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    An Historical Geography of Railways in Great...

    Turnock, David
    (9469188)

    Although a great deal has been published on the economic, social and engineering history of nineteenth-century railways, the work of historical geographers has been much less conspicuous. This overview by David Turnock goes a long way towards...

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    Railways in the Landscape

    Gordon Biddle
    (9517300)

    The growth of railways was a major influence in transforming Britain'apos;s landscape. This book examines how they brought about physical changes to towns, the country and coast, and had a profound affect that is still visible today, especially on...

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    Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse

    Vaughan,Adrian
    (9689139)

    This commemorative history of the railways of the beautiful Oxfordshire district 'Vale of the White Horse', running twenty-seven miles from Steventon to Wootton Bassett, covers the route from the opening in 1840 until 1965, when British Rail withdrew...

  • Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And...

    Gerodetti,Joao Emilio; Carnejo,Carlos
    (194409)

    Railways of Brazil - In Postcards And Souvenir Albuns

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    Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning...

    Haywood,Russell
    (9785839)

    This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948-94. It assesses the strength of the...

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    Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning...

    Russell Dr Haywood
    (9793590)

    This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948–94. It assesses the strength of the...

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    Railways, Urban Development and Town Planning...

    Haywood,Russell
    (9555909)

    This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948-94. It assesses the strength of the...

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    Railways and Industry in the Western Valley -...

    Hodge,John
    (9782106)

    This is the first in a new series on the South Wales Valleys by John Hodge, author of the South Wales Main Line series and North and West series, each of four volumes. The South Wales Valleys were famous for coal mining, iron and steel, tinplate...

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    Railways and Industry in the Western Valley -...

    Hodge,John
    (9665555)

    This is the first in a new series on the South Wales Valleys by John Hodge, author of the South Wales Main Line series and North and West series, each of four volumes. The South Wales Valleys were famous for coal mining, iron and steel, tinplate...

  • Railways And the Victorian Imagination

    Freeman,Michael
    (2687180)

    Railways And the Victorian Imagination

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    On Railways Far Away

    Middleton,William D.
    (4902965)

    In this lavishly illustrated memoir, William D. Middleton invites readers to climb aboard and share with him 60 years of railroad tourism around the globe. Middleton's award-winning photography has recorded events such as the final days of American...

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    Steam Railways Explained

    Yorke,Stan
    (9780444)

    Steam railways have always captured the public's imagination. Even from the first stirrings of the mineral lines in the early 1800s through to the heyday of the Railway Age, steam engines kept and continue to keep their fascination. The delight is...

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    The Railways - Nation, Network and People

    Bradley,Simon
    (9839422)

    Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2015 Currently filming for BBC programme Full Steam AheadBritain'apos;s railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on...

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    British Railways in the 1960s - Southern...

    Geoff M Plumb
    (9435148)

    After the Second War, Britains railways were rundown and worn out, requiring massive investment and modernisation. The Big Four railway companies were nationalised from 1948, and the newly formed British Railways embarked on a programme of building...

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    Canadian Railways 2-Book Bundle

    David R.P. Guay
    (9502839)

    All aboard with this special two-book collection on the great railways from Canada'apos;s past. Includes: Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways and Great Western Railway of Canada

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    British Railways in Argentina 1857-1914 - A...

    Lewis,Colin M.
    (9794982)

    Lewis examines the complex combinations of British and Argentine forces involved in the rapid development of modern Argentina after its former pastoral and parochial socio-economic structure was superseded by the formation of a modern republic, which...

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    British Railways in the 1960s - Southern...

    Geoff M Plumb
    (9435229)

    After the Second War, Britains railways were rundown and worn out, requiring massive investment and modernisation. The Big Four railway companies were nationalised from 1948, and the newly formed British Railways embarked on a programme of building...

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    Shropshire Railways

    Geoff Cryer
    (9842192)

    An examination of four hundred years of railways in Shropshire, from the primitive wagonways of the pre-railway age to the county's current rail network and services. Fully illustrated with almost two hundred monochrome and colour photos, Shropshire...

  • The Steam Engine, Steam Navigation, Roads,...

    Lardner, Dionysius
    (10096736)

    Excerpt from The Steam Engine, Steam Navigation, Roads, and Railways: Explained and Illustrated Mechanical virtue conferred by it on coda - The steam engine is a mechanical contrivance, by which coal, wood, or other fuel, is rendered capable of...

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    Early Japanese Railways 1853 - 1914:...

    Free,Dan
    (4996978)

    Early Japanese Railways 1853-1914 is a cultural and engineering history of railway building in Japan during the Meiji era. The 19th century was the first age of sustained, comprehensive contact between Asia and the West. This book describes the...

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    The Light Railways of Britain and Ireland

    Burton, Anthony; John Scott-Morgan
    (9506380)

    First published in 1985 by Moorland Press, The Light Railways of Britain & Ireland has remained unavailable for more than twenty-five years, until now. Re-released by Pen & Sword, this is a thorough and engaging book that covers, in depth, the...

  • The Railway Library, 1909 - A Collection Of...

    Thompson,Slason
    (10096132)

    Excerpt from The Railway Library, 1909: A Collection of Noteworthy Chapters, Addresses and Papers Relating to Railways, Mostly Published During the Year Acknowledgments are made to the authors and publishers Of the various papers, and especially to...

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    The Royal Arsenal Railways - The Rise and...

    Mark Smithers
    (9539226)

    Mark Smithers has written a number of definitive books and magazine features on the history of locomotive construction and the development of narrow gauge railways. This book looks at the history and development of railways at the Royal Arsenal...

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    London'apos;s Railways 1967-1977 - A Snap...

    Jim Blake
    (9545724)

    This pictorial book covers London's railways from 1967 to 1977, showing the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction.This volume has a very readable narrative, telling tales of the authors adventures during his many trips around the...

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    Eastern European Railways in Transition -...

    Jacolin,Henry
    (9573246)

    During the nineteenth century, railway lines spread rapidly across Europe, linking the continent in ways unimaginable to previous generations. By the beginning of the twentieth century the great cities of the continent were linked by a complex and...

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    Eastern European Railways in Transition -...

    Jacolin,Henry
    (9602486)

    During the nineteenth century, railway lines spread rapidly across Europe, linking the continent in ways unimaginable to previous generations. By the beginning of the twentieth century the great cities of the continent were linked by a complex and...

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    Organization Of Railways

    S. C. Ghose
    (9811125)

    The pages in this book will give the reader an idea of the Railway organisation in India and in other countries. The efficiency of railways, and their increased revenue-earning and traffic-carrying capacity depend on good organisation. Studying the...

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    British-Owned Railways in Argentina - Their...

    Winthrop R. Wright
    (9566465)

    During the nineteenth century, British-owned railways grew under the protection of an Argentine ruling elite that considered railways both instruments and symbols of progress. Under this program of support for foreign enterprise, Argentina had by...

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    Manchurian Railways and the Opening of China...

    Elleman,Bruce; Kotkin,Stephen
    (9573299)

    The railways of Manchuria offer an intriguing vantage point for an international history of northeast Asia. Before the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway in 1916, the only rail route from the Imperial Russian capital of St. Petersburg to the...

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    Britain'apos;s Declining Secondary Railways...

    Jenkins, Martin; Mccormack, Kevin
    (9472079)

    This is an evocative selection of high quality colour views, each of which recaptures the lost age of Britain'apos;s branch lines and secondary railways, of which so many were axed following implementation of the 'apos;Beeching Report'apos; during...

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    The New Economic History of the Railways...

    Patrick O'apos;Brien
    (9802085)

    The book, first published in 1977, contrasts new and older approaches to the history of transport and outlines a critical exposition of the methods used to quantify the contribution of railways to economic growth by means of counterfactual...

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    Germany and the Ottoman Railways - Art,...

    Peter H. Christensen
    (9968274)

    The complex political and cultural relationship between the German state and the Ottoman Empire is explored through the lens of the Ottoman Railway network, its architecture, and material culture.  

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    An Historical Geography of Railways in Great...

    Turnock,David
    (9482379)

    Although a great deal has been published on the economic, social and engineering history of nineteenth-century railways, the work of historical geographers has been much less conspicuous. This overview by David Turnock goes a long way towards...

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    Mile by Mile - An Illustrated Journey On...

    S. N. Pike
    (9435274)

    Travel back in time on a journey across Britain’s main-line railways on the eve of nationalisation. The views from the carriage windows are conveyed through finely detailed, hand-drawn maps, each a rich reminder of the linesides bursting with...

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    Rails Across Canada - The History of Canadian...

    Murray,Tom
    (3456517)

     Few stories in the annals of railroading are as compelling as the construction, evolution, and astounding successes of the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National railways. This sprawling volume combines two of Voyageur Press'apos; most successful...

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    Engineer of Revolutionary Russia - Iurii V....

    Anthony Prof Dr Heywood
    (9594434)

    This book is the first substantial study in any language of one of revolutionary Russia'apos;s most distinguished and controversial engineers - Iurii Vladimirovich Lomonosov (1876-1952). Not only does it provide an outline of his remarkable life and...

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    Engineer of Revolutionary Russia - Iurii V....

    Heywood,Anthony
    (9479396)

    This book is the first substantial study in any language of one of revolutionary Russia's most distinguished and controversial engineers - Iurii Vladimirovich Lomonosov (1876-1952). Not only does it provide an outline of his remarkable life and...

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    Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand...

    David R.P. Guay
    (9462928)

    The first detailed account of the rise and fall of the maritime branches of two of Canada's great transcontinental railways of the early twentieth century: the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern.

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    Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand...

    David R.P. Guay
    (9557365)

    The first detailed account of the rise and fall of the maritime branches of two of Canada's great transcontinental railways of the early twentieth century: the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern.

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    A Century of Subways - Celebrating 100 Years...

    Cudahy,Brian J.
    (3081485)

    Brian Cudahy offers a fascinating tribute to the world the subway created. Taking a fresh look at one of the marvels of the 20th century, Cudahy creates a vivid sense of this extraordinary achievement-how the city was transformed once New Yorkers...

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    The Trains Now Departed - Sixteen Excursions...

    Williams,Michael
    (9456834)

    SOMETIMES you come across a lofty railway viaduct, marooned in the middle of a remote country landscape. Or a crumbling platform from some once-bustling junction buried under the buddleia. If you are lucky you might be able to follow some rusting...

  • Electric Railways And Tramways, Their...

    Dawson,Philip
    (9947071)

    Excerpt from Electric Railways and Tramways, Their Construction and Operation: A Practical Handbook Setting Forth at Length the Modern Application of Electricity as a Motive Power for Railways and Tramways This belief is greatly strengthened by the...

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    Steaming to Victory - How Britain'apos;s...

    Williams,Michael
    (5036447)

    In the seven decades since the darkest moments of the Second World War it seems every tenebrous corner of the conflict has been laid bare, prodded and examined from every perspective of military and social history. But there is a story that has...

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    Across the Borders - Financing the...

    Günter Dinhobl
    (9433142)

    Until now we have only had relatively narrow economic studies comparing investments in railways with investments in other fields of individual economies. 'Across the Borders' not only opens the door for fundamental new insights into a trans-national...

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