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RailwaysNo. 6024, King Edward I, was one of thirty King class locomotives built by the Great Western Railway to provide superpower for its crack expresses. Named after the Kings of England the most powerful and heaviest 4-6-0s ever built in Britain ruled until 1962 . . . but for No. 6024 the story was ...
Keywords: superpower, crack, 4-6-0s, wessex, royale, stratford-upon-avon, weymouth, melton, mowbray, welsh, oxford, kemble, worcester, homeground, dainton, churston, torre, cornwall, seal, intrude
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
Aviation, MilitaryThroughout aviation history there have been many aircraft designs that have, for a variety of reasons, failed to progress beyond the drawing board. Indeed, the aircraft that have taken to the skies represent, ultimately only a relatively small percentage of those planned. The latest title in the ...
Keywords: percentage, buttler, fighter, vietnam, postwar, usaf, f-14, tomcat, fighter, buttle, navy, long-range, interceptor, naval, take-off, fighter, interceptor, chronology, fighter, fighter, america
RailwaysThis book tells the story of the evolution of one of Britain's premier steam locomotive and wagon building works, includes the details of World War II bombing of the same, recounts the complexity of the several signalling and track alterations and highlights the recent dramatic changes that have ... From the series Great Railway Eras
Keywords: ashford, eurostar, eurostar, ashford, cudworth, wainwright, maunsell, bulleid, enemy, ashford, chart, leacon, wheelsho, eurostar, eurostar, ashford
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysThis album portrays Banbury and the branch to Bletchley as an illustrated view of the final years. In 1960 the branch appeared, along with many others, as the withering shoots of a railway that had been a part of the Victorian flourish of lines that seemed to reach every corner of the country. To ...
Keywords: banbury, verney, banbury, bletchley, victorian, forestall, railcar, simpson
RailwaysCharles McKean offers new conclusions about why the first Tay Bridge collapsed and follows the rise and fall of the career of engineer Thomas Bouch. HE tells how the Forth and Tay Bridges, the largest bridges in the world eventually became reality. Costing £4 million and constructed by over 5,000 ...
Keywords: 19th-century, mckean, bouch, scotland, victorian, rivet, contractor, arrol, victorian, pursuit, mckean, scotland, bouch, inquiry, bouch, phoenix, warfare, envoi
RailwaysThis book complete a series of six titles from Runpast Publishing which have looked in some depth at the important Midland Railway cross-country route from Bristol and Bath via Birmingham and Derby to Leeds, from the earliest days through to the end of BR steam and sometimes beyond
Keywords: birmingham, derby, runpast, cross-country, bristol, bath, birmingham, derby, pixton, birmingham, birmingham, orton, orton-whitacre-kingsbury, hampton, kingsbury-tamworth-barton, walton, branson, junction-burton, trent-repton, willington, stenson, junction-derby, derby, mileage
RailwaysThis book tells for the first time the definitive history of this innovative 15-inch-gauge railway on the Blakesley estate in rural Northamptonshire and the Victorian transport engineering family that created it. The Bartholomew family, although almost unknown today, represented a waterway and ...
Keywords: blakesley, bartholoew, 15-inch-gauge, blakesley, northamptonshire, victorian, bartholomew, waterway, yorkshire, bartholomew, waterway, blakesley, squire, bartholomew, state-of-the-art, america, germany, cagney, heywood, squire, in-house, petrol, steam-outline, squire, death, sussex, fraud, court, spinster, bogie, tebb, blakesley, bartholomew, bartholomew, blakesley, sows, seed, indian, dispersal, saga, blacolvesley, blakesley
RailwaysUsing top quality colour images, this book chronicles the Bluebell Railway's development and progress from humble beginnings to the world-renowned tourist attraction it is today. It will rekindle cherished memories of the Bluebell's early years for older people and provide a fascinating insight ...
Keywords: bluebell, bluebell, humble, bluebell, welch, lswr, caledonian, freehold, sheffield, sheffield, bulleid, 21c123, blackmore, barry, scrap, grinstead, grinstead, buffet, sheffield, shuttle, farm, kingscote, terminus, metropolitan, children, workshop, princess, woodpax
RailwaysThe story of the development of steam traction on the East Coast Route must be one of the best known and documented stories in steam locomotive history, if not the best. The rapid enlargement of steam locomotives under the leadership of Henry Ivatt was followed by the long tenure of Nigel Gresley, ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, henry, ivatt, tenure, gresley, pacifics, coster, salient, gresley, pacifics, gresley, pacifics, lner, coster, fortune, coster
RailwaysAs a very small boy Peter Coster could remember a little of his first railway book. It had a title something like The Boy's Book of Trains and, like his contemporaries, he would pore over the pages of British, European and Transatlantic trains, becoming almost word perfect. One illustration stood ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, coster, pore, lner, wood, rake, echelon, lner, wasn, didn, coster, streamliner, post-war, triumph, portfolio, jubilee, stoke
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