2 edition of Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives (Complete Encyclopedia) found in the catalog.
October 30, 2006
by Book Sales
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
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Buy The Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives by Alan Kent, Mirco de Cet from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: Authoritative survey reviews wide range of locomotives from around the world — from standard steam engines, diesels, and gas turbines to subways and electric motor coaches. Biographies of locomotive designers, details of construction, problems of operation, and methods used by original builders. More than drawings, photographs, and diagrams.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a a locomotive is capable of carrying a payload, it is usually rather referred to as a multiple unit, motor coach, railcar or power car; the use of these self-propelled vehicles is increasingly common for passenger trains, but rare for freight (see CargoSprinter and Iron Highway). Micro De Cet is the author of Illustrated Directory of Motorcycles ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Complete Encyclopedia of /5.
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The Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives is a hardcover picture book of all of the major classes of steam, diesel and electric locomotives from all over the world.
Each page is packed with color photos and text (which is secondary to the pictures)which outline the history of each country's locomotive history.
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The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives: The Comprehensive Guide to Over Steam, Diesel, and Electric Locomotives from to the Present Day Hardcover – September 9, The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives: The Comprehensive Guide to Over Steam, Diesel, and Electric Locomotives from to the Present Day/5(15).
This is a good book. Everything (the research on the trains I mean) is pretty solid and the photography is amazing. But here's the thing. You can get this book with ANOTHER book about railway journeys (not as good as this one, but still good enough) under the title of Illustrated book /5(3).
pages: 30 cm. The world encyclopedia of locomotives: a complete guide to the world's most fabulous locomotivesPages: The book illustrates the locomotives in a pictorial manner having clearly categorizing them in forms of sub continents and great rail routs.
each picture and zoomed-out pictures of the locomotives are explained to the detail specifications of Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives book Date of Origin, Builder, Clients, Gauge, Driving wheels, Capacity and Total weight/5(3).
The Complete Book of North American Railroading celebrates the people and machines that have made this growth possible. In these pages, a cast of railroading authorities team up to tackle the industry's genesis; the development of steam, electric, and diesel-electric locomotives; the golden age of passenger travel; workhorse freight haulers; railroad infrastructure; and modern railroading operations.
Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice: Definitions and Typical Illustrations of Steam, Turbine, Electric and Diesel Locomotives for Railroads and Industrial Service; Their Parts and Equipment; Also Locomotives Built in America for Operation in Foreign Countries; Including a Section on Locomotive Shops and Engine Terminals.
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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice Definitions and Typical Illustrations of Railroad and Industrial Locomotives, Their Parts and Equipmnt; also Locomotives Built in America for Operation in Foreign Countries. Including a Section on Locomotive Shops and Engine Terminals.
Wright, Roy V. and Robert C. Augur. World Encyclopedia of Locomotives: A Complete Guide to the World's Most Fabulous Locomotives by Colin Garret (Trade Cloth) Be the first to write a review About this product New (other): lowest price.
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press This page, triple indexed reference book covers nearly names in the two north Pacific coast states. All known common carrier steam powered operations of ten or more miles are included, plus numerous logging companies, electric traction and diesel operations.
The account covers their histories from inception until sale or. Get this from a library. The complete encyclopedia of locomotives. [Mirco de Cet; Alan Kent] -- " Takes you through the railway histories of several countries around the world.
It brings to life the extraordinary stories of how each of those countries developed and created their railway. Locomotive is a children's book written and illustrated by Brian Floca.A non-fiction book written primarily in free verse, the book follows a family as they ride a transcontinental steam engine train in summer of The book details the workers, passengers, landscape, and effects of building and operating the first transcontinental book also contains prose about the Author: Brian Floca.
Mirco De Cet has 22 books on Goodreads with 52 ratings. Mirco De Cet’s most popular book is The Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives. Colin Garratt was a railway photographer.
He died in November (Heritage Railway magazine). Note, that he had the habit publishing photographic albums in which he selected and wrote captions of photographs of other photographers, listing himself as the first author and putting his own name on the spine rather than the photographer who arguably had more of a right to be listed as first author/5.
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His principal work has been to document the last steam locomotives of the world and he has made expeditions to some 50 countries, embracing all continents. He is a director of Milepost 92 1/2, the multi-media production company for the railway industry.
He has written and illustrated over 40 books .Get this from a library! The world encyclopedia of locomotives: a complete guide to the world's most fabulous locomotives.
[Colin Garratt] -- An illustrated guide to famous locomotives.LOCOMOTIVES. LOCOMOTIVES. Locomotives first came into use in the United States in the early nineteenth century, inspired by the steam-powered locomotives that had appeared on England's first common-carrier railroads and roads for coal mines.
In Col. John Stevens of Hoboken, New Jersey, built an experimental locomotive and demonstrated it on a circular track.