By: UNDERWOOD, Jay MITCHELL, Alexander
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1996, ISBN:0889996261:
Seller ID: 18404
UNDERWOOD, Jay. Full Steam Ahead : The Life and Locomotives of Alexander Mitchell. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1996). Pp (8),9-102,(2). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with red spine. "The steam locomotive was to the people of the mid-nineteenth century what the micro-computer is to us - a symbol of technology advancing so fast that it's almost out of control. As theAmerican Civil War ended, industry was scrambling back to its feet and dem anding stronger freight engines to feed bigger loads of raw materials into production plants. Alexander Mitchell left his home in Wallace, N.S. to... View More...