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By Brian Solomon

Philadelphia-based Baldwin all started designing and construction steam locomotives within the 1830s and gave the U.S. a lot of its most vital and well-known sorts of steam,and diesel-electric reason energy. This historical past of Baldwin is illustrated with a wide number of infrequent, exceptional builder's pictures and different exposure photographs from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, with the book's huge web page measurement showcasing the element and crisp caliber of the pictures during this awesome assortment. writer Brian Solomon offers technical histories of every locomotive in addition to builder's requisites and motives of ways the locomotives have been utilized by the railroads that received them. those rigorously researched histories are keys to figuring out the importance of the locomotives and the way they labored, and are provided in a way that makes the publication obtainable to every body, whereas holding adequate technical aspect to attract the main ardent railroad enthusiast.

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