Books tagged: railroad tracks

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High Speed Rail Meets the Laws of Physics - and Loses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this paper John Hay-Heddle sets out serious problems with the HS2 Project relating to energy reserves, climate change, safety matters, costs and other operational concerns. He demonstrates that a 250mph Super-train is nothing like as “Green” as it
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.
Mulligan Stew: Stories and Traditions of American Hobos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mulligan Stew contains a variety of ingredients from the hobo culture: hobo life as it was lived at the turn of the twentieth century, women hobos, hobo heroes, hobo signs and symbols, contemporary hobos telling of their experiences, and hobo traditions from the National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa—an event that has opened a door into the hobo world every August for more than 100 years.
The Great American Adventures of Modern Big City Railroading
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
"Told from a humorous point of view The Great American Adventures of Modern Big City Railroading is a very poignant piece that urges the reader to take a step back from their everyday lives and appreciate the big city life that is available to them." - Red City Review