Pittsburgh, PA;: Westinghouse Air Brake Co., 1894. Hardcover. Item #11236
Reprint of reports made by Captain Galton to the Instituition of Mechanical Engineers of London of experiments conducted by him in the year 1878 with apparatus constructed by George Westinghouse, Jr. It is an interesting portion of the history of the development of power brakes for railway trains. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering in gilt. Company stamp at top of the preface page. 127 pages plus 19 plates of diagrams, charts and tables. A very good copy.