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Elegance in Engineering

The Classic British Steam Locomotive

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Author: Colin Alexander, Alon Siton

Elegance in Engineering showcases an interesting and diverse collection of British-built steam locomotives from all builders, for railways at home and abroad. These examples of British engineering at its best tell the story of the development of the archetypal British steam locomotive from the 1830s to the end of steam locomotive manufacture.

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder and any selection of locomotives is bound to be subjective, but nobody can deny that by comparison, locomotives built overseas tended to be angular and austere. Maintenance staff would argue that having many of their fittings on the outside made them easier to look after but the purist would contest that it did not make them easier on the eye.

Book ISBN 9781445686219

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Feb 2020

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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