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Diesel locomotives

Diesel Locomotive Industry Productivity Team.

Diesel locomotives

a report of a visit tothe U.S.A.in 1950 of a Productivity Team representing the diesel locomotive industry.

by Diesel Locomotive Industry Productivity Team.

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Published by Anglo-American Council on Productivity .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesProductivity team reports series
The Physical Object
Pagination51p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20911914M

  Diesel Locomotives on Scottish Railways covers most of Scotland from Thurso in the far north to the border with England, from until the present day. The book covers diesel locomotives from Class 20s up to the most powerful Class 70s. In Scotland from. This book picks up new locomotive production where Louis Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off and updates the information first published in The Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives (Kalmbach ). However, its starting point is not a .

The hybrid diesel locomotive is an incredible display of power and ingenuity. It combines some great mechanical technology, including a huge, cylinder, two-stroke diesel engine, with some heavy duty electric motors and generators, throwing in a little bit of computer technology for good measure. This ,pound (,kg) locomotive is designed to tow passenger-train Author: Karim Nice. The diesel locomotive equipped with an electric transmission device is referred to as a diesel-electric locomotive. According to the types of internal combustion engine used, diesel locomotives can be divided into diesel engine and gas turbine engine, and diesel engine locomotives are most widely used.

Alco Locomotives ~ by Brian Solomon Alco Locomotives "Here is the first comprehensive history of the American Locomotive Company. Author Brian Solomon follows the story from the founding of Schenectady Locomotive Works in to that company’s merger with several smaller locomotive builders in , to Alco’s ultimate demise in the competition for domestic diesel . Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.


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The first four chapters describe diesel locomotive history, mechanics, exterior spotting features and classifications. This part of the book will be useful to folks developing an interest in trains. Subsequent chapters focus on individual manufacturers and include photos and descriptions of each model produced by that company.

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