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The Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831-1915

A Study in American Industrial Practice

The Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831-1915( )
Author: Brown, John K.
Series title:Studies in Industry and Society
ISBN:978-0-8018-6812-2
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

The largest maker of heavy machinery in Gilded Age America and an important global exporter, the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia achieved renown as one of the nation's most successful and important firms. Relying on gifted designers and skilled craftsmen, Baldwin built thousands of standard and custom steam locomotives, ranging from narrow gauge 0-4-0 industrial engines to huge mallet compounds. John K. Brown analyzes the structure of railroad demand; the forces driving...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Railroads / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.78 x 25.4 x 2.235 cm
Book Weight:0.727 Kilograms



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