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Locomotive practice and performance in the twentieth century.

Cecil J. Allen

Locomotive practice and performance in the twentieth century.

by Cecil J. Allen

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Published by Heffer in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Feed water heaters were not widely added to steam locomotives in the United States until the 's. They were one of the truely modern locomotive appliances that increased the performance and efficiency of the engine. Early s designs almost overtook the locomotive with all of the external plumbing and large clumbsy pumps they used. Robert Stephenson used this style of construction on the Rocket in and it remained in use well into the twentieth century. Hollow stay bolts were used by F. P. Dimpfel for stationary boilers as early as 35 Their introduction to locomotive practice is uncertain, but hollow stay bolts were recommended by the master mechanics in their.

In this newly revised and expanded edition of his classic work, the renowned railroad historian John H. White, Jr., chronicles the explosive growth and development of the steam locomotive in America - from the first British imports to the New York Elevated locomotives of the s - and adds more than ninety new pages of superb illustrations. Book Review: 'The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century' by Tom Morrison. This page book thoroughly covers its subject. You'll find little mention of the early days of railroading, nor of 19th Century westward expansion. This book focuses on its subject, so there's not a lot of information about electric locomotives, nor are.

  Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword s series, Locomotive Profiles. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie tank engines and the Mogul s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles Collett, in the s and s/5(12). A of 'New Light on the Locomotive Exchanges' by Allen, Cecil J., Published by Ian Allan in in Very Good condition. Locomotive Practice and Performance in the Twentieth Century. Salute to the Southern. The Locomotive Exchanges - (This book has been sold. This listing is for reference purposes only.) Book Condition.


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