Union Pacific's Big Boys

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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.

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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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Titre
Union Pacific's Big Boys
Sous-titre
The Complete Story from History to Restoration
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compilé par
EAN
9781627007924
ISBN
978-1-62700-792-4
Format
Couverture cartonnée
Editeur
Ingram Publishers Services
Genre
Généralités et lexiques
Parution
01.09.2020
Nombre de pages
224
Poids
900g
Taille
H217mm x B280mm x T15mm
Année
2020
Sous-titre
Englisch
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