Steam Locomotive Projects Ideas


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Get the basics of modeling and operating steam locomotives! You'll learn to detail, kitbash, paint, and maintain steam locomotives of any scale. Includes information about the history of steam locomotive power and components of the prototype.

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ISBN Number 0890244006

A History Of The American Locomotive


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Important and beautifully illustrated volume chronicles the explosive growth of the American locomotive from British imports to grand ten-wheelers of the 1870s. Over 240 vintage photographs, drawings, and diagrams tell the exciting tale. Introduction. Appendices. Index.

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Author by John H. White
Genre eBook Antiques & Collectibles
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ISBN Number 0486238180

Locomotive


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ISBN Number UOM:39015076043986

The Model Railroader S Guide To Locomotive Servicing Terminals


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Learn about prototype engine servicing areas and their functions, and how to model them on any layout. Includes tips and techniques for modeling trackage, structures, and other terminal details appropriate for the steam or diesel era.

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Author by Martin J. McGuirk
Genre eBook Crafts & Hobbies
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ISBN Number 0890244146

Shay Patent And Direct Locomotive Catalog


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In 1877, Ephraim Shay designed a steam locomotive that featured a side-mounted set of cylinders. These in turn drove longitudinal shafts, which powered the wheels of both the locomotive and tender. This ¿geared locomotive¿ developed terrific tractive effort. The Lima Locomotive Works of Ohio, produced the first Shay locomotive in 1880. A little more than two decades later, when this catalog was produced, the company was producing three different classes of Shays. The last engine was built in 1945 and still operates at the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia. This reproduction catalog is a wonderful resource for the model railroader, train spotter, and rail enthusiast.

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Author by Shay Locomotive Works
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ISBN Number 9781935327059

A History Of The Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831 1920


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Originally written in the late 1900¿s and then periodically revised, A History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works chronicles the origins and growth of one of America¿s greatest industrial-era corporations. Founded in the early 1830¿s by Philadelphia jeweler Matthais Baldwin, the company built a huge number of steam locomotives before ceasing production in 1949. These included the 4-4-0 American type, 2-8-2 Mikado and 2-8-0 Consolidation. Hit hard by the loss of the steam engine market, Baldwin soldiered on for a brief while, producing electric and diesel engines. General Electric¿s dominance of the market proved too much, and Baldwin finally closed its doors in 1956. By that time over 70,500 Baldwin locomotives had been produced. This high quality reprint of the official company history dates from 1920. The book has been slightly reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.

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Author by Baldwin Locomotive Works
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ISBN Number 9781935327547

Annual Report Of The Director Bureau Of Locomotive Inspection


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Author by United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
Genre eBook Locomotives
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ISBN Number UOM:39015026993504

Locomotive Engineman S Manual


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Originally printed in 1919, The Engineman's Manual was intended to be used in the instruction of locomotive engineers, firemen, and railroad mechanics. It features dozens of chapters concerning every aspect of the steam locomotive power plant and control systems, including the air brakes. This high quality reprint includes all of the original text ¿ nearly 500 pages worth ¿ in an easy-to-read 8.5x11 format. It's a must-have for any fan, of the age of steam!

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Author by W. P. James
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ISBN Number 9780981652689

Locomotive Building


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Originally created in 1911, Locomotive Building is the definitive text concerning the construction of steam engines for railroad use. Chapters include descriptions of all locomotive systems and their functions, including side rods, boiler, wheels, axle and diving boxes, frames and cylinders, valve motion, shop practice and more. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and rare photos, this reprint has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.

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Author by Ralph E. Flanders
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ISBN Number 9781935327554

Perfecting The American Steam Locomotive


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"J. Parker Lamb traces the evolution of the steam engine from the early 1700s through the early 1800s, when the first locomotives were sent to the United States from England. Lamb then shifts to the development of the American steam locomotive, first by numerous small builders and later, in the early twentieth century, by only three major enterprises and a handful of railroad company shops. Lamb reviews the steady progress of steam locomotive technology through its pinnacle during the 1930s, then discusses the reasons for the subsequent decline of this famous machine."--BOOK JACKET.

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Author by J. Parker Lamb
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 0253342198