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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know how many miles beneath the surface of the waves the wreck of the titanic lies? What do scientists and historians now believe led to the iceberg only being seen at the last minute? The flares that were sent up by the crew were supposed to signal distress - but what did they actually say? All these questions and more are answered... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic . People have an endless fascination with the Titanic , yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 12.50
An entertaining look at railway events in Australia in the month of Septemberfrom 1848, when a meeting was called to start a railway company in New South Wales, to 2013, when the great Bayer-Garrett AD6029 steam engine was restored to working order.Author David Burke has crafted a diary which documents, day by day, major happenings... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2010; US$ 19.99
Peter Plowman describes the liners and companies that traversed the Pacific. The main North American ports were San Francisco, Los Angeles and Vancouver. The Pacific Mail Steamship Company was the first to instigate regular operations, the route was then taken over by the Oceanic Steamship Company. This in turn became the Matson Line with its famous... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 134.00
Advanced Train Control Systems are playing an important role in improving the efficiency and safety of train operation, acting as their brains and nerves. ATCS needs highly reliable and safe systems using complex computer tools. Normally, these systems consist of the four parts: the central control system; the station control systems... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.95
The TAZARA (Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority), or Freedom Railway, from Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian coast to the Copperbelt region of Zambia, was instrumental in fostering one of the most sweeping development transitions in postcolonial Africa. Built during the height of the Cold War, the railway... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86
The airbrush is an essential tool for modellers striving for professional-looking results. It can greatly enhance the quality of your modelling output, whether applying a full livery scheme or simply blending in areas of new paintwork. A good airbrush will offer unparalleled levels of finish and consistency, as well as the chance to create unique... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Jim Loomis writes frequent columns about train travel for Sunday newspaper travel sections and has ridden every one of Amtrak?s routes, including taking all their long-distance trains multiple times, logging nearly 200,000 miles on trains in the U.S. alone. He has also traveled across Canada on VIA Rail five times and is a member of the board of... more...
- Free Press 2013; US$ 16.00
All Standing The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship recounts the journeys of this famous ship, her heroic crew, and the immigrants who were ferried between Ireland and North America. Spurred by a complex web of motivations?shame, familial obligation, and sometimes even greed?more than a million people attempted... more...