Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser HC
Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser HC
Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser HC

Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser HC

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Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser HC
 
Steam Locomotives of the Reading and P&R Railroads by Edward H. Wiswesser The complete history from the 10 ton pioneer engines of 1837 to the last giant 220 ton T1s of the 1970s.  
Hard Cover
Copyright 1988
288 Pages
Handsomely done and authoritative history of the steam locomotives of the Reading Railroad, the Pennsylvania and Reading Railroad and the associated railroads. Covers the early experimental period (1833-65), expansion and standardization (1865-1900), detailed locomotive classification drawings by class (supplemented with photos and informative text), and post-World War II reconstruction. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With 9 appendices including a total locomotive roster and a complete chronological steam roster. This is one of the finest, most complete, and detailed books on the subject. Originally issued with 30 plates (15 loose leaf pages, double-sided, each folding out to 3 page width, showing schematics of locomotives). With end papers showing system map.
For Contents please see Photos.   DOES NOT INCLUDE the Foldout plates that were in a separate envelope.  

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