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

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

Hornellsville, NY: Tuttle & Bunnell, Printers, 1902. Original manuscript. Full-Leather. 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" Good. Item #BOOKS008492I

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).

Price: $35.00

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