The Railways of England
Midland; Great Northern; M. S. & L. (Great Central); North Eastern; South Western; Great Western; Great Eastern; Brighton and South Coast; Chatham and Dover; South Eastern
First published in 1889 this work described historical aspects and operations of each of the main line companies of the time.
Long-Span Railway Bridges
Study of railway bridges by Sir Benjamin Barker, who jointly designed the Forth Railway Bridge. This work pre-dates that project and gives detailed calculations and requirements for different bridge types.
A Catechism of the Steam Engine
in its various applications to mines, mills, steam navigation, railways, and agriculture: with practical instructions for the manufacture and management of engines of every class.
BOWEN COOKE, C. J.; JONES, Charles Henry; BRICKWELL, A. J.; WORSDELL, Wilson; PARKER, Alex P.; MALAN, A. H. & LOCKYER, A. E.
Round the Works of Our Great Railways
Late nineteenth century study of railway workshops with photographs and drawings throughout. Chapters, largely written by locomotive superintendents, cover LNWR, MR, GNR, NER, GER, GWR and North British.