Category: TRAINS, RAILWAYS, TRAIN TRAVEL

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The East Lancashire Railway

By: Bairstow, Martin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: UK, Martin Bairstow: 1993

Seller ID: 008504


which traces the history of the East Lancashire Railway from its origina in the 1840s through 120 years of oepration, closure then reopening. This informative book contains many illustrations from black & white photographs as well as route maps, tickets & times. View more info

THE HAYTOR GRANITE TRAMWAY AND STOVER CANAL

By: Ewans M.C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers Ltd. Britain: 1977

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 001841


"This is a new, much-enlarged edition of a book which first appeared in paperback form in 1964. This is a book for both transport enthusiasts and industrial archaeologists.The Haytor Granite Tramway had two main distinctions, It was Devon's first railway, opened as early as 1820 and it was built on granite, the building material it maintly carried. The railway runs through some of South Devon's finest scenery. At Teigngrace the railway connected with the older St... View more info

MODEL RAILWAYS ON A BUDGET

By: Freezer Cyril J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Thorsons Publishing UK: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008021


Comprehensive guide to model railways, includes many practical cost-cutting tips on tools and materials, track and power supplies, scenery and structures. Suitable for both the novice and more experienced model railway builder. View more info

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THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STEAM & RAIL.

By: Garratt, Colin & Wade-Mattyhew, Max

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Lorenz Books: 1998

Seller ID: 012816


This huge book (nearly 2.5kgs packed for post) looks at the early beginnings of steam power to today's high-speed passenger trains. The book covers nearly two centuries of locomotive and railway development. Divided into several sections; birth, growth, present and then sections on world rail experiences from the Americas, Europe, Asia & the Pacific. This book is the coming together of an earlier two volume set. Written by experts in the field and illustrated with over 1... View more info

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Raising Steam, The Design, Operation and Driving of Steam Locomotives

By: Griffiths, Denis

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Patrick Stephens: 1989

Seller ID: 012805


Raising Steam, The Design, Operation and Driving of Steam Locomotives by Griffiths is the codebook all young-at-heart males want access to so that in the event of an emergency they can put their hand up when the train staff say "We've got an emergency, can anyone drive a train?!", (they'll probably let it run off the rails but they'll have a good understanding of what went wrong!). This illustrated history of steam locomotives explores the construction of basic l... View more info

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Yesterday's Railways Recollections of an Age of Steam

By: Herring, Peter

Price: $41.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 2002

Seller ID: 012814


Many still recall when the train was their principal means of travel, whether to school or work, to visit friends and relatives, or to go on a trip away from home. Trains were not only used to transport people; they were also an essential means for daily survival, delivering the coal that heated their homes and food that sat on the dinner table. It was a time when a train journey remained an adventure, and the steam locomotive that made such a journey possible provided a... View more info

BREAKHEART PASS

By: Maclean Alistair

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 011901


Set in the Rocky Mountains, Winter 1873 . another of Alistair MacLean's masterpieces. View more info

UNCOMMON CARRIERS

By: McPhee John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008068


This is a book about people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation. As New condition View more info

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By Underground To Kew: London Transport Posters 1908 To The Present

By: Riddell, Jonathan & Stearn, William

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Studio Vista - London: 1994

Seller ID: 011285


96 crisp white pages of some of the most beautiful travel/garden art ever designed. Colours that are vibrant, muted, harmonious, attracting & offering never-ending appeal. Samples from well-respected graphicists with bio information at rear. Approx 700g packed/carded for post. View more info

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The Illustrated History of British Steam Railways

By: Ross, David

Price: $31.00

Publisher: UK, Marks & Spencer: 2004

Seller ID: 012829


320 fabulously illustrated pp & about 1.7 kg for post. The Contents are - The Pioneering Years The Old Companies The railway towns The Big Four The railway in the city Parcels & wagon loads The passenger train Special locomotives State occasions The Steam Railway at Work and War The Last Years of Steam Little Lines Time Line of the British Steam Railway Little Lines Glossary and Bibliography Time line and lasly the Index. Here's a review >>> The book covers the ... View more info

Along the Rails

By: Solomon, Brian and Riley, C.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Metro Books: 2000

Seller ID: 008558


A wonderful pictorial history of the railroad, filled with archival photos of famous trains, major events in railroading, disasters (wrecks), and much more. This copy in fine condition, as new, with a jacket that is in the same condition. Numerous photos & early rail ads etc. Packed weight will be just ove 1kg. View more info

Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy -A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles

By: Treacy, Eric

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Reed Chancellor: 1997

Seller ID: 011598


Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy - A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles 216 wonderful pp & a kilo to post. A collection of over 300 photographs of railway subjects from around the British Isles, ranging from Southern England to Scotland and from the mighty Pacific locomotives to the dirty unloved goods trains, by photographer Bishop Eric Treacy. review >>> The collection of approximately 300 photographs was put together by a... View more info

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Fire & Steam A New History of the Railways in Britain

By: Wolmar Christian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012822


364pp, 850g carded/packed for post. endpaper has a colour presentation plate to the Members of the Rail Freight Group, Christian has signed the book on the title page in black pen. Fire and Steam tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world’s first railway network, one of the most impressive engineering achievements in history. The opening of the pioneering Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of the railways’ vital... View more info