Correspondence and notes on Chinese railways

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Kenneth Cantlie Archive
Cantlie, Kenneth

Folder containing notes, copies of articles, drafts and correspondence relating to railways of China and locomotives mostly from the early 1980s. A copy of an article by H. Rowley discussing relative thermal efficiencies of steam and diesel locomotives (1961); copy of an isometric drawing of Chinese steel passenger coaches from 1938 Railway Gazette; a letter from Murray P. Hughes from Ian Allan Group on a possible article by Kenneth Cantlie on Chinese motive power including a black and white photograph of a 4-8-4 locomotive with annotation 'Tietsin Central Station' (1974); typed and annotated notes titled 'Peking's new central station'; a Sino-British Trade Council report of the Chinese Civil Engineering Society's Railway Engineering Committee visit to the UK in 1977, including a list of participants and places visited; notes on 2-8-2 engines and copies of map of China; a bundle of correspondence with T.F. Sullivan (Routledge & Kegan Paul) regarding publishing a book on Chinese railways (1973); copy of an Railway Gazette article on the Amur Railway (1914); various copied letters and notes, including China Railway Publishing House (1983) and Robert Adley MP (1984); an article with images on China's first electric railway on Chengtu Railway, Ta Kung Pao magazine 1975.


1 file with 7 bundles, 1 photograph and approx. 8 loose pages

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