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A practical treatise on rail-roads, and interior communication in general

Wood, Nicholas

A practical treatise on rail-roads, and interior communication in general

containing an account of the performances of the different locomotive engines at and subsequent to the Liverpool contest : upwards of two hundred and sixty experiments : with tables of the comparative value of canals and rail-roads, and the power of the present locomotive engines

by Wood, Nicholas

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Published by Carey & Lea in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Early works to 1850,
  • Railroads -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nicholas Wood
    GenreEarly works to 1850
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 105054
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination598 p., [12] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages598
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17187258M

    Ronald M. Birse in his Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry records that "as a result of his experience and observations" Wood published one of the first texts on steam railways, his Practical treatise on rail-roads and interior communication in general (): see Ottley (the work ran into several editions). in which he discussed. (), and British colliery and steam locomotive engineer Nicholas Wood issued A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads and Interior Communication in General, with Original Experiments, and Tables of the Comparative Value of Canals and Rail-Roads (). These books, both of which were published in London, were the first comprehensive works on.

    Keel Row Books | Second Edition. Octavo, pp. xxiiI, [5], Complete with 11 plates of which 8 fold-out copper engraved plates and 3 full-page wood engravings, as called for; folding Schedule of Bridges on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway to rear. Numerous tables within text. Later brown cloth with gilt titles and ruling to spine. Rebound in modern brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. The “Railroad Scheme” of Massachusetts - Volume 5 Issue 2 - Edward C. KirklandCited by: 1.

    RAILWAYS. - Nicholas WOOD. A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads, and Interior Communication In General. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Second edition, 8vo ( x mm.) Folding lithographed frontispiece, 7 further folding plates, 1 folding chart to rear. (Browning, small stamp to title, occasional spotting to plates.) Later half . A practical treatise on rail-roads, and interior communication in general containing an account of the performances of the different locomotive engines at and subsequent to the Liverpool contest, upwards of two hundred and sixty experiments: with tables of the comparative value of canals and rail-roads, and the power of the present locomotive.


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