Books tagged: locomotive

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How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
Early Railways
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual - FM 55-21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual (FM 55-21) provides a standard code of operating rules for personnel engaged in the operation of military railways.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual - FM 55-20 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual (FM 55-20) sets forth transportation rail doctrine and organizational structure. Coverage includes facilities, signals, procedures, rolling stock classification, and both steam and diesel locomotives.
The Arctic Flyer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Trains
When the evil sorcerer Orin Daman flies out of the evening sky and freezes Santa's reindeer, Christmas appears to be doomed. Without his reindeer, Santa cannot deliver his presents on Christmas Eve. Luckily, Wil Whitley, a young elf who works at Santa's woodworks factory, volunteers to lead a quest to find the long lost Arctic Flyer, a magical train that can be used to deliver Santa's presents.
MORSELS Twisted Tales of Life and Death Vol. 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
How does a locomotive crash into a house two miles from the nearest train tracks? Could the ever popular Father DeConcini really be a pedophile priest? Did an act of terrorism crater a New York apartment building or was it something no one could've seen coming? Did a tornado level this small Missouri town or was it...a dragon? Thirteen all-new twisted tales by the author of Morsels Vol. 1.
Newbury West Fields Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of one of the more neglected stations on the Great Western Railway. Newbury West Fields Halt is no more. There is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood. Yet it was once a bustling commuter station serving residents of housing estates near Newbury, Berkshire.
Stockcross & Bagnor Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of this rural station on the Great Western Railway. Stockcross and Bagnor Station no more. This once bustling rural branch line station closed in the 1960s. Steam engines once chuffed up the long gradient from Newbury, stopped at Stockcross and Bagnor and then pushed on to Lambourn at the end of the line.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.