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Locomotive Operator's / Maintenance / Parts Manuals                    (authentic originals, no reproductions)



Alco / American Locomotive Co.

operating manuals
  RB-2336     Alco 1600-HP Road Locomotive Operating & Service Manual  (SB) 
                                                    (new old stock / light shelf wear)
     [for Alco RS3, RSD4, RSD5, FA2 (freight and passenger / ~400pp]
                                            Alco / GE, 1948           $55.00 

  RB-0886     Alco RS-3 Operating Manual  (SB)  (light used condition, no markings)
                                            Alco / GE, 1951           $45.00

  RB-4505     Alco RSD-5 Operating Manual  (SB)  (good used condition)
                                            Alco, 1952                $42.00 

  RB-3995     Alco RSD-7 Operating Manual  (SB)  (light use / rubbing on cover / no markings)
                                            Alco, 1955                $65.00

  RB-4208     Alco RS-11 / RSD-12 Operating Manual  (SB)  (near mint, NOS)
                                            Alco, 1956                (Sold)

  RB-4665     Alco 1500-HP FA-1 / FB-1 Operating Manual  (SB) (near mint, NOS)
                                            Alco, 1947                $50.00 

  RB-4343     Alco 2000-HP PA-1 / PB-1 Operating Manual  (SB) (light used condition)
                                            Alco, 1947                $60.00

  RB-4508     Alco 2000-HP PA-1 / PB-1 Operating Manual  (SB) 
       (very light used condition / came from retired Erie RR engineer)
                                            Alco, 1948                $48.00 

  RB-4090     Alco 2250-HP PA-1 / PB-1 Operating Manual  (SB) (light used condition)
                                            Alco, 1957                $60.00

  RB-4315     Alco 2250-HP PA-1 / PB-1 Operating Manual  (SB) 
       (interior excellent, some smudging on covers / came from retired NKP engineer)
                                            Alco, 1957                $48.00

  RB-4698     Alco 2250-HP PA-1 / PB-1 Operating Manual  (SB)  (light used condition)
                                            Alco, 1955                $46.00 

  RB-1675     Alco C420 / C424 Operating Manual  (SB)  
                 (moderate used condition, name inside cover, otherwise no markings)
                                            Alco, 1963                $45.00

  RB-3963     Alco C420 / C424 / C425 / C628 Operating Manual  (SB)  (fair used condition)
                                            Alco, 1964                $35.00

  RB-1723     Alco C430 / C630 Operating Manual  (SB)  
                               (light used condition, name inside cover, otherwise no markings)
                                            Alco                      $45.00

  RB-4640     Alco C430 / C630 Operating Manual - AC-DC Transmission  (SB)  
                                                       (very light used condition)
                                            Alco                      $45.00 

  RB-1635     Alco C430 / C634 Operating Manual  (SB)  
     (near mint condition, for Reading #'s 5211-5212 & 5300-5311, as per handwriten notation on cover)
                                            Alco                      $65.00
maintenance manuals

  RB-5095   Alco GE 1600 HP  Operation & Service Manual  (snap ring bound)  (light used cond.)
         (covers FA2, RS3, RSD4, RSD5 / almost 400 pages / schematics, diagrams, tons of information)
                                      Alco                        $50.00 


Baldwin Locomotive Works / Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton  /  BLW / BLH

operating manuals
  RB-3759     Baldwin Operating Instructions: Switching Locomotives  (light used cond.)
    [appears to be manual for Tennessee Eastman #4 - as per written notation above photo inside book] 
           (plain, unmarked covers)         Baldwin                   $20.00

  RB-1242     Baldwin Operator's Manual: 660 - 1000 - 1500 H.P. All-Service Locomotive  
     (near mint covers show light wear)  [covers DS-4-4-660, DS-4-4-1000 and DRS-6-6-1500 models, 38pp.] 
                                            Baldwin, 1947             $40.00

  RB-2599     Baldwin Operator's Manual: 750 - 1000 H.P. Switchers & Road Switchers   
      (moderate used condition)  [covers DS4-4-750 & DS4-4-1000 models, 33pp.] 
                                            Baldwin, 1950             $33.00

  RB-2237     Baldwin Operator's Manual: 800 - 1000 - 1500 H.P. Switching Locomotive   
 (near mint covers show light wear)  [covers S-8, S-12 models, 40pp. plus 6 fold-out wiring schematics] 
                                            Baldwin, 1947             $40.00

  RB-2624     Baldwin Operator's Manual: 800 - 1000 - 1500 H.P. Switching Locomotive   
                   (fair used condition)  [covers S-8, S-12 models, 33pp.] 
                                            Baldwin, 1947             $28.00

  RB-4486     Baldwin Operator's Manual: DF-4-4-1500 "Babyface"    (fair used condition)
       [specific to NYC #'s3400-4303 (A-unts), and 3701-3702 (B-units)] 
                                            Baldwin, c. 1947         $65.00 

  RB-0939     Baldwin Operator's Manual: 1600-h.p. All-Service Locomotive    (good used condition)
       [covers AS-16, AS-416 and AS-616 models, 42pp.] 
                                            Baldwin, 1950             $40.00 
maintenance manuals


  RB-1902     Baldwin 600 Series Diesel Engine Manual    (NOS, but covers slightly bent)
       [covers 606, 606-A and 608-A engines models, ~70pp. w/photos and diagrams]
                                            Baldwin, 1951             $40.00

  RB-2703     Baldwin: Maintenance of Model VO Diesel Engine for Diesel Electric Locomotives
                 (SB)  good used condition  [135 pp, lots of photos and diagrams]
                                           Baldwin, c. 1945           $60.00 


Canadian Locomotive Co. / CLC

  RB-2840     Canadian Locomotive Co. DRS-16-h (H-16-44) Operator's Manual  (moderate used cond.)
                                           CLC, 1956                  $45.00

  RB-2709     Canadian Locomotive Co. DRS-16-j (H-16-44) Operator's Manual  (new condition)
                                           CLC, 1956                  $55.00 

  RB-2773     Canadian Locomotive Co. DRS-24-a,b,c,d (H-24-66) Operator's Manual  (new condition)
                                           CLC, 1956                  $75.00



EMD / Electro Motive Div of GM

operating manuals
  RB-0835     EMD 600 & 1000 H.P (SW1 & NW2) Switching Locomotive Operating Manual  (SB)  
                        (new old stock, but name written on title page)
                                            EMD, 1950                 $28.00 

  RB-0776     EMD Operating Manual:  Switching & Transfer Locomotives  (SB)
      (specifically covers SW8, SW9, TR5, TR6)    (light used condition)
                                            EMD, 1951                 $28.00

  RB-0976     EMD Operating Manual:  Switching & Transfer Locomotives  (SB)
      (specifically covers SW8, SW9, TR5, TR6)    (good condition / cover lettering faded)
      (marked for SP's Lafayette Div.)      EMD, 1951                 $22.00

  RB-2729     EMD SW900 - SW1200 Operating Manual, 3rd Ed.  (SB)  (moderate used condition)
                                            EMD, 1957                 $31.00

  RB-3802     EMD MP15 Operator's Manual, 2nd Ed.  (SB)  (near mint condition)
                                            EMD, 1977                 (Sold)

  RB-0698     EMD FT Operator's Manual  (SB)
       (fair used condition / some schematics frayed, 1 critically / signed by NYC then SAL engineers)
                                             EMD                      $22.00

  RB-2910     EMD  F2 Operating Manual  (SB)   (light used condition)
                                             EMD                      $50.00

  RB-2687     EMD  F3 Instruction Guide  (SB)   (very light used condition)
                                             EMD, 1948                $28.00 

  RB-0330     EMD  F3 Operating Manual, 4th Ed.  (SB)   (NOS, light shelf wear)
                                             EMD, 1951                $40.00

  RB-4429     EMD  E8 Operating Manual, 3rd Ed.  (SB)   
      (near mint, but handwritten note assigning it to a CNW engineer)
                                             EMD, 1951                $45.00

  RB-0760     EMD On-The-Road Trouble Shooting  (SB)  (written for F units)
                             (light used cond. / covers tanned / signed by engineer)
                                             EMD, 1948                $5.00 

  RB-1339     EMD  GP7 Enginemen's Operating Manual  (SB)   
                   near mint / has several engineer's names inside
                                             EMD, 1954                $32.00

  RB-0664     EMD  GP9 Operating Manual  (SB)   
                   moderate used cond. / stamped for "Roundhouse Foreman, Rhinelander, Wi."
                                             EMD, 1954                (Sold)

  RB-3978     EMD GP15-1 Operator's Manual, 2nd Ed.  (SB)  (fair used condition)
                                            EMD, 1979                 $35.00

  RB-3981     EMD  GP30 Operating Manual  (SB)     (fair used condition)
                                             EMD, 1962                 $26.00

  RB-0304     EMD  GP35 Operating Manual, 2nd Ed.  (SB)     (good used condition)
                                             EMD, 1964                 $24.00 

  RB-3273     EMD  GP35 Operating Manual  (SB)     (fair used condition)
                                             EMD, 1963                 $20.00

  RB-2371     EMD  GP38 Operating Manual  (SB)     (light used condition)
                                             EMD, 1969                 $24.00

  RB-4538     EMD  GP38-2 Operating Manual, 5th Ed.  (SB)     (near mint)
                                             EMD, 1977                 $25.00 

  RB-5091     EMD  GP38-2 Operating Manual, 6th Ed.  (SB) 
                               (usable but rough / binding tight)
                                             EMD, 1979                 $10.00

  RB-0883     EMD  GP40 Operating Manual, 5th Ed.  (SB)     (NOS, light shelf wear)
                                             EMD, 1968                 $30.00

  RB-2495     EMD  GP40 Operating Manual, 4th Ed.  (SB)     (light used condition)
                                             EMD, 1967                 $27.00

  RB-3846     EMD  GP40 Operating Manual, 4th Ed.  (SB)     (moderate used condition)
                                             EMD, 1967                 $22.00

  RB-4565     EMD  GP40-2 Electrical Qualification & Troubleshooting Guide (good cond.)
                  (22 pages)                 EMD, 1974                 $30.00

  RB-866      EMD  GP40-2 Operating Manual, 4th Ed.  (SB)     (like new condition)
                                             EMD, 1977                 $27.00

  RB-5231     EMD  GP59 / GP60 Operating Manual, 1st Ed.  (SB)     (moderate used condition)
                                             EMD                      $30.00

  RB-2079     EMD  GP59 / GP60 Operating Manual, 2nd Ed.  (SB)     (back cover creased)
                                             EMD, 1988             $27.00

  RB-4663     EMD  SD9 Operating Manual  (SB)  (very light shelf wear)
                                             EMD, 1954                 $35.00

  RB-2019     EMD  SD35 - SDP35 Operator's Manual, 5th Ed.  (SB)     (fair condition)
                                             EMD, 1965                 $30.00

  RB-2345     EMD  SD38 (w/ Static Excitation) Operator's Manual  (SB)     (rough condition)
                                             EMD, 1970                 $18.00

  RB-593      EMD SD45 Operator's Manual, 4th Ed.  (SB)   (mint condition)
                                             EMD                       $30.00

  RB-920      EMD SD50 Operator's Manual  (SB)   (mint condition)
                                             EMD                       $45.00

  RB-4503     EMD SD50 Operator's Manual  (SB)   (near mint condition)
                                             EMD                       $38.00 

  RB-938      EMD SD60 Operator's Manual, 3rd Ed.  (SB)   (mint condition)
                                             EMD, 1989                 $45.00 

  RB-4674     EMD SD60 Operator's Manual, 3rd Ed.  (SB) (very light used condition)
                                             EMD, 1989                 $38.00
maintenance manuals

  RB-2746     EMD 567A Engine Maintenance Manual  (worn condition)
                                             EMD, 1944                 $27.00

  RB-2783     EMD 567C Engine Maintenance Manual, 3rd Ed.  (NOS - unused)
                                             EMD, 1957                 $37.00

  RB-1006     EMD - 645E3C Engine Maintenance Manual  (SB)  (moderate used condition)
       [mechanic's manual covering turbocharged 645E3C engines in locomotive w/ diagrams and photos,
        3-ring binder, ~300pp]               EMD, 1981                 $55.00 



parts manuals
  RB-5084     EMD 567 and 645 Engine Parts Catalog  (light used condition - taped spine)
                                             EMD, 1978                 $65.00


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Fairbanks Morse  /  FM

operating manuals
  RB-3287     FM H-10-44 Operating Manual  (SB)  (moderate used condition)
                                              FM, 1949                 $55.00 

  RB-5164     FM Enginemen's Manual  (H-12-44)  (SB) 
                       (rough condition / dirty / edges frayed, but fully readable)
                                           Fairbanks-Morse, 1952       $14.00 

  RB-4932     FM Enginemen's Manual (covers H-16-44, H-16-66, H-20-44, H-20-66)  (SB) 
                                                        (moderate used condition)
                                           Fairbanks-Morse, 1950       $55.00 

  RB-4022     FM Enginemen's Manual (covers H-16-44, H-16-66, H-24-66)  (SB) 
                                                        (fair used condition)
                                           Fairbanks-Morse, 1953       $45.00 

  RB-2184     FM Operating Manual for 2000 h.p. class ("Erie-builts")  (SB)   (good used condition)
      (specifcally tailored to New York Central #'s 5000 and 5001)
                                           Fairbanks-Morse, 1947       $70.00 


maintenance manuals

  RB-5098   FM Engine Service Manual: Diesel-Electric Locomotives  (SB)  (well used)
     (covers maintenance to full rebuild, extensive text, numerous illustrations / diagrams)
                                          Fairbanks-Morse, 1948              $80.00 


parts manuals


  RB-2491     FM H-12-44 Parts Manual  (2"+ thick binder)   (moderate used condition)
    [specific to NYC #'s 9111-9137 / usable for all H-12-44's - pistons, gears, every bolt and handrail]
                                              FM, 1954                 $180.00 

  RB-2530     FM C-Liner Parts Manual  (2" thick binder) (moderate use / front cover loosening)
    [specific to NYC #'s 5006-5017, 5102-5104 / usable for all C-Liners - pistons, gears, bolts, handrails]
                                              FM, 1954                 (Sold)
                                              
  RB-5158   Westinghouse Renewal Parts Data  (light used condition)
     (parts manual for F-M locomotives w/ 497-B (1600 h.p.) and 498-A (2000-2400 h.p.) main generators)
                                     Westinghouse, 1950               $65.00



General Electric  /  GE

operating manuals
  RB-4886     GE 44ton Operating Instructions  (HB)  (light used condition)
                                             GE, 1944                  $85.00  
  
  RB-2897     GE Operating Manual for U18C  (SB)   (near mint condition)
                                             GE, 1981                  $32.00 

  RB-2812     GE Operating Manual for U20C  (SB)   (near mint condition)
                                             GE, 1980                  $32.00 

  RB-2513     GE Operating Manual for U25B, U25C  (SB)   (moderate used condition)
                     (customized for U25-C PRR #'s 6500-6509)
                                             GE, 1965                  (Sold)     

  RB-4493     GE U25B Operating Manual  (SB)   (light used condition)
                                             GE, 1962                  $35.00 

  RB-941      GE Operating Manual (for U28B, U28C)  (SB)   (light used condition)
                                             GE, 1966                  $28.00 

  RB-4511     GE U28 Operating Manual (for U28B, U28C)  (SB)   (fair used condition)
                                             GE, 1966                  $20.00 

  RB-2038     GE U28 Operating Manual (for U28B, U28C)  (SB)   (worn condition)
                                             GE, 1966                  $16.00

  RB-908      GE Operating Manual for  U23B, U28C, U30B, U30C, U33B, U33C, U36B, U36C  (SB)   (light used cond.)
                                             GE, 1969                  $30.00

  RB-3816     GE Operating Manual for  U23B, U28C, U30B, U30C, U33B, U33C, U36B, U36C  (SB)   (good used cond.)
                                             GE, 1972                  $20.00

  RB-2446     GE Operating Manual for U23B, U28C, U30B, U30C, U33B, U33C  (SB)   (good used condition)
                                             GE, 1966                  $20.00

  RB-2392     GE Educational Manual for U33B, U33C  (SB)   (moderate used condition)
       (operating instructions, detailed descriptions of components, ~250pp)
                                             GE, 1969                  $30.00

  RB-346      GE "New Series" Operating Manual (SB)       (near mint cond / crease in back cover)
        (covers B18-7, B23-7, C23-7, B28-7, C28-7, B30-7, C30-7, B36-7, C36-7)
                                             GE, 1977                   $25.00

  RB-5108     GE Dash 8 Operating Manual (SB)       (light used condition)
        covers Dash 8-32B (B32-8); Dash 8-32C (C32-8); Dash 8-40B (B39-8; Dash 8 40C (C39-8) models
                                             GE, 1987                   $45.00

  RB-5182     GE Dash 8-40BW / Dash 8-40CW Operating Manual (SB)    (very light used condition)
                                   (specific for CSX)
                                             GE, 1990                   $40.00

  RB-4482     GE AC4400 CW Operating Manual (SB)       (light used condition)
                                             GE, 2001                   $33.00

  RB-4921     GE AC6000 CW Operating Manual (SB)       (moderate used condition)
                                             GE, 1998                   $37.00 

  RB-4120     GE Operating Instructions for gas turbine Locomotive  (HB)   (light used condition)
       (specific to the 1952 series, UP #'s 51 - 60 - only ten built)
                                             GE, 1952                   $200.00 

  RB-3847     GE E-44 Rectifier Operating Manual (SB)  (very light used condition)
        (specific for PRR locomotives)       GE, 1962                   $44.00 
maintenance manuals

  RB-4934      GE  Locomotive (Electrical) Schematic Diagram  (SB)
         (specific for AT&SF U25-B's)        GE, c.1962                  $30.00 

  RB-2719      GE Diesel Engine Service Manual: Diesel Electric Locomotive  (SB)
    (light used condition) (for all U25, U28, U30 models ~250pp / photos and fold-out diagrams]
                                             GE, 1967                    $27.00

  RB-2417     GE Electrical & Air Equipment Service Manual for U25B, U25C  (SB)   (moderate used condition)
                                             GE, 1965                  $22.00


parts manuals
  RB-5145     Cummins NT-855 Series Engine Parts Catalog  (light used condition)
           (small cam - specific to locomotive applications)
                                             Cummins, 1979                 $35.00



Lima

    (none currently in stock)


Westinghouse air brake instructions

  RB-3683      Westinghouse 6-SL Brake Equipment Instruction  (SB)
    (moderate used condition) [88 pages of instructons, plus 22 fold-out diagrams]
                                             Wabco, 1953                  $30.00

  RB-3993      Westinghouse 8-ET Brake Equipment Instruction  (SB)
    (light used condition) [189 pages of instructons, plus many fold-out diagrams]
                                             Wabco, 1954                  $30.00

  RB-4186      Westinghouse 14-EL Brake Equipment Instruction  (SB)
                               (with Supplement for Multiple Unit  (MU) Operation)
    (near mint condition) [139 pages of instructons, plus many fold-out diagrams]
                                             Wabco, 1953                  $30.00                

  RB-5219      Westinghouse 14-EL Brake Equipment Instruction  (SB)
                               (with Supplement for Multiple Unit  (MU) Operation)
    (near mint condition) [139 pages of instructons, plus many fold-out diagrams]
                                             Wabco, 1953                  $30.00                


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