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

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1979 - Antiques & Collectibles - 504 pages
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
AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE BUILDERS
13
Production
19
Standard Design
25
BOILERS AND BOILER ACCESSORIES
93
Boiler Tubes
99
CoalBurning Fireboxes
105
Smokeboxes
111
Stourbridge Lion 1829
239
John Bull 1831
248
Lancaster 1834
269
Dunham ca 1837
280
Gowan and Marx 1839
287
Winans 440 184349
297
MATERIALS USED IN LOCOMOTIVE
443
Biographical Sketches of Locomotive
449

FeedWater Pumps
124
Gauge Glasses and Cocks
132
Superheaters
142
RUNNING GEARS
211
Contract for the Mohawk and Hudson
459
Parts and Weight List for the Hinkley
468
Wood 30
472
Specification of New York and Erie
489

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