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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.
Beknopte gids voor het reizen per stoomtrein
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Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: Dutch. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In deze beknopte gids leest u wat u moet weten wanneer u met een stoomtrein wilt reizen.
Inexpensive Subs: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A cubic design to make submarines cheaper to build. Some thoughts on construction, safety and uses proposed. This is basically a cargo submarine but with aircraft carrier potential.
The Fog and Tunnel Vision
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This is a brief description of one of the hazards to be encountered when maneuvering a boat in the fog.
Adventures with a Moke
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story takes the reader on a journey through the highs and lows of owning and driving a unique and not-very-pretty motor car on a daily basis. The adventures begin the day the author bought his Moke and continued to the sad day it was sold.
A Complete History of the Toyota Supra
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A definitive history of the Toyota Supra, written by award-winning automotive historian Aaron Severson, with a forward by Tom Blackman of Olathe Toyota Parts Center. The book documents the development of each generation of the US-spec Supra, and includes original photos and technical specs.
Tolerating High G: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Offers a contraption to mitigate g-forces in flight. Proposes new fighter techniques in conjunction with contraption. Opens up high g-force space transport to enhance man's space age capabilities.
A Flight With Hippo
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
(4.00 from 1 review)
A journey to any place in the world might be of the good choice, but a business trip when seeking relish is likely to be amiss. (This site doesn't seem to grant the whole content of my book, even though it is completely free. So, In order to read the whole story click on this link http://authonomy.com/books/58820/a-flight-with-hippo/ )
The Fight Over Using Natural Gas for Transportation: Antagonists
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is the second report by Western Research Institute, Inc., on how a few people and corporations have thwarted what is in the best interests of the United States and its citizens. It explores how a group of extremely wealthy individuals have controlled Congress through lobbyists, contributions to lawmakers, and huge donations to front groups and foundations.
Russian Test Pilot - Charmed Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Russian test piiot Anatoly Kvotchur survived ejection from the Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum twice on the second occasion the event witnessed at RAF Fairford IAT in the UK by this author.
His Wind Beneath My Wings
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Price: Free! Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Lessons and experiences shared from this Christian pilot's own mishaps and pilot training experience.
Space Plane: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
A new form of ramjet for hypersonic transports described. Proposes to use hypersonic transport as a spacecraft as well. Hydrogen balloons suggested as a cheap way of getting the ramjet/transport/spacecraft aloft. The craft is intended as a heavylift space transport.
Ban Traffic Lights: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A polemic against traffic lights enlightens the reader concerning the negative consequences of these satanic devices. The argument maintains that traffic flows more efficiently and safely when lights are absent.
Make Money Selling Auto Parts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Make Money Selling Auto Parts! Do you need some extra money or a new income? Use our proven techniques to make real money in your spare time! Are you finding it hard to work a steady job? This may be your solution! Easily make a few hundred dollars a week or more. This is the information they don't want you to know!
50 Transport Home Business Ideas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Part 9 of a series of 10 mini booklets. This book shares 50 practical business ideas you can do with your car, motor-cycle or bicycle - that's just under 2c per idea!
The Coolest Supercars of 2013, According to Gianfranco
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Pictorial
2014 edition out now (Nov. 19). Are you ready for the ride? Brace yourself, as all twelve cylinders of this book heaves you through this year's top 10 super-fast and super-beautiful supercars. Enjoy plenty of eye candy, and read up on the corresponding easy-to-read car specifications for each car. Jump in if you dare, just don't forget to fasten your seat belt!
Getting More From Your Gas Tank
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
I'm so tired of the same over-given advice on how to save gas, like ‘Don’t drive aggressively!’ ‘No Jack-rabbit starts!’ or even ‘Drive less!’ How about somebody tells you something you haven’t heard before? So I wrote this book to share with you some things that may have you think in a different way about saving on gasoline. This book debunks the myths and exposes the truth about fuel economy.
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
This concise, informative guide is jam-packed full of advice to getting your pilot's license. It covers different aviation licensing bodies, a checklist to pick out the right school, and innovative careers to have with a pilot's license.
Principles of Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This article covers one very important principle of flight and is aimed at private pilots. It covers the use of throttle and yoke to control climb and air speed. Confusing these two can lead to hard landings and bad instrument approaches.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.