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Railroad Tracks and Their Construction
10 Historic Books on CD

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The railroad tracks book collection is a collection of 10 late 19th century and early 20th century books about railroad tracks. The collection covers pretty much everything that was known about designing safe railroad tracks during this era of railroad expansion. From the initial surveys, construction, developing of standards for companies to use to be compatible with each other to maintenance and troubleshooting, this collection has it all.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. Elements of railroad track and construction (1915) - Wilson, Winter L. (Winter Lincoln) - 414 pages
  2. The elements of railroad engineering - Volume 2 - Surveying. Land surveying. Mapping. Railroad location. Railroad construction. Track work. Railroad structures (1897) - 521 pages
  3. Track standards (1910) - Rehm, Norman F. - 200 pages
  4. Railway track and track work (1908) - Tratman, E. E. R. (Edward Ernest Russell) - 574 pages
  5. Practical track work (1915) - Van Auken, Kenneth L - 326 pages
  6. Notes on track; construction and maintenance (1903) - Camp, Walter Mason - 1240 pages
  7. The development of the American rail and track (1891) - Watkins, John Elfreth - 82 pages
  8. The roadmaster's assistant and section-master's guide, a manual of reference for all having to do with the permanent way of American railroads, and containing the best results of experience and minute directions for track-laying, ballasting and keeping the track in good repair (1872) - Huntington, William S - 154 pages
  9. The field engineer : a handy book of practice in the survey, location, and track-work of railroads ; containing a large collection of rules and tables, original and selected, applicable to both the standard and the narrow gauge, and prepared with special reference to the wants of the young engineer (1882) - Shunk, William Findlay - 354 pages
  10. Deformations of railroad tracks and the means for remedying them (1907) - Cuénot, G; Cushing, William Channing - 170 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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