New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company [Railway Gazette], 1949. Reprint edition. Oblong hardcover. Item #46657
Facsimile reprint of the first edition originally published by The Railroad Gazette in 1879. The very first Car Builder's Dictionary (Cyclopedia). The remainder of the extended title states, " An illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad cars, their parts and attachements. Compiled for the Master Car Builder's Association." 491 pages with dictionary of terms and illustrations of cars, trucks, and many other parts, plus 84 pages of advertisements in the rear. Bound in rust colored cloth with lettering in gilt. A very good copy, without dust jacket.