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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
by Paul Theroux
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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt in a desolate land of cracked hills and thorn... (read more)

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Discovering London Railway Stations (Shire Discovering)
Discovering London Railway Stations (Shire Discovering)
by Oliver Green
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London is the supreme railway city. In 1900 it had fourteen railway termini, more than any other city in the world. A century later only one of them has disappeared completely, and just three have undergone comprehensive reconstruction. All the others... (read more)

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The Last Decade of British Railways Steam: A Photographer's Personal Journey
The Last Decade of British Railways Steam: A Photographer's Personal Journey
by Gavin Morrison
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This attractive, large-format book shows steam locomotives at work throughout the country, in all weathers and in a year-by-year presentation, accompanied by the author’s knowledgeable commentary. Good-quality colour photographs of the last days... (read more)

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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A gorgeously illustrated collection of the world's greatest railway maps and posters, historical and contemporary. Transit Maps of the World was an extraordinary and unexpected success and is now a cult favorite. In his irresistible follow-up Mark... (read more)

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Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
by Peter Johnson
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The Original Bulleid Pacifics (Haynes Great Locomotives)
The Original Bulleid Pacifics (Haynes Great Locomotives)
by John Scott-morgan
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Echoing the format and character of the Haynes Great Cars Series, this new, highly detailed, colorful series dealing with individual and important classes of steam locomotive. This is it to be the ultimate book for lovers of these iconic locos with... (read more)

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The Train
The Train
by Jonathan Glancey
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The train changed the face of the world. From slow beginnings in the coalmines of England at the start of the nineteenth century, it was possible by the 1840s to cover vast distances at unprecedented speed, changing modern communications forever. Much... (read more)

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Great Railway Journeys of the West
Great Railway Journeys of the West
by Max Wade Matthews
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Contains accounts of the West's most legendary train journeys.... (read more)

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Yesterday's train :a rail odyssey through Mexican history
Yesterday's train :a rail odyssey through Mexican history
by Terry Pindell
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Pindell and collaborated Ramirez Mallis travel throughout Mexico by train, weaving travel narrative with history and chronicling Mexico's turbulent past up to the present including the effects of the NAFTA agreement on various Mexican communities and... (read more)

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Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China
Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China
by Paul Theroux
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Paul Theroux invites you to join him on the journey of a lifetime, in the grand romanttic tradition, by train across Euope, through the vast underbelly of Asia and in the heart of Russia, and then up to China. Here is China by rail, as seen and heard... (read more)

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British Railway Pictorial Southern Region Demus
British Railway Pictorial Southern Region Demus
by Kevin Robertson
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As with the provision of main-line diesel locomotives, where BR acquired classes with differing forms of transmission, so it was with the acquisition of diesel multiple-units, where, although the vast majority were fitted with mechanical transmission, a... (read more)

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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
by Christian Wolmar
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The birth of the railway in the early 1830s revolutionized the way the world waged war. From armored engines with swiveling guns, to the practice of track sabotage, to the construction of tracks that crossed frozen Siberian lakes, the “iron road... (read more)

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Jane's Train Recognition Guide (Jane's Train Recognition Guide)
Jane's Train Recognition Guide (Jane's Train Recognition Guide)
by Howard Johnston
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<p>The essential guide to the world's trains.</p> <ul> <li>More than 460 locomotives and trains</li> <li>Global coverage</li> <li>Special features, subtypes, and history</li> <li>Detailed and up-... (read more)

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the Worldandmdash; with a French twist A word-of- mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. In... (read more)

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Shire Library #753: British Railways in the 1970s and '80s
Shire Library #753: British Railways in the 1970s and '80s
by Greg Morse
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The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
by R. H. N. Hardy
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Built in 1923, the Flying Scotsman is one of the world's most iconic steam engines. Named for the London to Edinburgh nonstop service it provided, the train covered more than two million miles in its lifetime. This fascinating book tells the story of... (read more)

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Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
by Christian Wolmar
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The opening of the world's first railroad in Britain and America in 1830 marked the dawn of a new age. Within the course of a decade, tracks were being laid as far afield as Australia and Cuba, and by the outbreak of World War I, the United States alone... (read more)

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Railway Locomotives
Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Railway Locomotives
by P Ransome Wallis
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Authoritative survey reviews wide range of locomotives from around the world &#8212; from standard steam engines, diesels, and gas turbines to subways and electric motor coaches. Biographies of locomotive designers, details of construction, problems... (read more)

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Slate Railways of Wales
Slate Railways of Wales
by Alun John Richards
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The history of the slate-carrying railways and tramways throughout Wales during the flourishing period of the slate industry in the 19th century and their demise during the 20th century.... (read more)

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Vanishing Steam: A Photographer's Odyssey Around the World
Vanishing Steam: A Photographer's Odyssey Around the World
by Eric Langhammer
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Eric Langhammer has been riding the rails around the world for a quarter-century in search of the last steam engines. Now on the brink of extinction, these magnificent mechanical beasts can still be found at China's Jingpeng Pass and throughout the faded... (read more)

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