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Narrow Gauge Railways
Narrow Gauge Railways
Written by Peter Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812975
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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
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Railways in Wartime
Railways in Wartime
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810506
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Railways in Wartime

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

The strategic importance of railways was recognized almost from the beginning of their development, but it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that their real value was appreciated by the military. In both the First and Second World Wars, railways were crucial in the transportation of men, munitions... Read more >
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
Written by John Hannavy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808206
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The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move

Written by John Hannavy


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move reveals how the Victorians and Edwardians moved around their towns, their cities and their country. From Shanks's pony to the dawn of the motor car, it explores the relationship between developing transport systems and the working and social lives of Britons between 1840 and... Read more >
Mail Trains
Mail Trains
Written by Julian Stray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810834
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Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

Central to the prompt delivery of the nation's mail is its efficient transit throughout the country. From 1830, the Post Office relied increasingly on the overland rail network to achieve this. Railway Post Offices, Sunday Sorting Tenders and District Sorting Carriages were amongst the services introduced.

More important lines carried the famous... Read more >
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P&O
A History
Written by Ruth Artmonsky


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the 19th, and a good deal of the 20th, centuries. Initially the company's paddle... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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P&O
P&O
Written by Ruth Artmonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811701
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P&O

Written by Ruth Artmonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.95

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the 19th, and a good deal of the 20th, centuries. Initially the company's paddle... Read more >
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Terror on the Highway
Terror on the Highway
Written by Paul Eberle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023791
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Terror on the Highway
Rage on America's Roads
Written by Paul Eberle


Format: Trade Paperback, 285 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2006
Price: $19.99

A doctor chases, then assaults an elderly woman after she cuts in front of his BMW; a teenager shoots another driver because the driver "looked at him with disrespect"; one man kills another because "he was driving too slow." These are a few of the many examples of extreme road rage... Read more >
On Either Side, 1939
On Either Side, 1939
Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402851
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On Either Side, 1939

Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

First issued in 1939 by Britain’s LNER rail line as a companion to the East Coast journey, this charming book gives a fascinating glimpse of rail travel and history. Describing the principal features of interest along the route from London King’s Cross to Scotland, it roughly follows the historic route first... Read more >
Early Railways
Early Railways
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808114
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Early Railways
1569-1830
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

To many people, the history of the railway begins with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1830. By that time, however, the concept of the railway in Britain was already over 250 years old, a fascinating but little-known period of experimentation, improvement and invention which included such remarkable... Read more >
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