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Locomotives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Baldwin Locomotive Works.

Locomotives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

by Baldwin Locomotive Works.

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Published by Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A paper read by S.M. Vauclain before the meeting of the New England Railroad Club, February 12, 1901.

Statementby S.M. Vauclain.
SeriesRecord no. 25
ContributionsVauclain, Samuel Matthews.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14092715M

  Thomas Kirkbride provided the major influences during the 19th century on the building and organization of mental hospitals. In , he published his book, On the Construction, Organization, and General Arrangements of Hospitals for the Insane (Philadelphia), which influenced the architecture and construction particularly of state asylums, known as "Kirkbride Hospitals," some of which were. Get this from a library! The American steam locomotive in the twentieth century. [Tom Morrison] -- Between and , Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time--enormous engines that powered a colossal industry. They were deceptively simple machines, yet, the more their.

America moved West to the steam whistle's echo. Precious ore and coal rode rails down the mountains. Epic cattle dives went to railroad corrals. Farmers sent hard-won harvests to distant markets. 19th and early 20th century immigrants boarded America's steam trains for dreams of a better life.   In the early years of the 19th century locomotives powered by steam were thought to be impractical, and the first railroads were actually built to accommodate wagons pulled by horses. Mechanical refinements made the steam locomotive an efficient and powerful machine, and by the middle of the century the railroad was changing life in profound ways.

Composed of ten essays and an epilogue that trace the history of contemporary form as an evolving poetic of structure and construction, the book's analytical framework rests on Frampton's close readings of key French and German, and English sources from the eighteenth century to the present. Kenneth Frampton's long-awaited follow-up to his classic A Critical History of Modern Architecture is. nineteenth century is hardly a coherent period and, with the exception of. agriculture, all other sectors present some interesting development only from. the middle of the century, continuing undisturbed into the twentieth century. at least up to World War I, if not into the s. Tortella is quite aware of.


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