ALLEN, Cecil J.
Title: Iron Road. in poor dj.
Publisher:  John F. Shaw & Co., London, 1926,
Seller ID: 77321
ALLEN, Cecil J. The Iron Road. London: John F. Shaw & Co., [n.d., ca.1926].Pp. [i]-viii,-192, -192 + frontis. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout, plus 13 colour plates + frontis. 8vo, red cloth covers with black lettering and illustrations to front and spine. Subtitle on frontcover only: The Wonders of Railway Progress. Chapters: Railway Building: 1 . The Iron Road - Past and Present; 2. How Railways are Planned; 3. RailwayGradients; 4. Railway Gauges, Wide and Narrow; 5. Railways Among the Mount ains; 6. Tunnels and Tubes; 7. Bridges and Viaducts; 8. Building the Line; 9. The Permanent Way; 10. Railway Stations and the Handling of Passengers; 11. Signals and Railway Signalling; 12. Inside the Signal-Box; Locomotives and Their Work: 1. The Development of the Steam Locomotive; 2. Locomotive Types - Wheels and Their Arrangement; 3. How the Locomotive is Built - Frames, Cylinders, and Valve-Motion; 4. Where the Steam is Generated - the Boiler; 5. Locomotives of Exceptional Types; 6. The Locomotive "at Home"; 7. TheLocomotive at Work; 8. Locomotive Tests and Trial Runs; 9. World-Famous Ex press Trains; 10. How Long-Distance Train Running Has Been Made Possible; 11. Passenger Coaches and Their Design; 12. Freight Trains and their Working; 13. Electric Railways. Name, date , address in ink to ffep, dampstain to topedge, some markings to covers where paper from dj has stuck to covers, wear to extremities, soiling to spine, else vg in poor, chipped, edgeworn, torn dj with dampstain to spine, chunk missing from front and top of spine, and foredges torn 70.00.