New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad,
The Nickel Plate Road
S-2 Class Berkshire type 2-8-4 Locomotives
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Our Quick Pic Book series shows the subjects in extensive black & white
photographs which have often been digitally edited to best exhibit the details.
The Berkshires that ran on the Nickel Plate were, and still are, considered
some of the nicest looking steam locomotives ever built.
The wheel arrangement came about from a designer expanding the standard WW1 USRA Mikado giving it more firebox area and thus more boiler area. These locos were among those in the country that are considered the "Superpower" steam locomotives. This book shows one of the members of the S2 class in great detail
and includes a copy of the actual mechanical departments folio drawing of them.
This book has 62 pages with 159 B&W photos
This book is spiral bound so it lays flat and has heavy duty,
full color, paper covers and is
8 1/2" tall and 5 1/2" wide.
Sample pages are below.
MSRP $17.99 + s&h
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