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The Art Of The Locomotive

Author : Ken Boyd
ISBN : 9780760346914
Genre : Transportation
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"A collection of digitally enhanced photographs of trains from the early 1800s to the present day by author and photographer Ken Boyd"-Provided by publisher.
Category: Transportation

Reading Reviews Logbook

Author : The Art Therapy Room
ISBN : 1078199930
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Reading Log: record, review and rate your reads. Pages: 120 pages to review 60 books. 3 index pages for the 60 books 1 page for wishlist/new releases Book review logbooks are a great addition to your child school/homeschooling materials. Reviewing books is a great way to encourage Context analysis Memory exercise Promotion of a coherent expression Writing exercise Develop opinions Perfect Gift For: book lovers, book enthusiasts and bookworms

Modern Locomotive Construction

Author : Jacob G Arnold Meyer
ISBN : 0344895521
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

American Locomotives In Historic Photographs

Author : Ron Ziel
ISBN : 9780486136196
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A rare collection of 126 meticulously detailed official photographs, called "builder portraits," majestically chronicle the rise of steam locomotive power in America. Introduction. Detailed captions.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The American Steam Locomotive In The Twentieth Century

Author : Tom Morrison
ISBN : 9781476627939
Genre : Transportation
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 Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time—enormous engines that powered a colossal industry. They were deceptively simple machines, yet, the more their technology was studied, the more obscure it became. Despite immense and sustained engineering efforts, steam locomotives remained grossly inefficient in their use of increasingly costly fuel and labor. In the end, they baffled their masters and, as soon as diesel-electric technology provided an alternative, steam locomotives disappeared from American railroads. Drawing on the work of eminent engineers and railroad managers of the day, this lavishly illustrated history chronicles the challenges, triumphs and failures of American steam locomotive development and operation.
Category: Transportation

The Model Railroader S Guide To Diesel Locomotives

Author : Jeff Wilson
ISBN : 9780890247617
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 28.44 MB
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Learn the history, spotting features, characteristics, and operation of diesel locomotives, plus how to determine appropriate eras, and details and features.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ge And Emd Locomotives

Author : Brian Solomon
ISBN : 9780760346129
Genre : Transportation
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"A comprehensive history of North America's two major locomotive manufacturers, comprising previous 2003 and 2006 volumes with updated information and photos to take the story through 2013"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Transportation

Uncle Sam S Locomotives

Author : Eugene L. Huddleston
ISBN : 0253340861
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 38.13 MB
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Uncle Sam's Locomotives looks at these magnificent locomotives and discusses how and why the designs were chosen, how they related to existing designs, what standardization entailed, and how each performed.".
Category: Technology & Engineering

Locomotives Of Western Canada

Author : Mike Danneman
ISBN : 9781445683737
Genre : Transportation
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A stunning collection of photographs documenting the railways in Canada, one of the most scenic parts of the world.
Category: Transportation

Railroad Electrification And The Electric Locomotive

Author : Arthur J. Manson
ISBN : 1330307364
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Excerpt from Railroad Electrification and the Electric Locomotive: Outline of Principles Involved in Railroad Electrification; A Comparison of Steam and Electric Locomotives; History of Electrification in United States; Data on Electrification in America, Europe and Australia The importance of electrification as a method for increasing the capacity of existing steam railway facilities and reducing the cost of train operation, makes it imperative that railway officers and operating men should have some knowledge concerning the elementary theory, the design, construction, care, and operation of electric locomotives, as well as their application to all classes of railroad service. The electric locomotive is no longer an experiment. Although in the beginning, its use on steam railroads in certain localities was practically compulsory, in order to overcome the smoke nuisance, its relation to the general transportation problem soon surpassed this state, and today, the electric locomotive stands as one of the most feasible means available for meeting the problems incident to the continually increasing traffic density as found on many American railroads. Longer and heavier trains must be handled at higher speeds and the use of electricity appears to be the logical solution of the problem. The reliability of operation of the electric locomotive, and its flexibility of control, have been proved and the advantages that may be expected from electric operation are well known. Electric locomotives are operating successfully over a length of continuous line 440 lines long and during 24 consecutive hours a single locomotive has been able to attain a mileage of 766 miles, while the monthly mileage has reached the high figure of more than 12,000 miles. The economy in fuel consumption per unit of power delivered at the drawbar will become of increasing importance as available fuel resources decrease. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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