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Road Locomotives and Tractors Eric Sawford

Road Locomotives and Tractors

Eric Sawford

Published October 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780750921138
Hardcover
192 pages
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 About the Book 

Steam-driven locomotives played a major role in the 19th century where they took over the heavy haulage tasks from horses and ushered a new era in the history of transport. This book celebrates the many remarkable examples of these vehicles. ItMoreSteam-driven locomotives played a major role in the 19th century where they took over the heavy haulage tasks from horses and ushered a new era in the history of transport. This book celebrates the many remarkable examples of these vehicles. It features over 200 photographs of surviving road locomotives and tractors. The commercial owners are identified and the author recalls the multitude of tasks these engines undertook. He also provides information about the companies that made them and traces the evolving designs of the many types that were constructed.