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American Car & Foundry Company 1899-1999 by Edward S. Kaminski (W)

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American Car & Foundry Company 1899-1999 – A Centennial History
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From the back of the book:  This sweeping view of the works and products of the American Car & Foundry Company, formed in 1899, celebrates the company’s centennial in 1999.  Author Edward S. Kaminski covers corporate history and product development, but emphasizes the immense variety and extent of railcar production over the past century, from the plants of the original thirteen firms which formed the ACF, down to the facilities of today.  Chapters cover, in addition to manufacturing p]lants and company history, tank cars; box, stock and refrigerator cars, open-top hoppers and gondolas; covered hoppers; passenger cars; and miscellaneous railcars and equipment.  With fully 1260 photos, the great majority never before published and of considerable historical value, together with a detailed appendix on tank car specifications and drawings, as well as a complete index, this is an essential book for anyone who is a railroad enthusiast or is interested in American railroads and rolling stock. Locator Box 12

Product details
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Signature Press, 1999; First Edition (January 1, 1999)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 376 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0963379100
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0963379108  
Weight 64 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 1 in

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