USRA 2-8-8-2 SERIES: Classic Power 3

By: Dressler, Thomas

Price: $26.32

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(1980). 88pp., illustrated throughout: colour, b/white and monochrome photographic halftone plates (various sources). Oblong (landscape format - double column text). Book clean. Spine firm and square. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, with a soft lower foredge corner crease on front board. Textblock unmarked. This book tells the story of the United States Railroad Administration (USRA) heavy articulated compound type steam locomotive of the 2-8-8-2 wheel arrangement, a heavy-duty 'work-horse' in use from 1919 until April 1952. With a bound-in colour fold-out (cross-sections and side elevations on verso), contents include: Prelims., Introduction, USRA 2-8-8-2 Series. Book weight approx. 345g.

Title: USRA 2-8-8-2 SERIES: Classic Power 3

Author Name: Dressler, Thomas

Categories: Railways/Trains/Locomotives/Rolling Stock,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hicksville, New York, Leeward Graphics Ltd., for N.J. International Inc.:

ISBN Number: 0930488020

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format)

Seller ID: 013143

Keywords: Transport, Steam Locomotives, History, United States of America, Compund Articulated Locomotives (2-8-8-2 Series), Dressler, Thomas