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The Age of Steam: The Locomotives, the Railroads, and Their Legacy

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The power and romance of the age of steam are captured in this vividly illustrated chronicle of the steam trains and railways that forged a new era in transportation from 1830 onward Presenting the first opportunity for long-distance travel powered by machines, the emergence of the train had an unprecedented influence on the development of industry, social history, emigrat ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Thunder Bay Press (CA) (first published July 2000)
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Dr. John Norton Westwood, b.1931, is an honorary member of the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Birmingham, England. He has been an honorary research fellow at Birmingham since 1976.

He has written extensively on Russian and Eurasian issues. He also writes on steam trains and international railway history.
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