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Perfecting the American steam locomotive

Author: J Parker Lamb
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003.
Series: Railroads past and present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lucid and entertaining explanation of the evolution of modern steam power.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Parker Lamb
ISBN: 0253342198 9780253342195
OCLC Number: 50858989
Description: xi, 197 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The steam epoch begins --
American designs evolve --
The physics of steam power --
The second generation --
Motive power mavericks --
Dawn of a new era --
Super power reigns --
The pinnacle of design --
Steam technology's final thrusts --
American steam in perspective --
Description of steam locomotive components --
Service and reapir facilities.
Series Title: Railroads past and present.
Other Titles: American steam locomotive
Responsibility: J. Parker Lamb.

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"A great book for anyone interested in steam." -Railfan and Railroad

 
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