Title: Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. ...
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, New York, New York
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
(title cont) . for Railroad and Industrial Operations in Foreign Countries. Eighth Edition - 1927. Compiled and Edited for the American Railway Association - Mechanical Division. 1,372 pages; illustrations, drawings; indexes; leather binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Former owners' bookplate on the inside cover. The 'Bible' of reference works on American railway engines, both steam and electric engines, industrial locomotives, and motorcars through 1927 along with their maintenance, operation, and design. Filled with drawings and photos for the parts and engines. Includes 'Dictionary of Terms', 'Part Names', 'Shops and Engine Terminals' with the machines and equipment used, 'Foreign Steam Locomotives', along with a section on materials to be used with the engines in their maintenance and repair. In very good condition, clean inside and out. Bookseller Inventory # 10787
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