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Modern American locomotive engines

their design, construction and management. A practical work for practical men.

by Emory Edwards

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Published by Henry Carey Baird & co., S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Locomotives -- Design and construction.,
    • Locomotives -- United States -- History.,
    • Locomotives -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Emory Edwards ... Illustrated by seventy-eight engravings.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ605 .E26
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, [25]-383 p.
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6974630M
      LC Control Number06032969
      OCLC/WorldCa3183828

      Guide to steam locomotive history and active steam locomotives worldwide, including steam engines in operation, on display, and undergoing restoration. Yard Goat Images - DVDs featuring the beauty and sound of a wide variety of today’s North American steam locomotives in action - mainline excursions, DLM AG - Builds modern steam. Modern Locomotive Practice. Part 2 These engines are extremely simple, but well proportioned, and are a very handsome type, and their average consumption of coal, working trains averaging ten coaches, is about lb. per mile.

      I’m going to answer this question through the lens of the time. The last Big Boy was retired from revenue service in , and UP’s cream of the crop diesel road unit at the time was the EMD GP9. The EMD c prime mover generated 1, horsepower. UP's "Big-Boy" steam locomotive, UP fills Bancroft Street at the new Kenefick Park in Omaha Nebraska. Gives a new meaning to the term "Street Running"! Yes that and with the present state of the economy, probably cut up the locomotive and sell the scrap steel to China, including the tracks under her.

      Sandbox (locomotive) Edit Sandbox and delivery pipe of a DB Class A sandbox is a container on most locomotives, multiple units and trams that holds sand, which is dropped on the rail in front of the driving twenty-one years after the previous Singles. These 'modern Singles' would continue in production for a further sixteen. Double page Antique print shows 15 Locomotives and Railway steam Engines. A detailed technical industrial machinery drawing. Lithograph Shows: the following steam trains. Continental mixed Locomotive. North American Passenger Locomotive. English Passenger Locomotive Goods Locomotive for steep inclines. German Locomotive. Belgian Goods.


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