Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Steam Engines and Steam Railways

A Young Person's Guide

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Author: Stuart Hylton

Steam engines and steam railways have a long, fascinating history, with many exciting areas to explore. Whether you are visiting a steam railway, or simply want to know more about how steam railways helped to develop the modern world, this is the book for you.

When was the steam engine first invented?
How do steam engines work?
Which were the most famous engines, and railway lines?
How does a railway work?
Why did steam railways disappear?
Can I still see a steam railway working today?

Stuart Hylton uses his expert knowledge and an excellent collection of photographs and drawings to explain the answers to these questions and more.

Book ISBN 9781445656687

Book Format Paperback

pages 160 pages

Publication Date 15 Aug 2016

Height 235

Width 165

Illustrations 75

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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