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Saqqara Bird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Popular culture
Attention all you ancient alien believers! Here's a replica of what our friends way out in the Cosmos gave the early Egyptians over 2,300 years ago. But for now all we have left is a 7 inch wooden scale model. Who knows what maybe still buried under the sands near the Pyramids. A full sized exotic flying machine? This ebooks answers some of these questions and poses a few more! Enjoy!
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R172 is the first small Mercedes roadster that somehow resembles its larger brother, the SL. This has the advantage that one gets for substantially less money a car that looks almost like the "big brother". It continues with the markedly improved interior. This e-book comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide, explains in detail the VIN/FIN and data card and covers the cars' technical specs
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R171 was a step up from the successful R170 with its newer and beefier power plants. It is not only slightly longer and wider, also its interior is more up market and with the SLK55 AMG it offered the first V8 in its class. Updated in March 2017, this 200-page reference book comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide, great non-MB photography plus detailed VIN/FIN and data card explanations.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R170 was Mercedes' entry ticket into the compact, more affordable roadster market. This 180-page reference book was updated in Feb. 2017 and tells its complete story. It comes with over 160 mostly recent color photos, offers a comprehensive buyer's guide and explains in great detail the VIN and data card, It looks at possible problems with the top, discusses all engines and much much more
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
02 Golf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Come along with a Silicon Valley escapee as he accepts the challenege of flight and does so with an inexpenisve used aircraft purchased for less than the cost of a cheap car. Let your imagination take you along as he makes his first long cross country flight in this small, frail airplane. Meet the people he meets and live the experience through the eyes of someone just like you, a person who decid
BLUE
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
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Interstate: Confessions of a Rookie Truck Driver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Trucks
Join author Doug Sanderson as he maneuvers his way through truck driver school and starts moving freight down the interstates from the front seat of an eighteen wheeler. Learn a little about the lifestyle of a professional driver; the long hours, the log books, the truck stops, and the reasons for the huge turnover in this industry that is so vital to our economy.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Railway Scenes 2013-2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Over sixty beautiful railway images combining scenery and rail action covering locations from Washington and Oregon, out into neighboring states, even a couple photographs from Texas. Come along with us on a journey through the living history of the railroad.
The Big Car Con
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why do car makers spend so much on advertising? Why is congestion still such a problem? Why do so many motorists buy expensive gas-guzzlers? Imagine if cars were designed by engineers rather than by the marketing department. ‘The Big Car Con’ shows how it is possible to both improve our transport system and reduce motoring costs . Buy this book, cut your motoring costs and save the world!
New Zealand Railways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
MH 370; Follow the lies to get to the truth.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
this book lifts the lid on the lies and cover ups surrounding the disappearance of malaysian airlines flight mh 370.this book offers a different solution to what happened that night and the reasons why. this book shows that the security on most passenger jets is ridiculously weak and that any aeroplane could be hijacked at any time. this book explains where, why, when and who were responsible.
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.
Buying Electric Car On Budget
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
If you think about buy electric car - this guide is for you. Electric car advantages: - Energy efficient - Environmentally friendly - Performance benefits - Reduce energy dependence
Train Tripping Eastern Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
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.
How to Live Without a Car: Car Free Living in Not So Pedestrian Times
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Concise and packed with practical advice on surviving and thriving without a car, this book is for anyone who is facing life without a motor vehicle or anyone who is considering it.
I Had The World By The Tail
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
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Comic Memoir, 98.5% true, of a motorcycle crash from my CRAZY BIKER days.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.