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Locomotive cyclopedia of American practice : definitions and typical illustrations of railroad and industrial locomotives, their parts and equipment, also locomotives built in America for operation in foreign countries, including a section on locomotive shops and engine terminals

Author: Roydon Vincent Wright; Association of American Railroads. Mechanical Division.
Publisher: New York : Simmons-Boardman, ©1941.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roydon Vincent Wright; Association of American Railroads. Mechanical Division.
OCLC Number: 11892596
Notes: Compiled and edited for the Association of American Railroads, Mechanical Division.
Description: 1312 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. Dictionary of locomotive terms --
2. Steam locomotives: United States and Canada --
3. Locomotive boilers --
4. Boilers: water supply --
5. Boilers: fuel supply --
6. Cabs ; fittings ; boiler mountings --
7. Cylinders and driving gear: engine --
8. Foundation and running gear: engine trucks ; boiler bearings --
9. Lubrication --
10. Couplers and draft gears: buffesr, attachments --
11. Brakes and brake gear: air signals, cab signals --
12. Locomotive tenders: tender trucks --
13. Safety appliances --
14. Electric locomotives: heavy electric traction --
15. Diesel locomotives: combustion engined, railroad service --
16. Industrial locomotives --
17. Export steam locomotives --
Locomotive materials --
19. Locomotive operation: inspection; tests ; dynamometer cars --
20. Locomotive shops and engine terminals.
Responsibility: editor, Roy V. Wright.

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