Books and DVDís
A must have! The highly acclaimed book.
The Steam Locomotive Construction Process
of Lima Locomotive Works during 1924
Author: Scott D. Trostel. This is an extraordinary book looking through the window of history into what smokestack America was all about. The author takes you on a tour of a heavy manufacturing plant of Lima Locomotive Works to see how steam railroad locomotives were built in the year of 1924. He uses maps, large photos and illustrations to help one to understand the lost art of commercial railroad locomotive manufacturing at Lima Locomotive Works.
88 pages, 18 maps, 53 photographs Soft cover 978-0-925436-05-4 $22.95
A great new documentary DVD:
This fascinating new DVD documentary is in depth look inside the buildings of Lima Locomotive Works during the construction of Super-Power, (1925 - 1949).
Follow the Super-Power locomotive manufacturing at the Lima Locomotive Works process from design and engineering through a host of departments from blue print to foundry pattern, and to every corner of the complex as raw steel is formed into the most fascinating machine to ever grace the American industrial scene. From Lima Locomotive Works photos, many never seen before. This documentary is narrated by Lima Locomotive Works Historian Scott Trostel.
The departments youíll visit:
Smith and Hammer Shop
Painting and Lettering.
271 Lima Locomotive Works photographs, many never before seen.
View many of the Lima Locomotive types in the Album of Lima Super-Power Locomotives.
RUN TIME 40 minutes. 978-0-925436-68-9 $24.95
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