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Informationen zum Autor Since 1940, Trains has been offering railroad news, industry insight, railroad preservation, history and more! They have covered Union Pacific's Big Boys extensively in both print and digital mediums including in several top selling special magazine issues and DVDs. Klappentext Union Pacific's Big Boys: The complete story from history to restoration covers the who, what, why, and when of the 25 popular 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives. This book gives the historical background on the early 1940s development, explains why they were built, how they were used, and traces their history until they were retired in the 1950s. It also covers the much anticipated and well covered restoration of No. 4014 starting when it was recovered in a park in 2013 all the way through to its restoration and tour across the United States in the summer of 2019. Trains magazine has been published for almost 80 years, much of which has included extensive coverage of Union Pacific's Big Boys since they were created. Everything you need to know about these popular steam locomotives can be found in this 224-page book. Zusammenfassung Union Pacific's Big Boys: The complete story from history to restoration covers the who! what! why! and when of the 25 popular 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives. This book gives the historical background on the early 1940s development! explains why they were built! how they were used! and traces their history until they were retired in the 1950s. It also covers the much anticipated and well covered restoration of No. 4014 starting when it was recovered in a park in 2013 all the way through to its restoration and tour across the United States in the summer of 2019. Trains magazine has been published for almost 80 years! much of which has included extensive coverage of Union Pacific's Big Boys since they were created. Everything you need to know about these popular steam locomotives can be found in this 224-page book. ...

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Since 1940, Trains has been offering railroad news, industry insight, railroad preservation, history and more! They have covered Union Pacific's Big Boys extensively in both print and digital mediums including in several top selling special magazine issues and DVDs.

Klappentext

Union Pacific's Big Boys: The complete story from history to restoration covers the who, what, why, and when of the 25 popular 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives. This book gives the historical background on the early 1940s development, explains why they were built, how they were used, and traces their history until they were retired in the 1950s. It also covers the much anticipated and well covered restoration of No. 4014 starting when it was recovered in a park in 2013 all the way through to its restoration and tour across the United States in the summer of 2019. Trains magazine has been published for almost 80 years, much of which has included extensive coverage of Union Pacific's Big Boys since they were created. Everything you need to know about these popular steam locomotives can be found in this 224-page book.

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Titel
Union Pacific's Big Boys
Untertitel
The Complete Story from History to Restoration
Vorwort von
zusammengestellt von
EAN
9781627007924
ISBN
978-1-62700-792-4
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Ingram Publishers Services
Genre
Allgemeines & Lexika
Veröffentlichung
01.09.2020
Anzahl Seiten
224
Gewicht
900g
Größe
H217mm x B280mm x T15mm
Jahr
2020
Untertitel
Englisch
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