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Published: 10 June 2004

368 Pages | 192 figures & plates

ISBN: 9780198607823

Bookseller Code (06)

How Steam Locomotives Really Work

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

Popular Science

The technology underlying steam trains was one of the foundations of the industrial revolution in the 19th Century, and although it has since been replaced, steam trains can still be found all over the world, in preserved railways and museums. This book describes their components, and how thy work: and considers their development over 150 years all over the world.