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- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99
April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic . People have an endless fascination with the Titanic , yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 134.00
Advanced Train Control Systems are playing an important role in improving the efficiency and safety of train operation, acting as their brains and nerves. ATCS needs highly reliable and safe systems using complex computer tools. Normally, these systems consist of the four parts: the central control system; the station control systems... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.95
The TAZARA (Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority), or Freedom Railway, from Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian coast to the Copperbelt region of Zambia, was instrumental in fostering one of the most sweeping development transitions in postcolonial Africa. Built during the height of the Cold War, the railway... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86
The airbrush is an essential tool for modellers striving for professional-looking results. It can greatly enhance the quality of your modelling output, whether applying a full livery scheme or simply blending in areas of new paintwork. A good airbrush will offer unparalleled levels of finish and consistency, as well as the chance to create unique... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 15.99
Written for both veterans and those considering their first rail journey, this guide is an expansive resource for train travel and the broader world of rail transit in the United States and Canada. Bridging the past with the present, the handbook explores the origins of the rail systems, the monumental task of building America?s first trans-continental... more...
- Free Press 2013; US$ 16.00
All Standing The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship recounts the journeys of this famous ship, her heroic crew, and the immigrants who were ferried between Ireland and North America. Spurred by a complex web of motivations?shame, familial obligation, and sometimes even greed?more than a million people attempted... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
The true story of how a family brought a wooden cargo ship back into the age of sail. Cecilia bought the first ship, a Thames barge, for family vacations - there were six children. Dominick bought the successor, a Baltic Trader, and then found this would be his career. Twenty years elapsed between the first days of the barge and the last day of the... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 34.99
In 1889, John West and James Peachey unveiled their new invention, a steam warping tug that would revolutionize the Canadian pine-logging industry. These tugs became known as northern alligators and helped loggers access and move timber in the distant hinterlands, overland and overwater. more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
Running a railway is a complex business. However well-run it is there will always be surprises, often hilarious, frequently unexpected, sometimes serious. Here railway professionals recall notable incidents from across their careers on the railways, lovingly compiled by expert railwaymen and authors Geoff Body and Bill Parker. the incidents covered... more...