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locomotive engineering
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, November 01, 2004 11:07 PM
Hi all,

I'm wondering, what books should I look for inorder to find information on the engineering of steam locomotives? I'm most interested in the engineering behind such concepts as "Super-power" I know as a result, steam engines were given 4-wheel trailing trucks, to increase the size of the firebox, and therefore increase horsepower and tractive effort.

Thanks,
Alvie.

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