Standard Mechanical Examinations on Locomotive Firing and Running : Being the Progressive Examinations for the First, Second, and Third Years, Which Were Adopted as Standard by the Traveling Engineers' Association (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Standard Mechanical Examinations on Locomotive Firing and Running: Being the Progressive Examinations for the First, Second, and Third Years, Which Were Adopted as Standard by the Traveling Engineers' Association With railroad trains being drawn overland so rapidly that it is possible for the passenger to eat his luncheon in Chicago on the one day and to break his fast in New York the next, it might appear to the lay mind that the limit of speed in transportation has been reached. In view of the developments within a time compassed by the memory of living men, no student of transportation prob lems dares, however, to attempt to set the final bounds f speed. 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.
- Paperback | 616 pages
- 152 x 229 x 31mm | 812g
- 11 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 238 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white