Cars of the Pacific Electric - Interurban & Deluxe Cars - Volume 3 For Sale
Cars of the Pacific Electric - Interurban & Deluxe Cars - Volume 3:
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 3 Combos, Locomotive & Non-Revenue Cars Special 37 is thethird of three volumes that is full of pictures of the Combos, Locomotive &non-revenue Cars of the Pacific Electric (PE).The book has pictures and diagrams of PE cars from the first combos,locomotive and non-revenue cars.
Gone are the bigred cars which for many years gridironed the Los Angeles metropolitanarea. What were the big red cars reallylike? How many types were there? What were their numbers, and which routes theywere assigned? The answers are compiledin the Cars of Pacific Electric Volume 3 Combos, Locomotive & Non-RevenueCars Special 37.
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 3 Combos, Locomotive & Non-Revenue Cars Special 37 followsthe PE’s (Pacific Electric) roster plan.The numbering scheme was worked out after the Great Merger in 1911. The Great Merger was the combination ofseveral component companies. Thenumbering scheme was set up according to the type of service the interurbancars rendered. That numbering schemeremained in effect throughout the existence of the Pacific ElectricRailway. This volume focuses on the combo, locomotive and non-revenue cars of the PE. The book includes pictures and diagramsof PE combo cars, box motors, suburban electric locomotives, line cars, cranes,etc. Each series of numbers has anexplanation of what routes it served and when it was acquired and retired. With each series are diagrams of the combo,locomotive and non-revenue cars. Thereare detailed drawing, photographs and schematics of the exteriors andinteriors. The detailed drawings includedimensions and parts listings.
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 3 Combos, Locomotive & Non-Revenue Cars Special 37 is packedwith pictures and diagrams of the combo, locomotive and non-revenue carsinteriors. If you are a PE fan you willwant to add this book to your collection, as well as Volume 2 Interurban &Deluxe Cars and Volume 1 Streetcars & Suburban Cars.