Trains and Technology: The American Railroad in the Nineteenth Century - Vol. 1

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Introduction

1. Moody, John, 2; Pangborn, 10; Trains, April 1975, 28–32; Merchants' Magazine, October 1844, 372; Webb, 25, 148; Harlow, 18; Dunaway, 596; Facts and Arguments, 24; The Pioneer Railroads of the Old and New Worlds, 12; Railroad History, #168, 5–16; Adams, Railroads: Their Origins and Problems, 37.

2. Merchants' Magazine, November 1860, 635.

3. Reed, 24; Merchants' Magazine, August 1843, 145; American Railway Times, 10 January 1850; Daniels, 3–5.

4. Bradlee, The Eastern Railroad, 4.

5. Moody, John, 7; Alvarez, 19; Wilson, William H., 11; Faith, 2.

6. American Railroad Journal, 1 July 1839, 31, 32; Merchants' Magazine, January 1846, 30; Jackson, William, 9.

7. Kirby, 94; Yeomans, 29; Sinclair, 17, 19; Pangborn, 16, 22, 23, 25 Holbrook, The Story of American Railroads, 20.

8. Webb, 26.

9. The Atlantic Monthly, March 1882, 291, 292.

10. Stevens, Documents Tending; American Railroad Journal, 13 September 1851,578.

11. Moody, John, 4; Pangborn, 27; Reed, 23; Turnbull, 363, 473; Reck, 77; American Railroad Journal, 13 September 1851, 578; Encyclopedia Brittanica “1969” volume 8, 678; Clinton, 18; Stover, Life and Decline, 12, 13.

12. Mechanical Engineering, September 1976, 23; MacGill, 382–84.

13. MacGill, 590; Sinclair, 49, 50; Alexander, Iron Horses, 20; Dunbar, 890; Faith, 68.

14. Hindle, 27.

15. Dilts, 49; Daniels, 66; Stover, Life and Decline, 8.

16. Smith, W. P., A History and Description, 24; Holbrook, The Story of American Railroads, 23; Alexander, Iron Horses, 21, 22; Stover, Life and Decline, 11, 12; Stover, Iron Road, 8.

17. The Knickerbocker, October 1833, 250.

18. Clarke, 429; Vance, 23; Clarke, 430; Moody, John, 10, 13, 14; Stover, Iron Road, 83; Adler, 4; Wellington, 48.

19. Clarke, 429; Daniels, 10.

20. Hadley, 146–48; Railroad History 139:65–77; Fishlow, 165, 166; Stevers, 98.

21. Billington, 109; Hadley, 148,149; Lardner, 397; Holley, 153; Black, Robert C, 32; Engineering, January 20, 1882, 67; Interstate Commerce Commission, Third Annual Report, 1 December 1889, 84.

22. Clarke, 429; The Railway Library, 1909, 118.

23. Bettmann, 176.

24. Jensen, American Heritage History, 7; Fishlow, 100.


General Description of the American
Steam Locomotive

1. Ferrell, loose insert; White, A History of the American locomotive, xii; The Railroad Gazette, 10 May 1873, 185.

2. Letter from Eugene Wright.

3. Sinclair, 632.

4. Wright, Roy, Locomotive Encyclopedia, 1947, 104; Marshall, John, Rail, TheRecords, 108; Comstock, 71; White, History of the American Locomotive, 75; Scientific American Supplement, 2 July 1881, 4,569; Billington, 141.

5. White, History of the American Locomotive, 33, 175; Klein, Encyclopedia, 106.


Chapter 1. Introduction To
Motive Power

1. Celebration of the Beginning of the Second Century, 161, 162.

2. Alexander, Iron Horses, 17; Ellis, The Lore of the Train, 22; Perdonnet, 54; Jacobs, Lemons, The World's Worst Cars, 14; Kay, 8; Scientific American Supplement, 6 August 1881, 4,655 and May 15, 1886, 8,637; Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, November 1878, 627.

3. Journal of the Franklin Institute, December 1826, 416; Kay, 11, 32; Comstock, 16; Wood, Nicholas, 501; Scientific American Supplement, 11 November 1893, 14,889; Brown, History of the First Locomotives in America, 1874 ed., 36.

4. Kirby, 296; Klein, Encyclopedia, 84; Journal of the Franklin Institute, March 1872, 166, 167; Ellis, The Lore of the Train, 18, 22, 24.

5. Marshall, John, Rail, The Records, 94.

6. Scientific American, 13 November 1875, 307; Armytage, 125.

7. Ellis, The Lore of the Train, 44; Baldwin Locomotives, July 1936, 14; Hadley, 10; Sinclair, 29; Kay, 20.

8. Kirby, 289; Couper, 187.

9. Sinclair, 63; Kay, 34; Comstock, 12; White, History of the American Locomotive, 93; Lane, From Indian Trails, 283; Railroad History 25, 33.

10. Letter from John B. Jervis, 16 January 1828; Vance, 10, 35.

11. Pangborn, 96; Railroad History 104: 55 and 163; 43; Scientific American, 25 July 1896, 67; Kaempffert, 25; Mar

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 7
  • Preface: Comments from the Cab 9
  • Acknowledgements 13
  • Introduction 15
  • Locomotives 25
  • General Description of the American Steam Locomotive 27
  • 1: Introduction to Motive Power 33
  • 2: Motive Power Infancy, 1830–1850 38
  • 3: Motive Power Adolescence, 1850–1875 104
  • 4: Motive Power Maturity, 1875–1900 135
  • 5: Locomotive Appliances and Appurtenances 205
  • Notes 217
  • Bibliography 230
  • Index 237
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