Published when the Age of Steam was at its zenith, the 1902 Handbook of Steam Engineering covers the design, construction, and operation of some of the 19th Century's most important machines: the steam pump, the steam elevator, and the steam heater. Profusely illustrated, this textbook provides a wonderful view of the era when steam pressure powered whole economies, enabling the industrial age and transforming the lives of millions. This is a wonderful book for anyone interested in "how it works", steam enthusiasts, and engineers of all ages.
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