Railway and Locomotive Engineering, 1904

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Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 133366379X

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Excerpt from Railway and Locomotive Engineering, 1904: A Practical Journal of Railway Motive Power and Rolling Stock The people, who ride in ease and com fort over mountains and through dreary deserts during the transcontinental jour ney, little realize the dangers and hard ships endured by the' pioneers who first laid out and built the railroad. Life on an engineering survey was quite as ex citing and dangerous as a soldier's life on a hard-fought campaign. Accounts of the experiences of engineers on the Atlantic and Pacific surveys would make a thrilling story, as interesting as any thing ever written ou human enterprise and endurance. 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.
Railway and Locomotive Engineering, 1914

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ISBN: 0656116765

Category: Technology & Engineering

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Excerpt from Railway and Locomotive Engineering, 1914: A Practical Journal of Railway Motive Power and Rolling Stock After a long struggle, this system was forced upon the French people. In the different States that compose Germany, great diversity existed in the weights and measures, and by degrees, the metric system was adopted to bring about uni formity; 'but the change caused very great inconvenience for years, more especially in machine shops where lathes with inch measured head screws are still largely used. 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.
Railway and Locomotive Engineering

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Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 0343291541

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