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Electric Railway Engineering By Francis H. Doane
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When Electric Railway Engineering was originally published in 1915, the electric railroad was rapidly transforming the nation’s cities and suburbs. How trolley cars, interurban cars, and... More > electric freight locomotives operate, and how a railroad must be constructed and maintained to support them, is the subject of this wonderful historic book. In its pages you'll find chapters about power systems, including overhead and third-rail, and topics such as operation of traction motors, controllers, resistor grids, and other hardware. Long considered a classic, this book has been out of print for nearly 100 years. This new printing is an exact replica of the original, and features nearly 400 pages of text and numerous diagrams.< Less
The Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines By William Green
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Mamod steam engines are great pieces of engineering from the past that can range from up to nearly 80 years old. In this book holds the complete history of Mamod from 1936 to present, everything... More > about how to steam your engine up and much more. As well as this, it is a complete guide to restoring, repairing and maintaining Mamod steam engines with separate chapters covering the SE/SP/MM range TE1/a, SR1/a, canopy roof and LW1 lumber wagon. This book holds educational value, where there are chapters which take thermodynamic principles to explain just exactly what makes Mamod steam engines work, with diagrams to aid these explanations. With the assistance of many associates including Mamod themselves, this book is truly one for anyone interested in Mamods or steam engines for that matter and for restorers of these engines too. From the creator of RestoringMamods.com, this is a full 109 page colour book with nearly 250 images and over 37,500 words. This is the Layman’s Guide To Mamod Steam Engines.< Less
The Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines (Black & White) By William Green
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Mamod steam engines are great pieces of engineering from the past that can range from up to nearly 80 years old. In this book holds the complete history of Mamod from 1936 to present, everything... More > about how to steam your engine up and much more. As well as this, it is a complete guide to restoring, repairing and maintaining Mamod steam engines with separate chapters covering the SE/SP/MM range TE1/a, SR1/a, canopy roof and LW1 lumber wagon. This book holds educational value, where there are chapters which take thermodynamic principles to explain just exactly what makes Mamod steam engines work, with diagrams to aid these explanations. With the assistance of many associates including Mamod themselves, this book is truly one for anyone interested in Mamods or steam engines for that matter and for restorers of these engines too. From the creator of RestoringMamods.com, this is a full 109 page book with nearly 250 images and over 37,500 words. This is the Layman’s Guide To Mamod Steam Engines.< Less
The Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines (B&W/Coil Bound) By William Green
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Mamod steam engines are great pieces of engineering from the past that can range from up to nearly 80 years old. In this book holds the complete history of Mamod from 1936 to present, everything... More > about how to steam your engine up and much more. As well as this, it is a complete guide to restoring, repairing and maintaining Mamod steam engines with separate chapters covering the SE/SP/MM range TE1/a, SR1/a, canopy roof and LW1 lumber wagon. This book holds educational value, where there are chapters which take thermodynamic principles to explain just exactly what makes Mamod steam engines work, with diagrams to aid these explanations. With the assistance of many associates including Mamod themselves, this book is truly one for anyone interested in Mamods or steam engines for that matter and for restorers of these engines too. From the creator of RestoringMamods.com, this is a full 109 page book with nearly 250 images and over 37,500 words. This is the Layman’s Guide To Mamod Steam Engines.< Less
The Layman's Guide To Mamod Steam Engines (Full Colour/Coil Bound) By William Green
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Mamod steam engines are great pieces of engineering from the past that can range from up to nearly 80 years old. In this book holds the complete history of Mamod from 1936 to present, everything... More > about how to steam your engine up and much more. As well as this, it is a complete guide to restoring, repairing and maintaining Mamod steam engines with separate chapters covering the SE/SP/MM range TE1/a, SR1/a, canopy roof and LW1 lumber wagon. This book holds educational value, where there are chapters which take thermodynamic principles to explain just exactly what makes Mamod steam engines work, with diagrams to aid these explanations. With the assistance of many associates including Mamod themselves, this book is truly one for anyone interested in Mamods or steam engines for that matter and for restorers of these engines too. From the creator of RestoringMamods.com, this is a full 109 page colour book with nearly 250 images and over 37,500 words. This is the Layman’s Guide To Mamod Steam Engines.< Less
Steam Vehicles of the Road By Kevin Lomas
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A4 PDF Download > My father, as well as being an engineering toolmaker, was a writer, writing articles for magazines. One of his subjects was steam engines, mainly road-use ones: ‘Traction... More > (meaning to pull) Engines’ (although some later became steam wagons built to carry). As well as gathering some photos from many places, he also took many photos himself between the 1950s and mid-1970s and I have recently found some of both the ones he took and the ones he obtained and here they are in this photo album.< Less
Best 75 Tracklayer Catalog & Parts List By Jack Alexander
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A reproduction of parts from three sales catalogs of the "The C.L. Best Gas Traction Co." dated 1915 to 1918. Best "Tracklayer" Tractor Models; 70, 75, 30, 40 and 90 are... More > described, plus the Best Model 75 Round wheel Tractor of 1917. Also included is a reproduction 1916 Best 75 & 90 Tracklayer Parts List.< Less
First American Farm Tractors By Jack Alexander
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This is truly an American story. A story of individuals struggling to achieve a goal espoused by National Leaders, a story of a struggle to find a faster, cheaper and more humane way for farmers to... More > plow their ground. This book presents a glimpse into the long American saga of developing machines to cultivate the land. To the extent possible, the words of the people observing or directly involved in America's development of mechanical cultivation have been used. Many of the images in this book are contemporary to the story being told. This saga starts in the 1830s, and spans several generations of American inventors, and stops at the end of 1916, the start of the final phase in the development of the American farm tractor. 1917 was when America entered the First World War, and was the eve of Henry Ford's entry into the tractor business. Both events significantly advanced the mechanization of American agriculture.< Less
Steam Vehicles Of The Road By Kevin Lomas
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My father, as well as being a engineering toolmaker, was a writer, writing articles for magazines. One of his subjects was steam engines, mainly road-use ones: 'Traction Engines’. As well as... More > gathering some photos from many places, he also took many photos himself between the 1950s and mid-1970s and I have recently found some of them, both the ones he took himself and the ones he obtained and here they are in this photo album.< Less
Running Point: Suggested Procedures for Historic Streetcar Operations in a Modern Urban Environment By Old Pueblo Trolley
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Operating historic electric trolley cars in a modern urban environment can be a challenge. Safe operation requires proper training, both in the classroom and on city streets. Created by Old Pueblo... More > Trolley, Inc., "Running Point" serves as one component in a comprehensive motorman and conductor education program. Within its pages you'll find basic information about electric streetcars and their operation, with the Birney Safety Car used as an example on urban right-of-way in Tucson, Arizona and Dallas, Texas. (Note: While it is fairly comprehensive, this book cannot substitute for a hands-on training program. To operate a car on city streets, a motorman must be officially certified, and you may have to obtain a permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles.)< Less

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