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News & products for the week of August 5, 2021

By | August 2, 2021

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Serrated-edge scissors

Tools 
Model 441 thread and cord scissors. Soft grip handles, Light-Touch return spring, and one serrated griping edge for holding threads, cords, and yarns. Ideal for cutting elastic cord, thread, nylon beading thread, yarn, and other materials. $20.25. Xuron Corp., 207-283-1401, xuron.com

Serrated-edge scissors
Serrated-edge scissors.

Books
Los Angeles Railway. Book compares vintage images from the Mount Lowe Preservation Society collection to corresponding contemporary locations. Softcover, 96 pages. 160 color photos. $23.99. Past & Present series. Arcadia Publishing, 888-313-2665, arcadiapublishing.com

Arcadia Publishing Los Angeles Railway
Arcadia Publishing Los Angeles Railway.

Baldwin-Westinghouse: Vol. 1, Electric Locomotives. Reproduction of two brochures on Baldwin-Westinghouse Electric Locomotives. Baldwin-Westinghouse Electric Mine Locomotives details the mining locomotive built by the company. Includes a look at the mechanical construction of the locomotives, electrical equipment, gathering locomotives, and performance. Baldwin-Westinghouse Standard Electric Locomotives examines engines designed for freight operations. Details the advantages of electric locomotives in freight service, their mechanical and electrical components, and more. Softcover, 108 pages. $35. Manufacturers’ Catalog Archive series. SilverLake Images LLC and Ron’s Books, 914-967-7541, ronsbooks.com

Ron’s Books Baldwin-Westinghouse Electric Locomotives Vol. 1
Ron’s Books Baldwin-Westinghouse Electric Locomotives Vol. 1.

Ohio Locomotive Crane Company. Includes the undated catalog Locomotive Cranes, which details the components that make up cranes and their mechanisms, photos of different crane models, and drawings of different cranes and accessories. Booklet Handbook on the Care and Operation of Ohio Locomotive Cranes covers how to operate and maintain cranes. Softcover, 104 pages. $35. Manufacturers’ Catalog Archive series. SilverLake Images LLC and Ron’s Books, 914-967-7541, ronsbooks.com

Ron’s Books Ohio Locomotive Crane Company
Ron’s Books Ohio Locomotive Crane Company.
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