Tratman (1909) Railway Track and Track Work – 3rd edition


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Tratman, E. E. Russell. Railway Track and Track Work (New York: The Engineering News Publishing Co.,1909) 3rd edition, fourth thousand, fully revised.

Octavo. iv, 529, xix pages plus four folding tables. Hardcover. Bound in maroon cloth-covered boards, covers stamped in blind, spine in gilt. Many in text engravings.

Condition: VG. Hinges tight, some wrinkling to spine. Pricing notice laid in at title page. Previous owner’s identification on front paste down.

Provenance: This copy belonged to H. J. Reinhardt who apparently worked for the Union Pacific Railroad.

Tratman was the winner of the Norman Medal in 1888, which is “the highest honor granted by the American Society of Civil Engineers for a technical paper that “makes a definitive contribution to engineering science (Wikipedia)”.