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9781785807411

2020 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar

16-Month Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 55809 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
55822

Steam Railway 2020 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 55822 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
9781465484659

A Short History of the Railroad

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 56074 Price: AU $23.22 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK PUBLISHING Published date: 07/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
A fascinating journey through the history of the railroad, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railroad reveals the hidden stories of railroad history across the world - the inspired engineering; the blood, sweat, and ......
9781857945423

Buses, Coaches Trams & Recollections 1966

Author: Baker, Michael Code: 56309 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel back to the year 1966 using a collection of photographs taken between February and May of that year. For the younger reader there are wonderful pictures of buses and coaches that they will never have seen. There will, for ......

9781857945287

Buses, Coaches Trams & Recollections 1956

Author: Baker, Michael Code: 56308 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel all the way back to the year 1956 * The UK bans heroin * RAF retires last Lancaster bomber * Suez crisis causes UK petrol rationing * First Eurovision Song Contest broadcast * Hard disk drive invented * TV broadcasting begins ......

9781857945393

Railways & Recollections The Somerset and Dorset Railway 1961-66

Author: Morrison, Gavin Code: 56312 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... This volume in the Recollections series marks a significant milestone being the 100th volume in this popular and growing range of titles. What better way to celebrate than to visit one of the most popular, albeit erstwhile, railway lines in the country, ......

9781857945386

Railways & Recollections Bournemouth the station and shed areas

Author: Morrison, Gavin Code: 56311 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

It is now more than 50 years since steam traction ceased on Britains national rail network. In this book Gavin takes us back to those far off days for a fascinating look at the Bournemouth shed and station area. Bournemouths fine station was opened on 20 July 1885 and was designed by the London & South Western Railways chief engineer William ......

9781857945379

Buses, Coaches Trams & Recollections 1963-69

Author: Baker, Michael Code: 56310 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

In this volume: We travel back to the `Swinging Sixties ` era of 1963-69, from the Beatles first No 1 to the first man on the moon For the younger reader there are wonderful pictures of buses and coaches that they will never have seen. There will, for example, be half-cab single and double deckers the like of which are no longerin production. ......

9781784423087

Toy Trains

1935-1975 Author: Leggett, Bob Code: 55265 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 04/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 00 gauge train set was the ultimate `boy's toy' of the 1950s and '60s.Electric 00 gauge trains were introduced by Trix and Hornby Dublo in the mid-1930s, but the Second World War quickly halted production. However, they burst back onto the post-war scene with great success, and 00 quickly became the dominant scale in Britain, and was taken up ......
9781445661742

Class 67 and 68 Locomotives

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 55838 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Class 67 and 68 Locomotives gives a brief history of the Class 67 locomotives and a pictorial record of their varied career so far, and looks at the new Class 68, with photographs of their work so far.
9781784977351

The World the Railways Made

Author: Faith, Nicholas Code: 55843 Price: AU $20.37 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down.
9780253039606

After Promontory

One Hundred and Fifty Years of Transcontinental Railroading Author: Center for Railroad Photography & Art Code: 55039 Price: AU $82.00 Format: Hardback / 268 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States, After Promontory profiles the history and heritage of this historic event.
9781526700162

Early Railways

A Guide for the Modeller Author: Weston, Stephen Code: 55849 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
9781473887671

Twenty First Century Narrow Gauge

A Pictorial Journey Author: James, Waite, Code: 55847 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
9781445669243

Europe by Sleeping Car

Author: Patterson, Michael Code: 55854 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Michael Patterson takes the reader on a charming illustrated nostalgic jaunt across Europe by sleeper.
9781473871908

Mainline Railway Stamps

A Collector's Guide Author: Piltz, Howard Code: 55215 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For this second book in the Transport Philately series on public transport issues featured on postage stamps, the author looks at railways around the world on standard gauge tracks that encompasses the majority of the western worlds major railway arteries.
9781526707031

Great Western Railway Gallery

Author: Waters, Laurence Code: 55221 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using previously unpublished material from the extensive 'Great Western Trust' collection at Didcot Railway Centre, the book illustrates in both black and white and colour many facets that made the Great Western 'Great"
9781785005251

Narrow Gauge Modelling in 009 Scale

Author: Barnard, Bob Code: 55858 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 08/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 009 scale, which is used to represent narrow gauge lines of 2ft to 2ft 6in, is experiencing a steady growth in popularity and trade support. The new book explains issues of scale and gauge for narrow gauge models, considers the origins of 009 scale and identifies some of its pioneers. It outlines the diverse range of prototype narrow gauge ......
9780253036674

The Railroad Photography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

Author: Reevy, Tony Code: 55037 Price: AU $80.95 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Providing the first book-length biography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg, Reevy's new book is an indispensable history of the work of two men who forever changed the way we see and experience American railroads.
9781476672816

The Backyard Railroader

Building and Operating a Miniature Steam Locomotive Author: Frost, Jeff Code: 52071 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Paperback / 125 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 14/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Steam locomotives dominated the landscapes across the world from the 1820s through the 1960s. Out of this came a new hobby, building and running miniature steam locomotives. These miniature steam locomotives operated under the same principles as their full size brethren as well make the same noises and smells. The steam locomotives are alive ......

9781785215735

Tornado

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Author: Smith, Geoff and The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Code: 52455 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of which 49 were originally built but eventually all scrapped, Tornado is a magnificent and ......

9780712352031

The Platform Edge

Uncanny Tales of the Railways Author: Ashley, Mike Code: 55570 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Howling down the tunnels comes a new collection showcasing the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks, many of which are republished here for the first time since their original departure.
9781789140071

Food on the Move

Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World Author: Hudgins, Sharon Code: 55871 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS Published date: 17/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Food on the Move focuses on the culinary history of these famous journeys on five continents, from the earliest days of rail travel to the present, and includes recipes taken from historical menus and contributed by contemporary chefs.
9781445666921

Class 87 Locomotives

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 55542 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Andrew Cole documents Class 87 locomotives. Thirty-six members of Class 87 were built at Crewe Works from 1973 onwards and were an instant success.
9781473887633

Allied Railways of the Western Front - Narrow Gauge in the Somme Sector

Before, During and After the First World War Author: B, Farebrother, Martin J Code: 55875 Price: AU $81.48 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this book the metre gauge networks established before the First World War are examined. A companion volume to Narrow Gauge in the Arras Sector by the same authors.
9780642279293

Steam Australia

Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation Author: Fischer, Tim Code: 55745 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

If you are passionate about steam locomotives, or know someone who is, then Steam Australia is the perfect companion.

 Tim Fischer takes readers into the fascinating and grand story of steam transportation over ten vital decades of transformation in Australias history. This book is so much more than a history or a set ......

9781912332212

The Beauty Of Steam

Author: Waller, P. Code: 52327 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 07/11/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The steam locomotive is one of Britain’s greatest and most beautiful inventions and generations have marvelled at the power conveyed in its iron form. But the mystical qualities of smoke and pure white steam give life to the locomotive and through the genius of design, it appears to blend magically with the scenery through which it passes. ......

9781785005053

Creating the Rural Scene

A Guide for Railway Modellers and Diorama Model Makers Author: Wright, David Code: 55528 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 06/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Packed with practical tips and advice this informative book explains the various techniques and materials that will help any modeller produce convincing models of the rural scene. It examines the history and development of the countryside, villages and infrastructure and covers rural industries. It demonstrates techniques for modelling farm ......
9781851499151

Orient Express

The Story of a Legend Author: Picon, Guillaume Code: 52085 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: ACC ART BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The first train to connect Paris to Constantinople - the gateway to the Orient and epitome of all its associated desires and fantasies - the Orient Express was an immediate success. Quickly nicknamed the king of trains, the train of kings, it had already become a legend in its own time. This unique train and its celebrated passengers (both real ......

9781421427072

Train Wreck

The Forensics of Rail Disasters Author: Bibel, George Code: 55477 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 03/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.Train Wreck is a fascinating exploration of; runaway trains; bearing failures; metal fatigue; crash testing ; collision dynamics; bad rails
9781526721624

L M S Locomotive Design and Development

The Life and Work of Tom Coleman Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 52098 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In 1958 one of Britain`s greatest locomotive designers died without public fanfare or recognition, mourned only by his family. Yet William Stanier, arguably one of our greatest engineers and his leader, said of him that without his Chief Draughtsman all he achieved with the LMS would not have been possible. How could such a man slip from our ......

9781526719058

Stanier

Black Five Locomotives Author: Langston, Keith Code: 52097 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

It is possible that in the history of British steam locomotives no class of engine was ever more universally popular than the Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 class, which were generally referred to as Black Fives. This informative book includes numerous images of the class at work, many of which are published for the first time.

Introduced by ......

9781476665825

The American Steam Locomotive in the Twentieth Century

Author: Morrison, Tom Code: 47939 Price: AU $155.57 Format: Hardback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 17/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time - enormous engines that powered a industry of colossal scale and intensity. They were deceptively simple machines yet even as the technology was being perfected it was becoming obscure. Despite immense and sustained effort, they remained grossly inefficient in ......
9781473853294

British Steam Military Connections

Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam Loc Author: Langston, Keith Code: 48795 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many and varied subjects, however a large number of those represented direct links with military personnel, regiments, squadrons, naval vessels, aircraft, battles and associated historic events. For example, all but one member of the famous Royal ......

9781786852694

For the Love of Trains

A Celebration of the World's Railways Author: Hamilton, Ray Code: 51852 Price: AU $22.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date: 22/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
More than just a means of transport, trains connect communities, evoke memories and promise adventures galore. This fact-packed miscellany tracks their development from the earliest locomotives to today's superfast trains, stopping off along the way to explore great railway journeys, iconic stations and memorable depictions in the arts.
9780226558554

An Anthropology of the Machine

Tokyo's Commuter Train Network Author: Fisch, Michael Code: 51736 Price: AU $40.88 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A technological analysis of the incredible complexity of the Tokyo subway system.
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