The Steam Locomotive: A Century of North American Classics

4 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781586636135: The Steam Locomotive: A Century of North American Classics
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

With vintage black and white action views of the engines in use and color photos of restored cars, this tribute to the great American locomotive captures a century in the life of these big, fast land machines. They traveled across the country, powered the Industrial Revolution, and hauled the U.S. into the nuclear age. After they were finally displaced in the 1950s, many significant examples underwent restoration for historical societies, museums, and tourist railroads. On beautiful display are the Virginia & Truckee 2-6-0, named Empire, a magnificent example of a post-Civil War steam locomotive; the charming B&O 4-4-0, which was overhauled and tested for use in the motion picture The Wild, Wild West; the long-lived Burlington & Quincy 2-8-2 4960; and the 3751, which in 1991 climbed Cajon Pass for the first time since it was retired in the 1950s.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780760716274: Steam Locomotive: A Century of the North American Classics

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0760716277 ISBN 13:  9780760716274
Publisher: Barnes & Noble, 2000
Hardcover

9780756778132: Steam Locomotive: A Century Of North American Classics

Diane ..., 2004
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Boyd, Jim
Published by Metro Books
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Sooner Fine Books
(Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Metro Books. May 01, 2000. Condition: New. 1586636138 Prompt attention. Free delivery confirmation. New. Seller Inventory # MER-160229104256-169

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 55.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Boyd, Jim
Published by Metro Books (2000)
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Metro Books, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111586636138

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 55.85
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Boyd, Jim
Published by Metro Books
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Metro Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1586636138 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0763971

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Jim Boyd
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-1586636138

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 79.89
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Jim Boyd
Published by Metro Books (2000)
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Metro Books, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1586636138

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 106.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Jim Boyd
Published by Metro Books (2000)
ISBN 10: 1586636138 ISBN 13: 9781586636135
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Metro Books, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1586636138n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 224.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds