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AviationThe latest edition of this guide to post-war general aviation manufacturers and their aircraft, now published by Midland, has the familiar alphabetical format of its predecessors with model-by-model tabular listings of the larger producers giving detailed information on the differences between ...
Keywords: post-war, model-by-model, tabular, composite, starter, simpson, aermacchi, aero, aero, aero, boero, aero, aero, kuhlmann, aeromere, aeromot, aeropract, aeroprakt, aeropro, aeroprogress, aerospace, australia, aerospatiale, aerospool, aerostar, aerostyle, aerotec, aerotechnik, evektor, ulbi, airtractor, aisa, alaparma, aliviberti, alpla, ambrosini, microflight, anahuac, antonov, aquila, atec, auster, avia-lombardi, aviakit, aviamilano, avro, beagle, beech, raytheon, bellanca, beriev, technik, bhel, boisavia, bolkow
RailwaysThe life of George Stephenson presents a classic rages-to-riches tale. From illiterate colliery worker to pit owner and railway magnate. His son Robert combined the best traits of his own to become, rightly, the most feted of the Victorian ‘Hero' engineers. Building on the techniques of the canal ...
Keywords: stephenson, stephenson, worker, victorian, hero, whitby, liverpool, manchester, stephenson
RailwaysThe railways were the most revolutionary innovation of Victorian times. They carried Britain into the modern age with dramatic speed, transforming the pace and style of everyday life. We owe them to two men who, father and son, can lay claim to be the most important engineers of their time, George ...
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RailwaysGeorge Townsend Andrews (1804-55) is best known for his railway buildings, most designed during the decade 1839-49 for George Hudson, the first Railway King. A time of hectic expansion in the railway system, it saw a rapid evolution in the types of building required, something we can follow through ...
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Buses, Road Vehicles, RailwaysThe latest addition to our successful ‘Glory Days' series covers the history of North Western, for which, more than three decades after it disappeared as a major operator, there is still considerable nostalgia amongst both enthusiasts and those who used its services. Many remember the familiar ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: urban, manchester, peak, lancashire, peak, selnec, manchester, 50-year, mettle, indian
OtherTerrorism – the imposition of, or opposition to, government with the threat or fear of force – is mostly regarded as a modern horror, implemented by bombs, hijackings and assassinations. But the origins of terrorism occur far back in the Middle Ages, when the forefathers of the modern world's most ...
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Railways'All day long the Angel of Death has been hovering over Osborne House. One could almost hear the beating of the wings, but at a quarter past six those wings were folded and the Queen was at rest'. These words were written by the Special Court correspondent of The Times on 22nd January, 1901, the ... From the series Series X
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RailwaysIsambard Kingdom Brunel is a man whose name has become synonymous with the heroic and inventive engineering of the Victorian age. His personal bravery, persuasive character and refusal to accept the conventional boundaries of his profession led him to a wide range of exceptional achievements. ...
Keywords: brunel, isambard, brunel, victorian, brunel
MaritimeManchester was the Nation's fourth biggest port and not so many years ago, it was crammed full of ships. This was made possible by the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, which was completed in 1894 to enable ships from all over the world to sail right into the very heart of industrial ... From the series Great Liners
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MaritimeVHS Cassette (also available as DVD-R Video ). No-one ever thought they would ever be able to see these wonderful There are so many ships to be seen in this fifth part of our story, 'Ships to New Zealand' we continue to do exactly that, looking at the ships both in port and at sea. Perhaps we ... From the series Great Liners
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MaritimeIf you go down to the waterside in the City of Manchester today, there is little to remind us that it was once one of the world's great sea-ports. The towering rows of luxury apartments, posh offices and high-class restaurants that line the sides of the old quaysides today were; not so very many ... From the series Great Liners
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Railways, OtherMurder and robbery committed on the railways have long held a special place in British criminal history. Railways and trains create special conditions – and opportunities – for criminal acts. Two legendary large-scale robberies took place on the British railways – the Great Bullion Robbery of 1855 ...
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