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British Steam Locomotive Builders

Author : James W. Lowe
ISBN : 1473822890
Genre : Locomotive industry
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From the early 1800s and for nearly 170 years, steam locomotives were built in Great Britain and Ireland, by a variety of firms, large and small. James Lowe spent many years accumulating a considerable archive of material on the History of the locomotive building industry, from its early beginnings at the dawn of railways, until the end of steam locomotive construction in the 1960s. British Steam Locomotive Builders was first published in 1975 and has not been in print for some years. This useful and well researched book is a must for any serious railway historian or locomotive enthusiast, 704 pages with reference to 350 builders, 541 illustrations and 47 diagrams. The material in this book has been carefully selected to cover all the leading former steam locomotive manufacturers in the British Isles.
Category: Locomotive industry

Nasmyth Wilson And Co

Author : John Cantrell
ISBN : 0752434659
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A short history of one of the most famous steam locomotive manufacturers in Britain
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Classic British Steam Locos

Author : compiled from Wikipedia entries and published byby DrGoogelberg
ISBN : 9781291079739
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Scottish Steam

Author : Keith Langston
ISBN : 9781845631635
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 57.78 MB
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Scotland is renowned worldwide for its engineering prowess, which of course included locomotive building. This lavishly illustrated and detailed publication celebrates standard gauge steam locomotive building North of the Border. Focussing not only on the achievements of the major companies, North British Locomotive Co Ltd, Neilson & Co Ltd, Neilson Reid & Co Ltd, William Bearmore Ltd, Sharp Stewart & Co Ltd,and Andrew Barclay, Sons & Co Ltd it also highlights the contribution made by several of the smaller, but nevertheless significant locomotive builders. Details of the output of the several railway company locomotive building works are also included. All of the Scottish built locomotive classes which came into British Railway's ownership are featured ,and a large majority of the carefully selected images are published for the first time. Scottish Steam celebrates the significant contribution made by Scottish railway engineering workshops to steam locomotive development.
Category: Transportation

Men Of Steam

Author : L. A. Summers
ISBN : 9781445656069
Genre : Transportation
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L. A. Summers discusses both well-known and less-known loco engineers of Britain.
Category: Transportation

Communications In Africa 1880 1939 Set

Author : David Sunderland
ISBN : 9781351112253
Genre : History
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This collection presents rare documents relating to the development of various forms of communication across Africa by the British, as part of their economic investment in Africa. Railways and waterways are examined.
Category: History

Communications In Africa 1880 1939

Author : David Sunderland
ISBN : 9781351112536
Genre : History
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This collection presents rare documents relating to the development of various forms of communication across Africa by the British, as part of their economic investment in Africa. Railways and waterways are examined.
Category: History

The North British Locomotive Company

Author : Colin Alexander
ISBN : 9781445674292
Genre : Transportation
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Colin Alexander and Alon Siton present a lavishly illustrated exploration of one of Britain's greatest locomotive companies.
Category: Transportation

Glasgow

Author : Murdoch Nicolson
ISBN : UVA:X001489771
Genre : Locomotive industry
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Category: Locomotive industry