due August 1, preorders accepted
Soo Line-Milwaukee Road Merger In Color
Vol 2: More Pre-Merger Milwaukee and Merged Soo Line
By Jerry A. Pinkepank.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11.5", 128 glossy pages, color photos throughout. August 1, 2021.
"Continuing the coverage of Milwaukee Road operations with the Montana and Pacific Northwest lines, the Sioux City/Council Bluffs line, and the Kansas City line.
"Montana coverage includes a detailed survey of electric operations from the author's 1968 visit. Also featured is the perspective of the author's position as Soo's AVP Operations Planning.
"A first-hand, detailed account of the dynamometer car testing of GP59/B32-8 demonstrators details operations from Minneapolis through Milwaukee and Chicago to Ottumwa on the Kansas City line - including the background of the acquisition of the iconic Soo SD60s. Also - a detailed look at the Wisconsin Central before its acquisition by Canadian National.
"Concludes with coverage of the Chicago-Terre Haute-Louisville operation!"