The Victorian Steam Locomotive : Its Design and Development 1804-1879, Hardback Book

The Victorian Steam Locomotive : Its Design and Development 1804-1879 Hardback


First published in 1879, this book has been identified as a lost publication by Peter Waterman, who is writing the introduction to the reprint.The book, which was published in the year of the Tay Bridge Disaster and the Zulu War in South Africa, looks in to the history and development of the steam Locomotive, from 1804-1879.

It shows examples of famous types of machines, from the past and the then most up to date pieces of railway Locomotive technology.

With a Selection of quality drawings and engineering diagrams, as well as rare photographs of locomotives from this remarkable period of industial change, The Victorian Steam Locomotive is a timely and long-overdue insight into the thinking of Victorian Engineers, written as a contemporary text.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 40 period photographs and drawings
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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  • Category: History of engineering & technology
  • ISBN: 9781473823235



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