Amazing & Extraordinary Facts Steam Age

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts Steam Age

by Julian Holland
     
 

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Respected transport author Julian Holland delves into the intriguing world of steam in his latest book, which is full of absorbing facts and figures on subjects ranging from Cornish beam engines, steam railway locomotives, road vehicles and ships through to traction engines, steam rollers and electricity generating stations and the people who designed and built them.

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Respected transport author Julian Holland delves into the intriguing world of steam in his latest book, which is full of absorbing facts and figures on subjects ranging from Cornish beam engines, steam railway locomotives, road vehicles and ships through to traction engines, steam rollers and electricity generating stations and the people who designed and built them. Helped along the way by the inventive minds of James Watt, Richard Trevithick and George Stephenson, steam became the powerhouse that drove the Industrial Revolution in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446356197
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Amazing & Extraordinary
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB

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