Early American Steam Locomotives

By: Reed Kinert

Price: $16.95

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Relive train travel's earliest days with this splendidly illustrated story of steam locomotion, from "teakettles" to "titans." Working from builders' specifications, old engravings, and written contemporaneous accounts, author Reed Kinert re-creates, in accurate renderings, the earliest locomotives -- many of which were built and used before the advent of photography.

Title: Early American Steam Locomotives

Author: Reed Kinert

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $16.95

Categories: Railroads,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486443981

ISBN Number 13: 9780486443980

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 160 pages, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 443981

Description: Features 115 illustrations, many in color
For railroading enthusiasts, model rail hobbyists, and Americana buffs
Kinert was foremost railroading illustrator
Expert guide in words and pictures to early days of the "iron horse"
Relive train travel's early days with this illustrated story of steam locomotion, from "kettles" to "titans." Working from builders' specifications, old engravings, and written contemporaneous accounts, Kinert recreates the earliest locomotives--many of which were built and used before the advent of photography--in exacting detail.
Republication of the Seattle, 1962 edition.