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Early Locomotives and Their History
18 Historic Books on CD

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The Early Locomotives book collection is a collection of 18 late 19th century and early 20th century books detailing the early design and evolution of the locomotive - the most important part of the train. Through this collection, you will be presented with hundreds of images of early locomotives along with statistics on many of the models. Additionally, you will be able to read the history of their development and lean specifics about the locomotives developed by various locomotive manufacturing companies as well as those used on some railroads.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. Modern Locomotives and Cars 1939 Pennsylvania Railroad - 32 pages
  2. Light locomotives (1889) - 160 pages
  3. Locomotives of 1907 (1908) - Lake, Charles S. (Charles Sidney) - 56 pages
  4. Illustrated catalogue of locomotives (1881) - Baldwin Locomotive Works - 167 pages
  5. The splendid book of locomotives - Jackson, George Gibbard - 247 pages
  6. British Locomotives: Their History, Construction, and Modern Development (1900) - Charles John Bowen Cooke - 468 pages
  7. A catalogue descriptive of simple and compound locomotives (1899) - Brooks Locomotive Works - 348 pages
  8. The locomotives of the Great Northern Railway, 1847-1910 (1910) - Bird, George Frederick - 262 pages
  9. The history of the first locomotives in America. From original documents, and the testimony of living witnesses (1871) - Brown, William H. (William Henry) - 284 pages
  10. Locomotives and locomotive building, being a brief sketch of the growth of the railroad system and of the various improvements in locomotive building in America together with a history of the origin and growth of the Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Paterson, New Jersey, from 1831 to 1886 .. (1886) - Forney, Matthias N. (Matthias Nace) - 232 pages
  11. The Rogers locomotive company, Paterson, New Jersey. (1897) - 141 pages
  12. American Locomotive Company, Catalog No 10051 - 66 pages
  13. The railway locomotive, what it is and why it is what it is (1908) - Pendred, Vaughan - 330 pages
  14. History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1831 to 1897 (1897) - 96 pages
  15. The locomotive up to date (1899) - McShane, Chas. (Charles) - 734 pages
  16. The evolution of the steam locomotive, 1803 to 1898 (1899) - Sekon, G. A. - 350 pages
  17. American Locomotive Company, Pamphlet No. 10044, Panama Pacific International Exposition - 26 pages
  18. Modern locomotive construction (1892) - Meyer, Jacob G. Arnold - 670 pages

Here are some images from some of the volumes:

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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