Item description for Smoking Beauties: Steam Engines of the World by Ashwani Lohani...
Steam engines --- beauties with fire in their bellies, evoke nostalgic journeys down the memory track! The book showcases some of the 'beauties' which are 'out' but not over as yet. One of the most comprehensive books on the subject, it captures some special moments with these wonderful works of art. These beauties of yesteryears are now staging a comeback, mainly for heritage and tourism purposes. The return is global in character with India playing a pivotal role. Formation of the Indian Steam Railway Society and the recent efforts towards carving an international organisation are pointers towards the increasing interest in steam locomotives. This is an attempt to portray the glamorous and the happening side of steam locomotives.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.5" Width: 8.66" Height: 0.71" Weight: 2.03 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2007
Publisher Wisdom Tree
ISBN 8186685650 ISBN13 9788186685655