137 books (7 pages) in this category
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 ROMOLA ANDERSON
This outstanding, amply illustrated book traces the evolution of the sailing ship from ancient times to the end of the 19th century. Extremely well-written in clear, non-technical language, the work provides detailed coverage of the ships of ...
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 DAVID WRAGG
The Southern Railway may not have been the most glamorous of the 'Big Four' companies that emerged from the grouping of 1923, but it was the great innovator. In the 1930s the Southern pioneered the first main-line electrification and created the
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 BRIAN J DICKSON
Ron Buckley's evocative photographs reveal the story of steam in the East Midlands / East Anglia. Ron Buckley's photographs show the changing locomotive scene taking place from the later 1930s throughout the East Midlands and East Anglia, ...
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 ...
by Thomas Eismin
The Fastest Cars of All Time
by John Lamm
Designers, engineers, racers, and celebrities weigh in to give you the comprehensive story of these incredible machines. ...
by Ian Johnston
What is it about old tractors that is so fascinating and entrancing? The sounds and smells of these old relics? The hunt to find the rarest of models? Or simply the memories such machines evoke? The Magic of Old Tractors explores this intriguing
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 ...
Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future
by Daniel Sperling
<p><b>Policy recommendations from transportation experts for the coming electric, shared, and autonomous vehicle revolution</b></p><p>In <i>Three Revolutions</i>, transportation expert Dan Sperling and his collaborators share research-based ...
by Mark Ovenden
<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 ...