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Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World--from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief

From Booklist Despite ebbing enthusiasm for passenger rail travel in the U.S. these days, train companies remain major players in transporting consumer goods from coast to coast. Also, as veteran [...]

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The Last Great Race, The S.S. United States and the Blue Riband

Review This book tells the story of the S.S. United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs and Gibbs' successful mission to set an ocean liner speed record. The author, Lawrence Driscoll, adm [...]

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Southern Railway: Diesel Locomotives and Trains 1950-1982

Curt Tillotson takes a close and personal look at the Southern Railway through his own photography in the period 1960-1982, with some photos from others going back to about 1950. He treats every class of diesel owned by [...]

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Touch and Go Landings in the 737NGX: Handle your 737 like an expert

About the Author An enthusiastic fan of flight simulation for many years and also a holder of an Australian commercial pilot license, Jonathan Fyfe is trained in aerobatics, is multi-engine IFR r [...]

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Growing up wit Spaceflight- Shuttle (Growing up with Spaceflight) (Volume 6)

“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Space Shuttle” contains the true story of what it was like for an average guy to literally grow up with the American space program. The premise being that some people were close [...]

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Chronicles of a Detroit Railfan: Volume 3, Detroit Terminal Railroad

About the Author Byron Babbish is a railroad photographer, writer and historian. He has written books and articles on railroads and has had many of his railroad photographs published. A retired a [...]

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RMS Aquitania: The Ship Beautiful

About the Author Mark Chirnside lives in Leamington. Two of his previous Tempus titles have been Ships Monthly Books of the Month. Read more [...]

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Area 51 - Black Jets: A History of the Aircraft Developed at Groom Lake, America's Secret Aviation Base

Review 'Intriguing history.' - Air Force Times 'Gorgeous, authoritative, and indispensable for anyone with an interest in America's favorite secret base.' - Coast to Coast AM Radio (Host George K [...]

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Multi-Engine Flying

From the Back Cover ARE YOU READY FOR MULTIENGINE TAKEOFF? Extensively Revised Third Edition! This is a complete guide to multiengine flying, from the first time a pilot transitions into a two-e [...]

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The Global Airline Industry (Aerospace Series)

From the Back Cover The Global Airline Industry, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the global airline industry. The perspective is international, drawing on the authors? ext [...]

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The English Church in the eighteenth century

About the Author Charles J Abbey Born: 1833 Died: 1919 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more [...]

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Flight of Faith: My Miracle on the Hudson

Review 'In his moving account of Flight 1549, Fred Berretta misses no opportunity to point out the miraculous events of that fateful day. But one more must be mentioned: the amazing fact that a p [...]

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A Pilot's Accident Review: An in-depth look at high-profile accidents that shaped aviation rules and procedures

About the Author Author John Lowery has been a flight instructor since 1961. He first soloed a Piper J-3 Cub on June 4, 1944 at age 16. Then, after graduating from Auburn University in 1951, he s [...]

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Philadelphia's Rapid Transit: Being an account of the construction and equipment of the Market Street Subway-Elevated and its place in the great ... of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company

In 1903 the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company broke ground on an ambitious project, to create the City of Brotherly Love's first high-speed rail system. When it opened on March 4, 1907, the Market Street Subway-Elevated [...]

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Modelling scenery the Kirtley way.

The scenery on a model railway demands totally different skills from tracklaying, electrics or baseboard building; they are crafts, things that can be taught. To do the scenery, though, that’s on the opposite side [...]

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Under the Sidewalks of New York: The Story of the Greatest Subway System in the World

Review aThis is a unique, authoritative, and popularly written history of the building, financing, and operation of the New York City subway system.a --This text refers to an out o [...]

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Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2E

About the Author Gary V. Bristow is an airline pilot employed by Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi). Read more [...]

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Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats (Butterworth-Heinemann Homeland Security)

Review 'This book is a great resource for anyone--student or seasoned professional--who wants to better understand security system applications in aviation security.'--Security Management, Decemb [...]

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