Hall-Scott: The Untold Story of a Great American Engine Maker Francis H. Bradford

ISBN: 9780768016604

Published: January 23rd 2008

Hardcover

416 pages


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Hall-Scott: The Untold Story of a Great American Engine Maker  by  Francis H. Bradford

Hall-Scott: The Untold Story of a Great American Engine Maker by Francis H. Bradford
January 23rd 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 416 pages | ISBN: 9780768016604 | 4.36 Mb

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 otherMoreThis 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 companys 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-Scotts 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.



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