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- Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99
Explore western Canada?s rich railway history, travelling from the grand railway hotels and rustic stations to the creative engineering that created spiral bridges and soaring trestles. Relive this time through a trip on one of the many steam trains, visit a railway museum, or walk the trails where trains used to rumble. more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Simon Bradley traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status. This fine new edition includes a fascinating chapter on the new hotel and some timely revisions bringing it fully up to date. 'A marvellous piece of social, aesthetic and technological history... it is impossible... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 18.99
Florida's size and shape meant a largely remote interior until shortly before the Civil War. The catalysts for blasting through that anonymity were three ambitious and very different visionaries who built railroads linking east to west and north to south: Henry Morrison Flagler, David Levy Yulee, and Henry Bradley Plant. Their iron horses transported... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Hornby is a household name with a history that goes back over 80 years. This book looks at the Hornby range in depth, and shows how Hornby models can be used to build a model railway layout to suit the space available and all levels of modelling skill. Now completely revised and updated, it is packed with hints and tips for easy layout building,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
A full-color record of the liner including images from her past and present, this is the definitive photographic souvenir of a perennially popular luxury liner. The beauty and elegance of Queen Elizabeth 2 is showcased for the first time in this luxurious paperback edition. It will appeal to a whole new generation of QE2 fans, as the book takes the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 31.99
What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn?t like trains, Howard H. Lewis became the primary lawyer for the Reading Railroad during its legendary bankruptcy case. Here, Lewis provides a... more...
- The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99
Born in inner-city Birmingham, from an ?impeccable working class pedigree?, Graham Satchwell was diagnosed with a serious illness at age 7 ? a condition which should have barred his entry to the police force. Forty-two years later, he was Britain?s senior-most railway detective. In a career that encompassed every CID rank and involved some of the country?s... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99
The largest enterprise in the capitalist world between 1920 and 1932, the Deutsche Reichsbahn (German National Railway) was at the center of events in a period of great turmoil in Germany. In the first detailed history of this important organization, Alfred Mierzejewski presents a sophisticated analysis of the Reichsbahn's operations, finances, and... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 19.99
The largest enterprise in the capitalist world between 1920 and 1945, the Deutsche Reichsbahn (German National Railway) was at the center of events in a period of great turmoil in Germany. In this, the second volume of his comprehensive history of the Reichsbahn, Alfred Mierzejewski offers the first complete account of the national railway under Hitler's... more...