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Author Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Title The birth of the locomotive (1780s-1820s) / Joanne Mattern.

Publication Info. Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2013]
©2013
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 385.36 MAT    DUE 08-20-22
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Description 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Series Railroad in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 43-45) and index.
Contents A race between the past and the future -- The early days of engines -- Captain Dick's engines -- A blast of steam -- The first railways -- Timeline -- Chapter notes -- Works consulted -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Presents a history of locomotives and provides profiles of the inventors, engineers, and railroad tycoons who were responsible for the introduction and spread of railroads in the nineteenth century.
Subject Locomotives -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Railroads -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Railroad trains -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781612282862 (library bound)
1612282865 (library bound)
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