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The Resource Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40, George Escol Sellers

Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40, George Escol Sellers

Label
Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40
Title
Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40
Statement of responsibility
George Escol Sellers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sellers, George Escol
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferguson, Eugene S
  • United States National Museum
Series statement
Bulletin / United States National Museum
Series volume
238
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Machinery
  • Mechanical engineering
Target audience
adult
Label
Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40, George Escol Sellers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
George Escol Sellers -- pt. I. Early Philadelphia mechanics: Fire engines and leather hose ; Jacob Perkins in Philadelphia ; Old Blind Hawkins ; An adventure in learning ; John White's press-screw manufactory ; The Philadelphia of Oliver Evans ; Sellers and Pennock Fire Engine Works ; Isaiah Lukens and Joseph Saxton ; The United States Mints ; Redheffer's perpetual motion machine -- pt. II. On papermaking in the United States and England: Nathan Sellers and wire working ; A visit to the mills of Brandywine ; Papermaking by hand and machine ; A visit to England: I. Maudslay and Brunel ; A visit to England: II. Donkin's Bermondsey Works ; A visit to England: III. Ibotson's pulp dresser ; A visit to England: Perkins's Adelaide Gallery ; An American counterfeiter -- pt. III. Internal improvements: Stage line to Washington ; Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad ; The Portage Railroad ; Cardington Locomotive Works ; John Brandt, master mechanic ; The Sellers locomotive ; Phineas Davis and the Arabian ; Seth Boyden's locomotives ; George Escol Sellers takes leave of his friends -- Appendix: Sources of Sellers' text ; American Machinist articles
Control code
21277308
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xix, 202 pages
Lccn
65060735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some folded on lining papers)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)522166
  • (OCoLC)522166
Label
Early engineering reminiscences, 1815-40, George Escol Sellers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
George Escol Sellers -- pt. I. Early Philadelphia mechanics: Fire engines and leather hose ; Jacob Perkins in Philadelphia ; Old Blind Hawkins ; An adventure in learning ; John White's press-screw manufactory ; The Philadelphia of Oliver Evans ; Sellers and Pennock Fire Engine Works ; Isaiah Lukens and Joseph Saxton ; The United States Mints ; Redheffer's perpetual motion machine -- pt. II. On papermaking in the United States and England: Nathan Sellers and wire working ; A visit to the mills of Brandywine ; Papermaking by hand and machine ; A visit to England: I. Maudslay and Brunel ; A visit to England: II. Donkin's Bermondsey Works ; A visit to England: III. Ibotson's pulp dresser ; A visit to England: Perkins's Adelaide Gallery ; An American counterfeiter -- pt. III. Internal improvements: Stage line to Washington ; Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad ; The Portage Railroad ; Cardington Locomotive Works ; John Brandt, master mechanic ; The Sellers locomotive ; Phineas Davis and the Arabian ; Seth Boyden's locomotives ; George Escol Sellers takes leave of his friends -- Appendix: Sources of Sellers' text ; American Machinist articles
Control code
21277308
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xix, 202 pages
Lccn
65060735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some folded on lining papers)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)522166
  • (OCoLC)522166

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