Title: GMB&O-The Alton Route In Color Volume 2: The...
Publisher: Morning Sun Books
Publication Date: 2015
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
GMB&O-The Alton Route In Color Volume 2: The Second Generation by Joe Petric. The Second Generation of the GMB&O Railroad is covered from the 1960s-70s. This era included the purchase of new diesel locomotives, introduction of the unit coal train, continued development of on-line customers, and operation of passenger trains in the Chicago to St. Louis Corridor. GP30s, GP35s and SD40s appear amidst old ALCOs and passenger equipment. Includes maps and track diagrams of the Joliet, Illinois area. Contents:Introduction, pp. 4-5;New Power for the GMB&O, pp. 6-17;GMB&O Pioneers the Unit Coal Train, pp. 18-33;Joliet: Important GMB&O Hub, pp. 34-48;The 'Plug', pp. 49-54;The Dwight Branch, pp. 55-63;GMB&O Western Division, pp. 64-80;GMB&O: North and South, pp. 81-114;In the Heat of the Night, pp. 115-117;GMB&O Business Car 50, pp. 118-123;The 800s: Life After GMB&O and ICG, pp. 123-127;Afterword, pg. 128. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # msb1548
Synopsis: By Joe Petric. Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11", 128 glossy pages, color photos throughout. 2015. "The Second Generation of the GM&O Railroad is covered from the 1960s-70s. This era included the purchase of new diesel locomotives, introduction of the unit coal train, continued development of on-line customers, and operation of passenger trains in the Chicago - St. Louis Corridor."
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