A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINE (1878)

See http://www.history.rochester.edu/steam/thurston/1878/ for a digitized version of an 1878 book on the history of the steam engine – the book is filled with 147 great engravings of steam devices from the time of Hero to the 1870s.

Also see http://www.history.rochester.edu/steam/ for additional interesting historical articles/books related to the the history of steam technology.

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