Iron Horses: American Locomotives 1829-1900
Colorful stories of the old steam engines of yesteryear fill these pages — from the steam carriage operated on the streets of Paris in 1769 to the mighty locomotives that thundered across the American West in the latter half of the 19th century. 98 plates of fine, rare illustrations, many rendered by the author.
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