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American locomotives : an engineering history, 1830-1880

Author: John H White
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H White
ISBN: 0801857147 9780801857140
OCLC Number: 36800664
Description: xxvi, 593 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Era of Fundamental Locomotive Design --
1. Introduction --
2. British Imports --
3. American Locomotive Builders --
4. Materials Used in Locomotive Construction --
5. Locomotive Types and Wheel Arrangements --
6. Performance --
7. Fuel --
pt. II. Components --
8. Boilers and Boiler Accessories --
9. Running Gears --
10. Miscellaneous Considerations --
pt. III. Representative American Locomotives --
pt. IV. More Representative Locomotives --
pt. V. Comments and New Information --
App. A. Biographical Sketches for Locomotive Designers and Builders --
App. B. Contract for the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad's Experiment, 1831 --
App. C. Specification for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's 0-8-0, 1847 --
App. D. Specification of New York and Erie Engines, 1851 --
App. E. Specification for the Western and Atlantic Railroad's General, Rogers Locomotive Works, December, 1855 --
App. F. Parts and Weight List for the Hinkley Locomotive Works's 4-4-0, 1865 --
App. G. Description of a Standard Grant Locomotive Works 4-4-0, 1871 --
App. H. Chronology of the American Locomotive, 1795-1875.
Responsibility: by John H. White, Jr.
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