Books tagged: steam engines

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 12 results

The Plant - A Steampunk Story
Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A story of man versus plant, plant versus machine, logic versus habit, possible versus real, biology versus mechanics, haphazard versus systematic and all the complexities in between. In the end the plant wins, since life always finds a way to elevate itself. But so does man. And so does the machine. Or whatever you want to call what it became.
Day of Recognition
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A giant steam monster wreaks havoc in the port town of Dargee and Sarah Parrish might be the only one around with the knowledge to stop it.
Evel Knievel The Snake River Canyon Jump
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evel Knievel was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.
My Socks that Magically Changed Colour
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A story in the style of Roald Dahl. One of best and strangest things that happened to me when I was a boy was the time my socks magically changed colour. Yes, they really and truly changed colour!
Trains: 51 Fabulous Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by GrapevineArborPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Trains, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Travel
Everyone loves trains – especially kids! In this lively, fast-paced book, you’ll find 51 Fabulous Facts about trains and railroads from all over the world. With stunning photographs! Steam Engines! Cabooses! Locomotives! Bullet Trains! Trains that move through magnetic levitation … trains that moved by burning coal. How fast trains go. Who rides them. Luxury trains like the Orient Express.
1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
PYRTE - 1 The Boiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A beginners full boiler construction guide for building PYRTE the live steam, pull-you-round traction engine
The History of Locomotives: The Steam Era
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 and represented by Eugene Weiser. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The steam locomotive has brought fascination to railroad fans worldwide. As you watch them roll by, you cannot help admire the beauty of the motive. Artisanship is evident as you look at the sleek lines, the wheels that seem to move with an almost orchestrated movement led by the conductor.
Gears and Levers 1: A Steampunk Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00)
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
The Poisonings of Horpington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00)
Detective Harry Sergeant must find out why people are dying in his town. What Harry doesn't know is that two young women are also hunting for the perpetrators, who killed their relatives several years earlier. But what can two young women do against the perpetrators that Harry can't? In a victorian-esk world this story has a mildly steampunk feel, with steam engines, horses and the device.