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Union Pacific Switchers and Slugs

Don Strack

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ISBN 10: 1881411117 / ISBN 13: 9781881411116
Published by Withers Publishing, 1996
Used Condition: New Condition Soft cover
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This heavily illustrated book expands on coverage of the EMC/EMD models previously featured in Diesel Era magazine, adding sections on ALCO, Baldwin, Fairbanks-Morse, and GE models. Among the models covered are: EMC/EMD NW2; EMD SW7, SW9, TR5, SW1500, and MP15 models; EMD/UP unusual SW10; ALCO S-series switchers; UP's only GE 44-tonner; and the railroad's large variety of non-revenue narrow-gauge Vulcan, Whitcomb, and Davenport switchers. Contents: EMC/EMD NW2, pp. 7-18; EMD SW7, pp. 19-22; EMD SW9, pp. 23-28; EMD TR5, pp. 29-34; EMD/UP SW10, pp. 35-44; EMD SW1500, pp. 45-47; EMD MP15, pp. 48-60; ALCO HH- and S- series, pp. 61-72; Baldwin Switchers, pp. 73-76; Fairbanks-Morse H10-44, pp. 77-79; General Electric 44-ton, pg. 80; Non-Revenue Switchers, pp. 81-84; Slugs, pp. 85-94; UP Modifications, pp. 95-96; Colorful Union Pacific Switchers, pp. 97-104; Appendix A: Switcher and Slug Roster, pp. 105-113; Appendix B: Slug Assignments, pg. 114; Bibliography, Index, pp. 114-116. Withers Publishing, softcover, 116 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .25 in., 283 photographs (37 in color), roster, bibliography, index. Bookseller Inventory # wp116

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Title: Union Pacific Switchers and Slugs

Publisher: Withers Publishing

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: softcover

Book Condition:New Condition

Book Type: book

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Fascinating survey of Union Pacific's switch engines and slugs as of mid-1996, just before the merger with Southern Pacific. The book details each class -- where it came from, how it is used, and dispositions. With detailed rosters. Illustrated throughout with crisp black and white photos as well as a small color section. 116 pages with index.

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