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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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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 >
Home on the Road
Home on the Road
Written by Roger B. White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560989141
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Home on the Road
The Motor Home in America
Written by Roger B. White


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2001
Price: $17.95

In 1916, a midwestern farm couple placed a wood and canvas sleeping compartment on top of an automobile chassis and toured the Rockies, carrying along hens for a supply of eggs. In 1940, a streamlined Cherokee red house car owned by a well-known wax manufacturer was featured at the New York... Read more >
Stagecoach Travel
Stagecoach Travel
Written by Louise Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813668
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Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great... Read more >
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Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


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

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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Air Rage
Air Rage
Written by Andrew R. Thomas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781573929172
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Air Rage
Crisis in the Skies
Written by Andrew R. Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2001
Price: $20.00

In the last few years, several planes have almost gone down because of the aberrant or abusive behavior of one or more individuals. Unfortunately, such outbursts are becoming increasingly common. These dangerous actions -known as air rage - are by far the greatest threat to the safety and security of the... Read more >
Railway Accidents

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $7.95

Though trains are one of the safest forms of transport, train accidents always make headline news. Their history is, in many ways, the history of technological development and learning. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephenson's Rocket in 1830 led to the reporting systems we know today... Read more >
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Test Pilots
Test Pilots
Written by Richard P. Hallion
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780874745498
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Test Pilots
The Frontiersmen of Flight, Revised Edition
Written by Richard P. Hallion


Format: Trade Paperback, 462 pages
On Sale: May 17, 1988
Price: $24.95

"If you really wish to learn" wrote Wilbur Wright, "you must mount a machine and become acquainted with its tricks by actual trial". And even before the Wright Flyer took off on its history-making first flight, intrepid researchers had been testing many different flying machines: the hapless tower jumpers of the... Read more >
Railway Architecture

Written by Bill Fawcett


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $7.95

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This evolved rapidly down to 1850, and for some time afterwards Britain... Read more >
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Outlaw Machine
Outlaw Machine
Written by Brock Yates
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767905169
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Outlaw Machine
Harley-Davidson and the Search for the American Soul
Written by Brock Yates


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $19.00

The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to power--not only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.

How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs... Read more >
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