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Train Tripping Eastern Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travelling Australia's east coast on a three day, 1,850 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for one of Australia's most overlooked train journeys.
Train Tripping Coastal Queensland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: Australian English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
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Travelling Queensland's coast by train on a three day, 3,362 km self-guided railway adventure Down Under. A humorous travelling companion for one of the world's greatest train journeys.
Railroad Abandonment: A Catalyst for Urban Renewal in the San Fernando Valley, California
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Price: Free! Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This academic research addresses railroad abandonment in the San Fernando Valley, California. Specifically, the Burbank Branch Line was analyzed as a case study to determine if abandonment stimulated urban renewal, and or redevelopment adjacent that right-of-way.
Top 10 Romantic Train Destinations in the USA
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For couples who are seeking romance and traveling the Top 10 Romantic Train Destinations in the USA gives the top choices for traveling by train. Think of this book as a USA travel guide for couples wishing to take the train for romantic getaways. Each of the locations personifies romance with suggestions of where to stay and what to do.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
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.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. 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.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
Taking the Eurostar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A comprehensive guide to travelling on the high-speed train connecting London with Paris and Brussels through the Channel Tunnel
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.
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.
Railfanning 101
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A series of stories and practical guide to railfanning
South Australia's Barossa Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The state of South Australia is Australia’s most productive wine area. It is also rich in history and artistically, culturally and scenically wonderful. This is the story of a couples exploration of the capital city, Adelaide, then follow them as they spend sevens days exploring three of the most developed wine regions: the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and the McLaren Vale.
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.
Hotels Near Chicago Union Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Reviews of hotels near Chicago Union Station, which is Chicago's Amtrak train station. Reviews and recommendations for Chicago metro Amtrak train Union Station hotels. Also includes a brief description and history of Chicago Union Station and tourist attractions and activities within one mile of Union Station. 8 pages.