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  • Shed Side in South Lancashire and Cheshireby Kenn Pearce

    The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86

    In the 1950s and 1960s south Lancashire and Cheshire was criss-crossed by a web of railway lines, servicing the various needs of local industries. The region was a haven for railway enthusiasts who pursued the hundreds of steam workhorses based at British Railways depots in 'chemical towns' such as Warrington, Widnes, Wigan and Sutton Oak, besides... more...

  • The Melbourne Tram Bookby Randall Wilson; Dale Budd

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Melbourne’s trams are more than a mode of transport. They are a symbol of the city.This fully updated new edition of The Melbourne Tram Book is a colourful and compact tribute to Melbourne’s famous trams, one of the city’s most enduring symbols. More than 200 photographs and illustrations show trams in the streetscapes of today and yesterday,... more...

  • Projekt: Infrastrukturby Sven K Knebel

    Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 32.18

    InhaltsverzeichnisWestpreußische Kindheit (1804-16)Schuljahre (1817-19)Lehrjahre (1820-25)Studium in Berlin (1826-28)Westfälisches Biedermeier (1828-31)Im Berliner Architektenverein (1831-36)Bau einer Zuckerrübenfabrik (1836)Belgien, Frankreich, England (1836-37)Die Düsseldorf-Elberfelder Bahn (1838-41)Die Rheinische Bahn (1842-43)Planung der Preußischen... more...

  • Vehicle-bridge Interaction Dynamicsby Y B Yang; J D Yau; Y S Wu

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00

    The commercial operation of the bullet train in 1964 in Japan marked the beginning of a new era for high-speed railways. Because of the huge amount of kinetic energy carried at high speeds, a train may interact significantly with the bridge and even resonate with it under certain circumstances. Equally important is the riding comfort of the train cars,... more...

  • The Hiawatha Storyby Jim Scribbins

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Loved for their radically new, streamlined look, the Hiawathas Art Deco engines were a hallmark of American industrial design. For Midwestern passengers from Chicago to Aberdeen, the Hiawatha represented speed, comfort, and luxury. From 1935 to 1970 it carried countless passengers and even more memories. Richly illustrated, The Hiawatha Story brings... more...

  • The Transcontinental Railroadby Edward J. Renehan

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    In May 1869, the US railroad network unified when the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads came together in Promontory, Utah. This book discusses the important milestone in the expansion of the United States and its impact on the nation, both positive and negative. more...

  • A Century of Subwaysby Brian Cudahy

    Fordham University Press 2003; US$ 19.99

    I declare the subway open, said Mayor George B. McClelland at about 2 p.m. on October 27, 1904. His hand on the switch, McClelland drove the new electric-powered cars of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company out of the City Hall station for the ride under Broadway to 145th Street in Harlem. After a decade of digging, New York was moving uptown. And... more...

  • Cut-and-Cover Metro Structuresby Krishan Kaul

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 243.00

    1. Introduction  2. General Planning  3. Structural Form  4. Construction Overview  5. Ground and Wall Support  6. Groundwater Control  7. Interaction ? I  8. Interaction ? II  9. Interaction ? III  10. Conceptual Design  11. Engineering Properties of Soils  12. Identification of Loads  13. Assessment of Earth Pressures  14. Assessment of Surcharge... more...

  • The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymoreby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 14.99

    Brown celebrates the survival of our railway heritage in stations that have been saved or remain in use. more...

  • The Railroad That Never Wasby Herbert H. Jr. Harwood

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Herbert H. Harwood, Jr., tells the story of one of the most infamous railroad construction projects of the late 19th century. This 200-mile line through Pennsylvania?s most challenging mountain terrain was intended to form the heart of a new trunk line from the East Coast to Pittsburgh and the Midwest. Conceived in 1881 by William H. Vanderbilt, Andrew... more...