Locomotive Design and Railway Repair Shop Practice


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Locomotive Design & Railway Repair Shop Practice

By George L Fowler, Carl Mellin, Franklin D Jones

Lindsay Publications, 1985. Brand new paperback, 250 pages. 

Reprint of five pamphlets originally from the Industrial Press's Machinery Reference Series, 1910-1912. 

1. #27: Loco design: boiler and cylinders

2. #28: Loco design: valve motion

3. #29: Loco design: smokebox, frames and driving machinery

4. #30: Loco design: springs, trucks, cab, and tender

5. #90: Railway shop practice from the Trenton shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad: Dismantling the loco; boring and relining cylinders; valves and valve seats; piston and rod; driving wheels and crankpin; driving box repairs; pedestal shoes and guides; rod work; throttle valve grinding; miscellaneous repairs; reassembling the loco.


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