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The railroad book : trains in America

Author: Anne Feldman
Publisher: New York : D. McKay Co., ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated, easy-to-read history of trains in the United States with a discussion of the technical aspects of locomotives, freight trains, and the development of new types of locomotives for the future.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feldman, Anne.
Railroad book.
New York : D. McKay Co., ©1978
(OCoLC)755253362
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Feldman
ISBN: 0679204210 9780679204213
OCLC Number: 3482081
Description: 58 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Travel before trains --
The first locomotives --
An early train trip --
How a steam locomotive works --
Laying track in the East --
Tracks to the West --
Settling the West --
Train safety --
Great steam locomotives : 1880-1925 --
The coming of diesel locomotives --
Freight trains today --
The classification yard --
New freight trains : unit trains and run-through trains --
Passenger trains of the future.
Responsibility: Anne Feldman.

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An illustrated, easy-to-read history of trains in the United States with a discussion of the technical aspects of locomotives, freight trains, and the development of new types of locomotives for the future.

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