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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 >
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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British Railways in the 1970s and 80s
British Railways in the 1970s and 80s
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812517
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British Railways in the 1970s and 80s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 4000 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often veiled real achievement, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an 'Age of the Train', Monday morning misery remained for many, the... 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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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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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 >
Railway Posters
Railway Posters
Written by Lorna Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810841
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


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

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century... Read more >
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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811688
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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

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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Terror on the Highway
Terror on the Highway
Written by Paul Eberle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023791
Our Price: $19.99
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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 >
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