Illustrated Book of Steam and Rail: The History and Development of the Train and an Evocative guide to the World's Greatest Railway Journeys
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Illustrated Book of Steam and Rail: The History and Development of the Train and an Evocative guide to the World's Greatest Railway Journeys

by Colin Garrett, Max Wade-Matthews
     
 
The history and development of the train and an evocative guide to the world's great railway journeys with over 1,500 photographs of locomotives from around the world.

  • A definitive history of locomotive technology from the great steam engines of the 1830s to the electronic speed trains of the present day
  • Detailed specification boxes given for

Overview

The history and development of the train and an evocative guide to the world's great railway journeys with over 1,500 photographs of locomotives from around the world.

  • A definitive history of locomotive technology from the great steam engines of the 1830s to the electronic speed trains of the present day
  • Detailed specification boxes given for over 100 key locomotive designs
  • Contains accounts of 95 of the world's most legendary railway journeys, including such departure points and destinations as Boston, Venice, Pretoria, the Khyber Pass, Darjeeling, Fuji, Sydney, Edinburgh and many, many more
  • A book to inspire the rail enthusiast and armchair explorer alike

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760749524
Publisher:
Hermes House
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
278,264
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)

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