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Gradients Of The British Main Line Railways

Author : Ian Allan Publishing
ISBN : 0711038449
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This classic work of reference for railway enthusiasts has been reprinted many times since then but has been out of print for nearly 10 years. This new publication includes details such as troughs that were not included in the previous publication as well as lines that were no longer in operation. It also includes a complete index of all locations shown on the gradient profiles.

Parliamentary Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106492309
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

End Of The Line

Author : Don McIver
ISBN : 9781459702240
Genre : History
File Size : 46.18 MB
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In 1857 a Toronto-to-Hamilton train crashed on the Desjardins Canal bridge. Sixty people died, making it one of the worst railway disasters in North America. These are the stories of those associated with the bridge's construction and those who perished in the accident, capturing the ebullient economic confidence of pre-Confederation Canada.
Category: History

The Iron Road

Author : Christian Wolmar
ISBN : 9780241181867
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 59.16 MB
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A fascinating journey through the history of railways From the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, The Iron Road tells the hidden stories of railway history- the inspired engineering, blood, sweat and tears that went into the construction of the railways. Uncover the compelling tales of bold vision, invention and error, and social change behind the history of trains and railways, with famous railways such as the Transsiberian fully explored. Learn how the great railway pioneers such as George Stephenson produced the ideas and feats of engineering that created the railways and changed the world. Each exciting moment of railway history is captured, contextualised and enhanced by superb illustrations. Trains and railways of the past like the romantic Orient Express are brought to life through amazing eyewitness accounts, allowing you to see the railways through the eyes of people who were there at the time. Written by Christian Wolmar, an award-winning writer and broadcaster, The Iron Road is an exciting trip through the history of trains for any railway enthusiast.
Category: Transportation

A Short History Of Technology From The Earliest Times To A D 1900

Author : Thomas Kingston Derry
ISBN : 9780486274720
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Highly readable, profusely illustrated survey relates technology to history of every age: food production, metalworking, mining, steam power, transportation, electricity, and much more. 354 black-and-white illustrations. 1961 edition.
Category: Technology & Engineering