Trains - The Magazine of Railroading, June 1970 *UNDER CATENARY (AND BESIDE THIRD RAIL) ... FOR THE FIRST TIME - TRAINS GOES ALL ELECTRIC*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

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Condition: Good


Features: Ben W. Heineman; The great Tug-of-War - pushing match at Kent, Washington on 22 February, 1920 between a GE 261-ton bipolar No. 10254 vs. a 278 ton 2-6-6-2 Mallet No. 9520; Classics under catenary (and beside third rail) - from the power in the trolley to the motors fed, electrification has had a common theme - nonstandardization - B&O No. 1 was first, Central's tinplate prototype, New Haven's A.C./D.C. box-cab motors, Norfolk & Western's side-rod box-cabs, Milwaukee's bipolar gearless motors, The Classic GG1, Great Northern Had the Biggest; Muskingum's prototype for the future; The when and if of wires; Those Russian Electrics; The Mystique of Electrification - when we regarded electric traction as noncontagious - hence safe; First Generation M.U. Average wear. Unmarked. Small white sticker on back cover.