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LONDON BUSES - A BRIEF HISTORY
Road Vehicles, RailwaysThis book contains 172 pages with 255 carefully chosen works photographs from the authors collection illustrating all the Sentinel works products not covered in Album No 1. Beginning with the DG waggon introduced in 1927 and the tractor derivatives followed by the lightweight pneumatic tyred ...
Keywords: sentinel, sentinel, waggon, tractor, waggon, four-cylinder, doble, doble, sentinel, wartime, sentinel-hsg, sentinel, sentinel, waggon, shaft, doble, garner, wartime
RailwaysThis is the story of a now-disused branch of the Underground between Holborn and Aldwych. Although just a quarter of a mile long, it was a hopeless enterprise from the early 20th century beginnings and never covered its costs. For such a small stretch of railway, it has a surprisingly colourful ...
Keywords: aldwych, holborn, wartime, horne, antony, badsey, strand
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
AviationThe Avro Lancaster is one of the most well known and revered aircraft in aviation history. The RAF's heavy bomber was developed during the early years of World War 2 when Britain's only means of taking the offensive to Germany was through the RAF's strategic night bombing campaign. The first ...
Keywords: avro, lancaster, wartime, bomber, avro, lancaster, bomber, germany, campaign, lancaster, rolls-royce, merlin, bombs, bombs, daylight, avro, vulcan, lancaster, bomber, wartime, lancaster, combat, lancaster
RailwaysThe line was one of the extremes: from the classical splendour of the Batch Green Park station to the minute and grimy terminus at Bristols St. Philips and from the peace of the Avon valley to the coalfields and industries of the Bristol area. Firmly in the steam era, the route once had a spacious ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: bath, bristol, grimy, terminus, peace, avon, bristol, mangotsfield, bath, bitton, bristol, wharf, bristol, barrow, bristol, barrow, bristol, barton, bristol, kingswood, bristol, bristol, bristol, kelston, mangotsfield, oldland, warmley, weston, bath, bath, terminus, bath, weston, bath, weston, kelston, bitton, bitton, warmley, mangotsfield, kingswood, bristol, barrow, avon, somerset
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
Trams, Road VehiclesA history of Bath's trams from 1880 to 1939. Bath's first trams were horse-drawn and the service was inaugurated in 1880. The electric trams were introduced in 1904, the system was to survive until 1939. Detailed maps of the routes operated are included. There are dedicated chapters covering ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: bath, bath, bath, horse-drawn
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
Buses, Road VehiclesIn summer 1954 the first Routemaster was completed at London Transport's Chiswick Works. At the beginning of 2004, in a very different world, Routemasters were still providing excellent service in London, and elsewhere in the case of sold examples. This book was conceived as one of the celebrations ...
Keywords: routemaster, routemaster, chiswick, fiftieth, routemaster, trolleybus
Road VehiclesIn his new book, well-known London cabbie Alf Townsend tells us the complete story of the black cab, from its origins at the time of Oliver Cromwell to the brand new taxis which now grace the capital's streets. This light-hearted romp through the world of 'the knowledge', the vehicles, the streets ...
Keywords: well-known, cabbie, cromwell, taxis, romp, juicy, must-have, icon, horse-drawn, taxis, heathrow, cabbie
Buses, Road VehiclesBolton's buses and trams were always well turned out in the municipal livery. Bus operation began early, trams finished in 1947, but the undertaking made its mark in the Bennett era with innovative and trend setting designs and liveries. Well researched and illustrated by Harry Postlethwaite the ... From the series Portfolio
Keywords: bolton, bolton, municipal, postlethwaite, horse, postlethwaite, tramway, tognarelli, inter-urban, freeman, star, bolton, tramway, wartime, post-war, diamond, jubilee, wind, atlantean, manchester, bolton, bolton, bolton, north-east
RailwaysIn the years immediately after the 1939-45 war the Gresley era was symbolised daily not so much by the memory of his magnificent A3s and flying A4s, now enduring hard times, but by the numbers of unnamed, filthy black and inevitably anonymous large engines seen daily at work in their place on all ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: 2-6-2s, 2-6-2s, gresley, filthy, pacifics, wartime, inferior, fuel, pacifics, gresley, shadows, quicker, lner, lner, standby, coster, hindsight, portfolio, bantam
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