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Locomotive Building: Construction Of A Steam Engine For Railway Use

Locomotive Building Construction

Periscope Film LLC

Author: Ralph E. Flanders

Locomotive Building: Construction Of A Steam Engine For Railway Use by Ralph E. Flanders is a wonderful child's book. The author is Ralph E. Flanders and it was published by Periscope Film LLC. This children's book was available on bookshelves in January of 2010. The book is 216 pages long, add to cart by clicking on the link below.

Originally developed in 1911 by the publishers of Machinery Magazine, Locomotive Building details the construction of a steam locomotive for railway use. Originally published inside the for of six pamphlets, this complete edition represents the 1st new edition of this essential book in nearly 100 years. Written by famed mechanical engineer Ralph E. Flanders (who later became a U. S. Senator from Vermont) , the book remains one specific of several definitive functions on the subject. In its pages you'll find descriptions of all locomotive systems and their functions, including side rods, boiler, wheels, axle and driving boxes, frames and cylinders, valve motion, shop practice and much more. Apart from a wonderful descriptive text, the book consists of dozens of illustrative diagrams and uncommon photographs inside the Pennsylvania Railroad's Juniata Machine Shops at Altoona, AKA the Altoona Works.


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