A SYSTEM OF USEFUL FORMULAE, ADAPTED TO THE PRACTICAL OPERATIONS OF LOCATING AND CONSTRUCTING RAILROADS: A PAPER READ BEFORE THE BOSTON SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, DECEMBER, MDCCCXLIX. Simeon Borden.

A SYSTEM OF USEFUL FORMULAE, ADAPTED TO THE PRACTICAL OPERATIONS OF LOCATING AND CONSTRUCTING RAILROADS: A PAPER READ BEFORE THE BOSTON SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, DECEMBER, MDCCCXLIX

Boston, MA: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1851. First edition. Hardcover. Item #38967

The main objective of the formulae is to enable the engineer to mark out the curves of a railroad with the greatest degree of precision and convenience and to locate them in situations the most desirable. 188 pages with formulae and diagrams. Bound in very dark green boards. Spine ends professionally repaired. Covers slightly rubbed. Neat name on preliminary page. A very good, solid copy.

Price: $100.00