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  • History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroadby Maury Klein

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 45.00

    After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's... more...

  • Pacific Powerby Keith Langston

    Wharncliffe 2013; US$ 12.99

    ‘Pacific’, collectively a name applied to steam locomotives with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement is perhaps more commonly associated with express passenger engines but that is not the whole story, there were also Pacific Tank Engines. The LNER is famously associated with their streamlined Gresley A4 Pacific locomotives and that most celebrated... more...

  • Dundurn Railroad Bundleby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 39.99

    This bundle collects four of Ron Brown?s acclaimed railway histories. In each book he takes us back to the glory days of steam, when the railway was the economic and in many ways the social heart of Canada, as it grew from ocean to ocean in the 19th and early 20th centuries. more...

  • ITF Transport Outlook 2013by OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 42.00

    The  ITF Transport Outlook 2013  presents and discusses global scenarios concerning the development of transport volumes through 2050. The analysis highlights the impact of alternative economic growth scenarios on passenger and freight flows and the consequences of rapid urbanisation outside the OECD . Under any scenario, transport volumes... more...

  • Transport Safety Proby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00

    This manual offers the tools you need to create and maintain an efficient, compliant operation. Hands-on reference helps you reduce costs for vehicle repair, driver injury, and insurance premiums. Specifically discusses key transportation topics: Safety Responsibilities - covers the role of a motor carrier safety professional, written safety policies,... more...

  • OSHA for Transportationby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00

    Offers easy-to-read compliance explanations for lockout/tagout, personal protective equipment, hazardous materials, ventilation, and noise exposure. Covers how the OSHA inspection team works.Includes "how-to" compliance practices for Right To Know, PPE, loading dock/warehouse, maintenance hazards, and training. more...

  • The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Roadby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities... more...

  • South Wales Direct Lineby P D Rendall

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88

    A history of Great Western Railway's direct line from London to South Wales, from the early 1900s onwards. With a focus on those who worked the line, South Wales Direct Line - History and Working includes the 'Badminton' line route, and all the stations and junctions between Patchway and the Severn Tunnel - an ideal resource for anybody with an interest... more...

  • San Gottardoby Matthias Rennhard; Hanspeter Widmer

    SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 5.99

    L'opuscolo, arricchito da numerose fotografie a colorie da stampe antiche, descrive in maniera rapida e allettante l'evoluzione di questa importante via di comunicazione nel cuore dell'Europa. un valido completamento alle lezioni di geografia e storia. more...

  • The Impact of Railways on Victorian Citiesby John R. Kellett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...