The Model Locomotive Engineer, Fireman, and Engine-boy: Comprising a Historical Notice of the Pioneer Locomotive Engines and Their Inventors with a Project for the Establishment of Certificates of Qualification in the Running Service of Railways
Crosby Lockwood, 1879 - 256 pages
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