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Road VehiclesThe Organisers of the Derbyshire National Road Run certainly included a few surprises on their route through the Peak District. Several miles of unsurfaced tracks meant tractors passed deep old quarry workings. Whilst crossing a bridge in a pretty riverside village drivers were startled to learn ... From the series Tractor Road Runs
Keywords: tractor, derbyshire, peak, quarry, village, four-wheel, standby, tractor
RailwaysThis is a Haynes Manual with a difference. Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of ...
Keywords: tornado, workshop, tornado, lner, peppercorn, tornado, peppercorn, suit
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
Aviation, MilitaryAlongside the Valiant and Victor, part of Britain's V-bomber fleet which projected the country's independent nuclear deterrent, the Avro Vulcan was one of the most famous aircraft designed and built in the United Kingdom in the postwar years. Between 1952 and 1964, 136 of the delta-winged aircraft ...
Keywords: avro, vulcan, v-bomber, v-bomber, nuclear, deterrent, avro, vulcan, postwar, avro, manchester, vulcan, bomber, airfield, stanley, argentinian, vulcan, withdrawn, squadron, vulcan, xh558, aerofax, attract, phil, butler, buttler, airframe, vulcan
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
RailwaysWelcome to the fourth edition of our magazine for European rail enthusiasts. In this issue our major article is: 'Wassen' The famous spiral complex that is part of Europe's most important north -south freight route- the Gotthard. From the renowned church in the small village you can follow trains ... From the series Between The Lines
Keywords: article, wassen, spiral, gotthard, church, village, spiral, zürich, spreitenbach, germany, switzerland, funnel, german, czech, fichtelbergbahn, cabride, german, hanau, frankfurt
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
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
Modelling, RailwaysA new bold venture in the celebrated 'Book Of' series: FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT 120 PAGES CASEBOUND The Book Of The LNER Pacifics: A1, A2, A3, A4 MODELLING OPTIONS By modelling icon, guru, Knight of the Order of the Soldering Iron and general titan - nay, colossus - of the hobby, Warner's and ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: lner, pacifics, lner, pacifics, icon, guru, knight, titan, colossus, hobby, warner, wright, gresley, peppercorn, pacifics, stripe, kitchen, doncaster, darlington, wife, pledge, wright, gresley, gresley, gresley, gresley, peppercorn, peppercorn, gresley
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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