|About the Book|
The technology of mining is the subject of this fascinating book which was originally published in 1907. Mining Haulage details the railways that operate in the underground world of the mine. The book contains over 300 pages of text, numerous illustrations, and a set of examination questions for the mining sciences student. It contains chapters about steam locomotives, electric locomotives and wiring, and cable railway systems and the principles behind them. It also examines compressed air, gravity and rope, and animal haulage. This historic book has been reprinted in its entirety. Its a treat for anyone who ever worked underground, or for anyone who ever wondered, How does that work? It is also a useful reference for model railroaders, model builders and museum docents.