The Model Railroader's Guide to Diesel Locomotives

Jeff Wilson
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Learn the history, spotting features, characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives with this book.
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Model railroaders will learn the history, spotting features, characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives, and how to determine appropriate eras, details and features, and the type of specialized diesel service.
Author: Jeff Wilson
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 88
Author Bio
Jeff Wilson has written more than 20 books on railroads and model railroading. He spent 10 years as an associate editor at Model Railroader magazine, and he currently works as a freelance writer, editor, and photographer, contributing articles to MR and other magazines. He also writes a model railroading column for Model Retailer magazine and is a correspondent for Trains magazine. He enjoys many facets of the hobby, especially building structures and detailing locomotives, as well as photographing both real and model railroads.
Table of Contents
Introduction  4

Chapter 1: Diesel Locomotive History  6
Chapter 2: How Diesel Locomotives Work  12
Chapter 3: Switchers  20
Chapter 4: Cab Units  31
Chapter 5: Early Hood Units  42
Chapter 6: Modern Diesels  69
Appendix A: Diesel Models  84
Appendix B: Bibliography/References/Abbreviations  86

About the Author/Acknowledgements  87
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