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BRITISH FIRE ENGINES OF THE 1950S AND 1960S
Road Vehicles, AviationFrom the earliest days of manned flight there has always been a need for ground support vehicles, not least of which was the airfield crash tender. Especially in those sad instances where an aircraft did not make a safe landing. In many instances crash landings were associated with incidences of ... From the series Nostalgia Road
Keywords: airport, crash, airfield, crash, safe, crash, fire, mankind, enemy, airport, fire, accident, incident, accident, efficiency, fire, fire, crash, henderson, officer, emergency, fire, airport, crash, henderson, jumbo
MaritimeOn July 25, 1956, a most unlikely collision between two ocean liners took place off the shoals of Nantucket. The catastrophic ramming of the Stockholm into Italy's crown jewel, the luxury liner Andrea Doria, sent shock waves around the world. In the new book, ALIVE ON THE ANDREA DORIA! THE GREATEST ...
Keywords: andrea, doria, ocean, nantucket, stockholm, crown, jewel, liner, andrea, doria, shock, andrea, doria, pierette, domenica, simpson, andrea, doria, first-hand, confront, disaster, simpson, poor, wealthy, disaster, teen-age, girl, bunk, doria, stockholm, mother, toddler, overboard, lifeboat, college, children, rope, ladder, andrea, doria, maritime, determine, controversy, andrea, doria, andrea, doria, andrea, doria, diver, pierette, simpson, maritime, italian, culture, simpson, tragedy, girl, blur, norm, simpson, maritime, andrea, doria, doria, newsworthy, synchronized, shipwreck, york, kupfer, milan, pierette, domenica, simpson, gentlemen, vieste, andrea, doria, doria, andrea, doria, memoriam
RailwaysThe 13¼ mile single branch from Haltwhistle to Alston was neglected by enthusiasts for many years, but having survived the Beeching closures it belatedly emerged as one of England's best-loved rural lines. When the axe finally fell in 1976, many people regarded the closure as a national tragedy. ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: alston, haltwhistle, alston, tragedy, alston, outdoor, victorian, tynedale, prisoner-of-war, camp, featherstone, stanley, alston, alston, newcastle, carlisle, alston, lner, haltwhistle, slaggyford, haltwhistle, plenmeller, featherstone, featherstone, coanwood, coanwood, coanwood, whinstone, lambley, slaggyford, barhaugh, alston, alston, alston, post-war, tynedale, coanwood, alston
AviationA brilliant new addition to the highly successful 'Secret Projects' series, which looks in detail at post- World War 2 bomber development in the USA.
Keywords: anti-submarine, bomber, buttler, post-war, usaf, usad, supersonics, supersonics, nuclear, post-war, navy, navy, maritime, anti-submarine
RailwaysIn their previous book, The St Andrews Railway the authors set out the history, from inception to closure, of the pioneering branch line that connected the ancient university and golfing town of St Andrews to the outside world. This book continues the story of the East Fife Railways and deals with ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: anstruther, andrews, andrews, andrews, fife, loop, anstruther, andrews, mile-long, terminus, fife, anstruther, genteel, burgh, crail, village, swung, stravithie, melville, fearsome, descent, andrews, spruce, astute, anstruther, andrews, scotland, rose, fife, crail, andrews, wartime, crail, dunino, stravithie, post-war, crail, trundle, farmland, asleep, neuk, anstruther, andrews, fife, await, flag, whistle, hajducki, jodeluk, simpson, bust, neuk, fare, corn, chain
Aviation, MilitaryThe story of army aviation in Ulster dates back to September 1913 when Captain George Dawes of the Royal Flying Corps landed on the beach at Newcastle, co Down. This book begins with an account of that historic occasion and continues with a brief history of army aviation dating back to 1878. It ...
Keywords: army, ulster, army, ulster, captain, newcastle, army, ireland, post-world, army, army, highness, prince, colonel-in-chief, army, warner, prince, memoriam, army, ulster, heavier-than-air, craft, army, army, post-war, army, ireland, army, squadron, squadron, workshop, squadron, squadron, squadron
BusesThis highly unusual book portrays aspects of life in Northern Ireland in the immediate post-war years. The themes are transport related and include street scenes in Belfast, the UTA stand at the Balmoral Show, passengers travelling by train and bus, air services from Nutts Corner, heavy haulage by ...
Keywords: ulster, ireland, post-war, belfast, balmoral, haulage, ireland
RailwaysA photographic portfolio using images from around 30 photographers collections, many being published for the first time, featuring diesel locomotives and multiple units on the railways around Scotland from the mid-1950's through until the privatisation of the industry in 1993. Top quality photos ...
Keywords: scotland, portfolio, scotland, mid-1950, hara
RailwaysThis is a book about a dream - a dream that started with one man in 1982. Between these covers, Gerry Cochrane describes how his idea of restoring the railways in the Downpatrick area was gradually turned into reality, with the hard work of the many volunteers who, over the years, caught the vision ...
Keywords: downpatrick, gerry, cochrane, caught, council, inch, beware, fire
OtherBath Stone Quarries is a comprehensive photographic record of the Bath stone industry from the mid-Victorian period to the present day. Its scope includes not just the surviving underground relics of the industry but also the surface tramways, loading wharfs and cutting yards associated with it. ...
Keywords: bath, stone, subterranean, bath, stone, bath, stone, mid-victorian, wharfs, wartime, post-war, peacetime, westwood, limpley, stoke
Buses, Road Vehiclesin 1931, the Vauxhall Motors subsidiary of General Motors began to produce a new range of British-Built commercial vehicles known as Bedfords. Their introduction followed the wall Street Crash of October 1929, which not only decimated world trade, but also brought about a minor revolution in the ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, vauxhall, british-built, crash, shift, vauxhall, bedford, truck, bedford, chassis, waveney, thurgood, bedford, chassis, bedford, non-municipal, bedford, earnshaw, parent, vauxhall, earnshaw, post-war, almet, post-war
Road VehiclesContinuing the story of vehicle manufacture ion the post-war period Robert W. Berry and Alan Earnshaw now examine the Bedford commercial vehicles in the 5-cwt to 35-cwt range which Vauxhall Motors produced in the 1950s and 1960s. Vauxhall had served Britain well during the difficult years of World ... From the series Classic Marques
Keywords: bedford, post-war, berry, earnshaw, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, bedford, peace, austin, ford, vauxhall, bedford, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, heritage, berry, earnshaw, k-type, m-type, ta-type, tj-type
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