CNR Historical Association
Book "Canadian National Railways Diesel Locomotives, Volume 2"
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Subtitled: "The Road Switcher: From Steam's Final Decade to Privatization"
Equally at home on mainline or branchline freight or passenger trains, and even in yard switching, the versatile "road switcher" became the diesel-electric standard on Canadian National and its Grand Trunk, Central Vermont, Grand Trunk Western, and Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific components.
Comprehensive photographic coverage includes images from the railway's and builders' files, as well as the work of some of North America's most renowned railway photographers.
Mainline momentum: The road switcher
The second generation
Cabs and Cowls: Towards the 21st century
Remanufacturing and rebuilding programs
Leases, mergers and second-hand acquisitions
Author: Glenn Courtney/Ken Goslett/Kevin J. Holland
Size: 9 x 11 1/2
Colour photos: 314
Black & white photos: 65