Wilton, CA: Signature Press, 1996. Revised edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #47028
Among Southern Pacific's most capable steam engines were the 4300-series Mountains. Most were built in SP's own Sacramento Shops. They were workhorses in fast passenger and freight duties. This book covers in detail the design, the building, the class differences, and the use of the locomotives over the entire system. Newly revised from the first edition, The 4300 4-8-2's has 24 new pages, 40 new photographs (9 in color), an expanded chapter on tenders, an index and references, and numerous additions and enhancements throughout, making it even more authoritative and complete than the original version. 176 pages of text, photographs, diagrams, rosters and data, plus four pages of long fold-out diagrams. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.