This enhanced and expanded Third Edition of the Dictionary of Railway Track Terms is a compendium of definitions that relate to the foundation of railway transportation the track. Many new definitions and illustrations make this book a handy reference for those involved with, or interested in, the fascinating world of railway track. In this book, there are descriptions and explanations for over 1500 track terms from antiquated, forgotten slang to today's jargon. Railway track has seen many changes throughout the years and those changes continue today as track engineering becomes more sophisticated in order to meet tomorrows increasing demands.
Simmons-Boardman, softcover, spiral bound, 252 pages, 6 x 8.5 x .5 in., B&W illustrations.