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American steam locomotives

Henry Rasmussen

American steam locomotives

alive and still working today

by Henry Rasmussen

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Steam locomotives -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotography by Henry Rasmussen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ603.2 .R37 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2401254M
      ISBN 100879382848
      LC Control Number87031460
      OCLC/WorldCa17210382

      American steam locomotives. [Paul North] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Distributed by Gallery Books\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.   Alfred Bruce's The Steam Locomotive in Americaprovides an excellent history of American locomotives after The bibliography accompanying this narrative, coupled with the bibliography in White's work, guides the interested reader to .

      19th Century book illustration, taken from 9th edition () of Encyclopaedia Britannica, of Steam Locomotive Engine Vintage table describing a steam American steam locomotive 'The General' ( American type), Engraving by A. Johandier.   Publisher Description This rare collection of "builder portraits" of American locomotives offers an exciting cavalcade of images that chronicle the momentous rise of steam locomotive power in America.4/5(1).

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