Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book)


Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book)

This item has been shown 33 times.

Buy Now

Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book):
$60


GM&O -- The Alton Route in Color
Vol. 2, The Second Generation

by Joe Petric

This is a NEW BOOK (not used).
We handle all books with white gloves (no fingerprints on your book).
A Railroad Bookmark is included with each book.
Book is wrapped and mailed in a top-quality, durable container.
We try hard to be the NUMBER 1 Railroad Book Dealer on with 1,500+ titles.
Order before 3:00 pm (ET) for same-day postal mailing.

Published 2015The Second Generation of the GM&O Railroad is covered from the 1960s-1970s.

This era included the purchase of new diesel locomotives, introduction of the unit coal train, continued development of on-line customers, and operation of passenger trains in the Chicago to St. Louis Corridor.

GP30s, GP35s and SD40s appear amidst old ALCos and passenger equipment.

Book includes maps and track diagrams of the Joliet, Illinois area.

Contents:
Introduction, pp. 4-5;
New Power for the GM&O, pp. 6-17;
GM&O Pioneers the Unit Coal Train, pp. 18-33;
Joliet: Important GM&O Hub, pp. 34-48;
The 'Plug', pp. 49-54;
The Dwight Branch, pp. 55-63;
GM&O Western Division, pp. 64-80;
GM&O: North and South, pp. 81-114;
In the Heat of the Night, pp. 115-117;
GM&O Business Car 50, pp. 118-123;
The 800s: Life After GM&O and ICG, pp. 123-127;
Afterword, pg. 128.

Hardbound w/dust cover, 8.5x11, 128 pages, 250+ all-COLOR photographs with captions.
Printed on premium-quality glossy paper for photographic enhancement.Note:
GM&O -- The Alton Route, Vol. 1: The First Generation is also available from this seller.

Visit our store to view other books of interest. We add new books regularly so check back often.
We sell books: Railroad, Aviation, and Modeling books of the Golden Age Era.

WE PACKAGE OUR BOOKS EXTREMELY WELL SO THE BOOK WILL NOT BE DAMAGED IN THE MAIL.
No one packages books better than we do!


Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book):
$60

Buy Now



Railroad Book
Railroad Book"sp Diagrams Of Passger Traincars, Soft Back, C-1994, As Is(b11+)


The Shasta Route; Along The Southern Pacific - The Road Of A Thousand Wonders picture
The Shasta Route; Along The Southern Pacific - The Road Of A Thousand Wonders


Modern Trends In Railway Motive Power 1933 Book New York Railroad Club picture
Modern Trends In Railway Motive Power 1933 Book New York Railroad Club


New York Central System Diesel Locomotives By Edson Hc picture
New York Central System Diesel Locomotives By Edson Hc


Railroad Books ~ Pair ~ Pacifica Slope Railroads & Steel Rails To The Sunrise picture
Railroad Books ~ Pair ~ Pacifica Slope Railroads & Steel Rails To The Sunrise


Railroad Book(five) Re: Logging In Eastern Us And Minn, Good Cond, Soft Cvr(b27) picture
Railroad Book(five) Re: Logging In Eastern Us And Minn, Good Cond, Soft Cvr(b27)