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GREATER GENIUS? - A BIOGRAPHY OF MARC ISAMBARD BRUNEL WHICH START WITH 'S'
RailwaysThe second volume of James Boyd's reminiscences of his life-long enthusiasm for railways is told in his own inimitable style. The earliest of these stories date back as far as the 1930s. Most railway enthusiasts of the day were drawn towards the impressive standard gauge steam-hauled expresses of ... From the series Reminiscences
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OtherSamuel Morton Peto was one of the giants of Victorian Britain who left behind an impressive legacy, evidence of which can still be seen today. Born in 1809, he was an inspired entrepreneur who was, perhaps more than any other individual, responsible for establishing Britain's path to industrial ...
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RailwaysPerhaps the most well-known railroad in transportation history, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway grew from humble beginnings in 1868 to a high-flying icon of the American West known more simply as 'the Santa Fe.' In 1995, it merged with Burlington Northern and today its legacy survives as ...
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RailwaysAs with so many boys of his age, Peter Haddock's interest in railways began with watching trains, which in turn led to number-collecting. However, it was the friendliness of the signalman in Birdswood signal box, just north of Weaver Junction on the West Coast Main Line, where the routes to ...
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RailwaysThe Scottish Central Railway celebrates its 150th anniversary during 1998 and this is timely moment to publish a thorough history of this fascinating railway. Here is the story of this originally fiercely independent company before absorption into the Caledonian Railway in 1865. The railway had ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: scottish, perth, scottish, caledonian, perth, perth, dunblane, aberdeen, glasgow, aberdeen, lner, pacifics, marshall, inch, l9th, poem, inch, enginemen, scottish, dundee, perth, chronology, scotland
Road Vehicles, OtherVHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video ).Sennybridge in Breconshire was the venue chosen for the 2002 National Vintage Tractor Run. Over 300 tractors were entered for the 28 mile run over wild Breconshire hills and through tranquil river valleys. The National attracts a huge variety of tractor ... From the series Tractor Road Runs
Keywords: sennybridge, tractor, sennybridge, breconshire, tractor, breconshire, tranquil, tractor, ireland, convoy, cornwall, sennybridge, severn, police, escort, convoy, andrews, cornish, tractor, club, tractor, breconshire
RailwaysThe 2009 edition of Pete Shaw's tremendously popular Settle-Carlisle Railway Calendar, featuring a full colour photograph of trains traversing the spectacular Settle to Carlisle Railway, for each month, with space for notes (see sample page). One page per month. PLEASE NOTE: The calendars come with ... (Next Edition)
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Railways, OtherWhen the Luftwaffe began its intensive bombing campaign on London in September 1940, many of the capital's citizens were left without adequate shelter. To many Londoners, fearful of the effects of aerial bombardment, the platforms, escalators and stairs of the Tube stations seemed the natural place ...
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MaritimeIncludes the paddle steamers: Viking, Ben-My-Chree, Lady of Mann, Mona's Queen, King Orry, Mona Isle, Manxman, Manxmaid, Peveril between 1905 & 1966 at Liverpool, Douglas, Peel, Ramsey, Ardrossan & Fleetwood. Also St. Tudno, Snowdon, St. Elvies, St. Seriol & St. Trillo between 1891 & 1936.
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MaritimeThe White Star Line was one of the most illustrious and controversial names in the history of passenger shipping. Its origins lay in Liverpool in the early 19th century, chartering sailing ships to Australia, but financial difficulties led to its takeover by Thomas Ismay in the 1860s. He was the ...
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RailwaysWelcome back to Warley for the National Model Railway Exhibition 2007. In Hall 5 at the NEC it's bigger and better than ever! Our roundup of the best includes: Auton Yard - American HO, Bath Green Park - 70 foot of fine scale 00, Beachley Dock - waterside 7mm scale, Brockley Green - suburban SE ... From the series Ticket To Ride
Keywords: warley, warley, roundup, auton, bath, beachley, dock, brockley, suburban, clutton, somerset, dainton, devon, dundalk, ireland, hungerford, loscoe, louise-marie, megalo, horio, greece, moerputten, holland, jean, stoney, canadian, ward, warley, club, weesp-diemen, spoor, nijmegen, fleischmann
RailwaysVHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video ). 'Le Shuttle' has proved to be a major advance in rail travel since its inception in 1994, and its external simplicity belies the wealth of high technology that has gone into the system's design and construction. In daily use, 'Le Shuttle' transports ... From the series Modern Image
Keywords: shuttle, shuttle, shuttle, cross-channel, shuttle, shuttle, tunnel, kent
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