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2 edition of steam locomotives of EasternEurope. found in the catalog.

steam locomotives of EasternEurope.

A. E. Durrant

steam locomotives of EasternEurope.

by A. E. Durrant

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDavid & Charles locomotive monographs
The Physical Object
Pagination160p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19656120M

This is the first reference to Neath Abbey’s efforts to develop steam locomotives. Records of this activity are preserved in the letters of the Dowlais Iron Company and the collection of drawings contained in the Neath Abbey records. Neath Abbey went on to produce over 50 locomotives between and   Determining the most powerful steam locomotive is not easy, with many ways to measure this including size, length, wheel arrangement and tractive effort. What is not in dispute is that the USA, with its super large loading gauge, has (or had) the most powerful steam locomotives ever built.

The Swiss Federal Railways had a highly electrified system during the Second World War, but retained little tank engines for shunting. Due to war conditions coal was in short supply, but hydro-electricity remained plentiful. Therefore some of these small steam locomotives were converted to raise steam by electric heating. Number: Builder: Type: Location: Notes: PGE General Electric: 65 Tonner: West Coast Ry. Heritage Park, Squamish, BC: Built 6/ PGE General Electric: 70 Tonner.

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