Philadelphia, PA [no date, about 1907]: Burnham, Williams & Company [Baldwin Locomotive Works]. Hardcover. Item #38576
This is more than just a catalogue of locomotives. The first 105 pages give a history of the Baldwin Locomotive Company. The remainder of the catalogue presents and illustrates a series of locomotives for both standard and narrow gauge designs suitable for all ordinary requirements of service. 492 pages with locomotive illustrations and corresponding dates, plates featuring parts diagrams plus data, diagrams of types of locomotives, listings of cable codes, and index. Burnham, Williams & Company was the parent company of Baldwin Locomotive Works. Bound in original dark charcoal colored cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Presentation inscription from the B.L.W. Advertising Department to H. Lewis Williams and dated 8/18/13. Slight lightening to the cloth at upper corners of front and rear covers. Only minor wear. A handsome, near fine copy.