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Railroads

  • An Australian Locomotive Guideby Peter Clark

    Rosenberg Publishing 2016; US$ 12.08

    Since the publication of the first edition, a number of changes have taken place in the Australian locomotive fleet. Four completely new designs of locomotive have entered service, and new examples of existing types have appeared under new ownership, as well as to existing operators, and some locomotives have changed hands. Aurizon, in particular,... more...

  • Railways in the Landscapeby Gordon Biddle

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The growth of railways was a major influence in transforming Britain's landscape. This book examines how they brought about physical changes to towns, the country and coast, and had a profound affect that is still visible today, especially on the shape and size of our towns and cities. In his book, Gordon Biddle begins by examining how railway routes... more...

  • Great Western, Moguls and Prairiesby David Maidment

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Profiles’. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the Mogul 2-6-0s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles... more...

  • London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960sby Kevin McCormack

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 29.97

    This remarkable colour album of 1950’s and 1960’s images covers non-express trains working in and out of London termini, along with a selection of feeder services operating in roughly a 40 mile radius of the Capital. The trains featured are therefore semi-fast passenger, suburban passenger and freights. The advantage of casting the net... more...

  • Full Steam Ahead: How the Railways Made Britainby Peter Ginn; Ruth Goodman

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; Not Available

    The Age of Railways was an era of extraordinary change which utterly transformed every aspect of British life ? from trade and transportation to health and recreation. more...

  • British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and ?60sby Greg Morse

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    After the Second World War, the drive for the modernisation of Britain's railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel. Diesel-powered trains had been around for some time, but faced with a coal crisis and the Clean Air Act in the 1950s, it was seen as a part of the solution for British Rail. This beautifully illustrated book, written by... more...

  • Dundurn Railroad 6-Book Bundleby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 40.99

    This bundle collects six 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, social heart of Canada, as it grew from ocean to ocean in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. more...

  • Canadian Railways 2-Book Bundleby David R.P. Guay

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99

    All aboard with this special two-book collection on the great railways from Canada?s past. Includes: Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways and Great Western Railway of Canada more...

  • Rails Over the Mountainsby Ron Brown

    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...

  • Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railwaysby David R.P. Guay

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 11.99

    The first detailed account of the rise and fall of the maritime branches of two of Canada?s great transcontinental railways of the early twentieth century: the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern. more...