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American locomotives

Edwin P. Alexander

American locomotives

a pictorial record of steam power, 1900-1950.

by Edwin P. Alexander

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Published by Bonanza Books in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13904081M

  Jeff Wilson's new book, Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives, offers more than pages of detailed information on diesel locomotives produced in North America from the s to today. An essential guide for model railroaders and train enthusiasts, this comprehensive reference book Brand: Kalmbach Publishing Company, Books Division. The Union Pacific Big Boy is a type of simple articulated steam locomotive manufactured by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) between and and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad in revenue service until The 25 Big Boy locomotives Builder: American Locomotive Company.

Part One: Background to Locomotive Development Chapter 1. The American Railroad Industry • 12 Part Two: Compounds and Mastodons, – Chapter 2. General Steam Locomotive Development, – • 64 Chapter 3. Locomotive Engineering, – • 76 Chapter 4. Locomotive . The American Locomotive Company was incorporated in by merging 7 small locomotive companies with the Schenectady Locomotive Engine Manufactory (incorprated ). At its height, .

An American Locomotive builder's photo of new Monon C # taken at the company's plant in Schenectady, New York circa Ironically, Alco itself had first pioneered the road-switcher when it . This is where you can find all pages on this site about locomotives designed, built, or used in the United States of America in regular service. Trending pages Illinois Central No.


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Trains Brand: Indiana University Press. Profusely illustrated with rare historic and previously unpublished modern photography, North American Locomotives this is the perfect addition to the library of any rail fan.

This invaluable volume spans more than years of locomotive technology to examine the wide variety of steam, diesel, and electric locomotives that have powered ninety North American /5(39).

American Locomotives book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Inthere were steam locomotives in service in the United St Ratings: 0. Perfecting the American Steam Locomotive documents the role played by mechanical engineers in the development of locomotive design.

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Withuhn, who died inwas the steam locomotive aficionado and curator of transportation for the Smithsonian.

His life’s work was this book, “American Steam Locomotives:. The American Locomotive Company (often shortened to ALCO, ALCo or Alco) was an American manufacturer of locomotives, diesel generators, steel and company was formed in by the merger of Schenectady Locomotive Engine Manufactory of Schenectady, New York, with seven smaller locomotive American Locomotive Founded: in Schenectady, New York, United States.

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While it is literally the smallest book. Book Description. A newly revised and expanded edition of John H. White, Jr.'s classic work on the American steam locomotive. About the Author. John H. White, Jr., formerly Curator of Transportation at the Smithsonian Institution, has written eight books and more than one hundred articles on American Format: Hardcover.

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locomotive fleet grew during the period, f to 24, diesel-electric locomotives in service inwhile the freight car fleet remained relatively static at million cars in service. In .