Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book)
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Gm&o: The Alton Route - The Second Generation, Chicago To St. Louis - (new Book):
GM&O -- The Alton Route in Color
Vol. 2, The Second Generation
by Joe Petric
This is a NEW
BOOK (not used).
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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.
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.
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