Chicago: Railway Business Association, 1941. Second edition, revised. Hardcover. Item #47080
Bookplate of Pat M[orris] Neff on the front paste-down endpaper and signed by him on the front free endpaper. "Pat Morris Neff (November 26, 1871 – January 20, 1952) was an American politician, educator and administrator, and the 28th Governor of Texas from 1921 to 1925, ninth President of Baylor University from 1932 to 1947, and twenty-fifth president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1944 to 1946:" quoted from Wikipedia. The business of manufacturing the devices, tools and equipment used in railway transportation has been carried on as a separate industry. 142 pages with chapters on 1] Roadbed, Tracks, Tunnels and Bridges; 2] Rails and Signals; 3] The American Locomotive; 4] The Car Builders; and 5] The Railway and the Laboratory; plus a list of participating companies and index. Bound in original blue cloth with lettering on the spine in silver and lettering on the front cover in blue with silver background. A near fine copy.