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British locomotive practice & performance

Charles Rous-Marten

British locomotive practice & performance

extracts from the pioneering Railway Magazine articles of 1902-1908

by Charles Rous-Marten

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Published by Stephens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRailway Magazine.
    Statementcompiled and edited by Charles Fryer ; foreword by O.S. Nock.
    ContributionsFryer, Charles, 1914-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(224)p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22295204M
    ISBN 101852602228
    OCLC/WorldCa20419844

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and facts about steam locomotives in American history. For example, the illustrations of hobos are comical and in general practice a child would not ride in the cab of a locomotive. For readers interested in “just the facts,” we recommend the nonfiction book The John Bull: A British Locomotive Comes to America by David Weitzman.However, his design approach was to scale down full-size-locomotive practice wherever possible.

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