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Perfecting the American steam locomotive

Author: J Parker Lamb
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003.
Series: Railroads past and present.
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A lucid and entertaining explanation of the evolution of modern steam power.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Parker Lamb
ISBN: 0253342198 9780253342195
OCLC Number: 50858989
Description: xi, 197 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Components of a Locomotive 1. The Steam Epoch Begins 2. American Designs Evolve 3. The Physics of Steam Power 4. The Second Generation 5. Motive Power Mavericks 6. Dawn of a New Era 7. Super Power Reigns 8. The Pinnacle of Design 9. Steam Technology's Final Thrusts 10. Conclusion: American Steam in Perspective References Appendix A: Description of Steam Locomotive Components Appendix B: Service and Repair Facilities Index
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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