Books tagged: steam engine

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Burning Barcelona
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Science and the human spirit collide in a sparkling adventure based on real people and events. Set in England and Spain, "Burning Barcelona" tells the story of the installation of the first steam engine in the city - and the events that led to the most explosive night in its history. This page-turning tale is a match for the astonishing inventiveness of the era.
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.
A Walking Tour of Roanoke, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Roanoke, Virginia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Time Travel Adventures of the 1800 Club. Book III
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The 1800 Club was a haven created to serve people seeking a brief escape from the frantic pace of life in New York City during the 2000s. A club member could dress in the styles of clothing their ancestors wore in the 1800s, eat the same food prepared the way it was then and read periodicals containing news of that particular date in 1865. Oh, and the club had time travel capability!
The Travels of Tuckmouse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A family crisis launches Toby Tuckmouse on a mission to the mysterious land of Egypt. Travelling by horse tram, steam train and sailing ships, he meets strange creatures and odd folk along the way. He survives all dangers by land and sea to reach his destination, where fresh adventures await him. Ever the perfect gentleman, Toby engages every challenge with characteristic courage and resource.
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.
Speen for Donnington - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of the vanished Great Western Railway stations that closed in the 1960s. Speen for Donnington Station once had its own full time staff and a thriving traffic of passengers and agricultural produce. Now the station is gone. This is the story of the station and the communities it served.
Gears and Levers 1: A Steampunk Anthology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A Quest for the Mind and Soul Come, my friends, adventure and romance awaits in worlds that never were but should have been. Magic and science blend together as Gears and Levers explores the quest for all that makes up humanity. Battle pirates, travel back in time, fly in dirigibles, explore the wonders of the Orient, and walk with automatons in twenty amazing tales set in Steampunk lands
A Short History of Transportation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Confined for millennia to the distance our feet or compliant animals could carry us, the industrial age revolutionized our travel possibilities by birthing trains, cars and airplanes.
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.