Books tagged: locomotive

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Professor Klutz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
This book contains larger variety of words and themes than my previous book for younger readers. The way it is structured: text fragment, all text with pictures, all text only, meet Professor Klutz. There are repeated words and sentences, and pictures reflecting the variety of themes. Even though Professor Klutz is a serious type, his hard work will bring some laughter. He works hard for the wh
New Zealand Railways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
Tracks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Vincent’s sister is swept away by a steam locomotive riding rails that vanish along with her. Ten years later he rediscovers those tracks, and heads down them to bring her back.
Trains: 51 Fabulous Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by GrapevineArborPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Trains, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Travel
Everyone loves trains – especially kids! In this lively, fast-paced book, you’ll find 51 Fabulous Facts about trains and railroads from all over the world. With stunning photographs! Steam Engines! Cabooses! Locomotives! Bullet Trains! Trains that move through magnetic levitation … trains that moved by burning coal. How fast trains go. Who rides them. Luxury trains like the Orient Express.
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.
Horace and the Moleman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 137,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
A lone inventor creates a disintegrator that can erase anything. He uses it to bore tunnels under his house. But, when he drops his device, sending it plummeting thousands of miles down to the subterranean Vickstak Empire, all hell breaks loose. With a beautiful heroine trapped underground, and a molemen war brewing, it's up to Horace, a 24-year-old hick from Missouri, to save the day.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Ridin' the Rails: 1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Young Ernest Hemingway, 17 years old, hops aboard a freight train in Northern Michigan with hopes and dreams of heading south. A strange thing happens to him though that stills his travels, but leaves plenty of room for still writing about the adventure.