By Karen Parker, Softcover
This book is a comprehensive history of the Chesapeake & Ohio’s F-17, F-18, and F-19 Classes of Heavy Pacific type locomotives. In the Age of Steam these locomotives were the railroad’s premier passenger locomotives, handling all the name trains on the lower grade portions of the C&O’s main line. The entire story is included, from the construction of the F-17s in 1914 through the retirement of the last Heavy Pacific in 1953. 80 pages, 100 photos, 13 diagrams, and 8 pages of detailed drawings.
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