Richey, Albert S.
Title ELECTRIC RAILWAY HANDBOOK : A Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and Tables for the Use of Operators, Engineers and Students
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition Second Edition
Publisher New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1924
Seller ID 2790
Maroon cloth over thin boards, gilt spine lettering, well-illustrated. First edition was 1915. Preface to this edition discusses the changes: In the decade since this the first edition of this Handbook was presented, there have been many changes in electric railway practice. Urgent necessity for the most economical operation has resulted in more rapid development than might have been expected ten years ago. The most striking single feature of this development is the light weight car; this has been accompanied by more scientific design of the car body...more considerable use of machinery in track cxonstruction and maintenance...necessitated radical rewriting of certain sections...; 4-1/4" x 6-3/4"; xiii, 798 pp; Covers lightly edgeworn and soiled, front free endpaper has been neatly excised, first and last few pages with spotting, pages generally VG.