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MORNING SUN BOOKS Two new all-color books for September 1st:


HUDSON &MANHATTAN RAILROAD


By Robert J. Yanosey


This publication marks the 50th Anniversary of the H&M’s demise. This new book exam- ines the final decade of the H&M and the first decade and a half under PATH, the agency set up to run the Hudson Tubes. Item# 1453


THE FINAL YEARS 1980-1996 VOL. 1:


SANTA FE


BELEN,RATON AND DENVER


CHICAGO TO


By Jerry A. Pinkepank Item# 1454


These all-color 128-page


hardcover books will be available September 1st, 2012. Order today at price of $59.95 apiece plus $7 shipping (add $2 for each add’l book) Canada-$12; foreign-$21, each. All books are shipped via U.S. Mail.


PA (6%) and NJ (7%) residents add Sales Tax Visa/MC accepted – 9am-5pm Call (610) 683-8566


PO Box 326 ~ Kutztown, PA 19530-0326 visit our website @


www.morningsunbooks.com Morning Sun Books, Inc.


Franklin & South Manchester is now available. Originally shot in 1989, the remastered edition is priced at $35.00. C. Vision Productions, 5533 144th


Ave. NW, Ramsey, MN 55303-5646 (www.cvptrains.com), has released a DVD featuring films shot by Art Paris in and around northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula from the late-1960’s through the 1980’s. The DVD was compiled from original 8mm films from the Wisconsin & Michigan Model Railroad Club’s film collection and is entitled Wisconsin & Michigan Memories. The 136-minute color pro- duction features a variety of first and second generation diesel action on the Milwaukee Road, Chicago & North Western and the Green Bay & Western with added narration and music. The DVD is priced at $29.95, plus $6.00 shipping. For more information and to see preview see the company’s website.


Book reviews


Alco Locomo- tives, by Brian Solomon, Pub- lished by Voy- ageur Press, 400 First Ave. North, Suite 300, Minne-


apolis, MN 55401 (www.voyageurpress. com). Hardcover, 176 pages; $40.00.


Baldwin Lo- comotives by Brian Solomon, Published by Voyageur Press. Hardcover, 160 pages; $40.00. Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units, by Brian Solomon, published by Voyageur Press. Hardcover, 160 pages; $45.00.


Author and photographer Brian Solomon has provided us with three books for our enlightenment and enter- tainment. I would describe them as photo-histories. Two are dedicated to the steam (and later diesel) manufac- turing concerns of the American Loco- motive Company (Alco) and the Bald- win Locomotive Works (Baldwin).The third is a study of the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors (EMD) E- and F-units. Each volume addresses a different manufacturer and is laid out in a somewhat different format, al- though all three share one common at- tribute: stunning photography. Alco Locomotives is composed almost entirely of color and black and white in- service photographs by a variety of pho- tographers, Baldwin Locomotives con-


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