The throbbing sound of the steam-driven pistons and sight of the flashing drive-rods quickened the boy's pulse. He had heard and seen it all from his bedroom window, but now he had stepped-in person-into the wonderful world of steam. F. Nelson Blount's interest in steam engines began when he was only four. As he grew up, he studied and wrote about them, often traveling many miles to see one. Yet it was years before he was able to pursue his dream of becoming an engineer. With his keen head for business and unyielding ...

The Man from Steamtown 2015, Trusted Books

ISBN-13: 9781632690425

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