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Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction Hardcover – 1970
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Revised & enlarged from the 1960 material, it was written originally to provide practical help and information for engineers who build model steam locomotives of any gauge between 1.25 in and 10.25 in. Each part of the locomotive is dealt with by the author, and his instructions are supplemented by his drawings and photographs. It claims to be the most comprehensive book on the subject and enables builders of small locomotives to go ahead with their work with full confidence. It will help the reader select gauge and scale, type of locomotive, learn the general principles of design; it looks at mainframes, stretchers, axleboxes and crankpins; not forgetting wheels, axles, crank axles, crank-pins, bogies, pony and radial trucks, cylinders and details, crossheads and motion details, valve gears: link motions, valve gears, radial gears, boilers, boiler fittings, lubrication, pumps, injectors, brakes, platework, tenders, tanks and fittings, fuels, raising steam and driving, index
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