Pittsburgh, PA: H.K. Porter Company, 1908. Tenth edition. Hardcover. Item #38525
Porter built locomotives adapted to severe requirements and difficult conditions for which ordinary railroad locomotives were not suited. They were the largest producer of industrial locomotives in the country. Smith and Porter built their first locomotive in 1867. Porter's last locomotive was built in 1951. 224 pages with builder's full-page locomotive photographs and locomotive data and information on the page opposite. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Owners' names on front endpaper and half-title page. Evidence of bookplate removal from rear endpaper. A very good copy.