Modern High-Speed Oil Engines
A three volume work first published in 1949. All aspects of engines covered with many photographs and technical diagrams. Includes chapters on road, rail, air, marine and farming applications.
The Coal Viewer and Engine Builder's Practical Companion
Treatise of 1797 on the application of an iron railroad system using flat-tyred vehicles for use in coal mining. The work covers the permanent way and the fixed steam engine, illustrated with plans and diagrams.