Philadelphia, PA/Pittsburg, PA: J.B. Lippincott Compan/Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham, Williams & Co./Westinghouse Electric, 1896. Hardcover. Item #38586
A book extolling the uses of electric locomotives for passenger and freight transportation, and mining. Topics include express, freight, switching and wrecking lomotives, suburban and elevated locomotives, mining locomotives, characteristics charts, and ending with a glossary of terms. 123 pages with diagrams and photographs. Bound in original dark green cloth with lettering in gilt. Only a crease along bottom of the front endpaper, else a fine and bright copy. This early work/catalog on traction is seldom found in such superior condition.