Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket

Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket

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Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with dust jacket
 
Diesels of the Southern Railway 1939 - 1982 by Paul K Withers with Calloway and Wilson
Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright 1997 FIRST PRINTING  
376 pages

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments .........II
Roster Summary and Page Index. .......VI
1. Diesel Locomotive Innovators .......1
2. General Electric Switchers......9
3. Alco and Baldwin Switchers .......17
4. EMC/EMD Switchers .........30
5. Alco and Baldwin Road Switchers .....80
6. Fairbanks-Morse Road Switchers......109
7. Early EMD Road Switchers.......113
8. Late EMD Road Switchers.......141
9. Early EMD Special Duty Road Switchers ....217
10. Late EMD Special Duty Road Switchers....224
11. General Electric Road Switchers.....261
12. Freight Cab Units........290
13. Passenger Cab Units.........347
14. Slugs.........372
Appendices..........376

When heavy Mikado-type steam locomotive number 6330 entered Chattanooga, Tenn., on June 17, 1953, it marked the end of the steam era on the Southern Railway. The dieselization process that had begun 14 years earlier was now complete, enabling the carrier to enjoy financial success until its identity disappeared under the Norfolk Southern Corp. umbrella on June 1, 1982.
Serving the territory south of the Ohio and Potomac Rivers and east of the Mississippi River, Southern Railway traversed every state in this area except West Virginia. At the time of its merger into Norfolk Southern on June 1, 1982, the railroad operated 10,057 miles.
To move its trains across this vast system, the carrier relied on a wide variety of diesel makes and models. From the carrier's first road freight diesel, EMC's FT, and its classic slant-nose EMD E6 passenger diesels, to its final locomotive purchases, General Electric's B30-7A1 model, Southern and its subsidiaries relied on the latest in locomotive technology to meet its goals.
Join us as we take a look at all of the diesel models operated by the Southern between 1939 and 1982 - from the Sylvan green and aluminum gray cab units of the 1940s and 1950s, through the black and aluminum GP38-2s, GP50s,. and SD40-2s that formed the backbone of the diesel fleet in the 1970s and 1980s.
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