Antique Toy Steam Engines
Antique Toy Steam Engines -
Dealing mainly with the German manufacturers, the pioneers of the massproduced steam toys, it explains how the engines work, gives advice about operating and maintaining them and contains useful information about identifying and dating Almost 600 color photos document the work of 25 major manufacturers, with illustrations of the marks they used. Dimensions and years of production are discussed for each piece.This book describes how model steam engines work, outlines the development of the machine tools used to build the models, and investigates the seven different categories of model engines, which include models built to support patent A beginner's guide to the lost art of building steam engines.Story and illustrations of the demise
of.the steam locomotive.Outstanding selection of 43 drawings by Swedish art firm Tre Tryckare depicts classic locomotives from 1805 to 1963, including: the English Rocket (1829) and Evening Star (1960); the American Pennsylvania (1863), Matt H. Shay, and Zephyr This stunning collection of sketches and oil paintings captures the last vestiges of an era with passion and reverence.A richly illustrated and meticulously detailed history of the steam tractors that transformed farming in the midnineteenth century, before the advent of the gas engine.
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