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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: 14/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018

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 ......

9780764354939

Trains

Photography of A. Aubrey Bodine Author: Bodine, Jennifer Code: 51099 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

A. Aubrey Bodine, newspaper photographer, pictorialist, modernist, and documentarian, was a Baltimore Sun feature photographer from 1924-1970. This book is his archive of train photographs chronicling mid-twentieth-century rail transportation and the people working on the railroad. Bodines images of steam and diesel locomotives document an era ......

9781526713087

Diesel Locomotives in Preservation

Author: Kerr, Fred Code: 51101 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

When British Railways (BR) initiated its Modernisation Plan in 1954 it had little experience of diesel locomotives thus initiated a Pilot Scheme to trial combinations of the three elements comprised within a locomotive the engine, transmission and body. The initial orders for 174 locomotives were placed in November 1955, but even before the ......

9781785211263

Garden Railway Manual

A Step-by-Step Guide to Narrow Guage Garden Railway Projects Author: Bradshaw, Bill Code: 49081 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 20/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

For Britains growing band of model railway enthusiasts, a garden railway is the ultimate challenge. In this inspirational book Richard Blizzard guides you through 19 garden railway projects, from laying the track and making simple trackside accessories through to constructing a 16mm-gauge live steam engine from a kit, various rolling stock and ......

9781583883549

Great Northern Railway

1945-1970 Photo Archive Author: Olsen, Byron Code: 49296 Price: AU $54.92 Format: Paperback Publisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date: 06/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
This new edition of Great Northern Railway includes the best images from the previous two-volume set originally published in 1998, and have been improved vastly over that version.The photographs in this collection were taken during the years following WW ll until the Great Northern became part of the new Burlington Northern in 1970. While the ......
9780754834397

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives

Author: Garratt, Colin Code: 51077 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

From the early years of steam power to todays awe-inspiring high-speed passenger trains, this book spans nearly two centuries of locomotive history. It covers the first designs of the 1830s, early North American freight trains, the golden age of railways from 1900-1950, the crossover from steam power to diesel and electric, and how the ......

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: 15/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
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 ......
9781784422486

Trams and Trolleybuses

Author: Green, Oliver Code: 50383 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Trams have had a rollercoaster history over the last 150 years. First introduced to the UK in the 1860s by a colourful American businessman, they became increasingly popular and successful in British towns and cities because they were so cheap to use. For the first time the working classes could afford to ride to work instead of walking. By the ......
9780253032249

Wallace W. Abbey

A Life in Railroad Photography Author: Lothes, Scott Code: 50889 Price: AU $72.37 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 05/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
From the late 1940s on, Wallace W. Abbey masterfully combined journalistic and artistic vision to transform everyday moments in transportation into magical photographs. Abbey, a photographer, journalist, historian, and railroad industry executive, helped people from many different backgrounds understand and appreciate what was often taken for ......
9781473828124

London Underground Timeline

Author: Rowland, Robert Code: 49538 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
London Underground Time Line has taken three years to write and covers the history of transport in London from before the Underground was constructed, to the present day.
9781634990332

Cincinnati Streetcar Heritage

Author: Springirth, Kenneth C. Code: 51135 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Cincinnati's first line was the conversion of the Mt Adams & Eden Park Inclined Railway Company cable car line to electric operation in 1888 which became part of the Cincinnati Street Railway Co. This book documents that era, including the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar line which opened in 2016, linking with the Over the Rhine neighborhood.
9781857945126

Buses, Coaches, Trams and Trolleybus Recollections 1963

Author: Conn, Henry Code: 49339 Price: AU $16.92 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 1963
9781781555514

The East Coast Main Line 1939-1959

Author: Insight Guides Code: 50829 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The period 1939-1959 was a crucial one in the history of the East Coast Main Line stretching from London King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley. The book takes a snapshot of the line in the 1930s then pays meticulous attention to the impact of the Second World War and the creation of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948.
9781445666464

Italian Traction

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 50924 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book highlights the variety of Italian traction, from high-speed trains to slow regional workings.
9781473871786

Narrow Gauge Railway Stamps

A Collector's Guide Author: Piltz, Howard Code: 50944 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Colour Reproductions of Each Stamp
9781473855793

Southern Railway Gallery

A Pictorial Journey Through Time Author: Scott-Morgan, John Code: 50942 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 13/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Southern Gallery 1923 1947 is the first volume in a new series of picture books, designed to be of interest to railway historians and modellers. The series subjects are themed to include an interesting mixture of useful historic illustrations, depicting locomotives, rolling stock and infrastructure. Southern Gallery 1923 1947 covers the history ......

9781473864450

Class 47 Diesel Locomotives

Author: Cable, David Code: 50943 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good Quality Colour Pictures with good Detailed information for Modellers
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The First Railroads

Atlas of Early Railroads Author: Hayes, Derek Code: 49570 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A highly illustrated volume tracing the emergence of modern railways. Praise for the author's previous title, America Discovered -Hayes offers more than just the state's emergent political boundaries and geological elevations. He presents a fascinating, map-based chronicle of the region's legendary gold rush, the gradual domination of its ......
9781473843684

The Locomotive Pioneers

Early Steam Locomotive Development 1801 - 1851 Author: Burton, Anthony Code: 50941 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history and design of steam Locomotives, during the first fifty years of their development is a much under researched subject.
9781473896376

British Railways AC Electric Locomotives

A Pictorial Guide Author: Cable, David Code: 50945 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 253 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Variety of liveries & Interesting historical information
9781473897571

The Railway

British Track Since 1804 Author: Dow, Andrew Code: 50946 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 459 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive history of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways and cliff railways in Great Britain.
9781583883471

The California Zephyr

An Entertaining History of America's Most Celebrated Train Route Author: Kelly, John Code: 48400 Price: AU $58.06 Format: Paperback Publisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date: 26/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
America's most talked-about train, the California Zephyr was inaugurated March 20, 1949, book-ended by the world-class skylines of Chicago and San Francisco. Operated in partnership over three railroads; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Denver & Rio Grande, and Western Pacific, the train was designed in Art Deco style and built of Shotwelded ......
9780300225648

Germany and the Ottoman Railways

Art, Empire, and Infrastructure Author: Christensen, Peter Holdt Code: 49587 Price: AU $95.33 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 24/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The complex political and cultural relationship between the German state and the Ottoman Empire is explored through the lens of the Ottoman Railway network, its architecture, and material culture.
9781786663832

Steam Railways 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48942 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781465088307

Railroads 2018 18-Month Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48924 Price: AU $6.00 (was AU $19.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This popular BrownTrout title includes 13 photographs of scenic railroad lines from across the United States. See freight trains, coal trains, passenger trains, and retired-trains-turned-tourist-trains as they power through cities, over mountain passes, and across bridges spanning spectacular canyons. Get on the right track with this Railroads ......

9780253025227

Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads

Author: Darbee, Jeffrey Code: 48719 Price: AU $70.71 Format: Hardback / 242 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 14/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In an era dominated by huge railroad corporations, Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads reveals the important role two small railroad companies had on development and progress in the Hoosier State. After Indianapolis was founded in 1821, early settlers struggled to move people and goods to and from the city, with no water transport nearby and ......
9781909612945

Great Railway Journeys in Australia & New Zealand

Author: Bowden, David Code: 50830 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date: 05/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New ......

9780992538828

Iron Roads in the Outback

Author: Anchen, Nick Code: 49961 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Iron Roads of the Australian Outback - the legendary Commonwealth Railways were built through some of the harshest landscapes on Earth. They were railways like no other, where men and women battled extreme temperatures, flash floods and maddening isolation to keep the trains running. This publication is the culmination of 25 years of ......

9781473862074

Regional Tramways - The North West of England, Post 1945

Author: Waller, Peter Code: 49325 Price: AU $42.31 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the third in the Regional Tramways series that covers the history of tramway operation in the British Isles. Focusing on North-West England, the book provides an overview of the history of tramways in the region from the 1860s, when one of the pioneering horse trams that predated the Tramways Act of 1870 operated in Birkenhead (the ......

9781783463688

Brighton Atlantics

Author: Baldwin, James S. Code: 48774 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Brighton Atlantic locomotives were some of the most handsome machines ever constructed at Brighton Works. They were signed by the D. Earl Marsh, Locomotive Superintendent of the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, and produced as two classes, the H1, introduced in 1905-1906, and the H2, introduced in 1911-1912. The Brighton Atlantic ......

9781472816399

Railway Guns of World War I

Author: Heuer, Greg Code: 48760 Price: AU $23.25 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 24/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict. Designed to break the stalemate of trench warfare, the first railway guns were simple, ......
9780994330338

Steam Trains 2018 Calendar

Author: Universal Magazines Code: 37417 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: UNIVERSAL MAGAZINES Published date: 05/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An exceptional collection of classic steam train images pulling together thundering power and great style through the many many years of railroading- reminding us of an era gone by.
9781583883495

Pennsylvania Railroad Locomotives

Photo Archive: Steam, Diesel, and Electric Author: Kelly, John Code: 48401 Price: AU $58.06 Format: Paperback / 126 pages Publisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date: 01/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Pennsylvania Railroad experimented with different builders and type of locomotives until they found the best design. Highlighted are various classes of steam locomotives like the K4 4-6-2, S1 6-4-4-6 Duplex and T1 4-4-4-4 Duplex, diesel's like Alco RS models, Baldwin end-cab switchers, Fairbanks-Morse Train Master, Electro-Motive GP series, ......
9781785003301

Weathering for Railway Modellers

Author: Dent, George Code: 49686 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 21/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Once seen as a niche practice, the craft of weathering has now become firmly rooted in the railway modelling mainstream. Not simply a means of renderingmodels in layers of dirty paint, weathering involves a myriad of techniques aimed at improving realism, including distinctive surface textures, highlights and shading, burnishing and peeling paint ......
9781785003165

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era

Author: Wright, Tony Code: 49796 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 18/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge, based on the Little Bytham prototype. Little Bytham, nestled in rural Lincolnshire, is the station nearest to where the fastest steam exploits in the country were achieved. Nearby, the Flying Scotsman became the ......
9781473892040

Severn Valley Railway

Author: Vanns, Michael A. Code: 49493 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 104 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
High Quality pictures & Informative text
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