Pictures and text extracts from Steam and the Steam Engine: Land, Marine, and Locomotive by Henry Evers, LL.D., Fourth Edition, 1880.
The first preface is dated 1872, which I take for the date of the first edition and presumably of at least most of the illustrations. The book was in the “Collins Advanced Science” series; I doubt that it will still be considered advanced science today!
Title: Steam and the Steam Engine
Published by: Wm. Collins, Sons, & Co., Limited
Total items: 9
Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.
This is a cross-section through a steam engine (i.e. a railway locomotive, or a railroad engine as they say in North America). The description is a little hard to follow, so I made a [...]in colour to make them stand out. The description (also reproduced there) is as follows: [more...][$]
“256. Locomotive Boiler.—All locomotive boilers are of the class called multibar: they consist essentially of the barrel filled with tubes, while the two ends are named respectively the furnace, or fire box, and the smoke box. Boiler [...]