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The Complete Book of Locomotives Paperback – March 16, 2010


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Anness (March 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844768775
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844768776
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,923,636 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Colin Garratt, a world-renowned authority and author on locomotives, has also been a professional railway photographer for more than 30 years. His principal work has been to document the last steam locomotives of the world and he has made expeditions to some 50 countries, embracing all continents. He is director of Milepost 921/2, the multi-media production company for the railway industry. He has written and illustrated over 40 books on steam and rail.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Asitha Goonewardena on December 22, 2011
Format: Paperback
Locomotive being one of the most liked objects from my child-hood, I purchased this book from a local store, which surprisingly elevated my inspirations to find more and more details of the histories and the transformation of the locomotives from the ancient times to the latest super power engines.

The book illustrates the locomotives in a pictorial manner having clearly categorizing them in forms of sub continents and great rail routs. each picture and zoomed-out pictures of the locomotives are explained to the detail specifications of the Date of Origin, Builder, Clients, Gauge, Driving wheels, Capacity and Total weight.

The book mainly classify its details as The birth or railway, The golden age 1900-1950, 1950 to Modern day.

This book is recommended for Loco lovers.
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