Washington, DC: Federal Coordinator of Transportation, 1935. Hardcover. Item #46280
Detailed report by the federal government on the progress in the design, construction, and new technologies in the American railroad industry. With sections on steam locomotives, internal combustion engines for locomotives, electric locomotives and electrification of steam locomotives, freight cars, containers and demountable truck bodies, rail-highway vehicles, passenger cars, rail motor cars, and streamlined trains. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and numerous charts and diagrams. 680 pages with photographic examples, tables, diagrams, Bound in black buckram with lettering in gilt. College library bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. Call number on spine. A very good copy.