The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century [Audiobook] download free by Tom Morrison

The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century Audiobook download free by Tom Morrison
  • Listen audiobook: The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century
  • Author: Tom Morrison
  • Release date: 2018/3/8
  • Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781476665825
  • Rating: 8.76 of 10
  • Votes: 842
  • Review by: Keegan Sharkey
  • Review rating: 7.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/4
  • Duration: 7H58M54S in 256 kbps (127.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MOD, WAV, Musepack, FLAC, WMA, MPEG4, MP3 (compression ZIP, TAR.7Z, RAR, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 636
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 40M37S (11.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time - enormous engines that powered a industry of colossal scale and intensity. They were deceptively simple machines yet even as the technology was being perfected it was becoming obscure. Despite immense and sustained effort, they remained grossly inefficient in their use of increasingly costly fuel and labor. In the end, they baffled their masters and, as soon as diesel-electric technology provided an alternative, the steam locomotive disappeared from American railroads. Drawing on the work of eminent engineers and railroad managers of the day, this lavishly illustrated history chronicles the challenges, triumphs and failures of steam locomotive development and operation.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Transport Industries, Railway Transport Industries, Trains & Railways, History Of The Americas, History Of Engineering & Technology, Railway Technology, Engineering & Trades
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 146.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x279x38.1mm
  • Weight: 1,723.65g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Jefferson, NC, United States

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