Santa Fe's Big Three : The Life Story of a Trio of the World's Greatest Locomotives.


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FARRINGTON, S. Kip, Jr. The Santa Fe's Big Three : The Life Story of a Trioof the World's Greatest Locomotives. New York : David McKay Co. Inc., (197 2). Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-287,(3),+ 64 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Endpaper Maps. Index. 4to, blue cloth, white lettering and logo to front board and spine. Contents : Section I – The 5000-5001-5011 Class 2-10-4 Type. 1. The Ten-Coupled Locomotive on the Santa Fe. 2. The Crucible of Men and Locomotives—Test of 5012 Train CUX. 3. Report of Santa Fe Test 87342—Performance of Locomotive 5011. 4. Transcripts of Actual In-Service Runs Belen to Vaughn, NewMexico—Pecos Division - Santa Fe Railway, Second District. 5. Condensed Pr ofiles of Santa Fe System Divisions Where the 5000, 5001, 5011 Classes Regularly Operated. 6. Blueprints for 3800, 5000, 5001, 5011 Class Engines. Section II - The 4-6-4 Type—3450-3460 Class. 7. The 4-6-4 Type Comes to the Santa Fe. 8. The 3460 Class—Goes Into Service—1937. 9. The Longest ContinuousRun Ever Made by a Steam Locomotive—Engine 3461. 10. Report of Santa Fe Te st 87311—Performance of Locomotive 3461. 11. Condensed Profiles of Santa FeSystem Divisions Where the 3450-3460 Class Regularly Operated. 12. Bluepri nts for Engine Class 3450, Rebuilt 3451, 3460, and 3461. Section III - The 4-8-4 Type—3751, 3765, 3776, 2900 Class. 13. Performance of 3751 Class Systems 1st 4-8-4 Type over 3700 Class 4-8-2 Mountain Type. 14. The 3765, 3776,2900 Classes of the 4-8-4 Type Go Into Service. 15. Report of Santa Fe Tes t 87312—Performance of Locomotive 3766. 16. Transcripts of Actual In-Service Runs Colorado Division. 17. The 3776 Class and a Round Trip Between La Junta and Los Angeles with Trains 19 and 20—the Chief. 18. Condensed ProfilesSanta Fe System Divisions Where 3751—3765—3776—2900 Classes Regularly Oper ated. 19. The Blueprints Including All Data and Accessories 3751 Class Coaland Oil Burners, Rebuilt and Modernized. 3765-3776-2900 Class. 20. The Aut hor's Last Ride on the 3776 Class— Engine 3776. 21. The Diesels and the NewSanta Fe Changes. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS HEAVY WEIGHT. Very good in browned, torn and tape-repaired, but unclipped, dustjacket. 40.00

Title: Santa Fe's Big Three : The Life Story of a Trio of the World's Greatest Locomotives.

Author Name: FARRINGTON, S. Kip, Jr.

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Publisher: Alvin F. Staufer, Medina, Ohio, 1972,:

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