A History of the American Locomotive: Its Development, 1830-1880

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Courier Corporation, 1979 - Antiques & Collectibles - 504 pages
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Important and beautifully illustrated volume chronicles the explosive growth of the American locomotive from British imports to grand ten-wheelers of the 1870s. Over 240 vintage photographs, drawings, and diagrams tell the exciting tale. Introduction. Appendices. Index.
  

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Mention of Eastwick and Harrison's valve gear work in the 1830s.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
MATERIALS USED IN LOCOMOTIVE
29
29
59
6
72
BOILERS AND BOILER ACCESSORIES
93
RUNNING GEARS
151
MISCELLANEOUS CONSIDERATIONS
211
Stourbridge Lion 1829
239
Croton 1851
328
Columbia 1852
337
Susquehanna A Winans
347
Talisman 185657
358
The Tyson Ten Wheeler 1857
366
Phantom 1857
383
Southport 1857
392
A Rogers Mogul of 1863
407

John Bull 1831
248
Lancaster 1834
269
Dunham ca 1837
280
Gowan and Mane 1839
287
Winans 440 184349
297
Copiapo 1850
311
Four Fast Passenger Locomotives
320
The Erie Mogul No 254 1865
416
The Rogers 440 ca 1865
422
234
437
Summary
443
Biographical Sketches of Locomotive
449
Contract for the Mobawk and Hudson
459
Parts and Weight List for the Hinkley
468

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