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One man"s locomotives

Smith, Vernon L.

One man"s locomotives

50 years experience with railway motive power

by Smith, Vernon L.

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Published by Trans-Anglo Books in Glendale, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Smith, Vernon L. 1911-,
    • Railroad engineers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Vernon L. Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF140.S58 A3 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination181 p., [6] folded p. of plates :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2731008M
      ISBN 10087046079X
      LC Control Number86025085
      OCLC/WorldCa14588794

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Fascinating autobiography of a man who spent his life working on both steam and diesel locomotives. The author began his career firing locomotives in the iron ore area of Minnesota, then worked as an engineering apprentice at a major car builder, as a designer at Lima Locomotive in the Super Power era, at Franklin Railway Supply (developers of poppet-valve gears), at the Pennsylvania Railroad Cited by: 1.

A technical autobiography, covering Vernon Smith's career in the railroad industry. Starting as a fireman inMr. Smith later worked his way through a succession of technical jobs with the Differential Car Company, Lima Locomotive Works, Franklin Railway Supply, the AT&SF Railroad, and finally the Belt Railway Company, where he retired as Superintendant of Motive power in /5(4).

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