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OPERATION AND SERVICE MANUAL, ALCO Diesel Electric 1500-HP Road Switcher, 1500-HP Freight Locomotive, & 2000-HP Passenger Locomotive

American Locomotive Company, General Electric Company

Published by American Locomotive Company, General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y., 1949
Condition: Fine
From ABC Books (Panama, NY, U.S.A.)

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Unpaginated, but contains approximately 275 pgs., including several pull-out color & b&w illustrations. Part of a large collection of titles bought from the same retired railroad employee's collection of technical manuals. Super rare title SC book has flexible pebbled, maroon leatherette wraps over a spiral binding, bright gilt font on fc. Book is in FINE Shape. (Unusal for this type of publication, they are generally heavily soiled and worn). Covers are bright and shiny, totally unmarked and undamaged but for pressure marks from spiral binding. Totally unmarked and perfect inside and out, unfoxed with no musty odors. No DJ. A neat and highly unusual piece of railroad engine history, replete with pages of technical details. INCLUDES THE ORIGINAL 1949 DATED SHIPPING ENVELOPE WITH THE RAILROAD EMPLOYEE'S NAME, A 1950 DATED LOCOMOTIVE SCHOOL CLASS SCHEDULE, AND A LOCOMOTIVE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CARD ALL LAID IN! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001328

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Publisher: American Locomotive Company, General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y.

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Flexible Leatherette

Illustrator: B&W & Color Illustrations

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: First Thus.

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