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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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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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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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The World the Railways Made (Christian Wolmar's Railway Library)
The World the Railways Made (Christian Wolmar's Railway Library)
by Nicholas Faith
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A new edition of a railway classic: how the "Iron Road" turned the world upside down, with a new chapter on the future of rail Across American prairies, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas, and deep into the heart of Africa... (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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The Train: A Photographic History
The Train: A Photographic History
by Jonathan Glancey
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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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The world railway system
The world railway system
by Bernard Fontgalland
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Originally published in 1980, and translated from French in this 1984 Cambridge version, this book is a systems analysis of the worldwide railway network. The work first refers to the principles of railway operations, the theory of systems, and railway... (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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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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Platform Souls: The Trainspotter As 20th-Century Hero
Platform Souls: The Trainspotter As 20th-Century Hero
by Nicholas Whittaker
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An insider's perspective on the world of the trainspotter. A variety of topics, such as station and locomotive design, lesser-known titles in the Ian Allan catalogue, dieselization, Beeching's legacy and the ramifications of privatization, are covered.... (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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The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
The 'Flying Scotsman' Pocket-Book
by R.h.n. (int) Hardy
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This fascinating pocket book draws on numerous primary sources from the early days of the British rail network to the Big Four, British Railways, and beyond. Beginning in the days of steam power, this compact history outlines the rules of the rail... (read more)

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Gwr/Br (Wr) Castle Class Manual: A Guide to the History and Operation of One of Britain's Most Successful Express Passenger Steam Locomotive Types
Gwr/Br (Wr) Castle Class Manual: A Guide to the History and Operation of One of Britain's Most Successful Express Passenger Steam Locomotive Types
by Drew Fermor
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The Great Western Railway 4073 Class, or Castle Class locomotives were the pride of the GWR when introduced in the mid-1920s, and were heralded as Britain's most-powerful express passenger locomotives. 171 Castles were built or converted between 1923 and... (read more)

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On the Slow Train Twelve Great British Railway Journeys
On the Slow Train Twelve Great British Railway Journeys
by Michael Williams
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Never was the sadness of the end of an affair so poignantly expressed than in Flanders and Swann's elegy The Slow Train. This beautifully-packaged book will take the reader on the slow train to another era when travel meant more than hurrying from one... (read more)

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On Railways Far Away (Railroads Past and Present)
On Railways Far Away (Railroads Past and Present)
by William D Iii Middleton
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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 Civil... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives
The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives
by C J Riley
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This classic reference has now been revised and updated. Alphabetically organized, fully cross-referenced, and densely illustrated, The Encyclopedia of Trains & Locomotives was written by noted historian C.J. Riley to be the perfect handbook for any... (read more)

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Blood, Iron, & Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
Blood, Iron, & Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
by Christian Wolmar
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The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of a transport revolution that would forever transform the way we live. Blood, Iron, and Gold takes us on a journey encompassing jungle, mountain, and desert, revealing the... (read more)

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Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
Narrow Gauge Railways (Shire Library)
by Peter Johnson
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Peter Johnson, the author of many books about railways, is known for his in-depth histories of the Festiniog, Snowdon, and Welsh Highland lines. Since 1991 he has contributed a column of narrow gauge railway news to Railway World and Steam Railway... (read more)

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Treacys British Rail
Treacys British Rail
by Patrick Whitehouse
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Seen through the lens of renowned railway photographer Bishop Eric Treacy, Treacy's British Rail is a collection of more than 250 photographs capturing the irrevocable change that the founding of the British Rail had on the history of transportation... (read more)

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