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RailwaysThese routes were remote for most people and thus the historic photographs herein are a welcome record of these long-lost byways. There is much evidence of the middle part of the Manchester & Milford Railway, which never reached either place in its title. The two heritage sections are also ...
Keywords: aberystwyth, carmarthen, aberayron, newcastle, emlyn, long-lost, manchester, milford, heritage, gwili, teifi, aberystwyth, carmarthen, aberayron, newcastle, emlyn, gwili, teifi
Aviation, MilitaryA detailed account, by one of Britain's leading aviation writers, of the part played by the fighter pilots of the American 8th and, from October 1943, 9th Air Forces in the great conflict in the European theatre of operations. Supported by over 150 historic photographs, the book recounts the ...
Keywords: fighter, conflict, theatre, build-up, defeat, nazi, germany, fighter, code, jerry, classroom, horse, build-up, overload, breakout, nemesis, hunt, usaaf, combat, fighter, squadron
MaritimeP. & A. Campbell Ltd of Bristol, registered as a Limited Company in 1893, was destined to not quite make its century as the operator of the celebrated White Funnel Fleet of passenger steamers. As the postwar fleet waned in the 1950s profits dwindled and receivership beckoned. Remarkably, a new ...
Keywords: balmoral, bristol, campbell, bristol, funnel, postwar, campbell, hovercraft, cross-channel, partnership, belgium, heritage, quartet, campbell, flag, bristol, funnel, irish, south-east, balmoral, devon, lundy, campbell, pattern, excursion-steamer, paddler, waverley, prince, ivanhoe, westward, balmoral, devonia, funnel, bristol, trillo, earlierc, lyde-built, paddle-steamer, waverley, severn, bristol, exmoor, devon, pembrokeshire, campbell, tedstone
RailwaysAs America's first common-carrier railroad--a railroad mandated to operate for the public and for commerce--the Baltimore & Ohio set the stage for North American railway development. And as such, the railroad racked up a remarkable list of firsts--first to offer scheduled passenger service, first ...
Keywords: baltimore, ohio, railroad, america, piggyback, hardcover, kirk, dave, oroszi, horse, star, capitol, sentinel, timesaver, trailer
RailwaysThe coal tanks were the product of a forward-looking policy of engineering standardisation in an era that was only a couple of generations removed from the birth of the locomotive itself. Following their introduction in 1881, they received a variety of enhancements. These reflected the ongoing ...
Keywords: lnwr, policy, boiler, exhaust, boiler, feed, safer, boiler, vacuum, brake, pursue, heritage, worthy, hardship, welfare, heritage, skellon
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 VehiclesOne of the most iconic British motor coach chassis of all time was Bedford's VAL, which was introduced at the 1962 Commercial motor show. This was the first time that Bedford ventured in to the large-capacity coach market. But it did it with style and a novel engineering approach. Employing a ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, chassis, bedford, bedford, novel, leyland, low-height, chassis, twin-steer, axle, chassis, bedford, vauxhall, heritage, bedford, personnel, chassis, chassis, non-psv, chassis, berry, val70
RailwaysThe year 1963 will always be remembered as the one when the Sixties really started to swing. The Beatles and Rolling Stones were topping the charts while the mini-skirt and the Mini car had become the latest fashion accessories. For those with an interest in railways however, 1963 was memorable for ...
Keywords: mini-skirt, euphemism, high-speed, linear, derelict, heritage, devon, cornwall, somerset, dorset, philip, horton
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
RailwaysThe sum of all the books ever published on the Great Northern Railway from Kings Cross to Doncaster, its successors the LNER, then the Eastern Region of British Railways, and now including Railtrack and Network Rail, together with the engineers and their locomotives, if laid end to end, would take ...
Keywords: doncaster, lner, railtrack, internet, heritage, skill, hindsight, doncaster, welwyn, garden, coster, terminus, holloway, holloway-finsbury, finsbury, finsbury, park-wood, wood, hatfield, welwyn, garden
RailwaysThe branch lines of Oxfordshire were not so numerous as those of some other counties, but they carried a wide variety of locomotives and rolling stock, and included specialist lines such as those for Morris Cowley, as well as branches of the Great Western Railway. Many of the lines centred on the ...
Keywords: oxfordshire, oxfordshire, cowley, oxford, fairford, bletchley, cheltenham–, banbury, paddington–thame–oxford, paddington–birmingham, oxford–cambridge, bicester, wroxton, quarry, chinnor, risborough, oxfordshire, ephemera, oxfordshire, oxfordshire, heritage, wargrave, wainhill, watlington, farm, oxford, blackthorn, bicester, souldern, banbury, merton, farthinghoe, wroston, quarry, kingham, sutton, kidlington, blenheim, woodstock, oxford, launton, bicester, oxford, kelmscott, langford
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