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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English

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SeriesSmithsonian studies in history and technology -- 25
ContributionsWhite, John H.
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Open LibraryOL21711389M

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In the mid-nineteenth century there was a renewed interest in the light, single-axle locomotives which were proving so very successful for passenger traffic. These engines were built in limited number by nearly every well-known maker, and among the few remaining is the six-wheel Pioneer, on display in the Smithsonian Institution's. book - American Single Locomotives and the Pioneer - John H. White. $ + $ shipping. Pioneer, The Light Passenger Locomotive of by John White. The American Single Locomotive, the Pioneer, the Cumberland Valley Railroad, Service history, Mechanical description - boiler, boiler fittings, frame, running gear, valve gear Seller Rating: % positive. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data White, John H., Jr. American single locomotives and the Pioneer. (Smithsonian studies in history and technology, no. 25) 1. Click to read more about American single locomotives and the "Pioneer" by John H. White. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: John H. White.

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Pioneer is the name of the first railroad locomotive to operate in Chicago, was built in by Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Utica and Schenectady Railroad (U&S) in New York, then purchased used by William B. Ogden for the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad (G&CU, the oldest predecessor of Chicago and North Western Railway).The locomotive arrived in Chicago by schooner on.   The “Pioneer” is an unusual locomotive and on first inspection would seem to be imperfect for service on an American railroad of the ’s. This locomotive has only one pair of driving wheels and no truck, an arrangement which marks it as very different from the highly successful standard 8-wheel engine of this period. In Brian Solomon's book, "The American Diesel Locomotive," the idea for this concept came from William McKeen, Union Pacific's chief of motive power. Even by the early 20th century railroads were attempting to cut costs on lightly patronized branch lines and UP's leader, the legendary Edward Harriman, approached McKeen in about developing. American single locomotives and the "Pioneer" 4 copies. The Pioneer, Chicago's first locomotive 4 copies. RAILROAD HISTORY No 4 copies. Railroad History (Fall ) 4 copies. The Book of Books. Improve this author Combine/separate works. John H. White; Author division.