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FWW-15 EMD's Classic Cowl Units (F45, FP45, F40C, etc) : All Scales : Available

FWW-15 EMD's Classic Cowl Units (F45, FP45, F40C, etc)

Electro-Motive Division's Classic Cowl Units

By Sean Graham-White

The most famous second generation diesel locomotives were, without a doubt, Electro-Motive Division’s Classic Cowl Units. Santa Fe began it all with the introduction of FP45′s for the their famous passenger trains. These were followed by a freight version, the F45, which went to the Great Northern and, later the Burlington Northern. There were FP45′s for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak SDP40F’s, EMD test units, and commuter F40C’s. This book features them all – in color too!

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FWW-44 Pool Power West : All Scales : Available

FWW-44 Pool Power West

Pool Power West (All Color) Santa Fe/BN/SP/UP/Amtrak - Prior to the 1980s Mega-Mergers

By Bob Hanggie

Hardcover, 160 pages, ALL Color

ISBN: 1-885614-33-0

One-hundred sixty pages featuring pooled, leased and borrowed motive power of the major western roads. BN, Santa Fe, SP, UP, and Amtrak prior to the mega-mergers of the 1990′s. Many unbelievable motive power lashups.

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FWW-67 Central Illinois Rails - Volume 2 - 1950's - 1970's : All Scales : Available

FWW-67 Central Illinois Rails - Volume 2 - 1950's - 1970's

Central Illinois Rails - Volume 2 - 1950's - 1970's

J. David Ingles and R.R. “Dick” Wallin

Hardcover, 144 page

Following up their Volume 1, the authors have again raided their extensive color-slide files for this 144-page volume, which boasts over 400 color photographs and includes diesels from over 30 railroads. Extending their coverage to Galesburg for more CB&Q and Santa Fe scenes, and adding two Photo Galleries of Cabooses and Small-Town depots. Most images are from the ‘classic’ 1960s; some are from the ’70s, and a few are from the late ’40s, ’50s, and early ’80s. Passenger trains of 15 railroads are included. First-generation diesels predominate, but steam of 7 locomotive types is seen on 5 Class 1 roads. Also featured 1940s and 1950s action views and shop scenes of Illinois Terminal electrics. Also included is a two-page map of the region.

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FWW-69 Shortlines of the Desert Southwest : All Scales : Oct 2015

FWW-69 Shortlines of the Desert Southwest

Shortlines of the Desert Southwest - Jim Shaw - Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah Shortlines from 1950s to Present

Hardcover, 192 pages

This second title by noted rail photographer, Jim Shaw, features an in depth look at the many shortlines operated in the Desert Southwest; Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah between the early 1960s and present. There are nearly thirty shortlines presented by geographical areas. Each is presented with a brief history and the many vivid color and crisp black and white photographs are comprehensively captioned. This lavishly illustrated book has a limited print run so don’t miss out. There have been many days and long hours spent searching for, chasing and photographing these elusive shortline trains. Many operate only once a day or even a couple of days per week—not the easiest train chasing! In this new title the author presents a great look at these historic and colorful shortlines.

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FWW-7 Burlington Route Passenger Trains - Volume 3 : All Scales : Available

FWW-7 Burlington Route Passenger Trains - Volume 3

Burlington Route Passenger Trains - Volume 3

By John F. Strauss Jr.

Hardcover, 208 pages

Burlington Route’s last decades of passenger service is reviewed in depth by John F. Strauss, Jr. in this last volume of the series. There are actual Zephry consists, as well as GN, NP, WP and D&RGW-Chicago forwarded trains. Included in this 208 page volume are more than 300 never before published long distance as well as local passenger train photographs and BN’s single year of operating passenger trains on former “Q” trackage.

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