American Steam Locomotives

American Steam Locomotives
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Design and Development, 1880–1960
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ISBN-13:
9780253039347
Einband:
Web PDF
Seiten:
464
Autor:
William L. Withuhn
Serie:
Railroads Past and Present
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
Web PDF
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Kurzbeschreibung

1. Co-publication with the Railway Locomotive & Historical Society; they will promote the book to their membership base.

2. Beautiful oversized book will 50 gorgeous historical photographs. Railfans will be delighted by this book.

3. This is the comprehensive history of the American Steam Locomotive, written by a well known expert. It been widely anticipated by railroad scholars for some time, and should grab the attention of the big railroad magazines as well.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. High-Wheeled Racers


2. More Wheels and Bigger Fireboxes


3. Vehicular Design for Horsepower


4. Big Wheels Turnin': A History of Counterbalancing


5. Innovation and Risk in Design: From Compound Cylinders to Superheating


6. Superheating: Design and Risk


7. Francis Cole and his Triumph of Empiracl Science


8. Locomotive Safety Regulation: The Locomotive Inspection Act of 1911 and the Nationwide Shopmen's Strike of 1922


9. Leadership in Industrial Research


10. Federal Takeover: Engineering and Politics -The U.S. Railroad Administration, 1917-1920


11. The Formative Contest


12. The Steam Locomotive's Final Form - The Hudson


13. The Steam Locomotive's Final Form - The Texas


14. The Steam Locomotive's Final Form - The Hudson - Part 2


15. The Steam Locomotive's Final Form - The Northern


16. Giants in the Earth


17. Counterpoint: Why the Diesel?


18. "Big Boy" and Allegheny: The Most Powerful of All


19. The T1 and Poppet Valves: The Last Important Innovation


20. The "Big Three" of the Norfolk & Western


21. Resisting the Revolution


22. Industrial Beauty and the Beholder

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