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The story of a steam powered wonder The John Bull now on permanent display at the Smithsonian Institution was imported from England in 1831, and its cutting edge design had a huge impact on American locomotive history Used to help build and then run the first successful New Jersey railroad, the John Bull transported passengers and freight between New York City and Philadelphia quickly and efficiently than ever before And within a few years, than a dozen locomotives were constructed following the John Bull s design, helping to spawn a vigorous and vital new American industry.With detailed text and exacting pen and ink artwork including here s how it works diagrams David Weitzman re creates the John Bull s colorful history for young train buffs....

Title : The John Bull: A British Locomotive Comes to America
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ISBN : 0374380376
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux BYR March 3, 2004
Number of Pages : 40 pages
File Size : 875 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The John Bull: A British Locomotive Comes to America Reviews

  • Mozart Lover
    2019-11-29 21:50

    Super book seller.

  • jkking1952
    2019-11-19 03:43

    I have the actual Bachmann HO train (still NIB), and that is why I wanted this book. Item is perfect. Thank you.