Railway Equipment

Railway Equipment : Forming One of the Twelve Volumes of the Revised and Enlarged Edition of the Science of Railways (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Railway Equipment: Forming One of the Twelve Volumes of the Revised and Enlarged Edition of the Science of Railways I do not set out to write an exhaustive account of railway affairs, but rather to discuss those things which every railroad man may reasonably desire to form a part of his knowledge, if not of his experience. In the early history of railroads ignorance was general. This is no longer the case. Railway men now recognize that they must not only know thoroughly the particular work assigned them, but have more than a cur sory knowledge of the duties of others. NO man's experience is, in itself, wide enough to command this knowledge, and it is the object of this work, the result Of forty years' practical experience and extended research, in some measure to supply. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 934g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243271980
  • 9780243271986