Steam Locomotive Driver's Manual: The Step-by-step Guide To Preparing, Firing And Driving A Steam Locomotive

byAndrew Charman

Hardcover | April 1, 2015

Steam Locomotive Driver's Manual: The Step-by-step Guide To Preparing, Firing And Driving A Steam Locomotive by Andrew Charman
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A fully up-to-date publication, heavily illustrated with both photographs and drawings, detailing the complete procedures needed to handle a steam locomotive. It is often said that steam locomotives appear to be living machines, casting a spell over spectators young and old, from lifelong steam enthusiasts to those witnessing live steam for the first time. This extensively illustrated manual provides a fascinating practical insight into the hard work, knowledge and skills required to safely drive a steam loco. The unique Haynes Manual approach, marrying the engaging text with step-by-step photographs and fascinating illustrations, puts the reader firmly on the footplate to experience the raw power and energy of a steam locomotive in action.

Andrew Charman is an experienced journalist and lifelong railway enthusiast with an extensive knowledge of the steam locomotive scene, and he is in the process of taking the training course that will eventually see him become a qualified driver on a heritage steam railway -- currently he is a trainee fireman on the narrow-gauge Welshpo...
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Title:Steam Locomotive Driver's Manual: The Step-by-step Guide To Preparing, Firing And Driving A Steam L...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:176 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2015Publisher:Haynes Publishing UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1844259420

ISBN - 13:9781844259427

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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