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

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Crosby Lockwood, 1891 - Locomotive boilers - 398 pages

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