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Published: 22 April 2004

368 Pages | numerous halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198607823

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How Steam Locomotives Really Work

P. W. B. Semmens and A. J. Goldfinch

  • A key reference for all railway enthusiasts
  • The authors discuss trains from all over the world, not just from the UK and Europe
  • Answers every conceivable question about how steam trains work
  • Elegantly and entertainingly written by two experts on the subject
  • Lavishly illustrated with over 120 black and white photographs, and 70 line figures