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One Helluva Ride
One Helluva Ride
Written by Liz Clarke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345504494
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One Helluva Ride
How NASCAR Swept the Nation
Written by Liz Clarke


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $12.99

From its raw beginnings on Southern dirt tracks, NASCAR smacked of a slightly depraved spectacle, as if nothing but trouble could come from the unbridled locomotion of a V8 engine. By the time NASCAR roared into the twenty-first century, it had grown into a billion-dollar sports and marketing colossus, its races... Read more >
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... 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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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 >
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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Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807698
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Austin-Healey

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

One of the sensations of the 1952 Motor Show was a two-seat sports car built by Donald Healey at a small factory in Warwick in the English Midlands. Before the show was over Leonard Lord, head of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) had struck a deal with Healey to mass produce... Read more >
The Flying Scotsman
The Train, The Locomotive, The Legend
Written by Bob Gwynne


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

Flying Scotsman is probably the most famous railway locomotive in the world. When it was new in 1923 it caused a sensation for its beauty and its speed, and the engine found itself at the center of media attention that continued throughout the decade and made it a household name -... Read more >
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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

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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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $14.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Discovering Horse-Drawn Carriages
Discovering Horse-Drawn Carriages
Written by D.J. Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852637203
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Discovering Horse-Drawn Carriages

Written by D.J. Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $11.95

There is more than a touch of romance about a coach and horses, whether it be the splendid state coach in a royal procession drawn by a team of ornately harnessed greys, or the mail-coach clattering over the cobbles of an inn's courtyard, pausing to replace its steaming horses with a... Read more >
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