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- LSU Press 2004; US$ 22.95
By the time of the Civil War, the railroads had advanced to allow the movement of large numbers of troops even though railways had not yet matured into a truly integrated transportation system. Gaps between lines, incompatible track gauges, and other vexing impediments remained in both the North and South. As John E. Clark explains in this compelling... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 24.99
Tractor enthusiasts of any era will appreciate the wealth of technical data this comprehensive resource delivers. This expanded 2nd edition fuses familiar and reliable Standard Catalog data with results from the renowned Nebraska Tractor Tests, for the extended coverage savvy enthusiast need. Four grades of prices for most models, and updated... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The work chronicles the monumental era during which great changes took place in the American West. The author has shed light on the historical importance of the Pony Express. He also explains how the Union was helped during the Civil War due to this transport system. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
This work chronicles the miraculous development made in the field of transportation in the United States. Hulbert has elucidated upon the hurdles and opposition that the engineers and revolutionaries faced to bring on the expansion of the transport industry. The work brilliantly covers almost all aspects related to the field in an informative manner. more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 80.00
Road pricing is the name given to a variety of systems which charge road users a fee to mitigate the social costs of using their vehicles. The charges can be introduced to alleviate the costs of delays caused by congestion, environmental problems and the health costs resulting from pollution and accidents. But although the idea of road pricing has... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 13.99
Cycling is explodingin a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYC?cycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous blogger?brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the most important vehicle to hit personal transportation since... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
For 175 years the British have lived with the railway, and for a long while it was a love affair - the grandeur of the Victorian heyday, the glorious age of steam, the romance of Brief Encounter . Then the love affair turned sour - strikes, bad food, delays, disasters... Parallel Lines tells the story of these two railways: the real railway... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17
Whether living in an urban sprawl, a sunny suburb or rolling countryside, the taxi is a mode of transport that no doubt every resident of the UK will use in their lives. So prevalent is it in British society that the black cab has become one of the most iconic symbols of the country and its capital. Here Danny Roth presents a comprehensive history... more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 24.78
For over 150 years Britain's railways have relied on a system of semaphore signalling, but by 2020, all semaphore signals and lineside signal boxes will be gone. In his previous book, author Allen Jackson covered the GWR lines; here, he continues his journey by providing a pictorial record of the last operational signalling and infrastructure on Britain's... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99
The wonder of flight has long captured the human imagination. In this beguiling history ranging from the first aircraft to astronauts and beyond David Darling tells the stories of the true-life adventurers whose wonder has translated into bizarre contraptions, magnificent achievements, and, sometimes, startling folly. Readers will discover outrageous... more...