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Southern Pacific Daylight locomotives GS class 4-8-4s by Church, Robert J.

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Published by Signature Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


  • Southern Pacific Railroad -- History,
  • Daylight (Steam locomotive) -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-416) and index.

StatementRobert J. Church.
LC ClassificationsTJ603.3.S6 C484 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17153633M
ISBN 101930013116
LC Control Number2003116322

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Southern Pacific , also known as the "Daylight", is the only surviving example of Southern Pacific Railroad's GS-4 class of steam locomotives and one of only two GS-class locomotives surviving, the other being GS-6 at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, locomotive is a streamlined "Northern" type steam is abbreviated from "Golden State", a Builder: Lima Locomotive Works. Southern Pacific Daylight Train , Volume 1. by Richard K. Wright. If you get any SP Daylight book, this is THE Daylight book you want. Written by Richard K. Wright and published in , this 7 pound page manuscript is still the most comprehensive source on the SP Daylight.   Southern Pacific steam locomotive authority Bob Church has prepared an entirely new book; this is far more than a revision of his volume of pages, Those Daylight 's. The new page book updates or replaces some previous photos and adds many new ones, both black and white and color; the old book had photos, the new one has Author: Ken Hulsey. The Coast Daylight was a passenger train run by the Southern Pacific Railroad between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. The train ran on SP's coast line tracks which was considered to be the most beautiful route of all their passenger trains. The passenger cars .

The Southern Pacific’s famed Daylight has its beginnings dating back to early when on March 21st it was inaugurated as an all-streamlined passenger train serving Los Angeles and San Francisco. Up front was a Golden State, steam locomotive built by the Lima Locomotive s were listed as Espee’s GS-2 class and featured handsome streamlining that would become legendary.   Southern Pacific Daylight Steam Locomotives covers the Daylight’s inception and glory years, the Warbaby era, the Western Pacific versions, the American Freedom Train, and the modern-day adventures of the It includes full technical details, specifications, and complete historical data on Author: Ken Hulsey. Great deals on Southern Pacific O Scale Model Railroad Locomotives. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at Fast & Free shipping on many items! The complete explanation of driver stars appears in Church's Southern Pacific Daylight Locomotives book on page Here are a couple of quotes that cover it all: "To advise shop forces and operating crews which engines had grease-lubricated journals, the SP adopted the use of a /2 inch star painted on the end of the driving axles.

Diagrams Common Standard Passenger Train Cars Southern Pacific Lines, as of March 1, This excellent book contains diagrams of the wood and heavyweight cars up to that time. However, if you only know the car number, the book lacks a listing by car numbers, which would enable you to find the class to which it belongs. Locomotives of the Southern Pacific (Spotters Guide Book) A few months ago, Mr. Jesse Costa was kind enough to contact me when I started my series of blog posts, and suggested that I post the information about SP Steam Engines (Part 1) classes using of his copy of Locomotives of the Southern Pacific, for Rail Fans and Model Builders from his. : Southern Pacific Daylight Locomotives () by Church, Robert J. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ Menke's list for GS-2‘s appears on page in Bob Church's book "Southern Pacific Daylight Locomotives". All GS's lost their skirts, the majority in Diebert and Strapac, in their Southern Pacific Steam Locomotive Compendium, provide dates when skirts were removed (with a .