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Front Cover of Evers’ ‘Steam and the Steam Engine’ Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

The front cover says that the book is part of Collins’ Advanced Series.

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Added: 2006-02-06

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Side Lever Engine Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

This is a steam engine for driving a ship (a paddle-boat in fact) taken from the Marine Engines chapter: 87. The Side Lever Engines.—The first engine employed to drive the paddle wheel was a side lev [...]

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Added: 2007-09-20

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Sharp, Brothers, And Co.’s Engine Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

“The annexed illustration will give a much better idea of the locomotive engine and boiler than the last one.” (p. 241) There is also a cross-section of this locomotive, which I have scanned but not y [...]

Keywords: railways, machinery, transport, engines, steam engines, greyscale

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Added: 2006-02-06

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Plate I.—Section of Locomotive Engine Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

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 version in which [...]

Keywords: railways, machinery, diagrams, transport, engines, steam engines, greyscale

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Added: 2006-02-06

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Plate I.—Section of Locomotive Engine [coloured letters] Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

This is a version of Plate I in which I have coloured the letters blue, to try to make it easier to follow the description, which I have also repeated here: In this sectional elevation F is the furnac [...]

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Added: 2006-02-06

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Crampton’s Engines Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

“The above figure is another plan of arranging the locomotive. The examples given on page 238 have eight wheels, the general run is six wheels with the large driving wheel in the middle; but in Crampt [...]

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Added: 2006-03-15

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[Festiniog Railway Locomotive] Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

“In the example here given, the engine is on two trucks [bogies]. The one end can be turned so that the double sets of wheels are not in the same straight line. In practice it is found that bogie carr [...]

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Added: 2006-06-08

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Locomotive Boiler Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

“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 fi [...]

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Added: 2006-09-19

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Great Western express engine Steam and the Steam Engine (1880)

“General Description of a Locomotive.—This is one of the Great Western express engines, running on eight wheels; the large wheel is the driving wheel, the others are called the leading and triling wh [...]

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Places shown: England

Added: 2006-02-06

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