Bermingham, Peter L.: The A7 Era - The Technical Pictorial and Evolutionary History of the Victorian Railway's S Class Diesel - Electric Locomotive
Book Number: A7
Horsepower Histories Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia 1995 180 pages b/w & colour photos - A study of the evolutionary and operational history of Australia's own stretched-frame A7 model Diesel-electric locomotives the S-class. First produced by General Motors' Australian licensee, the Clyde Engineering Company, between 1956 and 1960, they proved very successful with examples still operating during the 1990's. Chapters cover construction, testing, delivery, technical details, locomotive operation, accidents, and much more. 226 b/w and 39 colour photos. 20 line drawings.