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Basic Steam Locomotive Maintenance
Basic Steam Locomotive Maintenance

Basic Steam Locomotive Maintenance

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Part Number: sbBKBSLM
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Binding: hardcover
Author(s): D. C. Buell
Publisher and Date: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1980
ISBN: no ISBN

This historical book covers steam locomotive maintenance, from theories of combustion and firing to valves and valve gears, this volume revives the mechanics and operations of the by-gone steam locomotive. Richly illustrated and large print make this a valuable addition to any collection.

Contents:
Practical Locomotive Firing, pp. 7-30;
Combustion and Firing, pp. 31-48;
Locomotive Boilers, pp. 49-88;
Lifting Injectors, pp. 89-110;
The Locomotive, pp. 111-150;
Locomotive Valves, pp. 151-180;
The Walschaert Valve Gear, pp. 181-206;
The Baker Valve Gear, pp. 207-234;
The Young Valve Gear, pp. 235-266;
Correct Valve Setting, pp. 267-292;
Locomotive Superheaters, pp. 293-333.

Simmons-Boardman Books, hardcover, 333 pages, small format 6 x 9 in., B&W illustrations with text.

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