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Due 9/18. Subtitled "The San Francisco Bay Area, 1973 to 1981," this volume covers Train Masters, FP7s, and SD9s in the Bar area. This was the "last stand" for SP "covered wagons." Amtrak service and the Daylight diesels are also featured. 128 all-color gloss pages.
Due 9/18. The first book in this four volume series features "aircraft fuselages, auto frames, billets, ingots, slabs, boats, bolsters, buildings, bulldozers, cable reels, rolling stock, coil steel, fencing, concrete beams," and other miscellaneous items. 96 all-color pages. Gloss paper.
Due 10/18. This book "tells the incredible success story of how the Blue Mountain & Reading, the designated operator of a 13 mile branch line north of Reading PA became the award winning regional carrier, Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern serving northeastern PA. First-rate photography and informative captions provide thorough coverage of the 35 year history of the railroads." 128 all-color gloss pages.
Due 10/18. Wilt's fourth book, based on his camerawork, covers the last two years of independent operation before enrolling in Conrail. This title includes the last new motive power purchases from GE. 96 all-color gloss pages.