The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Morrison

The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Morrison year 2018
  • Book name: The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century
  • Author: Tom Morrison
  • Release date: 2018/12/30
  • Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781476665825
  • Rating: 9.42 of 10
  • Votes: 657
  • Review by: Yahya Robbins
  • Review rating: 9.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/7
  • Total pages: 636
  • Includes a PDF summary of 70 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time - enormous engines that powered a industry of colossal scale and intensity. They were deceptively simple machines yet even as the technology was being perfected it was becoming obscure. Despite immense and sustained effort, they remained grossly inefficient in their use of increasingly costly fuel and labor. In the end, they baffled their masters and, as soon as diesel-electric technology provided an alternative, the steam locomotive disappeared from American railroads. Drawing on the work of eminent engineers and railroad managers of the day, this lavishly illustrated history chronicles the challenges, triumphs and failures of steam locomotive development and operation.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 38H41M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Railway Technology, Engineering & Trades, Transport Industries, Railway Transport Industries, History Of Engineering & Technology, History Of The Americas, Trains & Railways
  • Available formats: PDF, EPUB, BMP, WORD, TXT, DOCX, DOC, HTML. Compressed in AZW, ZIP, RAR, CAB, CPIO, AZW3, DMG
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 146.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x279x38.1mm
  • Weight: 1,723.65g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Jefferson, NC, United States
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