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Hall-Scott: The Untold Story of a Great American Engine Maker

by Ric Dias Code: 19394 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publication date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days Price: AU $134.95
This book traces the history of Hall-Scott, a company best known as a maker of commercial engines that powered tens of thousands of vehicles and equipment, including trains, airplanes, boats, trucks, buses, fire trucks, pumps, generators, and other large machines. From the company's successful early years through World Wars I and II, to the various corporate sales and mergers of the company and its ultimate demise, this book takes a comprehensive look at Hall-Scott's technological advances, successes, problems, and failures. Author Francis Bradford, a former Hall-Scott engineer, provides valuable resources and insight not available to any other Hall-Scott researcher. Well-illustrated with numerous photos, drawings, and memos, this fascinating book will be of interest to history buffs in the areas of aviation, rail, marine, trucks, buses, fire equipment, and industrial engines, and to World War and military historians.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 416
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publication date: 01/07/2007
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 816 g
Dimensions: 229mm X 154mm
Code: 19394