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Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive

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ISBN-10: 0253348633

ISBN-13: 9780253348630

Edition: 2007

Authors: J. Parker Lamb

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'Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive' introduces the reader to the important technological advances that gave rise to diesel engines, examining not only their impact on locomotive design, but also their impact on the economic and social landscapes.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/14/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.98" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

J. Parker Lamb, Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas, is author of six books, including Perfecting the American Steam Locomotive (IUP, 2003) and Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive (IUP, 2007).

Precursor Technologies
Self-Propelled Coaches
The Diesel Climbs Aboard
Streamlined Trains
Developments beyond La Grange
Alco Rebounds
Postwar Shakeout
Road Switchers Take Over
A Monopolized Market
Special-Purpose Designs
New Heights for Diesel Power
Recent Developments
The Diesel Century in Perspective
List of References