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Locomotive Construction
9 Historic Books on CD

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The Locomotive construction book collection is a collection of 9 late 19th century and early 20th century books detailing all aspects of the construction of locomotives. This collection offers fascinating insights into how these monstrous engines were developed under what is now considered very primitive conditions and techniques. the manuals are richly illustrated and sure to please any fan of the early techniques of the construction of locomotives.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. The construction of the modern locomotive (1894) - Hughes, George - 336 pages
  2. Hand-book of the Locomotive: Including the Construction, Running, and Management of Locomotive (1890) - Stephen Roper - 402 pages
  3. The Model Locomotive: Its Design and Construction (1904) - Henry Greenly - 290 pages
  4. Modern American locomotive engines; their design, construction and management. A practical work for practical men (1883) - Edwards, Emory - 399 pages
  5. Steam locomotive construction and maintenance, describing workshop equipment and practice in the construction of modern steam railway locomotives with notes on inspection, testing, maintenance and repairs (1921) - Ahrons, Ernest Leopold - 160 pages
  6. Locomotive catechism; a practical and complete work on the locomotive--treating on the design, construction, repair and running of all kinds of locomotives ... Contains over 3,000 examination questions with their answers .. (1911) - Grimshaw, Robert - 845 pages
  7. Cyclopedia of locomotive engineering, with examination questions and answers; a practical manual on the construction, care and management of modern locomotives, including boiler construction, valves and valve gears, indicators, locomotive equipments, including headlights and mechanical stokers. Special chapters on the air brake (1919) - Swingle, Calvin F. (Calvin Franklin) - 855 pages
  8. Steam-boiler construction. A practical handbook for engineers, boiler-makers, & steam-users, containing a large collection of rules and data relating to recent practice in the design, construction, and working of all kinds of stationary, locomotive & marine steam-boilers (1891) - Hutton, Walter S - 494 pages
  9. American Compound Locomotives: A Practical Explanation of the Construction, Operation and Care (1903) - Fred Herbert Colvin - 145 pages

Here are some interesting illustrations from 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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