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A Treatise on an Improved Method for Overcoming Steep Gradients on Railways : Whereby Any Ordinary Locomotive Capable of Hauling a Given Load Up a Gradient of 1 in 80 Can Take the Same : Up One in Eight

Handyside, Henry / Late Assistant Provincial Engineer to the Government of Nelson New Zealand

Published by London : E. And F. N. Spon, Charing Cross and New York Broome Street 1874 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean Text / Previous Owner Name, 1874

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31 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Covers such topics as gradients, steep gradients, tractive, tractive force, locomotive, stationary engine, viaducts, steep inclines, handyside, cost francs, struts, goods trains, rails, advantages claimed, railways, mont cenis, captain tyler, major ellison, mont rigi, alma square. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5022295

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Title: A Treatise on an Improved Method for ...

Publisher: London : E. And F. N. Spon, Charing Cross and New York Broome Street 1874 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean Text / Previous Owner Name

Publication Date: 1874

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Cover Illustration

Edition: Bound / Flex Cover.

Book Type: Railroad History / Trains

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