British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948.

By: POULTNEY, Edward Cecil.

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POULTNEY, Edward Cecil. British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948. Foreword by R.A. Riddles. London : George Allen and Unwin Ltd, (1952). FirstEdition. Pp [1]-175,(5). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letterin g to spine. Contents : 1. The Railway Races of 1895. 2. The Caledonian 'Dunalastair'. 3. Early Four-Cylinder Locomotives. 4. The Atlantic Type Locomotive. 5. Six-Coupled Locomotives. 6. The Coming of the Big Engine. 7. Four-Coupled Express Passenger Locomotives. 8. The Keystone of the Arch. 9. The 'North Star'—Swindon 1906. 10. Some Notable Locomotives 1903-1911. 11. Boiler Proportions and Locomotive Performance?. 12. Compound Locomotives. 13. Superheated Steam. 14. Boiler Steam Pressures. 15. Notable Locomotives 1910-1920. 16. Locomotives of 1921-1930. 17. Boiler Proportions, Valve Sizes and the Balancing Problem. 18. Modern High-Powered Locomotives. Spine ends sunned, else very good in rubbed and chipped, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

Title: British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948.

Author Name: POULTNEY, Edward Cecil.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Ltd,, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 95012

Keywords: LOCOMOTIVES STEAM ENGINES LOCOMOTIVE RAILWAY RAILROAD TRAIN TRAINS BRITISH TRANSPORT HISTORY UNITED KINGDOM TRANSPORTATION,