Item #30869 MODERN AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES; THWIR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. A PRACTICAL WORK FOR PRACTICAL MEN. Emory Edwards.

MODERN AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES; THWIR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. A PRACTICAL WORK FOR PRACTICAL MEN

Philadelphia, PA: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1903. Hardcover. Item #30869

Chapter titles are; Steam Engineering, Properties of Water, Economy of Fuel, Quality of Steam, Mechanical Powers - Virtual Velocities, First American Locomotives, Construction of Locomotives, High Railway Speeds, Strength of Boilers, Slide Valves, Link Motion and Valve Gears, Valve Motion Dagrams, The Piston and Its Rings, Injectors, Locomotive Engine Running, plus others. Teggart; Hopkins Railway Library pg 180a. 383 pages with illustrations, diagrams, appendices, tables, and index, plus foldout locomotive diagram and 32 pages of ads in the rear. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and rule in gilt on the spine and border and design on the covers stamped in blind. Interior hinges professionally repaired. Bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. A very good plus copy.

Price: $175.00