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German Express Steam Locomotives (Hardback)

Transport Photographic Books Trains and Railways

By Andreas Knipping
Imprint: Pen & Sword Transport
Pages: 176
Illustrations: 200 illustrations
ISBN: 9781526795748
Published: 30th September 2022


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In this book, the author defines the express steam locomotive on the basis of the mandatory criterion of large drive wheels, and studies its evolution from around 1850 to the last refinements made around 1960, with many wrong turns and great successes along the way.

This highly illustrated work features over 6,000 German express steam locomotives, including the oldest, the 1A1 and the Crampton; the largest, the Prussian S3; the fastest, the Reichsbahn-05; arguably the most successful, the Bavarian S3/6; and the most powerful, the Bundesbahn's oil-fired three-cylinder 01.

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About Andreas Knipping

Andreas Knipping was born in Munich in 1952 and lives with his family in Eichenau. He is a judge at the Social Court in Munich and teaches pension law on a part-time basis. He has been photographing railways since the 1960s, collecting historical railway photographs and writing books on railway history.

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