This is the complete book of mainline steam railroad electrification in the United States. The book traces the development of electrified railroads from the earliest days. Route maps and technology of each electrification are explained. The book is well researched and well written, with excellent illustrations and photos. The forward is by John W. Barriger III, a foremost advocate of electrification. A chapter is devoted to the future of electrification in the U.S. Street and interurban railways are not covered, but electrified commuter services of mainline railroads are covered.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Kalmbach Publishing Company

    21027 Crossroads Circle
    P.O. Box 1612
    Waukesha, WI  United States  53187-1612
  • Authors:
    • Middleton, W D
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 440 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081377
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1976 12:00AM