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The Resource Steam Australia : locomotives that galvanised the nation, Tim Fischer

Steam Australia : locomotives that galvanised the nation, Tim Fischer

Label
Steam Australia : locomotives that galvanised the nation
Title
Steam Australia
Title remainder
locomotives that galvanised the nation
Statement of responsibility
Tim Fischer
Title variation
Steam locomotives that galvanised the nation
Title variation remainder
Australia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the steam train in Australia
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1946-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fischer, Tim
Dewey number
625.261
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Steam locomotives
  • Railroads
  • Australia
Label
Steam Australia : locomotives that galvanised the nation, Tim Fischer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction - From small steam locomotives to giant workhorses -- Ch. 1. The arrival of steam locomotion on rail -- Ch. 2. The agony of 'Break of gauge' -- Ch./ 3. Gold, coal, wool and wheat -- Ch. 4. Victoria leads the way: from 'Hobson's choice' to the Spirit of Progress -- Ch. 5. Full steam ahead in New south Wales -- Ch. 6. Queensland rail: the triumph of narrow gauge -- Ch. 7. South Australia: a grand mixture of gauges and locomotives -- Ch. 8. Western Australia: linked by steam in war and peace -- Ch. 9. Tasmanian rail: a saga of lost opportunity -- Ch. 10 commonwealth Railways: East to West and way up North -- Ch. 11. The agony and the ecstasy: heritage steam in Australia in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion: Steam will live on
Control code
000061532861
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 255 pages
Isbn
9780642279293
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps (some color)
Label
Steam Australia : locomotives that galvanised the nation, Tim Fischer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction - From small steam locomotives to giant workhorses -- Ch. 1. The arrival of steam locomotion on rail -- Ch. 2. The agony of 'Break of gauge' -- Ch./ 3. Gold, coal, wool and wheat -- Ch. 4. Victoria leads the way: from 'Hobson's choice' to the Spirit of Progress -- Ch. 5. Full steam ahead in New south Wales -- Ch. 6. Queensland rail: the triumph of narrow gauge -- Ch. 7. South Australia: a grand mixture of gauges and locomotives -- Ch. 8. Western Australia: linked by steam in war and peace -- Ch. 9. Tasmanian rail: a saga of lost opportunity -- Ch. 10 commonwealth Railways: East to West and way up North -- Ch. 11. The agony and the ecstasy: heritage steam in Australia in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion: Steam will live on
Control code
000061532861
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vii, 255 pages
Isbn
9780642279293
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps (some color)

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