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The steam age

Author: Julian Holland
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2012.
Series: Amazing & extraordinary facts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Delves into the intriguing world of steam. This book includes facts and figures on subjects ranging from Cornish beam engines, steam railway locomotives, road vehicles and ships through to traction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Holland
ISBN: 9781446301937 1446301931
OCLC Number: 769472588
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Early uses of steam power; 2. Steam ships; 3. Steam cars, steam motorcycles, steam lorries, steam buses; 4. Steam cranes and shovels; 5. Agricultural traction engines, road rollers; 6. Steam fairground rides; 7. The rise and fall of the steam locomotive - from 'Locomotion' to 'Evening Star'; 8. Industrial uses - factories, mills, power stations.
Series Title: Amazing & extraordinary facts.
Responsibility: Julian Holland.

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