Traction Engines – Fred Dibnah Edition EBook

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This special Fred Dibnah edition of Traction Engines details the development and heyday of the working steam road locomotive and takes look at the many derivatives designed to economise industrial and agricultural processes, previously performed with archaic and outdated methods. Using contemporary colour photographs and rarely seen black and white archive images, it looks at the sheer power of the heavy haulage engine and the extraordinary loads and tonnage they were capable of pulling over British roads. This new ebook on Traction Engines celebrates the giants of the road in a golden age of British industrial heritage, when this country’s engineering excellence was once recognised the world over. Fred Dibnah MBE, who died in 2004, was a steeplejack and television personality who had a keen interest in mechanical engineering.

SKU: 9781782819271 Category: ISBN: 5060246770292

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This special Fred Dibnah edition of Traction Engines details the development and heyday of the working steam road locomotive and takes look at the many derivatives designed to economise industrial and agricultural processes, previously performed with archaic and outdated methods. Using contemporary colour photographs and rarely seen black and white archive images, it looks at the sheer power of the heavy haulage engine and the extraordinary loads and tonnage they were capable of pulling over British roads. This new ebook on Traction Engines celebrates the giants of the road in a golden age of British industrial heritage, when this country’s engineering excellence was once recognised the world over. Fred Dibnah MBE, who died in 2004, was a steeplejack and television personality who had a keen interest in mechanical engineering.

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