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Steaming through Britain


A History of the Nation's Railways

Chris Ellis; Greg Morse


Conway 2010
Hardback Illustrated
 

Starting with the very earliest use of rails, this richly illustrated history follows the whole sequence of the development of the railways in BritainStarting with the very earliest use of rails, this richly illustrated history follows the whole sequence of the development of the railways in Britain up to today's preservation projects. ...more
 

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Classic Yachts



Francois Chevalier; Gilles Martin-Raget et al


Abbeville 2007
Hardback Illustrated
 

The 14 magnificent vessels covered in this celebration of classic yachts were built between 1884 and 1931, with the exception of two that are faithfulThe 14 magnificent vessels covered in this celebration of classic yachts were built between 1884 and 1931, with the exception of two that are faithful recreations of boats from that period in yacht design. The authors describe the history and restoration of each vessel, along with detailed drawings, in section and plan, and spectacular photographs of the yachts under sail in glamorous locations around the world. ...more
 

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The London Bus Story



John Christopher


History Press 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

From the first horse-drawn omnibuses to 'bendy buses' and the new generation Routemasters, this little History Press book tells the story behind LondoFrom the first horse-drawn omnibuses to 'bendy buses' and the new generation Routemasters, this little History Press book tells the story behind London's famous red buses. It is illustrated with nearly 100 sepia or colour photographs, and includes a chronology of 'milestones' and vehicle specifications for the buses. ...more
 

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Railways of Britain: London North of the Thames



Colin McCarthy; David McCarthy


Ian Allan 2009
Hardback Illustrated
 

The railways of London developed as a myriad inter-city and local lines were incorporated into a network. This study of the area north of the Thames pThe railways of London developed as a myriad inter-city and local lines were incorporated into a network. This study of the area north of the Thames presents a series of colour-coded maps which show the railway infrastructure and the major roads. Accompanying these is a history of the original overground, underground and industrial lines (arranged alphabetically), the great London termini, locomotive sheds and other facilities. Finally, there is a gazetteer of the stations featured. ...more
 

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Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic


The Ocean's Greatest Disaster

Marshall Everett

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Harper 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

The sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage was an event that captured the public imagination from the moment the tragic news reached the shore. MThe sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage was an event that captured the public imagination from the moment the tragic news reached the shore. Marshall Everett's 'graphic and thrilling account of the sinking of the greatest floating palace ever built', with first-hand accounts of heroism by the survivors, was published in 1912, soon after the tragedy. This deluxe memorial edition reproduces that text, with new artwork and an evocative cover design. Gilt- edged pages. ...more
 

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Exploring Britain's Lost Railways



Julian Holland


Times 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

Thousands of miles of Britain's railways were closed during the 20th century, many following the infamous 'Beeching Report' in the 1960s and early 197Thousands of miles of Britain's railways were closed during the 20th century, many following the infamous 'Beeching Report' in the 1960s and early 1970s. Since then, some of the old trackbeds have been converted to footpaths and cycleways - hidden byways through beautiful, tranquil countryside. Richly illustrated with maps and photographs, old and new, this book explores 50 of these routes, outlining their history and describing what they have to offer today's walkers, cyclists and railway enthusiasts....more
 

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An Olympic Summer


Transport for London in 1948

Paul Collins


Ian Allan 2008
Hardback Illustrated
 

Despite Britain being in dire financial straits after the Second World War, London hosted the Olympic Games in 1948. It did so by pressing as many exiDespite Britain being in dire financial straits after the Second World War, London hosted the Olympic Games in 1948. It did so by pressing as many existing facilities into action as possible. For transport services, long advance planning and investment had not been possible and so routes and vehicles were re-organized, refurbished and re-routed. This photographic collection provides a snapshot of the transport scene, depicting bus and tram services, locomotives and even ships at harbour, during that Olympic summer. ...more
 

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Steel Wheels


And Excited Engineers, Architects, Artists, Writers, Musicians & Travellers

AF Garnett


Cannwood 2005
Hardback 
 

The race to build railways inspired previously unimagined feats of engineering and architectural magnificence such as the Forth Bridge and the Grand CThe race to build railways inspired previously unimagined feats of engineering and architectural magnificence such as the Forth Bridge and the Grand Central Terminal in New York. Within 50 years of the first passenger line, trains were crossing the American continent and travelling in tunnels beneath city streets. This history describes the greatest achievements of the railway age and explores how the public, as well as artists and writers, have responded to the culture of the railways. ...more
 

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Wessex Aviation Industry



Mike Phipp


Amberley 2011
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A Century of Sand Dredging in the Bristol Channel


Volume Two, The Welsh Coast

Peter Gosson


Amberley 2011
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Bradford Transport



David J Croft


Amberley 2010
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Steam Memories: 1950s and 1960s


Number 12: Devon and Cornwall Lines

DH Beecroft


Book Law 2008
Paperback Illustrated
 

Railway enthusiast and photographer Don Beecroft made two extended trips to Devon and Cornwall in 1956 and 1960, travelling widely across both countieRailway enthusiast and photographer Don Beecroft made two extended trips to Devon and Cornwall in 1956 and 1960, travelling widely across both counties. This collection of 70 of his black-and-white photographs provides a snapshot of the railway scene of the period, including main line and local services, city and branch line station scenes and the comings and goings of the depots and engine sheds. ...more
 

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Main Line Steam since 1984



Nick Harrison


Book Law 2004
Hardback Illustrated
 

Steam enthusiasts recording the last working locomotives of the 1960s could hardly have foreseen that there would be engines running on the main line Steam enthusiasts recording the last working locomotives of the 1960s could hardly have foreseen that there would be engines running on the main line 40 years later. It has been photographer Nick Harrison's passion since the 1980s to capture these restored trains, in the most evocative settings, and in modern colour photographs. Highlights of this collection of more than 90 images are a Hall Class on the Ribblehead Viaduct and Mallard illuminated by the setting sun. ...more
 

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Croydon Tramways


Including the South Metropolitan Electric Tramways and Lighting Company

Robert J Hendry


Capital Transport 
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From the first single decked horse drawn trams in 1879 to the Croydon Tramlink in 1998, Croydon has been a centre of tramway operation for over a centFrom the first single decked horse drawn trams in 1879 to the Croydon Tramlink in 1998, Croydon has been a centre of tramway operation for over a century. Robert J Harley has compiled a detailed history of its trams and trolleybuses up to the 1950s, covering the networks, rolling stock, economics and politics of tram use. Packed with archive photographs, maps, plans and memorabilia, this is a colourful commemoration of an important part of transport history....more
 

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British Railway Coaching Stock since 1960


For the Modeller and Historian

Robert Hendry


Ian Allan 2006
Paperback Illustrated
 

As steam was phased out from the 1960s, BR strove for uniformity in its rolling stock with blue liveries applied to locomotives and carriages. After pAs steam was phased out from the 1960s, BR strove for uniformity in its rolling stock with blue liveries applied to locomotives and carriages. After privatization in the 1990s, the new operators applied their corporate identities to the old stock and have since introduced new passenger trains in an array of colourful designs. With the railway modeller in mind, this collection of more than 170 photographs charts the changes in liveries. ...more
 

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