By Karen Parker. This book is a comprehensive history of the C&O’s F-17, F-18, and F-19 Classes of heavy Pacific type locomotives. In the “Age of Steam” these locomotives were the railroad’s premier passenger locomotives, handling all the name trains on the lower grade portions of the C&O’s main line. The entire story is included, from the construction of the F-17’s in 1914 through the retirement of the last heavy Pacific in 1953. This 80-page C&O book, the fifth in a series, includes 100 photos, 13 diagrams, & 8 pages of detailed drawings. Softbound.