Locomotive Builder Sales Materials


A wide assortment of sales literature -- promotional brochures, catalogs and pamphlets -- are presented here in either a PDF or JPEG format. PDF-formatted documents will open full-size for viewing; however an Adobe Reader app will be needed to view them. To view JPEG-formatted documents, it will be necessary to utilize your browser zoom-in/out feature to achieve a preferred viewing size.

More documents will be added to this section at the end of each month, so please check back.

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Alco Diesel Switching Locomotives (1940)

37-page b&w catalog that describes in detail Alco's entire line of early diesel switching locomotives, includes drawings, photos and performance charts.

(R. Craig collection)

Alco FA Brochure (4/1946)

Four-page color brochure describing the features of Alco's new 1500-hp diesel freight locomotive

(R. Craig collection)

Alco FA Brochure (11/1946)

Mini brochure featuring a Howard Fogg painting of GM&O's new 4500-hp diesel freight locomotive set

(R. Craig collection)

Complete Line of New Diesel-Electric Locomotives (8/1946)

Sixteen-page multi-color brochure introducing Alco's new line of diesel-electric locomotives (Note how early sketches bore resemblance to Fairbanks Morse "Erie-builts," which GE also played a key role in designing. Relocation of grilled headlight to top of the Alco nose was a "master design stroke.")

(R. Craig collection)

Alco PA Brochure (10/1946)

Four-page color brochure introducing Alco's new streamlined 2000-hp diesel passenger locomotive

(R. Craig collection)

Alco PA Brochure (1947)

Pocket-size brochure featuring a Howard Fogg painting of Santa Fe's new 6000-hp diesel passenger locomotive set

(R. Craig collection)

BLW Centipede Brochure

Four-page, three-color sales brochure introducing the 3000-hp locomotive (1946)

(R. Craig collection)

EMD Locomtive Replacement Plan

Eight-page color sales brochure (5/1960) describing Electro-Motive Division's locomotive replacement plan

(R. Craig collection)

EMD_More productive...More profitable to meet today's challenges (1963)

Six-page color brochure delineating Electro-Motive Division's family of locomotives that replace all type of older power.

(Ted Grumbine collection)

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EMD 645 Line Booklet

Eight-page color booklet (1966) describing Electro-Motive Division's entire line of locomotives driven by the new 645 engine.

(R. Craig collection)

EMD Motive Power Dependability Brochure

16-page booklet (ca. 1982) describing Electro-Motive Division's locomotive offerings

(Ted Grumbine collection)

EMD Major Component Evolution

Two-page color booklet (1987) describing Electro-Motive Division's changing technology from 1939 to present day.

(Ted Grumbine collection)

GE Power for Progress (9/1960)

Sixteen-page Multi-color sales brochure depicting General Electric's locomotive building history.

(Ted Grumbine collection)

GE Universal Series Brochure (6/63)

Eight-page color sales brochure promoting General Electric's entire U25B, U25C and U50 Universal series locomotives.

(R. Craig collection)

GE U25B Specification Booklet (6/63)

Twelve-page black & white booklet outlining the engine specifications and dimensions of the U25B

(R. Craig collection)

GE U30 Brochure (1965)

Four-page color sales brochure introducing General Electric's new U30B, U30C and U30CG diesel locomotives.

(R. Craig collection)

GE U33 Brochure (1965)

Four-page color sales brochure introducing General Electric's new U33 Series diesel locomotives.

(R. Craig collection)

GE Dash-8 Brochure (8/1987)

Sixteen-page full-color sales brochure introducing General Electric's entire line of "Dash 8" locomotives.

(Ted Grumbine collection)

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