Locomotives

Illustrated Transport Encyclopedia by Colin Garratt

Publisher: Lorenz Books

Written in English
Cover of: Locomotives | Colin Garratt
Published: Pages: 132 Downloads: 256
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Subjects:

  • Reference works,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Transportation,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation / General,
  • General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7992038M
ISBN 100754814491
ISBN 109780754814498
OCLC/WorldCa56539848

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Steam locomotives were developed in the early part of the 19th Century, initially by Trevithick, and then most successfully by George Stephenson, whose engine Locomotion inaugurated the famous Stockton and Darlington Railway in For the next years, steam locomotives were further developed and refined, until the advent of new electrical technology superseded them.4/5(1).

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Illustrated with hundreds of photos, many in colour, of locomotives along with tables of specifications for some of the trains, an extensive roster of CPR locomotives, and locomotive diagrams. An excellent copy of an authoritative text on Canadian Pacific steam locomotives.

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electric locomotives in service inwhile the freight car fleet remained relatively static at million cars in service. Inshipments of U.S.

railway rolling stock totaled $ billion, with $ billion (percent) sold to the domestic market.9 During this period, imports as a. Containing an outstanding selection of 43 drawings by the world-famous firm of Swedish illustrators Tre Tryckare AB (Three Printers, Inc.), this book depicts a fantastic array of classic locomotives.

The history of TYCO trains can be traced back to John Tyler, a pioneer in HO scale who helped found the Mantua Toy & Metal Products Company in with other members of his family. They began selling trains under the Mantua name in the s.

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