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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Railroads: Repair Manuals RR
5 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Drennan, C.M.  
CAR INSPECTION MANUAL.
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Publisher: Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America (1940), 2nd printing 1947..
Manual for the railway car inspector. 304p: black/white drawings, photos, diagrams; 19cm. Index. 425g. Good (light edgewear mostly at spine ends, signatures tender, text clean). Cloth-backed stiff card covers. Book condition: Good.

Appr.: | AUD 19.47 CAD 20.00 EUR 13.19 GBP 10.83 JPY 1,820.00 MXN 227.50 ZAR 182.00 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: C0733.
    
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2.
Huntington, William S.; revised by Charles Latimer.  
The Road-Master's Assistant and Section-Master's Guide . . .

Publisher: New York: Railroad Gazette, 1878..
Revised Edition Twelvemo, under 7.5 inches tall, in blue cloth stamped in gilt and black. 286 pages plus 20 pages of ads. Illustrated by drawings and tables. A significant technical handbook of the period. Previous owner name on front pastedown; mild toning to the text. Covers are moderately worn and bumped at extremities. All in all, a sound and clean copy. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 16995.
    
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3.
International Correspondence Schools.  
A Treatise on the Locomotive and the Air Brake . . . (Two Volumes), together with: A Treatise on the New York Air Brake.

Publisher: Scranton PA: Colliery Engineer Co., 1900, 1901..
No Edition Indicated Three octavo volumes, about 9 inches tall, in half brown morocco on pebbled cloth covers. Pagination irregular but probably 200 pages in volume I, 500 in volume II., and 200 pages in the New York Air Brake volume. Illustrated by drawings and color diagrams, some foldouts. Clean and soundly bound inside. Light edge and extremity wear to the covers of all volumes with a one-inch tear to the top of the spine on volume II. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 17032.
    
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4.
Railroad Division  
General Instructions For Use of Worthington Locomotive Feedwater Heater Type S
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Publisher: Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, 1929 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall "A typical arrangement of the Worthington Type 'S' Locomotive Feedwater Heating Equipment on a locomotive is shown in Figure 1. It will be seen from the cut that the cold water pump 'C' mounted under the left side of the cab, takes water from the tender and delivers it to the heater 'A' which is set into the top of the smoke box. Here the water is heated by mixing with exhaust steam from the locomotive cylinders. From the heater the hot water flows down to the hot water pump 'B', mounted on the side of the boiler. The hot water pump forces the heated water into the boiler through the boiler check.." Worthington was a major supplier of engine equipment to railroads. Illustrated. 30 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 003182.
    
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5.
Westinghouse Air Brake Co.  
The K Freight Car Brake Equipment (Type K Triple Valve): Instruction Pamphlet No. 5030.

Publisher: Pittsburgh: Westinghouse Air Brake Co., 1920..
No Edition Indicated Twelvemo, about 7 inches tall, in brown flexible card covers lettered in black. 43 pages plus 8 folding diagrams at rear. Note that this item has extra copies of seven of the foldouts laid in. The book is clean and sound but it shows handling. One of the folding diagrams is detached. The laid in diagrams are a bit edgeworn and chipping but still perfectly functional. Softcover Softcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 16813.
    
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