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The Hstory Of Locomotives: The Steam Era By Eugene Weiser
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The steam locomotive has brought fascination to railroad fans worldwide. As you watch them roll by, you cannot help admire the beauty of the motive. Artisanship is evident as you look at the sleek... More > lines, the wheels that seem to move with an almost orchestrated movement led by the conductor.< Less
Steam Locomotives, 2020 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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Steam locomotives photographed in Arizona, California, and Colorado include: Eureka Skunk Train Baldwin 2-8-2 #45, Fillmore & Western Sespe 0-4-0 #1, Fillmore & Western 2-8-0 #51,... More > Durango-Silverton Narrow-gauge K-28 2-8-2 #478, Sierra Lima Shay No 2, Santa Fe Baldwin Northern 4-8-4 #3751, Union Pacific American Challenger 4-6-6-4 #3985, Grand Canyon Baldwin Mikado 2-8-2 #4960, Union Pacific American FEF-3 4-8-4 #844.< Less
Vauclain System of Compound Steam Locomotives The 1900 Catalog By Baldwin Locomotive Works
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Mathias Baldwin built his first steam locomotive in 1832, with the assistance of a railroad mechanic named Andrew Vauclain. Five decades later, his son Samuel M. Vauclain joined the Baldwin... More > Locomotive Works Co. Vauclain developed the compound locomotive in 1889, an achievement that changed the face of the railroad industry. He also engineered many engine prototypes, and performed developmental work on the balanced compound. A lifetime employee at Baldwin, he served as General Superintendent, Vice-President, President, and finally as Chairman of the Board, until his death in 1940. This catalog, which dates from 1900, shows Baldwin’s full line of compound locomotive products, and includes a discussion of their method of operation and maintenance. It includes technical specifications and other data. This version of the book has been slightly enlarged and reformatted for readability, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the original text.< Less
1877 Baldwin Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive Catalog By Baldwin Locomotive Works
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Founded in the 1830’s, the Baldwin Locomotive Works rapidly became America’s premier builder of steam engines for railway use. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a new standard emerged... More > on the railroads of 4’ 8.5”. Yet this gauge proved prohibitively expensive in mountainous regions and for mining operations. Thus, a narrow gauge standard was developed of three feet or, in Canada, three and one-half feet. This catalog, which dates from 1877, shows Baldwin’s full line of narrow gauge products, and includes technical specifications and other data. This version of the book has been slightly enlarged and reformatted for readability, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
The Locomotive Up To Date: The Classic Reference for Steam Locomotive Engineers and Firemen By Charles McShane
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When it was originally published in 1899, The Locomotive Up to Date was hailed as “…the most definitive work ever published concerning the mechanism that has transformed the American... More > nation: the steam locomotive.” Filled with over 700 pages of text, diagrams and photos, this remains one of the most important railroading books ever written. From steam valves to sanders, trucks to side rods, it’s a treasure trove of information, explaining in easy-to-understand language how the most sophisticated machines of the 19th Century were operated and maintained. This new edition is an exact duplicate of the original. Reformatted as an easy-to-read 8.5x11 volume, it’s delightful for railroad enthusiasts of all ages.< Less
Locomotive Building: The Construction of a Steam Engine for Railway Use By Ralph E. Flanders
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Originally created in 1911, Locomotive Building is the definitive text concerning the construction of steam engines for railroad use. Chapters include descriptions of all locomotive systems and... More > their functions, including side rods, boiler, wheels, axle and diving boxes, frames and cylinders, valve motion, shop practice and more. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and rare photos, this reprint has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Fashion in Steel: Streamlined Steam Locomotives in North America By Jan Young
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The art deco extravagance of the streamlined steam locomotive epitomizes one of the most important periods of railroad history in North America. Ranging from elegant to outlandish, the designs... More > marked the beginning of the end of passenger service on the privately-owned railroads and the start of their transition to an all-freight existence. This book collects and describes every known North American streamlined – or semi-streamlined – steam locomotive with photographs of every class and every significant design variation and it packages those descriptions with information about the locomotives’ origins, service lives and ultimate destinies. In total, 1,851 locomotives in eighty-eight classes on thirty-three railroads are covered with a hundred forty-one illustrations and thirty-seven maps.< Less
Fashion In Steel: Streamlined Steam Locomotives In North America By Jan Young
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The art deco extravagance of the streamlined steam locomotive epitomizes one of the most important periods of railroad history in North America. Ranging from elegant to outlandish, the designs... More > marked the beginning of the end of passenger service on the privately-owned railroads and the start of their transition to an all-freight existence. This book collects and describes every known North American streamlined – or semi-streamlined – steam locomotive with photographs of every class and every significant design variation and it packages those descriptions with information about the locomotives’ origins, service lives and ultimate destinies. In total, 1,851 locomotives in eighty-eight classes on thirty-three railroads are covered with a hundred forty-one illustrations and thirty-seven maps.< Less
Lima Super-Power Steam Locomotives By
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Included in this book are all of the last great motive power giants built by Lima Locomotive Works, illustrated with a side and ¾ photo, along with a complete specification sheet...
Building an HO steam locomotive in brass and styrene By René Gourley
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In this book, René shows you the step-by-step process he used to build an HO steam locomotive from brass and styrene. As René journaled this steam loco construction project online, many... More > asked if he could make his writings and photographs available in published form. The result is this book, which tracks his methods and ideas, with step-by-step photos of the entire process.< Less

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