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American Creosoting Company.
Pioneer work in modern wood preservation: Bethel, Boulton, Chanute.
[Louisville?, Ky., 1929?]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Bethell; Samuel Bagster Boulton, Sir bart.; Octave Chanute; American Creosoting Company.
Contains a reprint of Bethel's Specification, also reprints of the Antiseptic treatment of timber by Boulton, the Preservation of railway ties by Chanute, and other papers from the transactions of the American society of civil engineers.
|Description:|| pages folded plates, diagrams (1 folded) 24 cm|
|Contents:||Rendering wood, cork, and other articles more durable, &c. Letters patent to J. Bethel, A.D. 1838-no. 7731.--Boulton, S.B. The antiseptic treatment of timber. A paper read before the Institution of Civil Engineers, 6th May, 1884.--American Society of Civil Engineers. The preservation of timber. Report of the Committee, June 25th, 1885. [With discussion.] 2 nos--Chanute, O. The preservation of railway ties in Europe. With discussion. 1901.|