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USED BOOK - The Shay Locomotive good library copy
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USED BOOK - The Shay Locomotive


The Shay Locomotive, Titan of the Timber

Copy #2428 of a limited edition (total limitation not stated), signed by Koch on the limitation page. ix, Since this is a discontinued library copy, it has a number of library stamps, bar codes, card pocket, etc. It is in reasonable good condition for a library copy. Dust jacket is good and in a mylar cover.
The author devoted years of intensive research to produce the definitive book on the locomotive of choice in the logging industry. Includes a perceptive biography of the inventor Ephraim Shay, a corporate history of the Lima Locomotive Works and its Shay locomotives, as well as a builder's construction list of every Shay built. Also provides many colorful details about the logging industry in its heyday. Bookseller Inventory # 13948

Michael Koch
World Press
486 pages, color frontispiece, plus seven additional tissue-protected color plates, and more than 600 b&w photo illustrations depicting locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and trestles, track layouts, etc.
Book size, style of binding, dust jacket if included 8.5 x 11.5", hardbound, dust jacket in mylar cover

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