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Night on the Milky Way Railroad by Miyazawa Kenji
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This unfinished but classic story of friendship, loss, and the search for true happiness has inspired the creation of dozens of movies, plays, manga, anime, television shows, musical pieces, and even research papers.
Life and Death on the Tracks
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
Life and Death on the Tracks' is a dark little tale documenting an ageing train driver and his wife. The decline of Harold’s railway line mirrors the decline of the man, until the line shuts and Harold goes missing. Mourning and horror ensue for his wife Mary amidst reports of ghostly figures roaming the tracks. Eventually, Mary heads to the old railway to investigate the mystery for herself.
Top 10 Romantic Train Destinations in the USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
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.
On the Train
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
A second short story. A dark winter evening. A few stops on the Portsmouth Line, sitting in the corner of the carriage and observing a mixed bunch of fellow passengers.
Railtrack and Other Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 and represented by JM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
I have a boast to make: I am a Railway Enthusiast - a veritable Anorak. So, when I noticed that Railtrack PLC (a Public Limited Company incorporated in England and Wales on 28th of February 1994) had re-registered as a Private Limited Company (on 3rd February 2003) and was now known as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited), it occured to me that the company name Railtrack was available.
Godfrey: Book Four
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in the area of Baldoyle, Howth, and Sutton, County Dublin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of railway, tram, and bus in this area of North Dublin in Ireland. This book brings together data from the previously published The Train To Howth and chapters from author's other publications. Many photographs, maps, and illustrations add to the depth of information in this book covering the life of the railway companies in the area from 1844 to the present date.
Rails & Rooms - A Timeless Canadian Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » North America
From Halifax to Victoria, clear across Canada, Dave Preston rode the rails, exploring what was once the most popular mode of transport in the country. Days and nights spent rollicking across the amazing and diverse geography of Canada were punctuated by stays at some of the country's oldest and most prestigious hotels; those built by the railway companies to entice the most affluent of travellers.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
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.