Fascinating look at the steam railways of Australia, from New South Wales to Tasmania. The author describes the development and use of steam in each of the states and provides detailed information on the gauges of the railways, the locomotive classes utillized, and other technical information. He is especially good at explaining how the mixed gauges affected Australian development and why American style locomotives gradually ousted British ones. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With maps and bibliography. 128 pages with index.
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Book Description DAVID & CHARLES, 1978. Cloth. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 1st. Good account of Australian Steam locomotives, in similar style to the D&C locomotive studies series, well illustrated. 128pp. VG copy in dw. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003571
Book Description David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1978. Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A good comprehensive look at all aspects of Australian steam railways. 128 pages packed with information accompanied by splendid old photographs, reproduced on art paper for clarity. Book and wrapper are in very bright clean condition, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Size: 25 Cms X 17 Cms. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 002616
Book Description David & Charles, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Some wear to edges of dust-jacket. Internally in good condition. RS15. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15443866355