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Transport & Logistic Glossary - A
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Price: $50.00 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Transport & Logistic Glossary help power global operations that is a integrated tool with key logistics and compliance processes for successful companies in the world in the science of planning, organizing and managing activities that provide goods or services.
Don't Tell The Public
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a radical terrorist cell targets Sydney, Australia's security agencies struggle to accept the new reality. It soon becomes a race between the al Qaeda terrorist wanting to die a hero and ASIO to stop him killing thousands of innocent people.
Australia's Red Centre
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Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The centre of Australia is flat, red and hot. It offers of the most amazing travel experiences that anyone could have. Here is sacred Uluru, and mystical Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), both huge sandstone massifs with spiritual links to the local Aboriginal people. The scenery is spectacular, the local people unique and the food very different - try kangaroo, camel and bush tucker. Visit the Red Centre.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Best Laid Plans is a valuable guide to Western Canada and an entertaining and humorous piece of travel writing. It gives useful tips but it contains more than that. It is full of interesting people, wildlife encounters, strange eating experiences, sudden plan changes, little-known facts, all written in a humorous and engaging style. Great for travellers or for those who like a good story.
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.
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.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The USFA has selected the topic of rail emergencies as the subject of a special report under the Major Fires Investigation Program. The focus of this report will be the planning and response aspects of managing large scale rail emergencies from the standpoint of command and control, with the objective of providing care to the injured.
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.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.