Turbine Power

Walter Simpson
Item #01310

A bold railroading technology and its fate

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Are there any other better words to describe it? Turbine Power by Walter Simpson is a new book that covers steam and gas turbine locomotives and trains, how they functioned, and the technology used from the 1939-2003 era that made them go. This is the first book that brings together information about turbine locomotives and trains that collects all of the various projects in one place. From first prototypes to the most recent proposals, everything is presented with vintage images and references that all railroad fans will enjoy.

Author: Walter Simpson
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 128
Author Bio
Walter Simpson is an energy professional and environmental educator who served for 26 years as Energy Officer at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB). At UB, he led a nationally recognized campus energy conservation program credited with over $100 million in savings. He also founded and directed the UB Green Office, UB’s environmental sustainability office, and taught many college-level courses which examined energy issues. Walter is author of “Diesel-Electric Locomotives: How they work, use energy, and could become more efficient and environmentally sustainable” (Simmons Boardman, 2019)
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