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First Class At Last
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Fed up with the strenuous process of travel: the slow queues, the delays, the crowds and the extreme discomfort of the average economy airline seat? The author in this case, decided it was time to do something about this. He arranged a trip designed to be the antidote to the routine travel misery - and booked a trip travelling only first class.
The Rail-Walker Pt. 1
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00)
This is the first part of the serialized story of the Rail-Walker. A woman caught in the dying world of humanity's future. Will she be able to escape the slow decay of her artificial home? And more important still, can the rest of mankind be saved?
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
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.
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.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.
Steam Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Rail Transport in a Theater of Operations Field Manual - FM 55-20 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Railway Operating and Safety Rules Field Manual - FM 55-21 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
Price: Free! Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.60)
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.
Australia's Red Centre
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.