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- DescriptionSteam traction engines were most widespread in Scotland from the 1880s until the 1940s - mainly for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and,in steam roller form, in road making. The book describes the use of steam power on Scotland road and field, and places National Museum Scotland's 1907 traction engine in its historical context with details of its construction, acquisition and restoration.
- Author BiographyAlexander Hayward is Keeper of Science and Technology at National Museums Scotland,and heads a department responsible for outstanding objects ranging from a 1786 Boulton and Watt steam engine to Concorde.
- Author(s)Alexander Hayward
- PublisherNMSE - Publishing Ltd
- Date of Publication08/06/2011
- SubjectEngineering & Technology: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintNMSE - Publishing Ltd
- Content Note130 photographs and illustrations
- Weight463 g
- Width345 mm
- Height188 mm
- Spine9 mm
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