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KINNE'S IMPROVED ENGINEMEN'S GUIDE, TIME AND POCKET BOOK:; Showing a Practical Way of Becoming a First-Class Fireman... by  George R Kinne - Original manuscript - 1902 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: BOOKS008492I)

KINNE'S IMPROVED ENGINEMEN'S GUIDE, TIME AND POCKET BOOK:; Showing a Practical Way of Becoming a First-Class Fireman...

KINNE'S IMPROVED ENGINEMEN'S GUIDE, TIME AND POCKET BOOK:; Showing a Practical Way of Becoming a First-Class Fireman... by  George R Kinne - Original manuscript - 1902 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: BOOKS008492I)

KINNE'S IMPROVED ENGINEMEN'S GUIDE, TIME AND POCKET BOOK:; Showing a Practical Way of Becoming a First-Class Fireman...

by Kinne, George R

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Hornellsville, NY: Tuttle & Bunnell, Printers, 1902. Original manuscript. Full-Leather. Good. pp: 45 + 97; engraving of locomotive. Bound in the original wallet-style case of cordovan leather; carried in a pocket and showing some signs of use. 6.5" x 4" Begins with 45 pages of printed text, "...giving the Proper Method of Firing both Bituminous and Anthracite Coal, together with Rules for Operating the Westinghouse Air & American Steam Brakes...also Rules regarding Accidents to the Locomotive." Following the text are 97 pages of handwritten time and cash accounts, kept by Engineer G.C. Northrop, giving day-by-day details of engine numbers, miles run, times, names of conductors and engineers/firemen, embarkation points and destinations. Also filled in is the section of cash accounts (dates, amounts owed and received, payees, etc.). Finally, several pages contain notes on railroad happenings in 1905-1906 (personnel hurt, killed, buried).

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Bookseller
R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BOOKS008492I
Title
KINNE'S IMPROVED ENGINEMEN'S GUIDE, TIME AND POCKET BOOK:; Showing a Practical Way of Becoming a First-Class Fireman...
Author
Kinne, George R
Format/binding
Full-Leather
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Original manuscript
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Tuttle & Bunnell, Printers
Place of Publication
Hornellsville, NY
Date published
1902
Keywords
railroads; engineers; firemen; trains; new york state; handwritten; travel; coal furnaces
Bookseller catalogs
Railroads;

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