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Philadelphia-based Baldwin begun designing and construction steam locomotives within the 1830s and gave the U. S. lots of its most vital and well-known sorts of steam,and diesel-electric rationale strength. This historical past of Baldwin is illustrated with a wide choice of infrequent, marvelous builder's photographs and different exposure pictures from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, with the book's huge web page measurement showcasing the aspect and crisp caliber of the photographs during this remarkable assortment.
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