chronology of the development of Union Pacific's diesel locomotive fleet, and a listing of all locomotive models and their quantities up to 1982, including retirements and dispositions to that date. Contents: Union Pacific Diesel Locomotive Paint Schemes, pp. 5-16; Locomotive Roster 1932-1982, pg. 18; Motive Power Summary, 18-151; Additional Reading, pg. 152; Diesels and Turbines in Color (22 page color photo section), pp. 153-176. Withers Publishing, hardcover with jacket, 176 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., Black & White and color photographs, roster. Bookseller Inventory # wp291

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Arizona Hobbies
Address: Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 14, 2002
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

99% of my listings are NEW BOOKS still in the printers shrink wrap. Defective DVDs will be replaced by the same title if available. Since most of my books are in NEW CONDITION opened and thumbed through titles become used and up to a 20 percent re-stocking/used charge will apply. Return shipping costs will be the customer's responsibility.

Shipping Terms:

DVDs and CDs will ship First Class rather than Media Mail. I will package your book(s) this way: 1. Seal the book in plastic. 2. Wrap in bubble-wrap. 3. Seal again in plastic. 4. Ship in a sturdy mailer box which provides double-wall protection. 5. Use a laser label with delivery confirmation. 6. Email your shipping information. 7. Smaller and thinner titles will ship in non-bending mailers. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. International shipping costs are based on books weighing 1 pound. If your book order is heavy or over sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Shipping times cannot be guaranteed. They are only estimates based on the carriers' delivery times, and do not include Customs processing. If your order will pass through Customs, please expect a delay.

Store Description: Arizona Hobbies sells NEW books and NEW videos (DVD and Blu-ray) plus NEW Railroad Maps & Atlases since 1999. I also sell USED titles when I can find them or purchase book collections. Order securely through my on-line store with Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, or by Money Order/Certified Check. You can buy NEW titles direct from me for less than many booksellers sell used copies advertised on the Internet. I charge more for shipping because your orders are packaged in bubble-wrap and sturdy boxes. I have had only four lost and two damaged shipments since 1999. My web store is the best on the Internet to find the titles your looking for. Don't wonder if your order's been shipped, USPS tracking numbers are provided. Highball to!