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1 edition of 1986 guide to diesel locomotives found in the catalog.

1986 guide to diesel locomotives

1986 guide to diesel locomotives

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Published by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diesel locomotives -- Directories.,
  • Locomotives -- Directories.

  • Edition Notes

    Referred to in the Preface as: Railway age"s 1986 guide to diesel locomotives.

    Other titlesGuide to diesel locomotives., Railway age"s 1986 guide to diesel locomotives.
    Statementedited by Charles H. Ellwanger.
    ContributionsEllwanger, Charles H.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15083376M

    The American Locomotive Company was incorporated in by merging 7 small locomotive companies with the Schenectady Locomotive Engine Manufactory (incorprated ). At its height, ALCO had headquarters in New York City and a main plant in Schenectady, New York, with other plants in Auburn and Dunkirk, New York, and Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The EMD GP is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type built by General Motors, Electro-Motive of the EMD Dash 2 line, the GP was an upgraded version of the earlier GPPower is provided by an EMD E cylinder Builder: U.S. - GM, Electro-Motive Division .


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