Books tagged: locomotives

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Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Steam Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the early 1980s, three former trainspotting friends meet for reunion weekend to travel on a steam special. They hope to relive the excitement they felt as boys when they would spend hours on cold and windy platforms hoping for some good "cops". Dave Lowe is a civil servant and amateur photographer; Doctor Peter Thrales is a noted academic and Gordon "Dub" Walker a local council worker.
Trains and Animals
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What do you know about engines, wagons and animals in China, India, Pakistan, Philippines and Paraguay? Some of you may never have been to these countries so we want to show you some trains and people with their animals who live and work there. Inside our new book you can see photos of trains and try to do the quiz questions. You will be able to check the places on the map.
Northern Pacific Railway Employees In Fargo North Dakota
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes as much ancestral information as I could find 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.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
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.
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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.