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Due 7/17. The new ICG series starts with a survey of the entire line from the merger in August 1972 through early 1988. Includes on-line operations, motive power, rolling stock, stations, terminal facilities, towers, etc. 128 all color pages on gloss paper.
Due 8/17. This book covers all DT&I EMD power from switchers to road units. All power from the Ann Arbor is included. A bonus section covers the Ann Arbor's Lake Michigan car ferry service. 128 color pages on gloss paper.
Due mid-6/17. This 96-page color softcover portrays the Ann Arbor from Toledo to Frankfort through the lens of prolific mid-west rail photographer Gulash (who lived near the "Annie"). Also includes extensive coverage of the Lake Michigan car ferries.
Due mid-6/17. The camerawork of Paul Winters between 1960 and 1980 serves as the basis for these books. They show mostly color roster shots of freight cars used by a variety of railroads. Organized alphabetically by railroad. 96 color pages.
Due mid-7/17. Between 1964 and 1979, photographer Paul Geiger captured the rail scene in and around Columbus, OH. The C&O, B&O, N&W, PRR, and NYC are covered extensively in this book. 96 color pages. Gloss paper.
Due mid-7/17. Wilt's color series on the Lehigh Valley continues with this look at the era when the company took over the CNJ's Pennsylvania operations. New motive power was needed to handle the surge in business which meant action on the Valley was quite active. 96 color pages.
Due 10/17. Two volumes on the Bethlehem, PA are due in October 2017. The first book details operations centered around obtaining and transporting basic raw materials like iron ore. It also covers the steps used to produce modern iron. 128 gloss pages.
Due 10/17. There will be two volumes on the Bethlehem, PA plant due in October. The second book details making steel and finiched product handling up until the end of operations at this plant. 128 gloss pages.