113 books (6 pages) in this category
by JOSHUA SLOCUM
by KEITH WIDDOWSON
In May 1967, Scotland became the third of the six BR regions to dispense with the steam locomotive. Residing over 300 miles away Keith Widdowson's pilgrimages north of the border were by necessity of marathon undertakings. Abysmal overnight time
by LEAHY A
One of a series of dramatically illustrated books, written by the men in the cockpit and thus offering professional insight into the real capabilities of their aircraft. Flying characteristics, take-off and landing requirements, maintenance ...
by ROBERT F. MARX
Sydney by Tram
by Caroline Butler-Bowdon
<p>At its peak, Sydney's tramway network was, after London's, the largest tramway system in the British Empire and was a central part of Sydney life for 100 years. <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">This book explores the history and demise
by JAY HENRY MOWBRAY
Published in 1912 within months of the sinking of the Titanic, this ""memorial edition"" of first-hand accounts by survivors, people in rescue boats, and other on-the-scene witnesses, offers heart-wrenching testimony about the great disaster, ...
by JOHN M'LEOD MURPHY
Relying on his own experience in the U.S. Navy and consulting his contemporaries in the maritime profession, midshipman John Murphy published this book to provide an accurate portrait of a ship's rigging and spars (masts or yardarms supporting ...
by MARK A. CHAMBERS
Perhaps no other aircraft in aviation history has been such a well-kept secret as the United States' Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. This cutting edge aircraft took the art of aerial spying to an unprecedented level and did it all from highly ...
by Larry Reithmaier
by GEOFF SWAINE
The heritage railways of Britain have taken preserved steam into a new golden age. All over the country enthusiasts flock to lavish love and attention onto the preserved railways and relive bygone eras, especially the ever-popular 1940s ...
by Wolfgang Langewiesche
by FRANK O. BRAYNARD
The splendor and tragedy of the legendary ""Titanic"" captured in dramatic photo and illustration cardsShe was ""unsinkable"" - a splendid monument to modern engineering and nautical design. But on her maiden voyage, during the night of April ...
Basic Techniques, Maintenance, and Repair
by Thomas Larsson
The Biography of Ken Thomas - Founder of Thomas Nationwide Transport
by David Wilcox
This book is the biography of Ken Thomas, 1913 - 1997, and tells the story of his huge contribution to the development of Australian transport in the second half of the 20th century. In 1946, Ken bought a 5 ton truck and started out in the ...
by Mark Ovendon
<i>Transit Maps of the World</i> is the first and only comprehensive collection of historic and current maps of every urban train system on earth. Celebrating the diversity of way-finding across the planet, Mark Ovenden traces the ...
by JARRETT P
by Paul Dempsey
by DON C. SEITZ
Riveting account traces careers of buccaneers of many nationalities across two centuries and around the globe - from the West Indies to the South Seas. True stories of such notorious brigands as Captain Kidd and Edward (Blackbeard) Teach, as ...