The Shay Locomotive: An Illustrated History

Richard A. Henderson, John C. Benson, George R. Kadelak, Steve Hauff
Item #83265

Compiled with decades of research and collecting photos, this is the most complete, thorough, and accurate book produced on this unique and storied locomotive.
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This comprehensive history of the Shay Locomotive is a must have for any fan of steam.  With more than 600 pages and over 1,000 photos, illustrations, and drawings, this is the most comprehensive book ever produced on this unique and storied locomotive.

Features:

  • Complete listing of every Shay built by shop number, by owner/operator, and by location
  • Lima's involvement in the Shay from the first locomotive by Ephraim Shay in 1881 to the last Shay built in 1945
  • Photographs of every surviving Shay
  • 3 appendices of patents, drawings, and specifications
  • Wrecks and mishaps
  • Mechanical evolution

 

Author: Richard A. Henderson, John C. Benson, George R. Kadelak, Steve Hauff
Size: 8.5x11
Pages: 650
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