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9781634990103

Eastern Oregon Shortline Railroads

Author: Moore, Jeff Code: 47817 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781332900183

Locomotive Engine Running and Management

Showing How to Manage Locomotives in Running Different Kinds of Trains w Author: Forgotten Books Code: 40061 Price: AU $22.94 Format: Paperback / 462 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date: 24/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781332617463

Catechism of the Locomotive (Classic Reprint)

Author: Forney, Matthias Nace Code: 40025 Price: AU $26.24 Format: Paperback / 664 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date: 22/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781332600946

Locomotive Mechanism and Engineering (Classic Reprint)

Author: Reagan, H C Code: 40021 Price: AU $18.54 Format: Paperback / 316 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date: 14/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781330102831

Locomotive Breakdowns, Emergencies and Their Remedies

An Up-To Date Catechism (Classic Reprint) Author: Fowler, George Little Code: 39989 Price: AU $16.34 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date: 14/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781332588503

Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine (Classic Reprint)

Author: Stuart, Robert (University of WA, Perth) Code: 40012 Price: AU $18.54 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: FORGOTTEN BOOKS Published date: 14/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781781554890

Last Days of Southern Steam from the Bill Reed Collection

Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 47826 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/06/2016 Availability: 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.
9781785001499

British Rail Class 60 Locomotives

Author: Gleed, Edward Code: 40378 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 23/05/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781682851760

Modern Transportation Systems and Networks

Author: Morgan, Samuel Code: 40358 Price: AU $243.57 Format: Hardback / 247 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date: 23/05/2016 Availability: 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, ......
9781473827066

Light Railways of Britain and Ireland

Author: Burton, Anthony Code: 38420 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Published date: 30/11/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This book covers the story of Britain's last railway development, the Rural light railways constructed as a result of the 1896 act.
9780760348925

Majesty of Big Steam

Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 38425 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date: 05/11/2015 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Experience the last generation of steam power before the diesels took over, from Southern Pacific's cab-forward oil burners to Baltimore & Ohio's EM-1 War babies and Norfolk & Western's 4-8-4s.
9781781554746

Crosscountry Trains

Providing the Rail Services Connecting Britain's Towns and Cities Author: Balmforth, John Code: 47815 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: 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
9780760348406

Vintage and Modern Diesel Locomotives

Prime Movers of America Author: Trzoniec, Stanley W. Code: 38435 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: 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.
9781908347374

Traction Engines

Author: Peter Waller Code: 37897 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/09/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
For a century traction engines represented amongst the most powerful vehicles seen on Britain's roads and were capable of handling a wide range of work.
9781770856097

Locomotives

The Modern Diesel and Electric Reference Author: McDonnell, Greg Code: 38444 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Published date: 28/09/2015 Availability: 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.
9781780676715

Moving Metropolis

A History of London's Transport Since 1800 Author: Lawrence, David Code: 38445 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Published date: 28/09/2015 Availability: 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.
9781783831456

Great Western Halls and Modified Halls

Author: Waters, Laurence Code: 38455 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 30/08/2015 Availability: 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.
9781785000256

Contemporary Perspective on LMS Railway Signalling

Semaphore Swansong Author: Jackson, Allen Code: 38456 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date: 28/08/2015 Availability: 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.
9781504920575

Transatlantic Railwayman

Author: Mitchell Deaver Code: 37900 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 268 pages Publisher: AUTHORHOUSE Published date: 21/07/2015 Availability: 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 ......
9781783463886

Locomotive Portraits

Author: Clay, Jonathan Code: 38475 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 30/06/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The first comprehensive book of Jonathan Clay's paintings with over 150 reproductions of paintings and drawings.
9781634990011

San Francisco's Magnificent Streetcars

Author: Kenneth C. Springirth Code: 37809 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2015 Availability: 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 ......
9781781554265

Digital Railway Photography

Author: Souza, Jeremy de Code: 47816 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/06/2015 Availability: 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 ......
9781781554555

North Eastern Railway in the First World War

Author: Langham, Rob Code: 47835 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The fascinating story of how one railway revolutionised transport in the First World War
9783037681916

Level 1

Contemporary Underground Stations of the World Author: Baker, Lisa Code: 49271 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BRAUN PUBLISHING AG Published date: 25/05/2015 Availability: 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.
9781784082321

Railway Navvies

A History of the Men Who Made the Railways Author: Coleman, Terry Code: 38487 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 21/05/2015 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Pick, shovel, dynamite: the classic account of the men who built the railways.
9781780226361

Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots Author: Deary, Terry Code: 38488 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Published date: 21/05/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The terrible truth behind the history of our railways by Terry Deary, creater of Horrible Histories. Strictly for grown-ups!
9781781553015

Last Days of Western Steam from the Bill Reed Collection

Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 47827 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/05/2015 Availability: 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
9781785210037

The Haynes Manual on Diesel Engines

Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Repairs Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 37636 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 24/04/2015 Availability: 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.

9781473823563

British Steam: GWR Collett Castle Class

Author: Langston, Keith Code: 38505 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 17/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A Collection of very rare images, by a experienced and well respected author, there are very few books published covering this period.
9781781553121

Last Years of Steam Around Central Wales

Author: Michael Clemens Code: 47828 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/04/2015 Availability: 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
9781844259427

Steam Locomotive Driver's Manual

Author: Charman, Andrew Code: 55604 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/04/2015 Availability: 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.
9781925078527

Life on Australian Locomotives

Author: Barnett, David M. Code: 38509 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Published date: 01/04/2015 Availability: 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 ......
9781781554241

Reich Rails

Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918 Author: Blaine Taylor Code: 47842 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/02/2015 Availability: 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
9781781552513

Steam in the North

Railways in the 1960s Across the North of England Author: Gaunt, Richard Code: 1781552517 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/02/2015 Availability: 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.
9781473823235

Victorian Steam Locomotive

Its Design and Development 1804-1879 Author: Dempsey, G. D. Code: 38553 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date: 30/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
First published in 1879, this book has been identified as a lost publication and provides rare insight into the thinking of Victorian Engineers, written as a contemporary text.
9781473822573

The Railway - British Track Since 1804

Author: Andrew Dow Code: 33481 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive history of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways and cliff railways in Great Britain. Includes nearly 200 specially-commissioned drawings.
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