By Brian Solomon
Philadelphia-based Baldwin started designing and construction steam locomotives within the 1830s and gave the U.S. lots of its most important and well-known forms of steam,and diesel-electric cause energy. This background of Baldwin is illustrated with a wide collection of infrequent, outstanding builder's images and different exposure photos from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, with the book's huge web page measurement showcasing the element and crisp caliber of the photographs during this awesome assortment. writer Brian Solomon offers technical histories of every locomotive in addition to builder's requirements and motives of the way the locomotives have been utilized by the railroads that acquired them. those conscientiously researched histories are keys to figuring out the importance of the locomotives and the way they labored, and are provided in a fashion that makes the publication obtainable to everybody, whereas preserving adequate technical element to entice the main ardent railroad enthusiast.
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