Lima, OH: Lima Locomotive Works Incorporated, 1946. First edition, original printing. Spiral bound. Item #42300
This was Lima's last major printed catalogue of steam locomotives. Most of the engines pictured are accompanied with a service record describing where and how the owning railroads operated them plus the locomotive's specifications. Fifty-three pages with locomotives featured from various railroads; Canadian National, C&O, Wisconsin Central, New York Central, Pere Marquette, Detroit, Toledo & Ironton, Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac, Nickel Plate, Boston & Maine, Kansas City Southern, Virginian, Southern Pacific, Akron, Canton & Youngstown, Central of Georgia, Western Maryland, War Department, and Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais. Laid in are four sheets describing the book and its care. Bound in original laminated color pictorial covered boards. A near fine, bright copy.