Author: Moore, JeffCode: 47817Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Most of Oregon east of the Cascade Mountains is a raw and inhospitable land, largely the product of recent volcanic activity. Railroad builders constructed a couple mainlines skirting the edges of the region and some branchlines into agricultural communities, but found very little else to attract their interest. Over time, however, a small ......
Showing How to Manage Locomotives in Running Different Kinds of Trains wAuthor: Forgotten BooksCode: 40061Price:AU $22.94Format: Paperback / 462 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date:24/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Excerpt from Locomotive Engine Running and Management: Showing How to Manage Locomotives in Running Different Kinds of Trains With Economy and Dispatch Locomotive Engine Running and Management has been an intellectual ladder which many ambitious men have climbed on their way to higher positions than those enjoyed in train service. The author ......
Author: Forney, Matthias NaceCode: 40025Price:AU $26.24Format: Paperback / 664 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date:22/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Excerpt from Catechism of the Locomotive Books, like individuals, have their histories, and it seems but proper that in introducing them somewhat of their ancestry should be detailed. The present book originated in this wise: the publishers of the Railroad Gazette procured a copy of the "Katechismus der Einrichtung und des Betriebes der ......
Author: Reagan, H CCode: 40021Price:AU $18.54Format: Paperback / 316 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Excerpt from Locomotive Mechanism and Engineering There are many excellent books On the locomotive, but there is one portion Of the subject which, in the author's Opinion, has not yet been covered. The man who wishes to understand an engine thor oughly will learn more by watching repairs made in the. Shop, or in case of accident on the road, when ......
An Up-To Date Catechism (Classic Reprint)Author: Fowler, George LittleCode: 39989Price:AU $16.34Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Excerpt from Locomotive Breakdowns, Emergencies and Their Remedies: An Up-to Date Catechism A. That will depend upon the degree to which the defect has been allowed to advance. In the case Of a blowing valve or piston there is usually little danger in running, provided that it is due to simple wear and not to a broken part. Where the pounding is ......
Author: Stuart, Robert (University of WA, Perth)Code: 40012Price:AU $18.54Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Excerpt from Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine The wonderful increase of machinery, of all kinds, that has taken place in England during the last thirty years, having been mainly produced by those improvements made on the Steam Engine which led to its general introduction as a first mover, has conferred great interest and importance ......
Author: Tuffrey, PeterCode: 47826Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/06/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The author provides a broad view of the Southern Region and the steam engines employed in the last years before the diesel takeover. Bill Reed's superb colour photographs have made this possible.
Author: Gleed, EdwardCode: 40378Price:AU $70.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:23/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
During the mid 1980s, in a drive for greater efficiency, British Rail required another heavy freight locomotive. The new Class 60 locomotive was to be constructed using lessons learned from the Classes 56 and 58. Six organisations were invited to tender but only three did so.The contract was awarded to Brush Electrical Machines (today, Brush ......
Author: Morgan, SamuelCode: 40358Price:AU $243.57Format: Hardback / 247 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:23/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Transportation is an important sector in every nation. The advancements in science and technology have constantly aided the progress of this field. The latest findings in this field are compiled in this all inclusive book. Modern intelligent transport systems, transportation infrastructure, urban transit systems, traffic planning and management, ......
Providing the Rail Services Connecting Britain's Towns and CitiesAuthor: Balmforth, JohnCode: 47815Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/10/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A warts and all profile of this thriving modern railway franchise, serving seven of the UKs major cities based from Birmingham
Prime Movers of AmericaAuthor: Trzoniec, Stanley W.Code: 38435Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/10/2015Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
EMD, General Electric, Alco, Baldwin, and Fairbanks Morse have built diesel locomotives. Their most popular vintage and modern models are covered in painstaking detail by author and photographer Stanley W. Trzoniec.
The Modern Diesel and Electric ReferenceAuthor: McDonnell, GregCode: 38444Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Published date:28/09/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The essential photographic reference to modern North American railway locomotives, featuring nearly 300 colour photographs of more than 150 mainline engines.
A History of London's Transport Since 1800Author: Lawrence, DavidCode: 38445Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 448 pages Published date:28/09/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Covers the history of public transport in London, from its beginnings in the early 19th century to the present day. This book includes the numerous changes that have happened since 2000. It is suitable for anyone interested in the history of London and its transport.
Author: Waters, LaurenceCode: 38455Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:30/08/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the first serious volume on the Great Western Hall and Modified Hall classes, in fifty years. The book covers all the members of both classes, including construction and withdrawal, from their design and development to eventual scrapping.
Semaphore SwansongAuthor: Jackson, AllenCode: 38456Price:AU $75.00Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:28/08/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated with over 400 contemporary images and with detailed information form a 2003-2014 survey, this book is suitable for anyone with an interest in the traditional signalling systems of railways in Britain.
Author: Mitchell DeaverCode: 37900Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 268 pages Publisher: AUTHORHOUSE Published date:21/07/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Following Railway Boy and Railway Man Mitchell Deaver now describes in Transatlantic Railwayman his adventures as a former British Railways employee thrust into the midst of American railroading. Mitchell Deaver begins a new career in 1989 with the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, where he learns the rudiments of American railroading: hand ......
Author: Kenneth C. SpringirthCode: 37809Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:30/06/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
San Francisco s first cable car line opened in 1873. The successful development of the electric streetcar by Frank Sprague in 1888 plus the 1906 San Francisco earthquake resulted in the decline of the cable car system. Concerned that the cable car system would vanish, San Francisco resident Friedel Klussmann rallied public support to save the ......
Author: Souza, Jeremy deCode: 47816Price:AU $28.79(was
AU $47.99)Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/06/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Railway photography has never been more popular. Good quality images, once only achievable with expensive professional hardware, are now within everyones reach. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer wanting to broaden your horizons, Digital Railway Photography: A Practical Guide will help you get the best from your camera with ......
Author: Langham, RobCode: 47835Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/06/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The fascinating story of how one railway revolutionised transport in the First World War
Contemporary Underground Stations of the WorldAuthor: Baker, LisaCode: 49271Price:AU $80.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BRAUN PUBLISHING AG Published date:25/05/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Since the London Metropolitan Railway was opened in 1863 the subway has become a symbol of urban life. Tunnel systems are the lifelines of the big cities, transporting millions of passengers every day. This volume provides an overview of the highly interesting and manifold trends in underground construction around the world.
A History of the Men Who Made the RailwaysAuthor: Coleman, TerryCode: 38487Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:21/05/2015Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Pick, shovel, dynamite: the classic account of the men who built the railways.
Author: Tuffrey, PeterCode: 47827Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/05/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A magnificent colour evocation of the final days of Steam in the western region of British Rail, covering western England and Wales
Maintenance, Troubleshooting, RepairsAuthor: Haynes ManualsCode: 37636Price:AU $59.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Every Haynes manual is based on a complete teardown and rebuild, contains hundreds of "hands-on" photos tied to step-by-step instructions, and is thorough enough to help anyone from a do-it-your-selfer to a professional.
Author: Michael ClemensCode: 47828Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/04/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An unique collection of unpublished photographs from the 1950s and '60s covering the railways around Central Wales and Herefordshire
Author: Charman, AndrewCode: 55604Price:AU $34.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It is often said that steam locomotives appear to be living machines, casting a spell over spectators young and old, from lifelong steam enthusiasts to those witnessing live steam for the first time. This illustrated manual provides practical insight into the hard work, knowledge and skills required to safely drive a steam loco.
Author: Barnett, David M.Code: 38509Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 208 pages Published date:01/04/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
What was it like to drive a steam locomotive? This book tells the ups and downs, mishaps and triumphs of life on the footplate. The author worked as first a trainee then as an engineman fireman on the footplates of locomotives in Western Victoria in the 60s at a time when bumper wheat harvests saw trains carrying tons of grain through Ararat for ......
Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918Author: Blaine TaylorCode: 47842Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:28/02/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
How the German Imperial forces used railways for military purposes during the 19th Century and up to the Great War
Railways in the 1960s Across the North of EnglandAuthor: Gaunt, RichardCode: 1781552517Price:AU $28.79(was
AU $47.99)Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:28/02/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the last few years of steam power on the British railway network, Richard Gaunt was taking photographs across the north of England showing not only the locomotives but the varied and dramatic surroundings they worked in. These beautiful images bring the past to life - for those who remember that era and those with more general interests.