Classic Trains and Railroad Engineering Volume 4: Locomotive Firing and Running, History, and Examinations

Release Date: April 11, 2023
Author: Mark Bussler
Length: 352 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592183197 MSRP: $24.95
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1592183203  MSRP: $34.95
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Volume 4 in the ultimate technical railroading series features period mechanical classroom examinations, fuel oil and oil-burning locomotives, railroad history, parts list, and more.

Everything you ever wanted to know about locomotive air brakes but were afraid to ask – it’s all right here. The fourth part in this massive tome of railroading knowledge includes dozens of restored illustrations, graphs, and diagrams that cover the minutia of antique railroading for those looking to learn everything about the way things railroads worked at the turn of the 20th century.

• Restored illustrations, graphs, and diagrams
• Full-Size 8 1/2″ x 11″ pages
• Hardcover and softcover printing options
• The editor’s original page layouts
• Classic type font
• Bold retro-styled cover design

Chapter List:
Chapter 1: Mechanical Examinations: First Year
Chapter 2: Mechanical Examinations: Second Year
Chapter 3: Mechanical Examinations: Third Year
Chapter 4: Evolution of the Locomotive
Chapter 5: Fuel Oil and Oil-Burning Locomotives
Chapter 6: Locomotive Parts Alphabetically Arranged
Chapter 7: Recent Progress in Air Brake Practice
Chapter 8: Fuel Combustion
Chapter 9: Westinghouse Compound Air Pump

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Doré’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.